05.09.2013

Release according to sec. 26 WpHG para 1 WpHG BlackRock holds 2.99% of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft

By letter of 3 September 2013 BlackRock Financial Management, Inc., New York (NY), USA, has informed us according to sec. 21 para. 1 WpHG, that their share of voting rights of GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft, Gildemeisterstraße 60, 33689 Bielefeld, Germany, has fallen below the threshold of 3% as at 30 August 2013 and amounts to 2.99% (1,902,024 shares). Of these voting rights 2.99% (1,902,024 voting rights) are to be attributed to them pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 6 in conjunction with sentence 2 WpHG.

By letter of 3 September 2013 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington (DE), USA, has informed us according to sec. 21 para. 1 WpHG, that their share of voting rights of our company has fallen below the threshold of 3% as at 30 August 2013 and amounts to 2.99% (1,902,024 shares). Of these voting rights 2.99% (1,902,024 shares) are to be attributed to them pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 6 in conjunction with sentence 2 WpHG.

GILDEMEISTER Aktiengesellschaft
The Executive Board