Standard & Poors Maalot Ltd. Assigns ilA- Rating in connection with the Future Issuance by Ellomay Capital of up to NIS 80 Million Additional Series A Debentures

TEL-AVIV, Israel, June 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ELLO; TASE: ELOM) ("Ellomay" or the "Company") an emerging operator in the renewable energy and energy infrastructure sector, today announced that Standard & Poors Maalot Ltd., an Israeli rating company affiliated with Standard & Poors, assigned its ilA- rating in connection with the potential issuance up to NIS 80 million par value additional unsecured non-convertible Series A debentures of the Company (the "Series A Debentures").

The Company intends to issue the additional Series A Debentures to Israeli classified investors in a private placement as an increase to the outstanding Series A Debentures of the Company, which was initially issued in January 2014. The final terms of the private placement have not yet been determined and there is no assurance whether, when and under what terms it will eventually be carried out.

In the event the private placement will be held and additional Series A Debentures will be issued by the Company, the terms of the additional Series A Debentures will be identical to the terms of the outstanding Series A Debentures. The potential private placement will be subject to various conditions, including the approval of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange for the listing of the additional Series A Debentures and the approval of the Israeli tax authorities for the formula for calculating the weighted discount rate for all Series A Debentures for tax purposes.

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In the event the private placement will take place, it will be made to Israeli classified investors only and not to U.S. Persons. The additional Series A Debentures will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and will not be offered or sold in the United States without registration or applicable exemption from the registration requirements according to the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities.

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SOURCE Ellomay Capital Ltd.