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

 DGAP-PVR: adidas AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG  [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide  distribution  adidas AG   14.05.2014 13:20  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 Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG We received the following notifications pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG on May 12, 2014:  NOTIFICATION I:  1. Listed company: adidas AG Adi-Dassler-Straße 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany  2. Notifier: Credit Suisse AG, Zurich, Switzerland   3. Triggering event: Falling Below Threshold  4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5%  5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: 07.05.2014  6. Total amount of voting rights: 4.98% (equals 10412284 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 209216186  7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:  Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG: 0.52% (equals 1093000 voting rights)  thereof held indirectly: 0.12% (equals 260900 voting rights)  Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG: 4.07% (equals 8517358 voting rights)  thereof held indirectly: 3.63% (equals 7599158 voting rights)  Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG: 0.38% (equals 801926 voting rights)  8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:  Chain of controlled undertakings: Credit Suisse International, Credit Suisse Life & Pensions AG, Credit Suisse Life & Pensions AG, Italy Branch, Credit Suisse Life (Bermuda) Ltd.  ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:  Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 16.05.2014 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 20.06.2014 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 18.07.2014 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 19.09.2014 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 19.12.2014 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 20.03.2015 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 19.06.2015 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 18.12.2015   NOTIFICATION II:  1. Listed company: adidas AG Adi-Dassler-Straße 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany  2. Notifier: Credit Suisse Group AG, Zurich, Switzerland   3. Triggering event: Falling Below Threshold  4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5%  5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: 07.05.2014  6. Total amount of voting rights: 4.98% (equals 10412284 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 209216186  7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:  Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG: 0.52% (equals 1093000 voting rights)  thereof held indirectly: 0.52% (equals 1093000 voting rights)  Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to sec. 25 WpHG: 4.07% (equals 8517358 voting rights)  thereof held indirectly: 4.07% (equals 8517358 voting rights)  Voting rights pursuant to sec. 21, 22 WpHG: 0.38% (equals 801926 voting rights)  8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:  Chain of controlled undertakings: Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse International, Credit Suisse Life & Pensions AG, Credit Suisse Life & Pensions AG, Italy Branch, Credit Suisse Life (Bermuda) Ltd.  ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:  Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 16.05.2014 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 20.06.2014 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 18.07.2014 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 19.09.2014 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 19.12.2014 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 20.03.2015 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 19.06.2015 Short Put Option, Physical Settlement, Expiration date: 18.12.2015    14.05.2014 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:      adidas AG               Adi-Dassler-Straße 1               91074 Herzogenaurach               Germany Internet:     www.adidas-group.com   End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------  
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