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

[the German Securities Trading Act]

2010/05/20

WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

BlackRock Group Limited, London, UK, BlackRock Financial Management, Inc., New York, USA, and BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, 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 fallen below the threshold of 3% on 13 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 2.63% (4,963,278 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 fallen below the threshold of 5% on 13 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 4.90% (9,227,235 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 fallen below the threshold of 5% on 13 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 4.90% (9,227,235 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, 20 May 2010

The Board of Management