Danemark – Wednesday 30 August 2017. Press Release – DONG Energy A/S (‘DONG Energy’) (NASDAQ OMX: DENERG), has received the following information from New Energy Investment S.à.r.l. (‘NEI’):

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• NEI has launched an accelerated bookbuild offering to institutional investors (the ‘Transaction’) of 7,500,000 existing shares in DONG Energy, equivalent to 1.78% of the existing shares in DONG Energy. NEI is a Luxembourg company indirectly owned by entities under the control of the Merchant Banking Division of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

• A further notice will be issued on behalf of NEI following completion of the bookbuilding and pricing of the Transaction.

• NEI has agreed to a 60-day lock-up period from the date hereof, subject to waiver with the prior written consent of a certain manager conducting the bookbuilding process and to certain customary exceptions.

• Assuming all the shares available in the Transaction are sold, NEI will, after completion of the Transaction, hold 11,435,215 shares in DONG Energy corresponding to 2.7% of the existing shares in DONG Energy.

DONG Energy will not receive any proceeds from the Transaction.