Finanzen, K+S Aktiengesellschaft

K+S Aktiengesellschaft: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

24.10.2016 - 20:05:32

K+S Aktiengesellschaft: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution. K+S Aktiengesellschaft K+S Aktiengesellschaft: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution 24.10.2016 / 18:00 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement transmitted by DGAP - a service ...

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

24.10.2016 / 18:00 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 K+S Aktiengesellschaft Bertha-von-Suttner-Str. 7 34131 Kassel Germany

2. Reason for notification X Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights

  Acquisition/disposal of instruments

  Change of breakdown of voting rights

X Other reason: Voluntary group notification with triggered threshold on subsidiary level

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation Name: City and country of registered office:

BlackRock, Inc. Wilmington, DE, United States of America (USA)

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 14 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 3.18 % 2.00 % 5.18 % 191400000

Previous notification 3.04 % 2.16 % 5.20 % /

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)

DE000KSAG888 0 6094071 0.00 % 3.18 %

Total 6094071 3.18 %

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 %

Lent Securities N/A N/A 3598050 1.88 %

    Total 3598050 1.88 %

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 %

Contract for Difference N/A N/A Cash 226900 0.12 %

      Total 226900 0.12 %

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)

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

Trident Merger, LLC % % %

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC % % %

BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC % % %

BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc. % % %

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC % % %

BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC % % %

BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc. % % %

BlackRock Fund Advisors % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Advisors, LLC % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd. % % %

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd. % % %

BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC % % %

BlackRock HK Holdco Limited % % %

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd. % % %

BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC % % %

BlackRock HK Holdco Limited % % %

BlackRock Cayco Limited % % %

BlackRock Trident Holding Company Limited % % %

BlackRock Japan Holdings GK % % %

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock Australia Holdco Pty. Ltd. % % %

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC % % %

BlackRock Canada Holdings LP % % %

BlackRock Canada Holdings ULC % % %

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock Group Limited % % %

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock Group Limited % % %

BlackRock Luxembourg Holdco S.à r.l. % % %

BLACKROCK (Luxembourg) S.A. % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock Group Limited % % %

BlackRock Luxembourg Holdco S.à r.l. % % %

BlackRock Investment Management Ireland Holdings Limited % % %

BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock Group Limited % % %

BlackRock International Limited % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock Group Limited % % %

BlackRock International Limited % % %

BlackRock Life Limited % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock Group Limited % % %

BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock Group Limited % % %

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock Group Limited % % %

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited % % %

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock Group Limited % % %

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited % % %

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG % % %

iShares (DE) I Investmentaktiengesellschaft mit Teilgesellschaftsvermögen % % %

 

BlackRock, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. % % %

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. % % %

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. % % %

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. % % %

BlackRock Group Limited % % %

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited % % %

BlackRock Fund Managers 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:

 

24.10.2016 The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Archive at www.dgap.de

Language: English

Company: K+S Aktiengesellschaft

Bertha-von-Suttner-Str. 7

34131 Kassel

Germany

Internet: www.k-plus-s.com

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