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 

18.10.2013 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
October 17, 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:
15.10.2013 

6. Total amount of voting rights:
10.08% (equals 19284888 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:
0.43% (equals 828354 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.43% (equals 828354 voting rights) 

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
sec. 25 WpHG:
9.45% (equals 18079981 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
9.45% (equals 18079981 voting rights) 

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.20% (equals 376553 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 December 2013
20 June 2014
21 March 2014

Cash-Settled Swaps

16 December 2013
27 May 2014
11 February 2015
9 September 2015



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