American Depositary Receipt

Software AG Corporation has established a Level I American Depositary Receipt (ADR) Program. ADRs are negotiable US certificates evidencing ownership of shares for a non-U.S. company. They enable US investors to acquire and trade non-US securities denominated in US dollars. The Level I ADR Program will enable over-the-counter (OTC) trading of unlisted ADRs representing the Software AG stock. Software AG will use the OTCQX platform, a premier market place for over-the-counter business in the US.

The purpose of the Level I ADR Program is to encourage foreign investments into our stock through the U.S. over-the-counter market, especially in the U.S.

Description of the program:

1.Type of ADR program :Sponsored Level I ADR Program
2.Effective date :October 27, 2005
3.Ratio :4 ADRs = 1 ordinary share
4.U.S. Security Code :(Cusip) 83403H 10 1
5.Stock Symbol :STWRY.PK
6.Depositary bank :Bank of New York Mellon
7.Local custodian bank :Bank of New York Mellon

For further information about our program or ADRs in general please visit the ADR-Website of Bank of New York Mellon.

Please find the company profile of Software AG here.

Contact details for registred ARD holder, please click here.