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

| Source: EQS Group AG
Celesio AG 

28.03.2014 10:11

Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by
DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.
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On March 26, 2014, Cougar III UK Limited, London, United Kingdom has
informed us according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG that via shares
its Voting Rights on Celesio AG, Stuttgart, Deutschland, have fallen below
the 75% threshold of the Voting Rights on March 21, 2014 and on that day
amounted to 74.98% (this corresponds to 152331805 Voting Rights).

According to Article 22, Section 1, Sentence 1, No. 1 of the WpHG, 74.98%
of the Voting Rights (this corresponds to 152331805 Voting Rights) are
attributed to Cougar III UK Limited from the following undertakings which
are controlled by Cougar III UK Limited: Dragonfly GmbH & Co. KGaA,
Dragonfly Verwaltungs GmbH, Cougar I UK Limited, Cougar II UK Limited.

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