EANS-Voting Rights: MVV Energie AG / Release according to article 26, section 1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of Europe-wide distribution

Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement.

Announcement according to Article 27a, Section 1 of the WpHG

Person/company obliged to make the notification:
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Name: see announcement below
Place: see announcement below
State: see announcement below

We hereby announce that we have received the following notification from NECKARPRI-Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany (the "notifying party") in connection with the acquisition by the State of Baden-Württemberg of the shares held in EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG previously held by EDF INTERNATIONAL S.A., Paris, France:

On 5 April 2011, the shareholding held by NECKARPRI GmbH in EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG was contributed to the capital reserve of the notifying party (the "contribution"), to which voting rights in MVV Energie AG (the "issuer") were thereby first attributable pursuant to § 22 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG). The acquisition of voting rights in the issuer was solely due to this contribution by way of attribution of voting rights in connection with shares held by a subsidiary of the notifying party (§ 22 (1) Sentence 1 No. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG).

With our fax dated 6 April 2011, we notified you pursuant to § 21 (1) Sentence 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that the share of voting rights held by the notifying party in the issuer exceeded the 3 %, 5 %, 10 % and 15 % thresholds on 5 April 2011.

In respect of the objectives pursued with the acquisition of the voting rights, we hereby notify you pursuant to § 27a (1) Sentences 1 and 3 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG)

1. that the contribution and resultant attribution of voting rights serves neither to implement strategic objectives nor to generate trading profits 2. that the notifying party has no intention of acquiring or otherwise obtaining further voting rights within the next twelve months
3. that the notifying party does not aim to exercise any influence on the composition of administrative, management or supervisory boards at the issuer, and
4. that the notifying party does not aim to achieve any material changes in the capital structure of the issuer, and in particular not in terms of the structure of its equity or debt financing or of its dividend policy.

In respect of the origin of the funds used to acquire the voting rights, we hereby notify you pursuant to § 27a (1) Sentence 4 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that the acquisition of the voting rights was solely due to the contribution of a shareholding by way of attribution of voting rights. The notifying party did not draw on any equity or debt funds to finance the acquisition of the voting rights.

end of announcement euro adhoc

issuer: MVV Energie AG
Luisenring 49
D-68159 Mannheim
phone: +49(0)621 290-3708
FAX: +49(0)621 290-3075
mail: ir@mvv.de
WWW: http://www.mvv-investor.de
sector: Energy
ISIN: DE000A0H52F5
indexes: SDAX, CDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, free trade: Berlin, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, regulated dealing: Stuttgart language: English

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Frank Nagel
Tel.: +49(0)621 290-2692
e-mail. f.nagel@mvv.de

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