Release of an announcement according to Section 21 WpHG

[German Securities Trading Act]

2010/01/26

WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

Warren E. Buffett, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 21, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that his share of the voting rights in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 18 January 2010 and amounted to 3.045% (6,011,029 voting rights) as per this date. Thereof 2.994% (5,911,029 voting rights) are attributable to him in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG.

Munich, 26 January 2010

The Board of Management

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