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Stratasys Confirms Receipt of Unsolicited Preliminary Proposal from Nano Dimension

Reaffirms Board’s Review of Strategic Alternatives to Maximize Shareholder Value

MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS) (“Stratasys” or the “Company”), a leader in polymer 3D printing solutions, today confirmed that it has received a preliminary proposal from Nano Dimension Ltd. (Nasdaq: NNDM) (“Nano”) to purchase all the outstanding shares of Stratasys it does not currently own for $16.50 per share in cash.

As previously announced on September 28, 2023, the Stratasys Board of Directors, in consultation with its independent financial and legal advisors, initiated a process to explore strategic alternatives for the Company. The Stratasys Board will carefully review and consider Nano’s unsolicited preliminary proposal as part of this process.

There can be no assurance that the Company’s strategic review process will result in any transaction or other strategic outcome. Stratasys does not intend to disclose further developments on this strategic review process unless and until it determines that such disclosure is appropriate or necessary.

Stratasys shareholders do not need to take any action at this time with respect to Nano’s preliminary proposal.

J.P. Morgan is acting as exclusive financial advisor to Stratasys, and Meitar Law Offices and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz are serving as legal counsel.

About Stratasys

Stratasys is leading the global shift to additive manufacturing with innovative 3D printing solutions for industries such as aerospace, automotive, consumer products and healthcare. Through smart and connected 3D printers, polymer materials, a software ecosystem, and parts on demand, Stratasys solutions deliver competitive advantages at every stage in the product value chain. The world’s leading organizations turn to Stratasys to transform product design, bring agility to manufacturing and supply chains, and improve patient care.

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Cautionary Statements Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements are often characterized by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “continue,” “believe,” “should,” “intend,” “project” or other similar words, but are not the only way these statements are identified. These forward-looking statements may include, but are not limited to, statements relating to our objectives, plans and strategies, statements that contain projections of results of operations or of financial condition and all statements (other than statements of historical facts) that address activities, events or developments that we intend, expect, project, believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks and uncertainties. We have based these forward-looking statements on assumptions and assessments made by our management in light of their experience and their perception of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors they believe to be appropriate. Important factors that could cause actual results, developments and business decisions to differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements include, among other things: the extent of our success at introducing new or improved products and solutions that gain market share; the extent of growth of the 3D printing market generally; changes in our overall strategy, including as related to any restructuring activities and our capital expenditures; the impact of shifts in prices or margins of the products that we sell or services we provide; the impact of competition and new technologies; the outcome of our Board’s comprehensive process to explore strategic alternatives for our Company; impairments of goodwill or other intangible assets in respect of companies that we acquire; the extent of our success at efficiently and successfully integrating the operations of various companies that we have acquired or may acquire; the degree of our success at locating and acquiring additional value-enhancing, inorganic technology that furthers our business plan to lead in the realm of polymers; the global macro-economic environment, including headwinds caused by inflation, high interest rates, unfavorable currency exchange rates and potential recessionary conditions; global market, political and economic conditions, and in the countries in which we operate in particular; the degree to which our Company’s operations remain resistant to potential adverse effects of Israel’s war against the terrorist organization Hamas; government regulations and approvals; litigation and regulatory proceedings; infringement of our intellectual property rights by others (including for replication and sale of consumables for use in our systems), or infringement of others’ intellectual property rights by us; potential cyber-attacks against, or other breaches to, our information technologies systems; the extent of our success at maintaining our liquidity and financing our operations and capital needs; impact of tax regulations on our results of operations and financial condition; and any additional factors referred to in Item 3.D “Key Information – Risk Factors”, Item 4 “Information on the Company”, and Item 5 “Operating and Financial Review and Prospects” in the Company’s Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022.


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