Release of a Voting rights announcement according to Section 21, para. 1 WpHG

[German Securities Trading Act]

2007/03/14

WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

Allianz SE, Munich, Germany, informed us in accordance with Section 21, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that its voting rights in our company had fallen below the 5% threshold on 9 March 2007 and then amounted to 4.907% (11,265,289 voting rights). 4.903% (11,255,274 voting rights) are attributable to Allianz SE in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 1 of the WpHG and 0.004% (10,015 voting rights) are attributable to Allianz SE in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 of the WpHG.

The voting rights of AZ-Arges Vermögensverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, Koeniginstrasse 28, 80802 Munich, in our company amount to 3% or more and are attributable to Allianz SE.

Furthermore, Allianz SE informed us in accordance with Section 21, para. 1 of the WpHG in conjunction with Section 24 of the WpHG as follows: The voting rights of AZ-Arges Vermoegensverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, Koeniginstrasse 28, 80802 Munich, Germany, in our company had fallen below the 5% threshold on 9 March 2007 and then amounted to 4.62% (10,609,129 voting rights).

Munich, 14 March 2007

The Board of Management

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