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Publication of the decision to launch a Takeover Bid in accordance with Section 10, para. 1 and para. 3 in connection with Sections 1 para. 1, 29 para. 1 and 34 of the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz, WpÜG)

, October 01, 2012 - 

   

Bidder:

Informatica Deutschland AG
Lyoner Strasse 15
60528 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Registered with the commercial register maintained at the local court (Amtsgericht) of Frankfurt am Main under HRB 93858.

Target Company:

Heiler Software AG
Mittlerer Pfad 5
70499 Stuttgart
Germany

Registered with the commercial register maintained at the local court (Amtsgericht) of Stuttgart under HRB 20399.
Ordinary share: (ISIN) DE0005429906.

The shares of the target company are admitted to trading on the regulated market (regulierter Markt) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse) (GeneralStandard). They are also traded on the over-the-counter markets of the stock exchanges in Berlin-Bremen, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Munich und Stuttgart as well as via the XETRA electronic trading system.

The offer document and other information pertaining to the offer will be made available on the Internet at www.informatica-offer.com.

On October 1, 2012, Informatica Deutschland AG decided to make a voluntary public takeover offer to the shareholders of Heiler Software AG, Mittlerer Pfad 5, 70499 Stuttgart, Germany for the acquisition of all ordinary bearer shares in Heiler Software AG with no par value, each share representing a proportionate amount of EUR 1.00 in the share capital, against payment of a cash-consideration in the amount of

EUR 7.04 per share.

The offer will be made subject to the terms and conditions to be stated in the offer document and will be subject to a minimum acceptance rate of 67.50% of the outstanding shares of Heiler Software AG (excluding treasury shares) and certain further offer conditions.

Several key shareholders, on October 1, 2012, undertook to accept Informatica Deutschland AG's offer as regards their entire holding of shares in Heiler Software AG; these represent approximately 71.6% of all outstanding shares of Heiler Software AG (excluding treasury shares).

Informatica Deutschland AG is a 100% indirect subsidiary of Informatica Corporation, Redwood City, California, United States of America.

Important Information: This announcement is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell shares in Heiler Software AG or any other security. The offer document and the terms and conditions contained therein will have sole relevance in respect of the takeover offer. Investors and holders of shares in Heiler Software AG are advised to read the relevant documents regarding the tender offer to be published by Informatica Deutschland AG because they will contain important information. Investors and holders of shares in Heiler Software AG will be able to receive the offer document as well as other documents in connection with the takeover offer from the website www.informatica-offer.com once these become available. This announcement contains forward-looking statements, including those relating to the takeover offer. These statements are based on the current expectations of the management of Informatica Deutschland AG and Informatica Corporation and are inherently subject to risks, uncertainties and changes in circumstances.  These expectations or any forward-looking statements could prove to be incorrect, and actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in the forward-looking statements. The potential risks, uncertainties and changes in circumstances that could cause actual results to differ include, among others, risks related to the completion of the takeover offer. Informatica Deutschland AG and Informatica Corporation do not undertake any obligation to update the forward-looking statements to reflect actual results, or any change in events, conditions, assumptions or other factors.

Frankfurt am Main, October 1, 2012

Informatica Deutschland AG
The management board

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