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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 

02.11.2011 11:48

Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by
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Veröffentlichung gemäß § 26 Abs. 1 WpHG

Die FMR LLC, Boston, USA, hat der Rheinmetall AG mit Fax vom 31. Oktober
2011 folgende Mitteilung gemäß § 21 Abs. 1 WpHG gemacht:

'On 31 October 2011 the voting rights held by FMR LLC fell below the
threshold of 3% of the voting rights in Rheinmetall AG, Rheinmetall Platz
1, 40476 Duesseldorf, Germany. On that date, FMR LLC held 2.62 % of the
voting rights in Rheinmetall AG, arising from 1,037,762 voting rights.

All voting rights in Rheinmetall AG were attributed to FMR LLC pursuant to
section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.'

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Language:     English
Company:      Rheinmetall AG
              Rheinmetall Platz 1
              40476 Düsseldorf
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