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


Daimler AG 

13.04.2015 15:19

Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.


Publication pursuant to section 26 (1) WpHG

We have received the following notifications of voting rights pursuant to sections 25 and 25 a WpHG:

A. Notifications pursuant to section 25 WpHG

I. Notification of Morgan Stanley, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley, Wilmington, Delaware, USA

3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 3.01% (equals: 32,194,882 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 2.83% (equals: 30,328,067 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 2.83% (equals: 30,328,067 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.17% (equals: 1,866,815 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc., MS Equity Financing Services (Luxembourg) Sarl, Morgan Stanley International Limited, Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l, MSDW Offshore Equity Services Inc., MS Equity Finance Services I (Cayman) Ltd., Morgan Stanley Eder S.a.r.l., Morgan Stanley Equity Trading GP Limited, Morgan Stanley Global Equity Trading (Jersey) L.P.
Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: Retransfer claims
Expiration Dates: Various contracts that can be exercised at the lender's discretion


II. Notification of Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA

1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA
3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 1.82% (equals: 19,520,437 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 1.71% (equals: 18,325,000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 1.71% (equals: 18,325,000 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.11% (equals: 1,195,437 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
MS Equity Financing Services (Luxembourg) Sarl, Morgan Stanley International Limited, Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l

Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: Retransfer claims
Expiration Dates: Various contracts that can be exercised at the lender's discretion


III. Notification of Morgan Stanley International Limited, London, UK
1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley International Limited, London, UK

3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 1.19% (equals: 12,679,982 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.08% (equals: 804,982 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l
Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: Retransfer claims
Expiration Dates: Various contracts that can be exercised at the lender's discretion


IV. Notification of Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), London, UK
1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), London, UK

3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 1.19% (equals: 12,679,982 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.08% (equals: 804,982 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l

Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: Retransfer claims
Expiration Dates: Various contracts that can be exercised at the lender's discretion


V. Notification of Morgan Stanley UK Group, London, UK
1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley UK Group, London, UK

3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 1.19% (equals: 12,679,982 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.08% (equals: 804,982 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l
Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: Retransfer claims
Expiration Dates: Various contracts that can be exercised at the lender's discretion


VI. Notification of Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), London, UK
1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), London, UK

3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 1.19% (equals: 12,679,982 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.08% (equals: 804,982 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l

Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: Retransfer claims
Expiration Dates: Various contracts that can be exercised at the lender's discretion


VII. Notification of Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, London, UK
1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, London, UK
3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.00% (equals: 0 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l
Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: Retransfer claims
Expiration Dates: Various contracts that can be exercised at the lender's discretion


B. Notifications pursuant to section 25a WpHG

I. Notification of Morgan Stanley, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley, Wilmington, Delaware, USA

3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 8.03% (equals: 85,947,990 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.02% (equals: 53,753,108 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 5.02% (equals: 53,739,899 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 2.83% (equals: 30,328,067 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 2.83% (equals: 30,328,067 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.17% (equals: 1,866,815 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc., Morgan Stanley International Limited, Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l
Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: see para. VIII.

II. Notification of Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA

1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA
3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 6.85% (equals: 73,260,336 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.02% (equals: 53,739,899 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 5.02% (equals: 53,739,899 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 1.71% (equals: 18,325,000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 1.71% (equals: 18,325,000 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.11% (equals: 1,195,437 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley International Limited, Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l

Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: see para. VIII.

III. Notification of Morgan Stanley International Limited, London, UK
1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley International Limited, London, UK

3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 6.21% (equals: 66,419,881 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.02% (equals: 53,739,899 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 5.02% (equals: 53,739,899 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.08% (equals: 804,982 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l
Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: see para. VIII.

IV. Notification of Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), London, UK
1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), London, UK

3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 6.21% (equals: 66,419,881 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.02% (equals: 53,739,899 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 5.02% (equals: 53,739,899 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.08% (equals: 804,982 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l

Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: see para. VIII.

V. Notification of Morgan Stanley UK Group, London, UK
1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley UK Group, London, UK

3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 6.21% (equals: 66,419,881 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.02% (equals: 53,739,899 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 5.02% (equals: 53,739,899 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.08% (equals: 804,982 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l
Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: see para. VIII.

VI. Notification of Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), London, UK
1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), London, UK

3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 6.21% (equals: 66,419,881 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.02% (equals: 53,739,899 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 5.02% (equals: 53,739,899 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.08% (equals: 804,982 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l

Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: see para. VIII.

VII. Notification of Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, London, UK
1. Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

2. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, London, UK
3. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 2, 2015
6. Total amount of voting rights: 6.13% (equals: 65,614,899 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.02% (equals: 53,739,899 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 0.96% (equals: 10,262,100 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 1.11% (equals: 11,875,000 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0% (equals: 0 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings: 
Morgan Stanley Turnberry Limited, Morgan Stanley Montgomerie Investments Limited, Morgan Stanley Equity Derivative Services (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l
Description of the (financial-/other) instruments: see para. VIII.

VIII. The description of the financial or other instruments referred to in I. to VII. above is as follows:

DETAILED INFORMATION ON FINANCIAL/OTHER INSTRUMENTS Section 25a WpHG
Cash-Settled Swaps Cash-Settled Put Options
Expiration Dates: Expiration Dates: 7 April 2015 17 April 2015 8 April 2015 15 May 2015 13 April 2015
29 March 2016
13 February 2017

Cash-Settled Call Options Cash-Settled Futures
Expiration Dates: Expiration Dates: 16 April 2015 17 April 2015 17 April 2015 19 June 2015 30 April 2015 18 December 2015 6 May 2015
7 May 2015
21 May 2015
18 June 2015
24 June 2015
30 June 2015
18 December 2015
19 February 2016
16 December 2016
15 December 2017
26 February 2018
21 December 2018

Physically-Settled Put Options Convertible Bond
Expiration Dates: Expiration Dates: 8 April 2015 27 May 2016 17 April 2015
15 May 2015
19 June 2015
18 September 2015
18 December 2015
17 June 2016
16 December 2016
15 December 2017



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