October 22, 2009

Ad hoc announcement in accordance with Section 15 WpHG (Securities Trading Act)EPCOS AG: Squeeze out officially registered

Having been passed by EPCOS AG's Annual General Meeting on May 20, 2009, the resolution to transfer minority interests in EPCOS AG to the company's main shareholder, TDK Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, in return for appropriate cash compensation pursuant to Section 327a ff. AktG [German Stock Corporation Act] was recorded on October 22, 2009 in EPCOS AG's commercial register entry at the Munich Circuit Court.


In accordance with Section 327e Para. 3 Sentence 1 AktG, all minority interests were legally transferred to EPCOS AG's main shareholder, TDK Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, when the transfer resolution was entered in the commercial register.


EPCOS AG's shares will be delisted shortly.

Munich, October 22, 2009


The Management Board
EPCOS AG