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The shopping center share ANOTHER AWARD FOR INVESTOR RELATIONS Deutsche EuroShop took first place in the MDAX category of “BIRD 2012” (Beste Investor Rela- tions Deutschland – Germany’s Best Investor Relations), after having come second in both 2010 and 2011. For the tenth time, the investor magazine Börse Online honoured those com- panies whose capital market communication is considered particularly open, honest and fair by private investors. In the overall assessment of 160 companies from the DAX, MDAX, SDAX and TecDAX, our investor relations activities earned us second place. In addition, the international specialist maga- zine Institutional Investor awarded Deutsche EuroShop’s IR managers second place for “Best European Investor Relations”. Addition- ally, in the pan-European “Extel Survey”, we are pleased to announce that our capital market team was consistently placed among the sec- tor’s top 10 in the relevant categories. GOLD AWARD FOR ANNUAL REPORT In the “LACP 2012 Vision Awards Annual Com- petition” of the LACP (League of American Com- munications Professionals), our 2011 annual report was awarded gold in the “Real Estate” category, with 98 out of a possible 100 points. Further awards for our capital market commu- nication can be found on our website at www. SLIGHT CHANGE IN SHAREHOLDER STRUCTURE The number of investors declined significantly in 2012; Deutsche EuroShop now has around 9,050 shareholders (as at 15 March 2013, pre- vious year: 10,150, -11%). The structural break- down is almost unchanged: institutional inves- tors hold around 55.3% (previous year: 50.1%) of the shares, and private investors around 28.8% (previous year: 28.9%). The Otto fami- ly’s stake is 15.9%. The charitable Hertie Foun- dation, BlackRock and the Ministry of Treasury of the Kingdom of Belgium (SFPI/FPIM) each report that they currently hold just over 3% of the shares, thus making them the largest insti- tutional investors. 3.0 BlackRock 3.0 Hertie-Stiftung 5.44 France 3.47 Belgium 2.61 Norway 1.24 Switzerland 1.94 Other 24,4 Private investors 7.55 USA 7.28 Netherlands 5.97 United Kingdom 15.9 Otto family 53.7 Institutional investors 64.5 Germany Shareholder’s structure in % Shareholder’s structure regional in % 3 The introduction of a shareholder ID has given us a better overview of the interna- tional distribution of our shares. While German investors still hold a clear major- ity (61%) of Deutsche EuroShop, its overall shareholder structure is dominated by Europeans with British and French investors topping the list. US investors hold 5% of DES shares. INVESTOR RELATIONS { 102 } DES ANNUAL REPORT 2012