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 

07.05.2014 11:04

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On May 5, 2014, Cougar II 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 exceeded the 75%
threshold of the Voting Rights on April 30, 2014 and on that day amounted
to 75.45% (this corresponds to 153305846 Voting Rights).

According to Article 22, Section 1, Sentence 1, No. 1 of the WpHG, 75.45%
of the Voting Rights (this corresponds to 153305846 Voting Rights) are
attributed to Cougar II UK Limited from the following undertakings which
are controlled by Cougar II UK Limited: Dragonfly GmbH & Co. KGaA,
Dragonfly Verwaltungs GmbH, Cougar I UK Limited.

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