Release of an announcement according to Section 21, para. 1 of the WpHG
[the German Securities Trading Act]
National Indemnity Company, Omaha, USA, 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 exceeded the threshold of 5% on 11 February 2010 and amounted to 5.097% (10,062,586 voting rights) as at this date. Of this, 1.583% (3,125,300 voting rights) is attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG.
Munich, 19 Feburary 2010
The Board of Management