Finanzen, Covestro AG

Covestro 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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DGAP Voting Rights Announcement: Covestro AG Covestro AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

10.10.2016 / 12:49 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.

Notification of Major Holdings

1. Details of issuer Covestro AG Kaiser-Wilhelm-Allee 60 51373 Leverkusen Germany

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:

Standard Life Investments Limited Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom

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 04 Oct 2016

6. Total positions   % of voting rights attached to shares % of voting rights through instruments total of both in % total number of voting rights of issuer (total of 7.a.) (total of 7.b.1 + 7.b.2) (7.a. + 7.b.)

Resulting situation 2.942 % 0 % 2.942 % 202,500,000

Previous notification 3.025 % 0 % 3.025 % /

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)

DE0006062144 5958554 % 2.942 %

Total 5958554 2.942 %

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 1 WpHG Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Voting rights absolute Voting rights in %

%

    Total %

b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 2 WpHG Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Cash or physical settlement Voting rights absolute Voting rights in %

%

      Total %

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

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

Standard Life Investments Limited % % %

Standard Life Investments (Mutual Funds) Limited % % %

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:

 

10.10.2016 The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Archive at www.dgap.de

Language: English

Company: Covestro AG

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Allee 60

51373 Leverkusen

Germany

Internet: www.covestro.com

End of News DGAP News Service 510047  10.10.2016 

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