LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft 

18.05.2012 17:23

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FIL Investments International, Hildenborough, Kent, UK, notified us
pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG of the following:
On 14 May 2012 FIL Investments International fell below the threshold of 3%
of the voting rights in LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft, Leverkusen, Germany. On
that date FIL Investments International held 2.70% of the voting rights in
LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft arising from 2,244,918 voting rights.
All voting rights in LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft were attributed to FIL
Investments International pursuant to section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

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