CTS EVENTIM: Consent to the proposed settlement in the car toll dispute arbitration proceedings

Public disclosure of inside information in accordance with article 17, Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (Market Abuse Regulation)

Munich, 5 July 2023. The arbitration tribunal has proposed to autoTicket GmbH and its shareholders and to the Federal Republic of Germany that they bring an end to the arbitration proceedings concerning their car toll dispute by agreeing on payment of compensation for damages totalling EUR 243 million including interest. Today, autoTicket GmbH and its shareholders as well as the Federal Republic of Germany agreed to the arbitration tribunal’s proposed settlement.

autoTicket GmbH is a joint venture owned in equal shares by CTS EVENTIM AG & Co. KGaA and Kapsch TrafficCom AG. A previous decision of the arbitration tribunal in March 2022 had established the validity of the claim for compensation made by autoTicket GmbH and its shareholders.



CTS EVENTIM is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment with more than 250 million tickets marketed per year using the Company’s systems – via physical box offices, online, or from mobile devices. Its online portals operate under brands such as,,,, and The promoter network EVENTIM LIVE is recognized as the third largest promoter in the world according to Pollstar’s global promoter ranking 2022. Its concert, tour, and festival promoter companies sold more than 20 million tickets in 2022 for events including Rock am Ring, Rock im Park, Hurricane, Southside, and Lucca Summer. In addition, CTS EVENTIM operates some of Europe’s most renowned venues: the LANXESS Arena in Cologne, the K.B. Hallen in Copenhagen, the Waldbühne in Berlin, and the EVENTIM Apollo in London. CTS Eventim AG & Co. KGaA (ISIN DE 0005470306) has been listed on the stock exchange since 2000 and is currently a member of the MDAX segment.

Carmen Fesenbeck
Head of Corporate Communications
Marco Haeckermann
Vice President Corporate Development & Strategy

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