EANS-Voting Rights: K+S Aktiengesellschaft / Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

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Name: K+S Aktiengesellschaft
Address: Bertha-von-Suttner-Straße 7, 34131 Kassel
Place: Kassel
State: Deutschland

06.08.2009

I.
In the name of and on behalf of MBC Investments Corporation, Greenville, USA, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Pittsburgh, USA, notified us pursuant to section 21, paragraph 1, sentence 1 of the WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that on July 31, 2009 the voting rights of MBC Investments Corporation in K+S Aktiengesellschaft, Kassel, Germany, fell below the threshold of 3% and amounted to 2.90% (4,786,489 voting rights) on this day.

All these holdings of voting rights are attributable to MBC Investments Corporation pursuant to Section 22 paragraph 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

II.
Further, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Pittsburgh, USA, notified us pursuant to section 21, paragraph 1, sentence 1 of the WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that on July 31, 2009 the voting rights in K+S Aktiengesellschaft, Kassel, Germany fell below the threshold of 3% and amounted to 2.90% (4,786,529 voting rights) on this day.

These 2.90% (4,786,529 voting rights) are attributable to The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation pursuant to Section 22 paragraph 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG and Section 22 para. 1 sentence 2 WpHG.

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emitter: K+S Aktiengesellschaft
Bertha-von-Suttner-Straße 7
D-34131 Kassel
phone: +49 (0)561 9301-1460
FAX: +49 (0)561 9301 2425
mail: christian.herrmann@k-plus-s.com
WWW: http://www.k-plus-s.com
sector: Chemicals
ISIN: DE0007162000
indexes: DAX, Midcap Market Index, CDAX, Classic All Share, HDAX, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, regulated dealing:
Berlin, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Hannover, München language: English

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