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TRIVAGO N.V. filed this Form F-3 on 04/05/2018
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JOINT EXPLANATORY REPORT (SCHRIFTELIJKE TOELICHTING) TO A  
JOINT CROSS-BORDER MERGER PLAN
PREAMBLE
1.    Axel Peter Hefer, born on June 7, 1977 in Dortmund, Germany;
2.    Peter Vinnemeier, born on September 10, 1974 in Düsseldorf, Germany ("Mr. Vinnemeier");
3.    Andrej Gregor Lehnert, born on February 28, 1969 in Neustadt/Aisch, Germany;
4.    Malte Siewert, born on December 8, 1974 in Hamburg, Germany ("Mr. Siewert");
5.    Tobias Johannes Thomas, born on June 10, 1987 in Vechta, Germany; and
6.    Rolf Theo Johannes Schrömgens, born on June 2, 1976 in Mönchengladbach, Germany ("Mr. Schrömgens" and, together with Mr. Vinnemeier and Mr. Siewert, the "Founders"),
acting as the managing directors of:
a)    trivago N.V., a public limited liability company (naamloze vennootschap) under Dutch law, having its statutory seat (Satzungssitz) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (registered address: Bennigsen-Platz 1, 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany, registered with the commercial register of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel) under number 67222927) (the "Surviving Company"); and
b)    trivago GmbH, a private company with limited liability (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung) under German law, having its statutory seat (Satzungssitz) in Düsseldorf, Germany (registered address: Bennigsen-Platz 1, 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany, registered with the commercial register of the lower court (Amtsgericht) of Düsseldorf under number HRB 51842) (the "Disappearing Company" and, together with the Surviving Company, the "Merging Companies").
RECITALS
A.    The Merging Companies wish to enter into and effect a cross-border merger within the meaning of (i) Sections 2:309 and 2:333b et seqq. of the Dutch Civil Code ("DCC"), (ii) §§ 122a et seqq. of the German Transformation Act ("UmwG") and (iii) the Directive 2005/56/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of October 26, 2005 on cross-border mergers of limited liability companies (the "Merger"), pursuant to which, inter alia:
a)    the Disappearing Company, as transferring and disappearing entity, will merge with and into the Surviving Company, as absorbing and surviving entity;
b)    subject to applicable laws, all assets and liabilities of the Disappearing Company shall transfer to the Surviving Company by operation of law;