Release of a Voting Rights announcement according to Article 21 WpHG
[German Securities Trading Act]
On 31 January 2008, Allianz SE, Munich, Germany, informed us in accordance with Section 21, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that its share of the voting rights in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 28 January 2008 and totalled 3.0542% on that date (this corresponds to 6,654,760 voting rights). 3.0496% of these voting rights (this corresponds to 6,644,745 voting rights) are attributable to Allianz SE in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 1 of the WpHG and 0.0046% (this corresponds to 10,015 voting rights) are attributable to Allianz SE in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 of the WpHG.
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 share of the voting rights of AZ-Arges Vermoegensverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, Koeniginstrasse 28, 80802 Munich, in our company had ex ceeded the threshold of 3% on 30 January 2008 and amounted to 3.05% on that date (this corresponds to 6,637,739 voting rights).
Munich, 1 February 2008
The Board of Management