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

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Celesio AG 

24.01.2014 11:29

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Notification of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG on January
23, 2014:

1. Listed company:
Celesio AG
Neckartalstr. 155, 70376 Stuttgart, Deutschland

2. Notifier:
Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH, Duisburg, Deutschland 

3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25%, 30%, 50% and 75%

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

6. Total amount of voting rights:
75.99% (equals 129258505 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:
25.98% (equals 44200000 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
0% (equals 0 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
50.01% (equals 85058505 voting rights)

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


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Language:     English
Company:      Celesio AG
              Neckartalstr. 155
              70376 Stuttgart
Internet:     www.celesio.com
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