Blitz 14-482 GmbH (künftig: Arrow Central Europe Holding Munich GmbH)

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Takeover Offer; <DE0005498901>



Target company: DATA MODUL Aktiengesellschaft; Bidder: Blitz 14-482 GmbH (künftig: Arrow Central Europe Holding Munich GmbH)

Dissemination of an announcement according to the German Securities
Acquisition and Takeover Act (WpÜG), transmitted by DGAP - a service of
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The bidder is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.



Announcement of the decision to make a voluntary public takeover offer
(Übernahmeangebot) pursuant to Section 10 para. 1 in connection with
Sections 29 para. 1 and 34 of the German Securities Acquisition and
Takeover Act (Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz - WpÜG)

Bidder:

Blitz 14-482 GmbH (in future: Arrow Central Europe Holding Munich GmbH)
Frankfurter Straße 211
63263 Neu-Isenburg
Germany,

registered in the commercial register of the local court (Amtsgericht) of
Munich under HRB 215582.

Target:

DATA MODUL Aktiengesellschaft Produktion und Vertrieb von elektronischen
Systemen
Landsberger Straße 322
80687 Munich
Germany,

registered with the commercial register of the local court (Amtsgericht) of
Munich under HRB 85591.

ISIN DE0005498901 (WKN 549890)

Information provided by the Bidder:

Blitz 14-482 GmbH (in future: Arrow Central Europe Holding Munich GmbH; the
'Bidder') has decided today to make an offer to the shareholders of DATA
MODUL Aktiengesellschaft Produktion und Vertrieb von elektronischen
Systemen ('DATA MODUL AG') to acquire their no-par value bearer shares in
DATA MODUL AG by way of a voluntary public takeover cash offer for EUR
27.50 per share (the 'Takeover Offer').

The offer document and further notifications regarding the Takeover Offer
(in German and a non-binding English translation) will be published under
http://www.arrow.com/datamoduloffer after the German Federal Financial
Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has granted permission to publish the offer
document.

Further Information:

The Bidder is a 100% subsidiary of Arrow Electronics GmbH & Co. KG,
Neu-Isenburg and therefore an indirect 100% subsidiary of Arrow
Electronics, Inc., Centennial, USA ('Arrow') and part of the Arrow group of
companies. The Bidder has secured a total of 1,317,399 shares in DATA MODUL
AG (approximately 37.36% of the share capital of DATA MODUL AG) by entering
into the following agreements:

On January 28, 2015, the Bidder entered into a purchase agreement with
Varitronix Investment Limited, British Virgin Islands / Hong Kong, Peter
Hecktor and further shareholders of DATA MODUL AG ('Purchase Agreement') on
the acquisition of a total of 1,206,631 shares in DATA MODUL AG, i.e.
approximately 34.22% of the share capital of DATA MODUL AG, for EUR 27.50
per share. The closing of the Purchase Agreement is subject to certain
conditions precedent. Two further shareholders of DATA MODUL AG committed
themselves to accept the Takeover Offer for the total of 110,768 shares in
DATA MODUL AG held by them (approximately 3.14% of the share capital of
DATA MODUL AG).

The Takeover Offer shall be subject to the terms and conditions still to be
disclosed in the offer document. The closing of the Takeover Offer and of
the Purchase Agreement shall, inter alia, be subject to certain merger
clearances and the acquisition of a minimum participation of 75% of the
nominal share capital.

Important Notice:

This announcement is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an
offer to sell shares in DATA MODUL AG. The definite terms and conditions of
the Takeover Offer, as well as further provisions concerning the Takeover
Offer, will be published in the offer document only after the German
Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has granted permission to
publish the offer document. Investors and holders of shares in DATA MODUL
AG are strongly advised to read the offer document and all other documents
published in connection with the Takeover Offer when they become available,
since they will contain important information.

Neu-Isenburg, January 28, 2015

Blitz 14-482 GmbH (in future: Arrow Central Europe Holding Munich GmbH)

Board of Directors

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