DGAP-PVR: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution


Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft 

02.11.2016 11:45

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Notification of Major Holdings

1. Details of issuer

     Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft  
     Petuelring 130                               
     80788 Munich                                 

2. Reason for notification

     X    Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights  
          Acquisition/disposal of instruments                
          Change of breakdown of voting rights               
          Other reason:                                      

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

     Name:                  City and country of registered office:  
     The State of Norway    Oslo                                    

4. Names of shareholder(s)
holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3.


5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached

     28 Oct 2016  

6. Total positions

                % of voting   % of voting rights   total of  total number 
            rights attached  through instruments  both in %     of voting 
           to shares (total    (total of 7.b.1 +    (7.a. +     rights of 
                   of 7.a.)               7.b.2)      7.b.)        issuer 
  Result-            2.99 %                  0 %     2.99 %   601,995,196 
  Previo-            3.04 %                  0 %     3.04 %             / 

7. Notified details of the resulting situation
a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 21, 22 WpHG)

  ISIN             absolute                         in %                     
                        direct        indirect          direct        indirect 
                (Sec. 21 WpHG)  (Sec. 22 WpHG)  (Sec. 21 WpHG)  (Sec. 22 WpHG) 
  DE0005190003                      18,043,211               %          2.99 % 
  Total           18,043,211                       2.99 %                    

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 1 WpHG

    Type of     Expiration or  Exercise or    Voting     Voting 
    instrument  maturity date  conversion     rights  rights in 
                               period       absolute          % 
                               Total                          % 

b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 2 WpHG

    Type of    Expiration   Exercise or  Cash or       Voting  Voting 
    instrume-  or maturity  conversion   physical      rights  rights 
    nt         date         period       settlement  absolute    in % 
                                         Total                      % 

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification

        Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled and  
        does itself not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly    
        or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer (1.).           
   X    Full chain of controlled undertakings starting with the ultimate     
        controlling natural person or legal entity:                          

  Name    % of voting rights         % of voting rights     Total of both 
           (if at least held    through instruments (if      (if at least 
                 3% or more)  at least held 5% or more)  held 5% or more) 
  The                      %                          %                 % 
  Norges                   %                          %                 % 

9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 22 para. 3 WpHG

     Date of general meeting:                                             
     Holding position after general meeting:    % (equals voting rights)  

10. Other explanatory remarks:


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Language:     English
Company:      Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
              Petuelring 130
              80788 Munich
Internet:     www.bmwgroup.com
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