EANS-Voting Rights: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology 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 21, Section 1 of the WpHG (share)

Person/company obliged to make the notification:
Name: BNP Paribas Investment Partners S. A.
Place: Paris
State: Frankreich

BNP Paribas Investment Partners S. A., Paris, France notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG ("German Securities Trading Act") that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 percent on June 22, 2012, and on that day amounted to 3.09 percent (equalling 305,026 voting rights). These 3.09 percent are attributed to BNP Paribas Investment Partners S. A., Paris, France, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 and 6 WpHG.

Asslar, July 3, 2012

end of announcement euro adhoc

issuer: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG
Berliner Str. 43
D-35614 Aßlar
phone: +49(0)6441-802-0
FAX: +49 (6441) 802-1202
mail: info@pfeiffer-vacuum.de
WWW: http://www.pfeiffer-vacuum.de
sector: Machine Manufacturing
ISIN: DE0006916604
indexes: TecDAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share, DAXsector All Industrial stockmarkets: free trade: Hannover, Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt language: English

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Brigitte Looß
Leiterin Investor Relations
Tel.: +49 (6441) 802-1346
E-Mail: Brigitte.Loos@pfeiffer-vacuum.de