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

2012/10/26

Wertpapierkennnummer 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

On 23 Oct. 2012 BlackRock Group Limited, London, UK, and BlackRock Financial Management, Inc., New York, USA, and on 24 Oct. 2012 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 has exceeded the threshold of 3% on 25 July 2011 and as of this date amounted to 3.02% (5,419,784 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 has exceeded the threshold of 5% on 20 April 2011 and as of this date amounted to 5.29% (9,486,030 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 has exceeded the threshold of 5% on 20 April 2011 and as of this date amounted to 5.29% (9,486,030 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, 26 October 2012

The Board of Management

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