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

[the German Securities Trading Act]

2015/04/24

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 fallen below the threshold the threshold of 3% on 17 April 2015 and as of this date totalled 1.36% (2,348,713 voting rights). Thereof 1.36% (2,348,713 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1.

Notification II:

The share of the voting rights of Credit Suisse AG, Zurich, Switzerland, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 3% on 17 April 2015 and as of this date totalled 1.36% (2,348,713 voting rights). Thereof 1.33% (2,306,745 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1.

Notification III:

The share of the voting rights of Credit Suisse Investments (UK), London, UK, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 3% on 17 April 2015 and as of this date totalled 1.33% (2,292,903 voting rights). Thereof 1.33% (2,292,903 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1.

Notification IV:

The share of the voting rights of Credit Suisse Investment Holdings (UK), London, UK, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 3% on 17 April 2015 and as of this date totalled 1.33% (2,292,903 voting rights). Thereof 1.33% (2,292,903 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1.

Notification V:

The share of the voting rights of Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited, London, UK, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 3% on 17 April 2015 and as of this date totalled 1.33% (2,292,903 voting rights).


Munich, 24 April 2015
The Board of Management