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 

02.01.2014 18:00

Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by
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The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
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Notification of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG on December
30, 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:
Falling below threshold 

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
5% 

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
20.12.2013 

6. Total amount of voting rights:
3.86% (equals 7395657 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
sec. 25 WpHG:
3.81% (equals 7292301 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
3.81% (equals 7292301 voting rights) 

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.05% (equals 103356 voting rights) 

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25
WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings:
MSDW Offshore Equity Services Inc. , MS Equity Finance Services I (Cayman)
Ltd., Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc., MS Equity Financing
Services (Luxembourg) Sarl, Morgan Stanley Capital Management LLC, Morgan
Stanley Domestic Holdings Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument/ Expiration
date:
Section 25 WpHG

Physically-Settled Call Options

17 January 2014
20 June 2014

Retransfer claims
Expiration Dates: Various contracts that can be exercised at the lenders
discretion

Notification of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG on December
30, 2013:

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

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA 

3. Triggering event:
Falling below threshold 

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
5% 

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
20.12.2013 

6. Total amount of voting rights:
1.00% (equals 1913707 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
sec. 25 WpHG:
1.00% (equals 1904848 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
1.00% (equals 1904848 voting rights) 

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.005% (equals 8859 voting rights) 

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25
WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings:
MS Equity Financing Services (Luxembourg) Sarl

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument/ Expiration
date:
Section 25 WpHG

Retransfer claims
Expiration Dates: Various contracts that can be exercised at the lenders
discretion

Notification of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG on December
30, 2013:

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

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley International Limited, London, UK 

3. Triggering event:
Falling below threshold 

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
5% 

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
20.12.2013 

6. Total amount of voting rights:
0.00% (equals 0 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
sec. 25 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights) 

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights)

Notification of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG on December
30, 2013:

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

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), London, UK 

3. Triggering event:
Falling below threshold 

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
5% 

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
20.12.2013 

6. Total amount of voting rights:
0.00% (equals 0 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
sec. 25 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights) 

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights)

Notification of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG on December
30, 2013:

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

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley UK Group, London, UK 

3. Triggering event:
Falling below threshold 

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
5% 

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
20.12.2013 

6. Total amount of voting rights:
0.00% (equals 0 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
sec. 25 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights) 

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights)

Notification of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG on December
30, 2013:

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

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), London, UK 

3. Triggering event:
Falling below threshold 

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
5% 

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
20.12.2013 

6. Total amount of voting rights:
0.00% (equals 0 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
sec. 25 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights) 

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights)

Notification of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG on December
30, 2013:

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

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, London, UK 

3. Triggering event:
Falling below threshold 

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
5% 

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
20.12.2013 

6. Total amount of voting rights:
0.00% (equals 0 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
sec. 25 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights) 

Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights)



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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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