DGAP-AFR: Merck KGaA: Announcement according to Articles 37v, 37w, 37x et seqq. of the WpHG [the German Securities Act] with the

 DGAP-AFR: Merck KGaA: Announcement according to Articles 37v, 37w, 37x et seqq.  of the WpHG [the German Securities Act] with the objective of Europe-wide  distribution  Merck KGaA  / Preliminary announcement on the disclosure of financial statements  28.02.2014 14:21  Announcement according to articles 37v, 37w, 37x ff. WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------  Merck KGaA hereby announces that the following financial reports shall be disclosed :  Report: Annual financial report Date of disclosure / German: March 06, 2014 Date of disclosure / English: March 06, 2014 German:  http://www.merck.de/de/investoren/finanzdaten/quartalsberichte/quartalsberichte. html English:  http://www.merckgroup.com/en/investors/financials/quarterly_reports/quarterly_re ports.html     Report: Annual financial report of the group Date of disclosure / German: March 06, 2014 Date of disclosure / English: March 06, 2014 German:  http://www.merck.de/de/investoren/finanzdaten/quartalsberichte/quartalsberichte. html English:  http://www.merckgroup.com/en/investors/financials/quarterly_reports/quarterly_re ports.html     Report: Financial report of the group (half-year/Q2) Date of disclosure / German: August 07, 2014 Date of disclosure / English: August 07, 2014 German:  http://www.merck.de/de/investoren/finanzdaten/quartalsberichte/quartalsberichte. html English:  http://www.merckgroup.com/en/investors/financials/quarterly_reports/quarterly_re ports.html     Report: Quarterly financial report of the group within the 1st half-year (Q1) Date of disclosure / German: May 15, 2014 Date of disclosure / English: May 15, 2014 German:  http://www.merck.de/de/investoren/finanzdaten/quartalsberichte/quartalsberichte. html English:  http://www.merckgroup.com/en/investors/financials/quarterly_reports/quarterly_re ports.html     Report: Quarterly financial report of the group within the 2nd half-year (Q3) Date of disclosure / German: November 13, 2014 Date of disclosure / English: November 13, 2014 German:  http://www.merck.de/de/investoren/finanzdaten/quartalsberichte/quartalsberichte. html English:  http://www.merckgroup.com/en/investors/financials/quarterly_reports/quarterly_re ports.html        28.02.2014 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:      Merck KGaA               Frankfurter Str. 250               64293 Darmstadt               Germany Internet:     www.merck.de   End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------