Release of an announcement according to sec. 21 para. 1 and sec. 24 of the WpHG

2013/05/03

Wertpapierkennnummer 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland has informed us according to Section 21, para. 1 of the of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) on 29 April 2013 that via shares its voting rights in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 23 April 2013 and amounted to 3.56% (6,377,862 voting rights) as per this date. Thereof 0.14% (245,325 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 6 and 0.0008% (1,480 voting rights) in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

Munich, 3 May 2013

The Board of Management