Vossloh confirms expected receipt of fine notice from the German Federal Cartel Office

Vossloh confirms that the German Federal Cartel Office has delivered the expected fine notice for anticompetitive agreements between the years 2001 to 2011 to the switch manufacturer Vossloh Laeis GmbH, Trier, a subsidiary of the Vossloh Group, yesterday. Provisions have been laid for the cartel proceeding within the scope of risk provisioning. Vossloh Laeis cooperated with the German Federal Cartel Office throughout the course of the proceedings. In calculating the fine this cooperation was taken into account. Vossloh is currently reviewing the fine notice, as well as considering possible further steps.

Since 2011 strict compliance guidelines are applied group-wide. These are ensured through the implementation of mandatory worldwide standards of conduct for all employees of the Vossloh Group, the establishment of organization for the monitoring of these standards, as well as the necessary training measures. Any misconduct is rigorously pursued within the context of the applicable rules and regulations. Vossloh AG’s Executive Board has unmistakably expressed its zero-tolerance policy regarding any infringements against law and order and has published this on its website at www.vossloh.com .

Werdohl, March 11, 2016

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Vossloh is a global player in the rail technology markets. The core business is rail infrastructure. Furthermore, the Group is active in the areas of rolling stock and electric buses. Since January 1, 2015, the Group activities have been divided into the four divisions Core Components, Customized Modules, Lifecycle Solutions and Transportation. In financial year 2014, Vossloh generated sales of €1.1 billion with more than 4,900 employees.