Henkel AG & Co. KGaA: Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution
Düsseldorf, October 12, 2018
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Düsseldorf, has been notified that on October 12, 2018 the proportion of voting rights held by the members of the share-pooling agreement of the Henkel Family represents in total a percentage of 61.20 percent of the voting rights (158,999,015 votes) in Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (ISIN DE0006048408), held by
- 132 members of the families of the descendants of Fritz Henkel, the company's founder,
- four foundations set up by members of those families,
- three trusts set up by members of those families,
- two private limited companies (GmbH) set up by members of those families, thirteen limited partnerships with a limited company as general partner (GmbH & Co. KG) and one limited partnership (KG),
under the terms of a share-pooling agreement as envisaged in § 34 (2) of the German Securities Trading Law (WpHG), whereby the shares held by the two private limited companies, by the thirteen limited partnerships with a limited company as general partner and the one limited partnership representing a percentage of 16.97 percent (44,081,965 votes) are attributed (as envisaged in § 34 (1) No. 1 WpHG) to the family members who control those companies.
No party to the share-pooling agreement is obliged to notify that it has reached or exceeded 3 percent or more of the total voting rights in Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, even after adding voting rights expressly granted under the terms of usufruct agreements.
Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah, Germany, is the authorized representative of the parties to the Henkel Family share-pooling agreement.
(Latest release: December 17, 2015)
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
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