Brenntag AG, DE000A1DAHH0

Brenntag AG, DE000A1DAHH0

19.07.2017 - 11:28:12

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

Notification of Major Holdings

1. Details of issuer Brenntag AG Stinnes Platz 1 45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr 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 Disclosure due to threshold crossing within corporate structure 3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation Name: City and country of registered office: Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Wilmington, DelawareUnited 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: 12 Jul 2017 6. Total positions   % of voting rights attached to shares (total of 7.a.) % of voting rights through instruments (total of 7.b.1 + 7.b.2) total of both in % (7.a. + 7.b.) total number of voting rights of issuer Resulting situation 3.57 % 0.00 % 3.57 % 154500000 Previous notification 3.55 % 0.00 % 3.55 % / 7. Notified details of the resulting situation a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 21, 22 WpHG) ISIN absolute in %   direct (Sec. 21 WpHG) indirect (Sec. 22 WpHG) direct (Sec. 21 WpHG) indirect (Sec. 22 WpHG) DE000A1DAHH0 5509511 % 3.57 % US1071801013 2429 % 0.002 % Total 5511940 3.57 % 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) Ameriprise Financial, Inc. % % % Ameriprise International Holdings GmbH % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL % % % Threadneedle Holdings Limited % % % TAM UK Holdings Limited % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Limited % % % TC Financing Limited % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Limited 3.02 % % %   Ameriprise Financial, Inc. % % % Ameriprise International Holdings GmbH % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL % % % Threadneedle Holdings Limited % % % TAM UK Holdings Limited % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Limited % % % TC Financing Limited % % % Threadneedle Investment Services Limited % % %   Ameriprise Financial, Inc. % % % Ameriprise International Holdings GmbH % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL % % % Threadneedle Holdings Limited % % % TAM UK Holdings Limited % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Limited % % % TC Financing Limited % % % Threadneedle Pensions Limited % % %   Ameriprise Financial, Inc. % % % Ameriprise International Holdings GmbH % % % Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL % % % Threadneedle Management Luxembourg SA % % %   Ameriprise Financial, Inc. % % % Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC % % %   Ameriprise Financial, Inc. % % % AMPF Holding Corporation % % % Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. % % % 9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 22 para. 3 WpHGDate of general meeting: Holding position after general meeting: % (equals voting rights) 10. Other explanatory remarks: 

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Company: Brenntag AG Stinnes Platz 1 45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr

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