Release of an announcement according to Section 21, para. 1 of the WpHG
[the German Securities Trading Act]
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited, London has informed us according to Section 21, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) as follows:
The share of the voting rights of BlackRock Group Limited, London, United Kingdom, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 3% on 6 November 2014 and as of this date totalled 2.98% (5,158,983 voting rights). Thereof 2.20% (3,813,314 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 and 1.11% (1,913,973 voting rights) in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.
The total amount stated above does not necessarily equal the sum of the detailed attributed holdings. This results from voting rights having multiple attributions within the BlackRock group structure.
Munich, 11 November 2014
The Board of Management