Aareal Bank AG, DE0005408116

Aareal Bank AG, DE0005408116

30.12.2021 - 13:52:39

Aareal Bank AG: Release according to Article 40, 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 Name: Aareal Bank AG Street: Paulinenstr. 15 Postal code: 65189 City: WiesbadenGermany Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): EZKODONU5TYHW4PP1R34 2. Reason for notification X Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights X Acquisition/disposal of instruments ? Change of breakdown of voting rights ? Other reason: 3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation Legal entity: Barclays PlcCity of registered office, country: London, 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: 21 Dec 2021 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 pursuant to Sec. 41 WpHG New 2.34 % 2.80 % 5.14 % 59857221 Previous notification 0.90 % 3.64 % 4.54 % / 7. Details on total positions a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec. 33, 34 WpHG) ISIN Absolute In % ? Direct (Sec. 33 WpHG) Indirect (Sec. 34 WpHG) Direct (Sec. 33 WpHG) Indirect (Sec. 34 WpHG) DE0005408116 0 1401968 0.00 % 2.34 % Total 1401968 2.34 % b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 38 (1) no. 1 WpHG Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Voting rights absolute Voting rights in % Right to recall (Loan) 1362610 2.28 % Options 18/03/2022-17/06/2022 229366 0.38 % ? ? Total 1591976 2.66 % b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 38 (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 % CFD Cash 10806 0.02 % Portfolio Swap 13/05/2022 - 24/05/2023 Cash 71757 0.12 % ? ? ? Total 82563 0.14 % 8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation? Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled nor does it control any other undertaking(s) that directly or indirectly hold(s) 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 3% or more) % of voting rights through instruments (if at least 5% or more) Total of both (if at least 5% or more) -Barclays Plc % % % -Barclays Bank Plc % % % -Barclays Capital Securities Ltd % % 5.14 % 9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 34 para. 3 WpHG (only in case of attribution of voting rights in accordance with Sec. 34 para. 1 sent. 1 No. 6 WpHG) Date of general meeting: Holding total positions after general meeting (6.) after annual general meeting:Proportion of voting rights Proportion of instruments Total of both % % % 10. Other explanatory remarks:? Date24 Dec 2021

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