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

2014/05/12

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 8 May 2014 that via shares its voting rights in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% and 5% on 5 May 2014 and amounted to 5.32% (9,193,895  voting rights) as per this date. Thereof 0.26% (452,148 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 6 and 0.0014% (2,424 voting rights) in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

Munich, 12 May 2014

The Board of Management