Deutsche Rohstoff invests in Australian Hammer Metals Ltd.

Deutsche Rohstoff acquired 15.625 million shares for a purchase price of AUD 0.08 per share in a capital increase of the Australian exploration company Hammer Metals Limited (www.hammermetals.com.au). The investment amounts to AUD 1.25 million (EUR 0.86 million). Acquiring about 15% of the shares Deutsche Rohstoff will become the second largest shareholder of Hammer. In addition, DRAG has the option to purchase additional 3.8 million shares at a purchase price of AUD 0.15 per share. The option may be exercised within 36 months. Hammer Metals is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange ASX.