2021-12-02

Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

DGAP Voting Rights Announcement: SMA Solar Technology AG
SMA Solar Technology AG: Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the
WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide
distribution

02.12.2021 / 14:22
Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement transmitted by DGAP - a
service of EQS Group AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

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Notification of Major Holdings

1. Details of issuer

Name: SMA Solar Technology AG
Street: Sonnenallee 1
Postal code: 34266
City: Niestetal
Germany
Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): 529900Q6JQHI8X451Q21

2. Reason for notification

X Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights
X Acquisition/disposal of instruments
Change of breakdown of voting rights
Other reason:

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Legal entity: Morgan Stanley
City of registered office, country: Wilmington, Delaware, United
States of America (USA)

4. Names of shareholder(s)
holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3.



5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached:

25 Nov 2021

6. Total positions

% of voting % of voting Total of both Total number of
rights attached rights in % (7.a. + voting rights
to shares through 7.b.) pursuant to
(total of 7.a.) instruments Sec. 41 WpHG
(total of
7.b.1 +
7.b.2)
New 2.16 % 2.84 % 5.000495677233 34700000
%
Previo- n/a % n/a % n/a % /
us
notifi-
cation

7. Details on total positions
a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec. 33, 34 WpHG)

ISIN Absolute In %
Direct (Sec. Indirect (Sec. Direct (Sec. Indirect
33 WpHG) 34 WpHG) 33 WpHG) (Sec. 34
WpHG)
DE000A0DJ6J9 0 748367 0.00 % 2.16 %
Total 748367 2.16 %

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 38 (1) no. 1 WpHG

Type of instrument Expiration Exercise or Voting Voting
or maturity conversion rights rights
date period absolute in %
Right of recall over at any time at any time 933638 2.69 %
securities lending
agreements
Total 933638 2.69 %

b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 38 (1) no. 2 WpHG

Type of Expiration Exercise or Cash or Voting Voting
instrument or maturity conversion physical rights rights
date period settlement absolute in %
Retail From at any time Cash 278 0 %
Structured 07.11.2069
Product to
18.11.2070
Equity From at any time Cash 52889 0.15 %
Swap 23.03.2022
to
20.11.2023
Total 53167 0.15 %

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification
obligation

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled nor
does it control any other undertaking(s) that directly or
indirectly hold(s) an interest in the (underlying) issuer (1.).
X Full chain of controlled undertakings starting with the ultimate
controlling natural person or legal entity:

Name % of voting % of voting rights Total of both
rights (if at through instruments (if (if at least
least 3% or at least 5% or more) 5% or more)
more)
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Capital
Management, LLC
Morgan Stanley % % %
Domestic
Holdings, Inc.
Morgan Stanley % % %
Capital
Services LLC
- % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Capital
Management, LLC
Morgan Stanley % % %
Domestic
Holdings, Inc.
Morgan Stanley % % %
& Co. LLC
- % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
International
Holdings Inc.
Morgan Stanley % % %
International
Limited
Morgan Stanley % % %
Investments
(UK)
Morgan Stanley % % %
& Co.
International
plc
- % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Capital
Management, LLC
Morgan Stanley % % %
Domestic
Holdings, Inc.
Morgan Stanley % % %
& Co. LLC
Prime Dealer % % %
Services Corp.
- % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Capital
Management, LLC
Morgan Stanley % % %
Domestic
Holdings, Inc.
E*TRADE % % %
Financial
Holdings, LLC
ETCM Holdings, % % %
LLC
E*TRADE % % %
Securities LLC

9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 34 para. 3 WpHG
(only in case of attribution of voting rights in accordance with Sec. 34
para. 1 sent. 1 No. 6 WpHG)

Date of general meeting:
Holding total positions after general meeting (6.) after annual general
meeting:

Proportion of voting Proportion of Total of
rights instruments both
% % %

10. Other explanatory remarks:



Date

01 Dec 2021


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Language: English
Company: SMA Solar Technology AG
Sonnenallee 1
34266 Niestetal
Germany
Internet: www.sma.de



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Press office
Sonnenallee 1
34266 Niestetal - Germany

Telephone: +49 561 9522-1124
Fax: +49 561 9522-421400

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