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

LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft 

28.05.2014 15:46

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Notification of voting rights pursuant to Art. 25, Sec. 1 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to Art. 25, Sec. 1 WpHG :

1. Listed company:
LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft
Kennedyplatz 1, 50569 Cologne, Germany

2. Notifier:
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA 

3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:

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

6. Total amount of voting rights:
5.97% (equals 5462281 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:
1.93% (equals 1768269 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
1.93% (equals 1768269 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
4.04% (equals 3694012 voting rights)

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

Chain of controlled undertakings:
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C., Goldman Sachs
Group UK Limited, Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (U.K.) Limited, Goldman
Sachs Holdings (U.K.), Goldman Sachs International

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: 

Stock Loan (Physical) 
Expiration date: Open

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Language:     English
Company:      LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft
              Kennedyplatz 1
              50569 Köln
Internet:     www.lanxess.com
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