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

[the German Securities Trading Act]

2013/05/21

Wertpapierkennnummer 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

On 17 May 2013 we received the following notifications pursuant to sec. 25a para. 1 WpHG:

Notification I:

1. Listed company:

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München
Königinstraße 107, 80802 Munich, Germany

2. Notifier:

Credit Suisse Group AG, Zurich, Switzerland

3. Triggering event:

Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:

5%

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

14 May 2013

6. Total amount of voting rights:

3.67% (equals 6,574,017 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 179,341,212

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:
0.38% (equals 683,207 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly 0.38% (equals 683,207 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG:
0.32% (equals 573,332 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 0.32% (equals 573,332 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
2.97% (equals 5,317,478 voting rights)

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

Chain of controlled undertakings:
Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse International, Credit Suisse Investments (UK), Credit Suisse Investment Holdings (UK), Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited

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

  • Call Option, cash settlement, expiry 28 June 2013
  • Call Option, cash settlement, expiry 30 June 2014
  • Call Option, cash settlement, expiry 30 June 2015
  • Call Option, cash settlement, expiry 30 June 2016
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 16 May 2013
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 10 June 2013
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 20 Dec. 2013
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 30 Dec. 2013
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 03 Jan. 2014
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 06 Jan. 2014
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 02 May 2014
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 12 May 2014
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 30 May 2014
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 04 Aug. 2014
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 05 Aug. 2014
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 03 Nov. 2014
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 04 Nov. 2014
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 07 April 2015
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 18 July 2016
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 28 April 2017
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 02 Oct. 2017
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 29 Dec. 2020
  • Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 31 Dec. 2020

Notification II:

1. Listed company:

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München
Königinstraße 107, 80802 Munich, Germany

2. Notifier:

Credit Suisse AG, Zurich, Switzerland

3. Triggering event:

Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:

5%

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

14 May 2013

6. Total amount of voting rights:

3.67% (equals 6,574,017 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 179,341,212

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:
0.38% (equals 683,207 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly 0.38% (equals 683,207 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG:
0.32% (equals 573,332 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 0.32% (equals 573,332 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
2.97% (equals 5,317,478 voting rights)

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

Chain of controlled undertakings:
Credit Suisse International, Credit Suisse Investments (UK), Credit Suisse Investment Holdings (UK), Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited

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

- Call Option, cash settlement, expiry 28 June 2013
- Call Option, cash settlement, expiry 30 June 2014
- Call Option, cash settlement, expiry 30 June 2015
- Call Option, cash settlement, expiry 30 June 2016
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 16 May 2013
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 10 June 2013
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 20 Dec. 2013
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 30 Dec. 2013
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 03 Jan. 2014
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 06 Jan. 2014
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 02 May 2014
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 12 May 2014
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 30 May 2014
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 04 Aug. 2014
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 05 Aug. 2014
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 03 Nov. 2014
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 04 Nov. 2014
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 07 April 2015
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 18 July 2016
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 28 April 2017
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 02 Oct. 2017
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 29 Dec. 2020
- Equity Swap, cash settlement, expiry 31 Dec. 2020
 
Munich, 21 May 2013

The Board of Management