Release of an announcement according to Section 21 WpHG

[German Securities Trading Act]

2009/05/05

WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

On 29 April 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 AXA S.A., Paris, France, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 5% on 27 April 2009 and totalled 4.94% (9,756,003 voting rights). Thereof 4.94% (9,751,203 voting rights) in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 6 in conjunction with sentence 2 of the WpHG and 0.002% (4,800 voting rights) in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG are attributable to AXA S.A.

Munich, 5 May 2009

The Board of Management

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