September 04, 2023

Squeeze out registered with the Company register. Name changed to Nikon SLM Solutions AG.

Lübeck, Germany September 4, 2023. Nikon SLM Solutions AG (formerly "SLM Solutions Group AG" and in the following, the "Company") was informed on September 1, 2023, that the resolution to transfer the shares of the minority shareholders to Nikon AM. AG as the main shareholder 3 has been registered, and thus became effective today. Concurrently, the merger of the Company with Nikon AM. AG (in the future operating under "Nikon SLM Solutions AG"), has been registered and thus also became effective today.

With these registrations, the SLM Solutions Group AG ceased to exist and Nikon SLM Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, became the universal legal successor (Gesamtrechtsnachfolger) of the Company. Consequently, the Company's shares will be delisted automatically from the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with immediate effect.

Sam O'Leary, CEO of SLM Solutions said, "We are pleased with the conclusion of the squeeze-out procedure, which will further help to save considerable listing costs and support the team in doing what they do best - pushing the boundaries of manufacturing. Our new name "Nikon SLM Solutions AG", enables us to benefit from the global brand presence of a technology powerhouse such as Nikon, while also retaining our own rich legacy in the industry."

About Nikon SLM Solutions
Nikon SLM Solutions AG is a global provider of integrated metal additive manufacturing solutions. Leading the industry since its inception, it continues to drive the future of metal AM in every major industry with its customers’ long-term success at its core. Nikon SLM Solutions is home to the world’s fastest metal additive manufacturing machines boasting up to 12 lasers and enabling build rates of up to 1000ccm/h. With a portfolio of systems to suit every customer's needs, along with its team of experts closely collaborating at every stage of the process, Nikon SLM Solutions leads the way on return on investment with maximum efficiency, productivity, and profitability. Nikon SLM Solutions believes that additive manufacturing is the future of manufacturing and has the desire and capability to take its customers there – right now.

Nikon SLM Solutions AG is a Company headquartered in Germany, with offices in Canada, China, France, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and the United States.

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