DGAP-PVR: Merck KGaA: Publication according to § 26 paragraph. 1 WpHG with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

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Merck KGaA 

10.02.2014 15:57

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Notification of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG on February
05, 2014:

1. Listed company:
Merck KGaA
Frankfurter Str. 250, 64293 Darmstadt, Deutschland

2. Notifier:
UBS AG, Zurich, Switzerland 

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:
5.01% (equals 3234753 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:
1.31% (equals 848764 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
3.69% (equals 2385989 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25
Exercise period at any time


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Language:     English
Company:      Merck KGaA
              Frankfurter Str. 250
              64293 Darmstadt
Internet:     www.merck.de
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