Several notifications of shareholdings received
In accordance with Sec. 21 WpHG [“Wertpapierhandelsgesetz”: German Securities Trading Act], shareholders are obligated to report their share of voting rights if they exceed or fall short of particular reporting thresholds. The reporting thresholds are set at 3%, 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30%, 50% and 75%.
In the period from January 1 through December 31, 2015, the Group received several such notifications, the wording of which has been published under Financial Releases in the Investor Relations section of the Group’s website at group.hugoboss.com.
Reportable securities transactions in accordance with Sec. 15a WpHG
In accordance with Sec. 15a WpHG, members of the Managing Board and the Supervisory Board and persons who perform managerial functions as defined by WpHG are obliged to disclose any transactions to purchase or sell HUGO BOSS AG securities.
Four such notifications were given to the Group by the Managing Board and Supervisory Board in the period from January 1 to December 31, 2015. In total, members of the Managing Board and Supervisory Board hold less than 1% of the shares issued by HUGO BOSS AG. Corporate Governance Report
No corporate bonds issued
Neither HUGO BOSS AG nor any of its subsidiaries issued corporate bonds in 2015 meaning that no bonds were outstanding as of year-end 2015. The Group is also not rated by any external rating agency.