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

 DGAP-PVR: RWE Aktiengesellschaft: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of  the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide  distribution  RWE Aktiengesellschaft   15.04.2014 17:38  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. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------  Notification of voting rights pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG We received the following notification pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG on April 14, 2014:  1. Listed company: RWE Aktiengesellschaft Opernplatz 1, 45128 Essen, Deutschland  2. Notifier: Credit Suisse Group AG, Zürich, Schweiz   3. Triggering event: Exceeding Threshold  4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5%  5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: 08.04.2014  6. Total amount of voting rights: 6.49% (equals 37350762 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 575745499  7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:  Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG: 3.03% (equals 17448684 voting rights)  thereof held indirectly: 3.03% (equals 17448684 voting rights)  Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG: 3.46% (equals 19902078 voting rights)  8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG:  Chain of controlled undertakings: Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse International, Credit Suisse Investments (UK), Credit Suisse Investment Holdings (UK), Credit Suisse Secrurities (Europe) Limited, Credit Suisse Holdings (USA), Inc., Credit Suisse (USA) Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC  ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Long Call Option, Physical Settlement Exercise period:  Maturity:  Expiration date: 17.04.2014  ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Long Call Option, Physical Settlement Exercise period:  Maturity:  Expiration date: 20.06.2014  ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Long Call Option, Physical Settlement Exercise period:  Maturity:  Expiration date: 19.12.2014  ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Long Call Option, Physical Settlement Exercise period:  Maturity:  Expiration date: 19.06.2015  ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument: Rückforderungsanspruch aus Wertpapierleihe Exercise period:  Maturity:  Expiration date:     15.04.2014 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:      RWE Aktiengesellschaft               Opernplatz 1               45128 Essen               Germany Internet:     www.rwe.com   End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------