BASF SE, DE000BASF111

BASF SE, DE000BASF111

23.01.2023 - 12:35:30

EQS-PVR: BASF SE: 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: BASF SE Street: Carl-Bosch-Stra?e 38 Postal code: 67056 City: LudwigshafenGermany Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): 529900PM64WH8AF1E917 2. Reason for notification ? 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: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.City of registered office, country: 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: 18 Jan 2023 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 0.17 % 4.38 % 4.55 % 893,854,929 Previous notification 0.20 % 5.44 % 5.64 % / 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) DE000BASF111 0 1,352,680 0 % 0.15 % US0552625057 0 149,112 0 % 0.02 % Total 1,501,792 0.17 % 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 Open 2,411,835 0.27 % Right Of Use Open 566,879 0.06 % Future 15.12.2023 4,183,643 0.47 % Call Warrant 07.07.2031 1,916,149 0.21 % Call Option 21.06.2024 3,618,800 0.40 % Swap 07.07.2031 2,370,691 0.27 % ? ? Total 15,067,997 1.69 % 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 % Put Option 19.12.2025 Physical 2,945,300 0.33 % Swap 18.01.2033 Cash 7,334,753 0.82 % Put Option 20.12.2030 Cash 1,751,074 0.20 % Forward 20.12.2024 Cash 178,777 0.02 % Future 20.12.2030 Cash 4,353,496 0.49 % Call Option 31.03.2035 Cash 5,790,896 0.65 % Call Warrant 29.11.2032 Cash 1,771,223 0.20 % ? ? ? Total 24,125,519 2.70 % 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) The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % GSAM Holdings LLC % % % NNIP Holdings LLC % % % NNIP UK Holdings I Ltd % % % NNIP UK Holdings II Ltd % % % NNIP Holdings I B.V. / NNIP Holdings II B.V. % % % NN Investment Partners Holdings B.V. % % % - % % % The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C. % % % Goldman Sachs Group UK Limited % % % Goldman Sachs International Bank % % % - % % % The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % GS Global Markets, Inc. % % % Goldman Sachs Finance Corp International Ltd % % % - % % % The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % Goldman, Sachs & Co. Wertpapier GmbH % % % - % % % The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % Goldman Sachs Bank USA % % % Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE % % % - % % % The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % GS Finance Corp. % % % - % % % The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C. % % % Goldman Sachs Group UK Limited % % % Goldman Sachs International % % % - % % % The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % IMD Holdings LLC % % % United Capital Financial Partners, Inc. % % % United Capital Financial Advisers, LLC % % % - % % % The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % GSAM Holdings LLC % % % Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P. % % % - % % % The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % Folio Financial, Inc. % % % Folio Investments, Inc. % % % - % % % The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % Murray Street Corporation % % % Sphere Fundo De Investimento Multimercado - Investimento No Exterior Credito Privado % % % Sphere Fund % % % - % % % The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC % % % - % % % The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. % % % Goldman Sachs Do Brasil Banco Multiplo S/A % % % 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:? Date20 Jan 2023

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