Notifications relating to holding of voting rights 2010

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List of voting rights notifications received in 2010

Dates Notification relating
19 October 2010 Release of an announcement according to Section 27a para 1 of the WpHG
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

With letter dated 15 October 2010 (1) Mr. Warren E. Buffett, Omaha, USA, (2) Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Omaha, USA, (3) OBH LLC, Omaha, USA and (4) National Indemnity Company, Omaha, USA have notified us that they each have exceed the threshold of 10% of voting rights in our company within the meaning of §§ 21, 22 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) on 11 and 12 October 2010, respectively. We refer to the voting rights notification according to § 21 para. 1 WpHG as of 19 October 2010.

With respect to the intention for the acquisition of voting rights and the source of funds used for the financing of the acquisition of such voting rights the notifiers (1) through (4) each disclosed the following:

1. The investment serves the purpose of making trading profits and not of implementing strategic objectives.
2. It is intended to acquire further voting rights within the next twelve months.
3. It is not intended to exert influence on the composition of the management, direction or supervisory organs of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München.
4. It is not intended to significantly change the capital structure of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München, in particular not with regard to the equity/debt-ratio or the dividend policy.
5. The funds used for the financing of the acquisition of voting rights in Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München are equity capital.

Munich, 19 October 2010

The Board of Management
19 October 2010 Release of an announcement according to Section 21, para. 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act]
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

Warren E. Buffett, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 21, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that his share of the voting rights in our company had exceeded the threshold of 10% on 11 October 2010 and amounted to 10.028% (18,899,700 voting rights) as at this date. Of this, 9.975% (18,799,700 voting rights) were attributable to him in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG. On 12 October 2010, the share of voting rights of Mr. Warren E. Buffett in our company amounted to 10.244% (19,306,100 voting rights). Of this, 10,191% (19,206,100 voting rights) were attributable to him in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG. Attributable voting rights are held by the following controlled undertakings each holding (directly or indirectly) 3% or more of the voting rights in our company: Berkshire Hathaway Inc., OBH LLC and National Indemnity Company.

At the same time Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Omaha, USA, 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 exceeded the threshold of 10% on 12 October 2010 and amounted to 10.191% (19,206,100 voting rights) as at this date. This 10.191% (19,206,100 voting rights) is attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG. Attributable voting rights are held by the following controlled undertakings each holding (directly or indirectly) 3% or more of the voting rights in our company: OBH LLC and National Indemnity Company.

Furthermore OBH LLC, Omaha, USA, 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 exceeded the threshold of 10% on 12 October 2010 and amounted to 10.191% (19,206,100 voting rights) as at this date. This 10.191% (19,206,100 voting rights) is attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG. Attributable voting rights are held by the following controlled undertaking holding (directly or indirectly) 3% or more of the voting rights in our company: National Indemnity Company.

Furthermore National Indemnity Company, Omaha, USA, 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 exceeded the threshold of 10% on 12 October 2010 and amounted to 10.191% (19,206,100 voting rights) as at this date.

Munich, 19 October 2010

The Board of Management
13 October 2010 WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

On 12 October 2010, Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München, Munich, Germany, exceeded the threshold of 3% in own shares and as of this date held 3.02% (this corresponds to 5,683,464 shares). Of these shares, 0.86% (this corresponds to 1,626,351 shares) are held through a person acting in his own name but on behalf of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München.

Munich, 13 October 2010

The Board of Management
20 May 2010 Release of an announcement according to Section 21, para. 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act]
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

BlackRock Group Limited, London, UK, BlackRock Financial Management, Inc., New York, USA, and BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, USA, 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 BlackRock Group Limited, London, UK, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 3% on 13 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 2.63% (4,963,278 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of BlackRock Financial Management Inc., New York, USA, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 5% on 13 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 4.90% (9,227,235 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, USA, in our company had fallen below the threshold of 5% on 13 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 4.90% (9,227,235 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

Munich, 20 May 2010

The Board of Management
18 May 2010 Release of an announcement according to Section 21, para. 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act]
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

BlackRock Group Limited, London, UK, BlackRock International Holdings Inc., New York, USA, BR Jersey International Holdings L.P., St. Helier, Jersey, UK, BlackRock Advisors Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, USA, BlackRock Financial Management, Inc., New York, USA, and BlackRock Inc., New York, USA, 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 BlackRock Group Limited, London, UK, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 3.69% (6,963,504 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of BlackRock International Holdings Inc., New York, USA, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 4.10% (7,719,286 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of BR Jersey International Holdings L.P., St. Helier, Jersey, UK, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 4.10% (7,719,286 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of BlackRock Advisors Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 4.10% (7,733,586 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG

The share of the voting rights of BlackRock Financial Management Inc., New York, USA, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 5% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 5.95% (11,205,396 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, USA, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 5% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 5.95% (11,205,396 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

The share of the voting rights of BlackRock Inc., New York, USA, in our company had exceeded the threshold of 5% on 6 May 2010 and as of this date totalled 6.15% (11,592,279 voting rights). These voting rights are attributable in accordance with Section 22, para. 1, sentence 1, item 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG.

Munich, 18 May 2010

The Board of Management
30 April 2010 Release of a Voting rights announcement according to Section 26 para. 1 sentence 2 WpHG [German Securities Trading Act] (Own shares)
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

On 28 April 2010, Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München, Munich, Germany, had fallen below the threshold of 5% und 3% in own shares and as of this date held 0.83% (this corresponds to 1,638,854 shares). Of these shares, 0.83% (this corresponds to 1,638,599 shares) are held through a person acting in his own name but on behalf of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München.

Munich, 28 April 2010

The Board of Management
19 April 2010 Release of a Voting rights announcement according to Section 26 para. 1 sentence 2 WpHG [German Securities Trading Act] (Own shares)
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

On 16 April 2010, Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München, Munich, Germany, exceeded the threshold of 5% in own shares and as of this date held 5.04% (this corresponds to 9,952,796 shares). Of these shares, 0.83% (this corresponds to 1,638,599 shares) are held through a person acting in his own name but on behalf of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München.

Munich, 19 April 2010

The Board of Management
25 March 2010 Release of an announcement according to Section 25, para. 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act]
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

Warren E. Buffett, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 25, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on 11 March 2010 due to the exercise of all financial instruments which bear 1.945% of the voting rights (3,840,000 voting rights), he no longer held, directly or indirectly, any financial instruments that grant him the right to subscribe to shares in our company and would thus have fallen below the threshold of 5% of the voting rights if he had held shares instead of those financial instruments. Accordingly, as per this date he held directly or indirectly 7.988% of the voting rights (15,767,900 voting rights) pursuant to Section 21 para. 1 in connection with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG.

At the same time Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Omaha, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 25, para. 1 of the WpHG that on 11 March 2010 due to the exercise of all financial instruments which bear 1.945% of the voting rights (3,840,000 voting rights), it no longer held, directly or indirectly, any financial instruments that grant it the right to subscribe to shares in our company and would thus have fallen below the threshold of 5% of the voting rights if it had held shares instead of those financial instruments. Accordingly, as per this date it held directly or indirectly 7.937% of the voting rights (15,667,900 voting rights) pursuant to Section 21 para. 1 in connection with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG.

Furthermore OBH Inc., Omaha, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 25, para. 1 of the WpHG that on 11 March 2010 due to the exercise of all financial instruments which bear 1.945% of the voting rights (3,840,000 voting rights), it no longer held, directly or indirectly, any financial instruments that grant it the right to subscribe to shares in our company and would thus have fallen below the threshold of 5% of the voting rights if it had held shares instead of those financial instruments. Accordingly, as per this date it held directly or indirectly 7.937% of the voting rights (15,667,900 voting rights) pursuant to Section 21 para. 1 in connection with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG.

Furthermore National Indemnity Company, Omaha, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 25, para. 1 of the WpHG that on 11 March 2010 due to the exercise of all financial instruments which bear 1.945% of the voting rights (3,840,000 voting rights), it no longer held, directly or indirectly, any financial instruments that grant it the right to subscribe to shares in our company and would thus have fallen below the threshold of 5% of the voting rights if it had held shares instead of those financial instruments. Accordingly, as per this date it held directly or indirectly 7.348% of the voting rights (14,504,866 voting rights) pursuant to Section 21 para. 1 in connection with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG.

Munich, 25 March 2010

The Board of Management
19 Feburary 2010 Release of an announcement according to Section 21, para. 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act]
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

National Indemnity Company, Omaha, USA, 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 exceeded the threshold of 5% on 11 February 2010 and amounted to 5.097% (10,062,586 voting rights) as at this date. Of this, 1.583% (3,125,300 voting rights) is attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG.

Munich, 19 Feburary 2010

The Board of Management
12 Feburary 2010 Release of an announcement according to Section 21, para. 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act]
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

Warren E. Buffett, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 21, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that his share of the voting rights in our company had exceeded the threshold of 5% on 4 February 2010 and amounted to 5.073% (10,014,200 voting rights) as at this date. Of this, 5.022% (9,914,200 voting rights) is attributable to him in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG. Attributable voting rights are held by the following controlled undertakings each holding (directly or indirectly) 3% or more of the voting rights in our company: Berkshire Hathaway Inc., OBH, Inc. and National Indemnity Company.

At the same time Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Omaha, USA, 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 exceeded the threshold of 5% on 4 February 2010 and amounted to 5.022% (9,914,200 voting rights) as at this date. This 5.022% (9,914,200 voting rights) is attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG. Attributable voting rights are held by the following controlled undertakings each holding (directly or indirectly) 3% or more of the voting rights in our company: OBH, Inc. and National Indemnity Company.

Furthermore OBH, Inc., Omaha, USA, 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 exceeded the threshold of 5% on 4 February 2010 and amounted to 5.022% (9,914,200 voting rights) as at this date. This 5.022% (9,914,200 voting rights) is attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG. Attributable voting rights are held by the following controlled undertaking holding (directly or indirectly) 3% or more of the voting rights in our company: National Indemnity Company.

Munich, 12 Feburary 2010

The Board of Management
3 Feburary 2010 Release of an announcement according to Section 25, para. 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act]
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

National Indemnity Company, Omaha, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 25, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on 26 January 2010 it directly or indirectly held financial instruments that granted it the right to subscribe to shares in our company which bear 1.945% of the voting rights (3,840,000 voting rights). Furthermore, it informs us that in addition it holds directly or indirectly 3.081% (6,082,286 voting rights) pursuant to Section 21 para. 1 in connection with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG. Therefore, by way of aggregation it would have held 5.026% of the voting rights (9,922,286 voting rights). As per this date, it would have thus exceeded the threshold of 5% of the voting rights in our company. The exercise date of the financial instruments is: 11 March 2010.

Munich, 3 Feburary 2010

The Board of Management
3 Feburary 2010 Release of an announcement according to Section 21, WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act]
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

National Indemnity Company, Omaha, USA, 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 exceeded the threshold of 3% on 26 January 2010 and amounted to 3.081% (6,082,286 voting rights) as per this date. Thereof 1.444% (2,851,300 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG.

Munich, 3 Feburary 2010

The Board of Management
1 Feburary 2010 Release of an announcement according to Section 25, para. 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act]
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Omaha, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 25, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on 22 January 2010 it directly or indirectly held financial instruments that granted it the right to subscribe to shares in our company which bear 1.945% of the voting rights (3,840,000 voting rights). Furthermore, it informs us that in addition it holds directly or indirectly 3.278% (6,471,300 voting rights) pursuant to Section 21 para. 1 in connection with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG. Therefore, by way of aggregation it would have held 5.224% of the voting rights (10,311,300 voting rights). As per this date, it would have thus exceeded the threshold of 5% of the voting rights in our company. The exercise date of the financial instruments is: 11 March 2010. Financial instruments that it held indirectly were held via the following companies which are controlled by it: OBH Inc., National Indemnity Co.

At the same, time OBH Inc., Omaha, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 25, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on 22 January 2010 it directly or indirectly held financial instruments that granted it the right to subscribe to shares in our company which bear 1.945% of the voting rights (3,840,000 voting rights). Furthermore, it informs us that in addition it holds directly or indirectly 3.278% (6,471,300 voting rights) pursuant to Section 21 para. 1 in connection with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG. Therefore, by way of aggregation it would have held 5.224% of the voting rights (10,311,300 voting rights). As per this date, it would have thus exceeded the threshold of 5% of the voting rights in our company. The exercise date of the financial instruments is: 11 March 2010. Financial instruments that it held indirectly were held via the following company which is controlled by it: National Indemnity Co.

Munich, 1 Feburary 2010

The Board of Management
28 January 2010 Release according to Section 26, para. 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act]
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Omaha, USA, 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 exceeded the threshold of 3% on 19 January 2010 and amounted to 3.034% (5,988,300 voting rights) as per this date. Thereof 3.034% (5,988,300 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG and are held by OBH Inc., which is a controlled undertaking holding 3% or more of the voting rights in our company.

At the same time OBH Inc. 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 exceeded the threshold of 3% on 19 January 2010 and amounted to 3.034% (5,988,300 voting rights) as per this date. Thereof 3.034% (5,988,300 voting rights) are attributable to it in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG.

Munich, 28 January 2010

The Board of Management
28 January 2010 Release according to Section 26, para. 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act]
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

Warren E. Buffett, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 25, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on 19 January 2010 he directly or indirectly held financial instruments that granted him the right to subscribe to shares in our company which bear 1.945% of the voting rights (3,840,000 voting rights). Furthermore he informs us that in addition he held directly or indirectly 3.084% (6,088,300 voting rights) pursuant to Section 21 para. 1 in connection with 22 para 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG. Therefore by way of aggregation he would have held 5.029% of the voting rights (9,928,300 voting rights). As per this date he would have thus exceeded the threshold of 5% in the voting rights in our company.

The exercise date of the financial instruments is: 11 March 2010.

Financial instruments that he held indirectly were held via the following companies which are controlled by him:

- Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
- OBH Inc.
- National Indemnity Company

Munich, 28 January 2010

The Board of Management
27 January 2010 Release of a Voting rights announcement according to Section 26 para. 1 sentence 2 WpHG [German Securities Trading Act] (Own shares)
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

On 25 January 2010, Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München, Munich, Germany, exceeded the threshold of 3% in own shares and as of this date held 3.06% (this corresponds to 6,034,912 shares). Of these shares, 0.92% (this corresponds to 1,805,719 shares) are held through a person acting in his own name but on behalf of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München.

Munich, 27 January 2010

The Board of Management
26 January 2010 Release of an announcement according to Section 21 WpHG [German Securities Trading Act]
WKN 843002
ISIN DE0008430026

Warren E. Buffett, USA, informed us in accordance with Section 21, para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that his share of the voting rights in our company had exceeded the threshold of 3% on 18 January 2010 and amounted to 3.045% (6,011,029 voting rights) as per this date. Thereof 2.994% (5,911,029 voting rights) are attributable to him in accordance with Section 22, para. 1 sentence 1 item 1 of the WpHG.

Munich, 26 January 2010

The Board of Management

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