EQS-PVR: Zalando SE: Veröffentlichung gemäß § 40 Abs. 1 WpHG mit dem Ziel der

europaweiten Verbreitung

DGAP Stimmrechtsmitteilung: Zalando SE                                         
Zalando SE: Veröffentlichung gemäß § 40 Abs. 1 WpHG mit dem Ziel der           
europaweiten Verbreitung                                                       
09.10.2019 / 18:40                                                             
Veröffentlichung einer Stimmrechtsmitteilung übermittelt durch DGAP - ein      
Service der EQS Group AG.                                                      
Für den Inhalt der Mitteilung ist der Emittent / Herausgeber verantwortlich.   
Statement of Intent (SoI)                                                      
Die Baillie Gifford & Co mit Sitz in Edinburgh/Großbritannien hat am 1. Oktober
2019 mit 11,68% (252765235 Stimmrechte) die Schwelle von 10% der Stimmrechte an
der Zalando SE überschritten. Dies ist gemäß § 43 WpHG als wesentliche         
Beteiligung einzuordnen. Am 8. Oktober 2019 teilte die Baillie Gifford & Co    
Folgendes mit:                                                                 
'In respect to Section 43 of the Securities Trading Act (WpHG) regarding       
notification requirements applicable to Baillie Gifford & Co's interest in     
Zalando SE, please find below the response from us, Baillie Gifford & Co and   
our subsidiaries (together referred to as the 'Notifying Parties'):            
Baillie Gifford & Co                                                           
Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited                                               
The crossing of the threshold does not result from acquisitions by the Notifier
but from attributions from investment managers and advisors which qualify as   
subsidiaries of at least one of the Notifier and to which the voting rights are
In respect of the aims underlying the purchase of the voting rights, we, the   
Notifying Parties, notify that:                                                
1. The investments are aimed at both implementing strategic objectives and at  
generating a trading profit. This results from Notifying Parties' overall      
intention to gain maximum returns for the Notifying Parties' clients on a      
long-term basis.                                                               
2. We plan to acquire further voting rights within the next twelve months by   
means of a purchase or by any other means. Our intention is to gain maximum    
returns for the Notifying Parties' clients and therefore we may buy or sell    
shares in the next twelve months.                                              
3. We intend to exert an influence on the appointment or removal of members of 
the issuer's administrative, managing and supervisory bodies. We will continue 
to exercise our right to vote at the company's annual general meeting, and any 
special general meetings should they be called in the best interests of our    
4. We do not intend to achieve a material change in the company's capital      
structure, in particular as regards the ratio between own funds and external   
funds and the dividend policy. However, we might vote on such topics in the    
same way we set out in no. 3.                                                  
In respect of the origin of the funds used, we, the Notifying Parties, notify  
that: Client funds were used to finance the purchase of the voting rights.'    
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Sprache:     Deutsch                     

Unternehmen: Zalando SE                  

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