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

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Bayer Aktiengesellschaft 

18.08.2014 13:09

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 Assurance Company of Canada - U.S. Operations
Holdings, Inc., Wellesley Hills, United States 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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