DGAP-PVR: Brenntag 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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Brenntag AG 

13.06.2014 17:14

Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by
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The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
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Notifications of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:

We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG on June
12, 2014:
1. Listed company:
Brenntag AG 
Stinnes Platz 1, 45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany 
2. Notifier:
NB Holdings Corporation, Wilmington, DE, United States
3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold 
4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
5% 
5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
06/06/2014
6. Total amount of voting rights:
5.03% (equals 2,588,716 voting rights) 
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued:
51,500,000
7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion: 
Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
sec. 25a WpHG:
3.85% (equals 1,981,800 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
3.85% (equals 1,981,800 voting rights) 
Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
sec. 25 WpHG:
1.17% (equals 603,086 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
1.17% (equals 603,086 voting rights) 
Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.01% (equals 3,830 voting rights) 
8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25a
WpHG:
8.1 Chain of controlled undertakings:
The chain of controlled undertakings have been reported to us by the
notifier as follows: Merrill Lynch International Incorporated is controlled
by ML EMEA Holdings LLC, which is controlled by Merrill Lynch UK Holdings,
which is controlled by Merrill Lynch Europe Limited, which is controlled by
MLEIH Funding, which is controlled by ML UK Capital Holdings, which is
controlled by Merrill Lynch International.


8.2 Instruments: 
ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Right to use as
prime broker, maturity upon cancellation
ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Future,
Maturity: 30/06/2014, Expiration date: 30/06/2014
ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Future,
Maturity: 31/07/2014, Expiration date: 31/07/2014
ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Put Option,
Maturity: 20/06/2014, Expiration date: 20/06/2014



 
Notifications of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG:

We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25a WpHG on June
12, 2014:
1. Listed company:
Brenntag AG 
Stinnes Platz 1, 45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany 
2. Notifier:
Bank of America Corporation, Wilmington, DE, United States
3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold 
4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
5% 
5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
06/06/2014
6. Total amount of voting rights:
5.03% (equals 2,588,716 voting rights) 
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued:
51,500,000
7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion: 
Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
sec. 25a WpHG:
3.85% (equals 1,981,800 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
3.85% (equals 1,981,800 voting rights) 
Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
sec. 25 WpHG:
1.17% (equals 603,086 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
1.17% (equals 603,086 voting rights) 
Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.01% (equals 3,830 voting rights) 
8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25a
WpHG:
8.1 Chain of controlled undertakings:
The chain of controlled undertakings have been reported to us by the
notifier as follows: NB Holdings Corporation is controlled by Merrill Lynch
International Incorporated, which is controlled ML EMEA Holdings LLC, which
is controlled by Merrill Lynch UK Holdings, which is controlled by Merrill
Lynch Europe Limited, which is controlled by MLEIH Funding, which is
controlled by ML UK Capital Holdings, which is controlled by Merrill Lynch
International.


8.2 Instruments: 
ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Right to use as
prime broker, maturity upon cancellation
ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Future,
Maturity: 30/06/2014, Expiration date: 30/06/2014
ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Future,
Maturity: 31/07/2014, Expiration date: 31/07/2014
ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Put Option,
Maturity: 20/06/2014, Expiration date: 20/06/2014



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Language:     English
Company:      Brenntag AG
              Stinnes Platz 1
              45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr
              Germany
Internet:     www.brenntag.com
 
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