Release of an announcement according to Section 21 WpHG

[German Securities Trading Act]

2009/04/01

WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

On 30 March 2009, AXA Investment Managers Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt, on behalf of AXA S.A., Paris, France, informed us in accordance with Section 21, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) as follows:

The share of the voting rights of AllianceBernstein L.P., New York, USA, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 5% on 26 March 2009 and totalled 4.93% (10,180,107 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, item 6 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of AllianceBernstein Corporation, New York, USA, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 5% on 26 March 2009 and totalled 4.93% (10,180,107 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in conjunction with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of Equitable Holdings LLC , New York, USA, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 5% on 26 March 2009 and totalled 4.93% (10,180,107 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in conjunction with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, New York, USA, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 5% on 26 March 2009 and totalled 4.93% (10,180,107 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in conjunction with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of AXA Equitable Financial Services, LLC former AXA Financial Services, LLC, New York, USA, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 5% on 26 March 2009 and totalled 4.93% (10,180,107 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in conjunction with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of AXA Financial, Inc., New York, USA, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 5% on 26 March 2009 and totalled 4.93% (10,180,107 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in conjunction with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

Munich, 1 April 2009

The Board of Management

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