Release of an announcement according to Section 21, para. 1 of the WpHG

[the German Securities Trading Act]

2010/05/18

WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

BlackRock Group Limited, London, UK, BlackRock International Holdings Inc., New York, USA, BR Jersey International Holdings L.P., St. Helier, Jersey, UK, BlackRock Advisors Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, USA, BlackRock Financial Management, Inc., New York, USA, and BlackRock Inc., New York, USA, 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 BlackRock Group Limited, London, UK, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 3.69% (6,963,504 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of BlackRock International Holdings Inc., New York, USA, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 4.10% (7,719,286 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of BR Jersey International Holdings L.P., St. Helier, Jersey, UK, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 4.10% (7,719,286 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of BlackRock Advisors Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 4.10% (7,733,586 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG

The share of the voting rights of BlackRock Financial Management Inc., New York, USA, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 5% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 5.95% (11,205,396 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, USA, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 5% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 5.95% (11,205,396 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of BlackRock Inc., New York, USA, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 5% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 6.15% (11,592,279 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

Munich, 18 May 2010

The Board of Management

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