21.10.2008|October 22, 2008

Release according to § 26 WpHG

M.M. Warburg holds 3.01% on GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft

Release according to § 26 WpHG

By letter of 27 October 2008 M.M. Warburg-LuxInvest S.A., Luxemburg, Luxemburg, has informed us according to § 21 para 1 WpHG, that their share of voting rights of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft, Gildemeisterstraße 60, 33689 Bielefeld, Germany, has exceeded the threshold of 3% as at 27 October 2008 and amounts to 3.01% (1,303,959 shares).

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