DGAP-PVR: METRO AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the

DGAP-PVR: METRO AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the 
German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

METRO AG 

12.08.2013 17:40

Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by
DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
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On 9 August 2013, Prof. Otto Beisheim Stiftung, Munich, Germany, informed
us about the following:

'Voting Rights Announcement pursuant to Section 21 para. 1 WpHG

Person obliged to report:
Prof. Otto Beisheim Stiftung                                [...]
                                                            Munich, Germany

Issuer:
METRO AG 
[...] Düsseldorf

We, Prof. Otto Beisheim Stiftung, hereby inform you pursuant to Section 21
para. 1 WpHG that the share of voting rights of Prof. Otto Beisheim
Stiftung in METRO AG exceeded the 3% and 5% thresholds on 8 August 2013 and
as of this day amounts to 9.10% (29,493,970 voting rights).

Thereof, 9.10% (29,493,970 voting rights) are attributed to Prof. Otto
Beisheim Stiftung pursuant to Section 22 para. 2 sentence 1 WpHG; 2.28%
(7,392,638 voting rights) are also attributed pursuant to Section 22 para.
1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG.

Voting rights of the following shareholder, whose share of voting rights in
METRO AG amounts to 3% or more, are attributed to Prof. Otto Beisheim
Stiftung:

  - Otto Beisheim Holding GmbH, Baar (Switzerland)'



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Language:     English
Company:      METRO AG
              Metro-Straße 1
              40235 Düsseldorf
              Germany
Internet:     www.metrogroup.de
 
End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service
 
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