Release of an announcement according to Section 21 WpHG

[German Securities Trading Act]

WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

On 19 February 2008, Barclays Global Investors UK Holdings Ltd., London, England, 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 fallen below the threshold of 3% on 15 February 2008 and totalled 2.98% (this corresponds to 6,493,811 voting rights).

Barclays Global Investors UK Holdings Limited was attributed these 2.98% of the voting rights in our company pursuant to Section 22, para. 1 sent. 1 item 6 WpHG in connection with Section 22, para. 1 sent. 2  WpHG.

Munich, 21 February 2008

The Board of Management

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