ESPP Disclaimer

This form is required for all eligible residents in the Federal Republic of Germany or the United Kingdom to participate in Coherent Inc.‘s Amended and Restated Employee Stock Purchase Plan (“ESPP”).



With the following specifications, and by clicking the "Submit" button at the bottom of this page, you confirm that:

(i) you are domiciled in the Federal Republic of Germany or the United Kingdom,

(ii) you are eligible to participate in the ESPP, and

(iii) that you will not transfer or forward the information contained in the securities prospectus of Coherent, Inc. for its ESPP dated December 19, 2017 (the "Prospectus") which is on the website of Coherent, Inc. (the "Restricted Website Information") to any person who is not a resident of and domiciled in the Federal Republic of Germany or the United Kingdom regardless of its eligibility to participate in the ESPP or who is resident and domiciled in the Federal Republic of Germany or the United Kingdom but not eligible to participate in the ESPP.


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The Restricted Website Information is only intended for persons who are residents of and domiciled in the Federal Republic of Germany or the United Kingdom and who are eligible to participate in the ESPP. In some countries, in particular the United States of America, Canada, Japan and Australia, the dissemination of the information might be restricted or prohibited according to the applicable laws. The user of the Restricted Website Information is required to adhere to applicable laws.

The Restricted Website Information does not constitute an offer to purchase securities or an invitation to subscribe for or purchase securities in the United States of America or in any other country or with respect to those persons to whom such an offer or such an invitation is prohibited or not approved.

No money, securities or any other consideration will be requested through this website.

The information furnished in the Prospectus which is part of the Restricted Website Information relating to Coherent, Inc. is only intended for persons who are residents of and domiciled in the Federal Republic of Germany or the United Kingdom and who are eligible to participate in the ESPP.

The Restricted Website Information does not constitute an offer of or an invitation by or on behalf of Coherent, Inc. to subscribe for or purchase securities of Coherent, Inc. Any statements and Restricted Website Information following this page, including forward-looking statements, are not binding and are subject to change without notice at any time.

The documents and Restricted Website Information following this page relate to a public offering of securities solely to participants in the ESPP exclusively in the Federal Republic of Germany and the United Kingdom and are not intended for publication or dissemination in the United States of America or in any other jurisdiction outside the Federal Republic of Germany and the United Kingdom. The Restricted Website Information is not an offer of securities in the United States of America.

The information in the Prospectus is directed at persons domiciled in Federal Republic of Germany and the United Kingdom who are eligible to participate in the ESPP ("Relevant Persons"). Any solicitation of offers to buy, offers, or solicitation for subscription, purchase or other acquisition of the securities are directed only at Relevant Persons. Any person who is not a Relevant Person should not act or rely on the Restricted Website Information or any of its contents.





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