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
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
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:
10% and 5% 

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

6. Total amount of voting rights:
4.61% (equals 8823490 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:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 

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 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 Investments (UK), 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
21 March 2014
20 June 2014

Cash-settled Swaps
6 January 2014
27 May 2014
03 October 2014
06 October 2014
15 October 2014
04 December 2014
16 December 2014
09 September 2015


Notification of voting rights pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 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:
1.75% (equals 3341540 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:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 

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 Art.
25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings:
Morgan Stanley International Limited, Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), Morgan
Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), 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
21 March 2014
20 June 2014

Cash-settled Swaps
6 January 2014
27 May 2014
03 October 2014
06 October 2014
15 October 2014
04 December 2014
16 December 2014
09 September 2015


Notification of voting rights pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 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:
0.75% (equals 1427833 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:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 

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) 

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

Chain of controlled undertakings:
Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley
Investments (UK), 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
21 March 2014
20 June 2014

Cash-settled Swaps
6 January 2014
27 May 2014
03 October 2014
06 October 2014
15 October 2014
04 December 2014
16 December 2014
09 September 2015


Notification of voting rights pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 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:
0.75% (equals 1427833 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:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 

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) 

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

Chain of controlled undertakings:
Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), 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
21 March 2014
20 June 2014

Cash-settled Swaps
06 January 2014
27 May 2014
03 October 2014
06 October 2014
15 October 2014
04 December 2014
16 December 2014
09 September 2015


Notification of voting rights pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 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:
0.75% (equals 1427833 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:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 

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) 

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

Chain of controlled undertakings:
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), 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
21 March 2014
20 June 2014

Cash-settled Swaps
06 January 2014
27 May 2014
03 October 2014
06 October 2014
15 October 2014
04 December 2014
16 December 2014
09 September 2015


Notification of voting rights pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 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:
0.75% (equals 1427833 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:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 

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) 

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

Chain of controlled undertakings:
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
21 March 2014
20 June 2014

Cash-settled Swaps
6 January 2014
27 May 2014
03 October 2014
06 October 2014
15 October 2014
04 December 2014
16 December 2014
09 September 2015


Notification of voting rights pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG
We received the following notification pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 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:
0.75% (equals 1427833 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:
0.75% (equals 1427833 voting rights) 
thereof held indirectly:
0.09% (equals 165129 voting rights) 

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) 

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

Chain of controlled undertakings:
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
21 March 2014
20 June 2014

Cash-settled Swaps
06 January 2014
27 May 2014
03 October 2014
06 October 2014
15 October 2014
04 December 2014
16 December 2014
09 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
 
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