Daimler AG, DE0007100000

Daimler AG, DE0007100000

16.07.2018 - 15:08:31

Daimler 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 Daimler AG Mercedesstrasse 137 70327 Stuttgart Germany 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 Name: City and country of registered office: Morgan Stanley 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: 06 Jul 2018 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 0.06 % 5.47 % 5.52 % 1,069,837,447 Previous notification 0.07 % 0.33 % 0.40 % / 7. Notified details of the resulting situation a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 33, 34 WpHG) ISIN absolute in %   direct (Sec. 33 WpHG) indirect (Sec. 34 WpHG) direct (Sec. 33 WpHG) indirect (Sec. 34 WpHG) DE0007100000 0 602,518 0.00 % 0.06 % Total 602,518 0.06 % b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 38 para. 1 No. 1 WpHG Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Voting rights absolute Voting rights in % Equity Call Option From 20.07.2018 to 17.12.2021 at any time 18,800,431 1.76 % Right of recall over securities lending agreements at any time at any time 4,464,446 0.42 % Compound Option From 03.12.2019 to 12.05.2020 at any time 91,500 0.01 % Equity Call Option* From 20.07.2018 to 19.06.2020 at any time 5,017,000 0.47 %     Total 28,373,377 2.65 % b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 38 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 % Retail Structured Product From 02.02.2067 to 22.06.2068 at any time Cash 1,401 0.0001 % Cash Settled Futures From 21.09.2018 to 20.12.2019 at any time Cash 900,000 0.08 % Equity Call Option From 26.10.2018 to 26.04.2019 at any time Cash 7,913 0.001 % Convertible Bond 17.12.2021 at any time Cash 514,921 0.05 % Retail Structured Product - Note 29.03.2022 at any time Cash 33 0.0000 % Equity Swap From 25.03.2019 to 16.03.2020 at any time Cash 2,121,726 0.20 % Compound Option From 19.03.2018 to 29.03.2022 at any time Cash 1,225,986 0.11 % Equity Put Option From 20.07.2018 to 16.12.2022 at any time Physical 10,383,543 0.97 % Equity Call Option From 24.02.2020 to 24.02.2022 From 24.02.2020 to 24.02.2022 Cash 5,331,093 0.50 % Equity Put Option From 24.02.2020 to 24.02.2022 From 24.02.2020 to 24.02.2022 Cash 9,621,126 0.90 % Equity Put Option* From 20.07.2018 to 19.06.2020 at any time Physical 5,017,000 0.47 %       Total 30,107,742 2.81 % 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) Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley Capital Management, LLC % % % Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings, Inc. % % % Morgan Stanley Capital Services LLC % % %   Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley Capital Management, LLC % % % Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings, Inc. % % % Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC % % %   Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc. % % % Morgan Stanley International Limited % % % Morgan Stanley Investments (UK) % % % Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc % 5.03 % 5.07 %   Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc. % % % Morgan Stanley International Limited % % % Morgan Stanley Investments (UK) % % % Morgan Stanley Investment Management Limited % % %   Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc. % % % Morgan Stanley Capital (Luxembourg) S.A. % % %   Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley Capital Management, LLC % % % Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. % % %   Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc. % % % Morgan Stanley Latin America Incorporated % % % Banco Morgan Stanley S.A. % % %   Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley Capital Management, LLC % % % Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. % % % Morgan Stanley AIP GP LP % % %   Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley Finance LLC % % %   Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc. % % % Morgan Stanley B.V. % % %   Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley Capital Management, LLC % % % Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings, Inc. % % % Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC % % %   Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc. % % % Morgan Stanley Latin America Incorporated % % % Banco Morgan Stanley S.A. % % % Caieiras Fundo de Investimento Multimercado - Investimento No Exterior % % % Morgan Stanley Derivative Products Fund % % %   Morgan Stanley % % % Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc. % % % Morgan Stanley Asia Holdings Limited % % % Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. % % % 9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 34 para. 3 WpHGDate of general meeting: Holding position after general meeting: % (equals voting rights) 10. Other explanatory remarks:Regarding sections 7.b.1 & 7.b.2, the put and call options marked with * amounting to a combined percentage of 0.47% were not aggregated as they relate to a collar transaction under which, on a consolidated basis, Morgan Stanley can acquire 0.47% of the voting rights in Daimler AG (or receive an equivalent amount in cash) only once. 

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