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

 DGAP-PVR: Celesio AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG  [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide  distribution  Celesio AG   23.01.2014 14:07  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. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------   We received the following notification pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG on January 22, 2014:  1. Listed company: Celesio AG  Neckartalstr. 155, 70376 Stuttgart, Deutschland   2. Notifier: Elliott International, L.P., Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands  3. Triggering event: Exceeding Threshold   4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 30%  5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: January 17, 2014  6. Total amount of voting rights: 30.98% (equals 52698237 voting rights)  calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 170100000  7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:   Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG: 7.24% (equals 12307984 voting rights)  thereof held indirectly: 0% (equals 0 voting rights)   Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG: 0% (equals 0 voting rights)  thereof held indirectly: 0% (equals 0 voting rights)   Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG: 23.75% (equals 40390253 voting rights)   8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:  ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Convertible Bonds (ISIN DE 000 A1AN5K5) Maturity: October 29, 2014   ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Convertible Bonds (ISIN DE 000 A1GPH50) Maturity: April 7, 2018    23.01.2014 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------   Language:     English Company:      Celesio AG               Neckartalstr. 155               70376 Stuttgart               Germany Internet:     www.celesio.com   End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------