Herzogenaurach, Germany, September 16, 2014
PUMA ACQUIRES 5% OF VOTING RIGHTS OF BORUSSIA DORTMUND
Sports company PUMA SE announces that it has participated in the capital increase of Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA (BVB) by acquiring 4,600,000 shares which represent 5.00% of the voting rights.
With purchasing this stake, PUMA seeks to underpin its long-term, strategic partnership and to intensify the cooperation with one of Germany’s and Europe's top football clubs.
PUMA has been Borussia Dortmund’s technical partner since July 2012, providing official playing kits for all associated Borussia Dortmund teams, including the senior men’s and youth teams as well as replica kits, fanwear and other merchandise.
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