LANXESS AG: Publication according to § 26 paragraph. 1 WpHG with the objective of Europe-wide distribution


15.05.2012 17:41

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Notification of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG on May 11,

1. Listed company:
Gebäude K10, 51369 Leverkusen, Germany

2. Notifier:
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), Stockholm, Sweden

3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
5% and 10%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:

6. Total amount of voting rights:
12.64% (equals 10518474 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued:

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
sec. 25 WpHG:
8.17% (equals 6800245 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
2.47% (equals 2051157 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
4.47% (equals 3718229 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25

Chain of controlled undertakings:
SEB AG Frankfurt, Deutschland


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Language:     English
Company:      LANXESS AG
              Gebäude K10
              51369 Leverkusen
Internet:     www.lanxess.com
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