Release of an announcement according to Section 25a, para. 1 of the WpHG

[the German Securities Trading Act]

2012/05/11

WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

We received the four following notifications pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:

Notification I:

1. Listed company:

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München
Königinstraße 107, 80802 München, Deutschland

2. Notifier:

DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Frankfurt, Deutschland

3. Triggering event:

Exceeding threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:

5%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:

20 April 2012

6. Total amount of voting rights:

9.55% (equals 17137224 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 179341212

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:
3.42% (equals 6150900 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly:
0% (equals 0 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG:
2.30% (equals 4122853 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly:
0% (equals 0 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
3.83% (equals 6863471 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:

Cash Settled Equity Swap
Expiration date: 21 May 2012

Cash Settled Equity Swap
Expiration date: 04 May 2012

Cash Settled Equity Swap
Expiration date: 03 May 2012

Cash Settled Aktien-Future
Expiration date: 15 June 2012

Cash Settled Aktien-Future
Expiration date: 18 May 2012

Notification II:

1. Listed company:

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München
Königinstraße 107, 80802 München, Deutschland

2. Notifier:

DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Frankfurt, Deutschland

3. Triggering event:

Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:

5%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:

24 April 2012

6. Total amount of voting rights:

3.92% (equals 7026800 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 179341212

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:
3.92% (equals 7026800 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly:
0% (equals 0 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly:
0% (equals 0 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:

Cash Settled Equity Swap
Expiration Date: 21 May 2012

Cash Settled Equity Swap
Expiration Date: 4 May 2012

Cash Settled Equity Swap
Expiration Date: 3 May 2012

Cash Settled Future
Expiration Date: 15 June 2012

Cash Settled Future
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Notification III:

1. Listed company:

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München
Königinstraße 107, 80802 München, Deutschland

2. Notifier:

DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Frankfurt, Deutschland

3. Triggering event:

Exceeding Threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:

5%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:

25 April 2012

6. Total amount of voting rights:

9.37% (equals 16799398 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 179341212

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:
4.25% (equals 7626900 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly:
0% (equals 0 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG:
1.90% (equals 3400000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly:
0% (equals 0 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
3.22 (equals 5772498 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:

Cash Settled Equity Swap
Expiration Date: 21 May 2012

Cash Settled Equity Swap
Expiration Date: 04 May 2012

Cash Settled Equity Swap
Expiration Date: 03 May 2012

Cash Settled Future
Expiration Date: 15 June 2012

Cash Settled Future
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Notification IV:

1. Listed company:

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München
Königinstraße 107, 80802 München, Deutschland

2. Notifier:

DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Frankfurt, Deutschland

3. Triggering event:

Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:

5%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:

04 May 2012

6. Total amount of voting rights:

1.84% (equals 3301000 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 179341212

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:
1.84% (equals 3301000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly:
0% (equals 0 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly:
0% (equals 0 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:

Cash Settled Equity Basket Swap
Expiration Date: 25 July 2012

Cash Settled Equity Swap
Expiration Date: 21 May 2012

Cash Settled Future
Expiration Date: 15 June 2012

Cash Settled Future
Expiration Date: 18 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 29 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 29 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 29 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 29 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 29 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 29 May 2012

Cash Settled Call Option
Expiration Date: 29 May 2012

Munich, 11 May 2012

The Board of Management