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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
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
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
The Executive Board
Further inquiry note:
issuer: adidas AG
phone: +49 (0)9132 84-0
FAX: +49 (0)9132 84-2241
sector: Recreational & Sports goods
indexes: DAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Hannover, Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf,
Stuttgart, regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt
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