DGAP-PVR: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft: 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
Bayer Aktiengesellschaft 

18.08.2014 13:01

Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by
DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

On August 14, 2014, Sun Life Financial Inc., Toronto, Canada has informed
us according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG that via shares its
Voting Rights on Bayer Aktiengesellschaft, Leverkusen, Germany, have
exceeded the 3% threshold of the Voting Rights on August 13, 2014 and on
that day amounted to 3.01% (this corresponds to 24851969 Voting Rights).
3.01% of Voting Rights (this corresponds to 24851969 Voting Rights) are
attributed to the company in accordance with Article 22, Section 1,
Sentence 1, No. 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG (German
Securities Trading Act).

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Language:     English
Company:      Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
              Kaiser-Wilhelm-Allee 1
              51373 Leverkusen
Internet:     www.bayer-ag.de
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