Release of an announcement according to Section 21, para. 1 of the WpHG

[the German Securities Trading Act]

2019/11/27

WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026
(Credit Suisse)

Credit Suisse Group AG, Zurich, Switzerland has informed us according to Section 21, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) as follows:

Notification I:

The share of the voting rights of Credit Suisse Group AG, Zurich, Switzerland, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 14 April 2015 and as of this date totalled 3.57% (6,168,058 voting rights). Thereof 3.57% (6,168,058 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1. The names of controlled undertakings holding 3% or more are Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse Investments (UK), Credit Suisse Investment Holdings (UK) and Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited.

Notification II:

The share of the voting rights of Credit Suisse AG, Zurich, Switzerland, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 14 April 2015 and as of this date totalled 3.57% (6,168,058 voting rights). Thereof 3.52% (6,080,933 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1. The names of controlled undertakings holding 3% or more are Credit Suisse Investments (UK), Credit Suisse Investment Holdings (UK) and Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited.

Notification III:

The share of the voting rights of Credit Suisse Investments (UK), London, UK in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 14 April 2015 and as of this date totalled 3.51% (6,067,712 voting rights). Thereof 3.51% (6,067,712 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1. The names of controlled undertakings holding are Credit Suisse Investment Holdings (UK) and Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited.
3% or more

Notification IV:

The share of the voting rights of Credit Suisse Investment Holdings (UK), London, UK in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 14 April 2015 and as of this date totalled 3.51% (6,067,712 voting rights). Thereof 3.51% (6,067,712 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1. The name of the controlled undertaking holding 3% or more is Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited.

Notification V:

The share of the voting rights of Credit Suisse Securities (Europe)Limited, London, UK in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 14 April 2015 and as of this date totalled 3.51% (6,067,712 voting rights). Thereof 3.51% (6,067,712 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1.


Munich, 21 April 2015
The Board of Management