COMMERZBANK AG: Pre-Stabilisation Lanxess Finance EUR500mil 10yr

Pre-Stabilisation notice 
9th November, 2012 
Not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States or
any jurisdiction in which such distribution would be unlawful. 


                              Lanxess Finance BV                               
                                    €500mil                                   
              tba%. Guaranteed Fixed Rate Notes due 21st November 2022            

Stabilisation Notice

Commerzbank AG (contact: Ian Turner; telephone: 44-207-475-1817) hereby
announces that the Stabilising Manager(s) named below may stabilise the offer
of the following securities in accordance with Commission Regulation (EC) No.
2273/2003 implementing the Market Abuse Directive (2003/6/EC).

The security to be stabilised:                                                 


                                                                           
Issuer:                             Lanxess Finance BV                          
                                                                           
Guarantor (if any):                 Lanxess Aktiengesellschaft.                 
                                                                           
ISIN                                n/a                                         
                                                                           
Aggregate nominal amount:           €500,000,000                               
                                                                             
Description:                        € Guaranteed Fixed Rate Notes due 21st     
                                  November 2022                               
                                                                           
Offer price:                        n/a                                         
                                                                           
Other offer terms:                  Payment 21-Nov, Listing Luxembourg. Denoms: 
                                1k+1k. Expected Rating: Baa2/BBB            
                                                                           
Stabilisation:                                                                  
                                                                           
Stabilising Manager(s):             Coordinating Stabilsation Manager:          


                                                                               
                                    UniCredit AG                               
                                                                               
                                    Stabilisation Managers                     
                                                                               
                                    BayernLB                                   
                                                                               
                                    Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft             
                                                                               
                                    The Royal Bank of Scotland plc             


                                                                           
Stabilisation period commences      9th November, 2012                          
                                                                           
Stabilisation period expected to    No later than 30 days                      
end on:                                                                         
                                                                           
Existence, maximum size and         The Stabilising Manager(s) may over-allot  
conditions of use of over-allotment the securities to the extent permitted in  
facility.                           accordance with applicable law.             
In connection with the offer of the above securities, the Stabilising Manager
(s) may over-allot the securities or effect transactions with a view to
supporting the market price of the securities at a level higher than that which
might otherwise prevail. However, there is no assurance that the Stabilising
Manager(s) will take any stabilisation action and any stabilisation action, if
begun, may be ended at any time Any stabilisation action or over-allotment
shall be conducted in accordance with all 
applicable laws and rules. 
This announcement is for information purposes only and does not constitute an
invitation or offer to underwrite, subscribe for or otherwise acquire or
dispose of any securities of the Issuer in any jurisdiction. 
This announcement is not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into
the United States or any other jurisdiction in which such distribution would be
unlawful. 
END 
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