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Investment agreement and takeover offer

Dear shareholders,

On 6 April 2022 Aareal Bank AG and Atlantic BidCo GmbH entered into an Investment Agreement with regard to the intended renewed takeover offer to Aareal Bank’s shareholders. Atlantic BidCo GmbH is a bidder company comprising funds managed and advised by Advent International Corporation and Centerbridge Partners as well as further minority shareholders. The Bidder announced a renewed takeover offer to Aareal Bank AG’s shareholders on 7 April 2022, pursuant to section 10 of the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz – “WpÜG”). The Bidder has published its Offer Document on 26 April 2022.

The Management Board and Supervisory Board of Aareal Bank AG published their reasoned statement concerning the offer on 6 May 2022.

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