De Gruyter and Brill are pleased to announce that 51,071 additional Securities, representing approximately 2.72% of Brill's outstanding capital, have been tendered during the Post-Closing Acceptance Period that expired today at 17:40 CET. Together with the Securities already held by the Offeror on the date hereof, the Offeror will hold a total of 1,852,758 Securities, representing approximately 98.84% of Brill's outstanding capital.


Brill and De Gruyter are pleased to announce that Securities representing 96.12% of Brill's outstanding capital have been tendered under the Offer and that all other Offer Conditions have been satisfied or waived. As a result, the Offeror declares the Offer unconditional (doet gestand).

Today, Brill’s extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (the "EGM") adopted all resolutions in relation to the Offer, including with respect to the approval of the Post-Closing Merger, the appointment of the nominated members to the Supervisory Board, the amendment of the Articles of Association and the grant of full and final discharge to the members of both the Management Board and the Supervisory Board.