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

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

Deutsche Wohnen AG 

23.12.2013 15:17

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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I.

On 20 December 2013 Sun Life Financial Inc., Toronto, Canada, informed us
according to Article 27 a, Section 1 of the WpHG in connection with
exceeding the threshold of 10 % on 6 December 2013 (voting rights
announcement dated 12 December 2013) as follows:

1)
The notifying Party does not hold any direct voting rights in the Company.
All voting rights are fully attributed according to Section 22 para. 1
sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2
WpHG.

The investment of the Notifying Party's subsidiary - an investment firm
that invests on behalf of its clients - is solely aimed at generating
trading profits.

The investment is not aimed at implementing strategic objectives.

2)
The Notifying Party does not currently plan to acquire further voting
rights within the next twelve months by means of a purchase or by any other
means. However, it is possible that the subsidiary of the Notifying Party
will most likely purchase further voting rights within the next twelve
months if the purchase of voting rights is deemed beneficial to the
subsidiary's clients. These voting rights would be fully attributed to the
Notifying Party again.

3)
The Notifying Party does not intend to exert any influence on the
appointment or removal of members of the Company's administrative, managing
and supervisory bodies.

4)
The Notifying Party does not intend to achieve a material change in the
Company's capital structure, in particular as regards the ratio between own
funds and external funds and the dividend policy.

In respect of the origin of the funds used to acquire the voting rights, we
hereby give notice according to Section 27a para. 1 sentence 4 WpHG that
the Notifying Party did not raise any equity or debt funds for the
acquisition of the voting rights. All voting rights were fully attributed
according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with
Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2 WpHG (11.05% of the voting rights).

II.

On 20 December 2013 Sun Life Global Investments Inc., Toronto, Canada,
informed us according to Article 27 a, Section 1 of the WpHG in connection
with exceeding the threshold of 10 % on 6 December 2013 (voting rights
announcement dated 12 December 2013) as follows:

1)
The notifying Party does not hold any direct voting rights in the Company.
All voting rights are fully attributed according to Section 22 para. 1
sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2
WpHG.

The investment of the Notifying Party's subsidiary - an investment firm
that invests on behalf of its clients - is solely aimed at generating
trading profits.

The investment is not aimed at implementing strategic objectives.

2)
The Notifying Party does not currently plan to acquire further voting
rights within the next twelve months by means of a purchase or by any other
means. However, it is possible that the subsidiary of the Notifying Party
will most likely purchase further voting rights within the next twelve
months if the purchase of voting rights is deemed beneficial to the
subsidiary's clients. These voting rights would be fully attributed to the
Notifying Party again.

3)
The Notifying Party does not intend to exert any influence on the
appointment or removal of members of the Company's administrative, managing
and supervisory bodies.

4)
The Notifying Party does not intend to achieve a material change in the
Company's capital structure, in particular as regards the ratio between own
funds and external funds and the dividend policy.

In respect of the origin of the funds used to acquire the voting rights, we
hereby give notice according to Section 27a para. 1 sentence 4 WpHG that
the Notifying Party did not raise any equity or debt funds for the
acquisition of the voting rights. All voting rights were fully attributed
according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with
Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2 WpHG (11.05% of the voting rights).

III.

On 20 December 2013 Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada - U.S. Operations
Holdings, Inc., Wellesley Hills, USA, informed us according to Article 27
a, Section 1 of the WpHG in connection with exceeding the threshold of 10 %
on 6 December 2013 (voting rights announcement dated 12 December 2013) as
follows:

1)
The notifying Party does not hold any direct voting rights in the Company.
All voting rights are fully attributed according to Section 22 para. 1
sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2
WpHG.

The investment of the Notifying Party's subsidiary - an investment firm
that invests on behalf of its clients - is solely aimed at generating
trading profits.

The investment is not aimed at implementing strategic objectives.

2)
The Notifying Party does not currently plan to acquire further voting
rights within the next twelve months by means of a purchase or by any other
means. However, it is possible that the subsidiary of the Notifying Party
will most likely purchase further voting rights within the next twelve
months if the purchase of voting rights is deemed beneficial to the
subsidiary's clients. These voting rights would be fully attributed to the
Notifying Party again.

3)
The Notifying Party does not intend to exert any influence on the
appointment or removal of members of the Company's administrative, managing
and supervisory bodies.

4)
The Notifying Party does not intend to achieve a material change in the
Company's capital structure, in particular as regards the ratio between own
funds and external funds and the dividend policy.

In respect of the origin of the funds used to acquire the voting rights, we
hereby give notice according to Section 27a para. 1 sentence 4 WpHG that
the Notifying Party did not raise any equity or debt funds for the
acquisition of the voting rights. All voting rights were fully attributed
according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with
Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2 WpHG (11.05% of the voting rights).

IV.

On 20 December 2013 Sun Life Financial (U.S.) Holdings, Inc., Wellesley
Hills, USA, informed us according to Article 27 a, Section 1 of the WpHG in
connection with exceeding the threshold of 10 % on 6 December 2013 (voting
rights announcement dated 12 December 2013) as follows:

1)
The notifying Party does not hold any direct voting rights in the Company.
All voting rights are fully attributed according to Section 22 para. 1
sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2
WpHG.

The investment of the Notifying Party's subsidiary - an investment firm
that invests on behalf of its clients - is solely aimed at generating
trading profits.

The investment is not aimed at implementing strategic objectives.

2)
The Notifying Party does not currently plan to acquire further voting
rights within the next twelve months by means of a purchase or by any other
means. However, it is possible that the subsidiary of the Notifying Party
will most likely purchase further voting rights within the next twelve
months if the purchase of voting rights is deemed beneficial to the
subsidiary's clients. These voting rights would be fully attributed to the
Notifying Party again.

3)
The Notifying Party does not intend to exert any influence on the
appointment or removal of members of the Company's administrative, managing
and supervisory bodies.

4)
The Notifying Party does not intend to achieve a material change in the
Company's capital structure, in particular as regards the ratio between own
funds and external funds and the dividend policy.

In respect of the origin of the funds used to acquire the voting rights, we
hereby give notice according to Section 27a para. 1 sentence 4 WpHG that
the Notifying Party did not raise any equity or debt funds for the
acquisition of the voting rights. All voting rights were fully attributed
according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with
Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2 WpHG (11.05% of the voting rights).

V.

On 20 December 2013 Sun Life Financial (U.S.) Investments LLC, Wellesley
Hills, USA, informed us according to Article 27 a, Section 1 of the WpHG in
connection with exceeding the threshold of 10 % on 6 December 2013 (voting
rights announcement dated 12 December 2013) as follows:

1)
The notifying Party does not hold any direct voting rights in the Company.
All voting rights are fully attributed according to Section 22 para. 1
sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2
WpHG.

The investment of the Notifying Party's subsidiary - an investment firm
that invests on behalf of its clients - is solely aimed at generating
trading profits.

The investment is not aimed at implementing strategic objectives.

2)
The Notifying Party does not currently plan to acquire further voting
rights within the next twelve months by means of a purchase or by any other
means. However, it is possible that the subsidiary of the Notifying Party
will most likely purchase further voting rights within the next twelve
months if the purchase of voting rights is deemed beneficial to the
subsidiary's clients. These voting rights would be fully attributed to the
Notifying Party again.

3)
The Notifying Party does not intend to exert any influence on the
appointment or removal of members of the Company's administrative, managing
and supervisory bodies.

4)
The Notifying Party does not intend to achieve a material change in the
Company's capital structure, in particular as regards the ratio between own
funds and external funds and the dividend policy.

In respect of the origin of the funds used to acquire the voting rights, we
hereby give notice according to Section 27a para. 1 sentence 4 WpHG that
the Notifying Party did not raise any equity or debt funds for the
acquisition of the voting rights. All voting rights were fully attributed
according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with
Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2 WpHG (11.05% of the voting rights).

VI.

On 20 December 2013 Sun Life of Canada (U.S.) Financial Services Holdings,
Inc., Boston, USA, informed us according to Article 27 a, Section 1 of the
WpHG in connection with exceeding the threshold of 10 % on 6 December 2013
(voting rights announcement dated 12 December 2013) as follows:

1)
The notifying Party does not hold any direct voting rights in the Company.
All voting rights are fully attributed according to Section 22 para. 1
sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2
WpHG.

The investment of the Notifying Party's subsidiary - an investment firm
that invests on behalf of its clients - is solely aimed at generating
trading profits.

The investment is not aimed at implementing strategic objectives.

2)
The Notifying Party does not currently plan to acquire further voting
rights within the next twelve months by means of a purchase or by any other
means. However, it is possible that the subsidiary of the Notifying Party
will most likely purchase further voting rights within the next twelve
months if the purchase of voting rights is deemed beneficial to the
subsidiary's clients. These voting rights would be fully attributed to the
Notifying Party again.

3)
The Notifying Party does not intend to exert any influence on the
appointment or removal of members of the Company's administrative, managing
and supervisory bodies.

4)
The Notifying Party does not intend to achieve a material change in the
Company's capital structure, in particular as regards the ratio between own
funds and external funds and the dividend policy.

In respect of the origin of the funds used to acquire the voting rights, we
hereby give notice according to Section 27a para. 1 sentence 4 WpHG that
the Notifying Party did not raise any equity or debt funds for the
acquisition of the voting rights. All voting rights were fully attributed
according to Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with
Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2 WpHG (11.05% of the voting rights).

VII.

On 20 December 2013 Massachusetts Financial Services Company (MFS), Boston,
USA, informed us according to Article 27 a, Section 1 of the WpHG in
connection with exceeding the threshold of 10 % on 6 December 2013 (voting
rights announcement dated 12 December 2013) as follows:

1)
The investment is solely aimed at generating trading profits.

The investment is not aimed at implementing strategic objectives.

2)
The Notifying Party does not currently plan to acquire further voting
rights within the next twelve months by means of a purchase or by any other
means. However, as the Notifying Party is an investment firm that invests
on behalf of its clients, further voting rights will most likely be
purchased within the next twelve months if the purchase of voting rights is
deemed beneficial to its clients.

3)
The Notifying Party does not intend to exert any influence on the
appointment or removal of members of the Company's administrative, managing
and supervisory bodies.

4)
The Notifying Party does not intend to achieve a material change in the
Company's capital structure, in particular as regards the ratio between own
funds and external funds and the dividend policy.

In respect of the origin of the funds used to acquire the voting rights, we
hereby give notice according to Section 27a para. 1 sentence 4 WpHG that
the Notifying Party did not raise any equity or debt funds for the
acquisition of the voting rights. All voting rights were fully attributed
according to
- Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG (9.80% of the voting rights) and
- Section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in conjunction with Section 22
para. 1 sentence 2 WpHG (1.26% of the voting rights),
(a total of 11.05% of the voting rights).



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Language:     English
Company:      Deutsche Wohnen AG
              Pfaffenwiese 300
              65929 Frankfurt
              Germany
Internet:     http://www.deutsche-wohnen.com
 
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