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

[the German Securities Trading Act]

2014/03/12

Wertpapierkennnummer 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

The People's Bank of China / SAFE, Beijing, China, on behalf of the People's Republic of China 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 the People's Republic of China in our company had fallen below the threshold of 3% on 5 March 2014 and amounted to 2.9974% (5,375,602 voting rights) as per this date. These voting rights are attributable to the People's Republic of China in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG.

In addition People's Bank of China / SAFE, Beijing, China, informed us in accordance with Section 21, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that its share of the voting rights in our company had fallen below the threshold of 3% on 5 March 2014 and amounted to 2.9974% (5,375,602 voting rights) as per this date.

Munich, 13 March 2014

The Board of Management