DGAP-PVR: K+S Aktiengesellschaft: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act]

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

K+S Aktiengesellschaft 

30.08.2013 18:00

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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Notification of voting rights pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG on
August 28, 2013:

1. Listed company:
K+S Aktiengesellschaft 
Bertha-von-Suttner-Str. 7, 34131 Kassel, Deutschland 

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley, Wilmington, Delaware, USA 

3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold 

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
10% 

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
23.08.2013 

6. Total amount of voting rights:
10.55% (equals 20195488 voting rights) 
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued:
191400000

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion: 

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:
1.20% (equals 2305874 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
1.20% (equals 2305874 voting rights) 

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
sec. 25 WpHG:
9.20% (equals 17616444 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
9.20% (equals 17616444 voting rights) 

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.14% (equals 273170 voting rights) 

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art.
25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings:

Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc., Morgan Stanley International
Limited, Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan
Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan
Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative
Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument/ Expiration
date:

Section 25a WpHG

Physically-settled Put Options

20 September 2013
20 December 2013
20 June 2014

Cash-Settled Swaps

20 September 2013
16 December 2013
20 December 2013
06 January 2014
27 May 2014
22 August 2014
15 October 2014
20 October 2014
30 July 2015
10 August 2015

Cash-settled Futures

20 September 2013



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Language:     English
Company:      K+S Aktiengesellschaft
              Bertha-von-Suttner-Str. 7
              34131 Kassel
              Germany
Internet:     www.k-plus-s.com
 
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