EANS-Voting Rights: Klöckner & Co SE / 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: Deutsche Bank AG
Place: Frankfurt a.M.
State: Germany

Pursuant to § 27a (1) Securities Trading Act (WpHG) Klöckner & Co SE, Am Silberpalais 1, 47057 Duisburg, has been notified as follows:

1. The acquisition of voting rights in Klöckner & Co SE by Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt a.M., on 8 June 2011 that caused the exceeding of the threshold of 10% of the voting rights in Klöckner & Co SE does neither serve the purpose of implementing strategic goals nor the purpose of effectuating trading profits, but exclusively results from the technical execution of the capital increase at Klöckner & Co SE.

2. Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt a.M., does not intend to acquire further voting rights in Klöckner & Co SE during the next twelve months, neither by ordinary acquistion nor by other means, with the exception of commercial transactions in the ordinary course of business.

3. Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt a.M., does not intend to exert influence on the appointment of the Management Board, the Supervisory Board or any other administrative, management or supervisory body of Klöckner & Co SE.

4. Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt a.M., does not aim for a material change in the capital structure of Klöckner & Co SE, in particular with regard to the ratio of equity financing and debt financing or the dividend policy.

The acquisition of voting rights took place by Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt a.M., using its own funds.

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issuer: Klöckner & Co SE
Am Silberpalais 1
D-47057 Duisburg
phone: +49(0)203-307-0
FAX: +49(0)203-307-5000
mail: info@kloeckner.de
WWW: http://www.kloeckner.de
sector: Metal Goods & Engineering
ISIN: DE000KC01000
indexes: CDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, free trade: Berlin, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, München
language: English

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Moritz Fischer
Tel: +49(0) 203 307 2116
E-Mail: moritz.fischer@kloeckner.de

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