Cessation of stabilisation period

Matas A/S
Company Announcement

Cessation of stabilisation period

Company announcement 16/2013


With reference to company announcement no. 6 of 28 June 2013 at the beginning
of the stabilisation period, Matas A/S hereby notifies that Morgan Stanley & Co
International Plc who acted as stabilisation manager in connection with the
initial public offering and admission for trading and official listing of
shares in Matas A/S on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen A/S, has informed Matas A/S of the
early cessation of the stabilisation period and that it has engaged in the
below mentioned stabilisation transactions in respect of Matas A/S shares
during the stabilisation period starting 28 June 2013 and ending 17 July 2013.
No further stabilisation trades have or will take place. 

Stabilisation of the shares was carried out on the following dates with the
following price range: 

Date              Lowest price   Highest price

3 July 2013   DKK 115          DKK 115

4 July 2013   DKK 115          DKK 115

5 July 2013   DKK 115          DKK 115



Jesper Breitenstein, Investor Relations, tel +45 27 80 76 75


Henrik Engberg Johannsen, Information Manager, tel +45 21 71 24 74

About Matas

Matas is the largest health and beauty retailer in Denmark. Since its
incorporation in 1949 as an association of independently owned stores, the
company has developed a strong reputation for professional advice and customer
service excellence that it has leveraged to establish one of the best‐known
retail chains in Denmark. Matas offers a distinctive one‐stop retail concept
which serves a broad range of health, beauty, household and personal care
needs. The company has more than 2,400 employees and in the financial year
2012/13, revenues amounted to DKK 3,200 million. 

This document and the information contained herein are not for distribution or
release, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States of America
(including its territories and possessions, any state of the United States of
America and the District of Columbia) (the “United States”), Australia, Canada
or Japan. This communication does not constitute, or form part of, an offer to
sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, any securities in the United
States, Australia, Canada or Japan or in any jurisdiction in which any offer or
solicitation would be unlawful. The securities of Matas A/S have not been and
will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities
Act”) and may not be offered or sold within the United States absent
registration or an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject
to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. 

In any Member State of the EEA other than Denmark that has implemented the
Prospectus Directive, this announcement is only addressed to, and is only
directed at, investors in that EEA member state who fulfil the criteria for
exemption from the obligation to publish a prospectus, including qualified
investors, within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive as implemented in
each such EEA Member State. 

This announcement is only directed at (i) persons who are outside the United
Kingdom, (ii) to investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the
U.K. Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005
(the “Order”) or (iii) high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a)
to (d) of the Order (the persons described in (i) through (iii) above together
being referred to as “relevant persons”). The securities are only available to,
and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise
acquire such securities will be engaged in only with, relevant persons. Any
person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this announcement
or any of its content.