DIC Asset AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution
DIC Asset AG
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Notification of voting rights pursuant to Sec. 25 para. 1 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to Sec. 25 para. 1 WpHG on December 27, 2012:
1. Listed Company: DIC Asset AG, Eschersheimer Landstraße 223, 60320 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2. Company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): Morgan Stanley, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
3. Triggering event: exceeding threshold
4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5%
5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: 19.12.2012
6. Total amount of voting rights: 7.25% (equals: 3,316,536 voting rights)
7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion: Voting rights proportion based on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Sec. 25 WpHG: 0.12% (equals: 56,789 voting rights) thereof held indirectly: 0.12% (equals: 56,789 voting rights) Voting rights pursuant to Sec. 21, 22 WpHG: 7.15% (equals: 3,269,774 voting rights)
8. Detailed information on (financial/other) instruments pursuant to Sec. 25 WpHG:
Chain of controlled undertakings: Morgan Stanley & Co LLC Retransfer claims
Expiration date: Various contracts that can be exercised at the lenders discretion
Frankfurt am Main, January 2013
DIC Asset AG
The Management Board
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