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

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

AUDI AG 

13.09.2013 18:15

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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AUDI AG

Release according to Article 27a, Section 2 of the Wertpapierhandelsgesetz 
(WpHG - the German Securities Trading Act) with the Aim of a Europe-wide
distribution

Release according to Article 27a, Section 2 of the WpHG
Notification according to Article 27a, Section 1 of the WpHG

Ahorner Alpha Beteiligungs GmbH, Grünwald, Germany, Ahorner Beta
Beteiligungs GmbH, Grünwald, Germany, Louise Daxer-Piech GmbH, Salzburg,
Austria, and Ahorner Holding GmbH, Salzburg, Austria, (the 'notifying
parties') notified AUDI AG, Ingolstadt, Germany, on September 11, 2013 with
reference to their notification of changes in voting rights in accordance
with Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG on September 11, 2013 and the
exceeding of the voting rights threshold of 75 %, in accordance with
Article 27a, Section 1, Sentence 1 of the WpHG of the following:

'The exceeding of the voting rights threshold is due to the initial
attribution of voting rights (Article 22, Section 1, No. 1 of the WpHG)
held by a subsidiary of the notifying parties and not because of a purchase
of shares.

1. Aims underlying the acquisition of the voting rights (Article 27a,
Section 1, Sentence 3 of the WpHG)

a) The transaction underlying the attribution of the voting rights does not
serve to generate a trading profit for the notifying parties, nor is it
designed to implement strategic objectives.

b) The notifying parties do not plan to acquire further voting rights
within the next twelve months by means of a purchase or by any other means.

c) The notifying parties do not currently intend to exert an influence on
the appointment or removal of members of the issuer's administrative,
managing and supervisory bodies.

d) The notifying parties do not intend to bring about a material change in
the issuer's capital structure, in particular as regards the ratio between
equity financing and debt financing, and the dividend policy.

2. Source of the funds used (Article 27a, Section 1, Sentence 4 of the
WpHG)

The voting rights were acquired solely by way of the attribution of voting
rights (Article 22, Section 1, No. 1 of the WpHG). No equity funds or debt
funds were used to finance the acquisition of the voting rights.'

Ingolstadt, September 13, 2013

AUDI AG
The Board of Management



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Language:     English
Company:      AUDI AG
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              85045 Ingolstadt
              Germany
Internet:     www.audi.de
 
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