Release of an announcement according to Section 21 WpHG

[German Securities Trading Act]

2008/03/03

WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

On 29 February 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 fallen below the threshold of 3% on 27 February 2008 and totalled 1.9087% on that date (this corresponds to 4,158,742 voting rights). 1.9041% of these voting rights (this corresponds to 4,148,727 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 fallen below the threshold of 3% on 27 February 2008 and amounted to 1.67% on that date (this corresponds to 3,644,101 voting rights).

Munich, 3 March 2008

The Board of Management