EANS-Voting Rights: adidas AG / Release according to article 26, section 1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of Europe
PR Newswire/euro adhoc/ EANS-Voting Rights: adidas AG / Release according to article 26, section 1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of Europe-wide distribution Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement.
Announcement according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG (share)
Person/company obliged to make the notification: ----------------------------------- Name: The Capital Group Companies, Inc. Place: Los Angeles, CA State: USA
On September 6, 2012, The Capital Group Companies, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, USA, notified us pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of voting rights held by them in adidas AG (ISIN DE000A1EWWW0), Adi-Dassler-Strasse 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, has exceeded the threshold of 3% and 5% on September 1, 2012 and on this date amounted to 6.00% (12,554,828 shares with voting rights).
6.00% (12,554,828 shares with voting rights) of these voting rights are to be attributed to The Capital Group Companies, Inc. pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 6 in connection with article 22 section 1 sentences 2 and 3 WpHG.
Furthermore, The Capital Group Companies, Inc. informed us that the above notification of voting rights is solely based on an internal re-organisation of The Capital Group Companies, Inc. and its group companies. Notifications of voting rights issued by Capital Research and Management Company are not affected by this notification.
Herzogenaurach, September 7, 2012
adidas AG The Executive Board
Further inquiry note:
issuer: adidas AG
D-91074 Herzogenaurach phone: +49 (0)9132 84-0 FAX: +49 (0)9132 84-2241 mail: investor.relations@adidas-Group.com WWW: http://www.adidas-Group.de sector: Recreational & Sports goods ISIN: DE000A1EWWW0 indexes: DAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share stockmarkets: free trade: Hannover, Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf,
Stuttgart, regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt language: English
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