DGAP-PVR: Aareal Bank 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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Aareal Bank AG 

02.05.2014 18:00

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On 02 May 2014, FMR LLC, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, informed us pursuant
to section 21(1) WpHG about the following:

On 30 April 2014 the voting rights held by FMR LLC, Boston, Massachusetts,
USA, crossed above the threshold of 3% of the voting rights in Aareal Bank
AG, Wiesbaden, Germany. On that date, FMR LLC held 3.0088 % of the voting
rights in Aareal Bank AG, arising from 1,800,994 voting rights.

All voting rights in Aareal Bank AG were attributed to FMR LLC pursuant to
section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

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Language:     English
Company:      Aareal Bank AG
              65189 Wiesbaden
Internet:     www.aareal-bank.com
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