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Rheinmetall AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

Rheinmetall AG 

12.08.2011 10:31

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Veröffentlichung gemäß § 26 Abs. 1 WpHG

Die Harris Associates L.P., Chicago, USA, hat der Rheinmetall AG am 10.
August 2011 folgende Mitteilung gemäß § 21 Abs. 1 WpHG gemacht:

'We hereby give notice, pursuant sec. 21 para. 1 of the WpHG, that on 2
August 2011 the voting interest of Harris Associates L.P. in Rheinmetall AG
increased above the threshold of 5% and on this date amounted to 5.12%
(this corresponds to 2,026,650 voting rights).

5.12 % of these voting rights (this corresponds to 2,026,650 shares) are
attributable to Harris Associates L.P. in accordance with sec. 22 para. 1
sent. 1 no. 6 of the WpHG.'

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