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

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Announcement according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG (share)

Person/company obliged to make the notification:
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Name: Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Place: Milwaukee State: USA

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc., Milwaukee, USA, has notified us with a letter dated 14 March 2013 pursuant to sections 21 para. 1, 22 para. 1 German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that, on 12 March 2013, the voting rights held by Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. in HeidelbergCement AG, Heidelberg, Germany, exceeded the threshold of 3%. On that date, Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. held 4.59% of the voting rights in HeidelbergCement AG arising from 8,600,302 voting rights.

All voting rights in HeidelbergCement AG are attributable to Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sentences 2 and 3 WpHG.

Heidelberg, 14 March 2013

The Managing Board

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issuer: HeidelbergCement AG Berliner Straße 6 D-69120 Heidelberg phone: +49(0)6221/481-13 227 FAX: +49(0)6221/481-13 217 mail: info@heidelbergcement.com WWW: http://www.heidelbergcement.com sector: Construction & Property ISIN: DE0006047004 indexes: DAX, CDAX, Classic All Share, HDAX, Prime All Share

stockmarkets: free trade: Hannover, Berlin, Hamburg, regulated dealing: München, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt language: English

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Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Andreas Schaller
+49 (0)6221/481-13 249
andreas.schaller@heidelbergcement.com

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