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


Daimler AG 

19.04.2012 17:19

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


Publication pursuant to section 26 (1) WpHG

Notifications of voting rights pursuant to section 25 a (1) WpHG
We have received the following notifications pursuant to section 25 a (1) WpHG on April 18, 2012:

1. Notification of Morgan Stanley, Delaware, USA

a) Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

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

c) Triggering event: Falling below threshold
d) Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

e) Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: 12.04.2012
f) Total amount of voting rights: 9.49% (equals: 101,160,069 voting rights)

g) Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.79% (equals: 61,718,824 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 5.79% (equals: 61,708,127 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 3.00% (equals: 32,041,600 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 3.00% (equals: 32,041,600 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.69% (equals: 7,399,645 voting rights)

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

Chain of controlled undertakings: Morgan Stanley & Co International Plc, Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), Morgan Stanley International Limited, Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc
Description of the (financial/other) instruments: see no. 7 below.
2. Notification of Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc, Delaware, USA
a) Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

b) Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc, USA, Delaware
c) Triggering event: Falling below threshold
d) Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

e) Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: 12.04.2012
f) Total amount of voting rights: 8.97% (equals: 95,690,867 voting rights)

g) Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.79% (equals: 61,706,547 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 5.79% (equals: 61,706,547 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 2.66% (equals: 28,386,173 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 2.66% (equals: 28,386,173 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.52% (equals: 5,598,147 voting rights)

h) Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG:
        
Chain of controlled undertakings: Morgan Stanley & Co International Plc, Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), Morgan Stanley International Limited

Description of the (financial/other) instruments: see no. 7 below.
3. Notification of Morgan Stanley International Limited, London, UK
a) Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

b) Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): Morgan Stanley International Limited, UK, London
c) Triggering event: Falling below threshold
d) Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

e) Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: 12.04.2012
f) Total amount of voting rights: 8.89% (equals: 94,854,616 voting rights)

g) Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.76% (equals: 61,425,193 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 5.76% (equals: 61,425,193 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 2.64% (equals: 28,112,876 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 2.64% (equals: 28,112,876 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.50% (equals: 5,316,547 voting rights)

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

Chain of controlled undertakings: Morgan Stanley & Co International Plc, Morgan Stanley UK Group, Morgan Stanley Group (Europe)
Description of the (financial/other) instruments: see no. 7 below.
4. Notification of Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), London, UK
a) Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

b) Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), UK, London
c) Triggering event: Falling below threshold
d) Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

e) Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: 12.04.2012
f) Total amount of voting rights: 8.89% (equals: 94,854,616 voting rights)

g) Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.76% (equals: 61,425,193 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 5.76% (equals: 61,425,193 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 2.64% (equals: 28,112,876 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 2.64% (equals: 28,112,876 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.50% (equals: 5,316,547 voting rights)

h) Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG:
           
Chain of controlled undertakings: Morgan Stanley & Co International Plc, Morgan Stanley   UK Group

Description of the (financial/other) instruments: see no. 7 below
5. Notification of Morgan Stanley UK Group, London, UK
a) Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

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

c) Triggering event: Falling below threshold
d) Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

e) Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: 12.04.2012
f) Total amount of voting rights: 8.85% (equals: 94,341,374 voting rights)

g) Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.76% (equals: 61,425,193 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 5.76% (equals: 61,425,193 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 2.64% (equals: 28,112,876 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 2.64% (equals: 28,112,876 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.45% (equals: 4,803,305 voting rights)

h) Detailed information on (financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG:
    
Chain of controlled undertakings: Morgan Stanley & Co International Plc      
Description of the (financial/other) instruments: see no. 7 below.
6. Notification of Morgan Stanley & Co International Plc, London, UK
a) Details of listed company: Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany

b) Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): Morgan Stanley & Co International Plc, UK, London
c) Triggering event: Falling below threshold
d) Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 10%

e) Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: 12.04.2012
f) Total amount of voting rights: 8.84% (equals: 94,296,445 voting rights)

g) Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25a WpHG: 5.76% (equals: 61,425,193 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 0.00% (equals: 0 voting rights)
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 2.63% (equals: 28,067,947 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 0.21% (equals: 2,207,544 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 0.45% (equals: 4,803,305 voting rights)

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

Description of the (financial/other) instruments: see no. 7 below
7. Detailed information on (financial/other) instruments as referred to in no. 1 to 6 above:


section 25 WpHG section 25 a WpHG  
Physically-Settled Call Options Cash-Settled Call Options  
Expiration Dates: Expiration Dates: 02 May 2012 15 June 2012 15 May 2012 22 June 2012 15 June 2012 21 December 2012 21 September 2012
21 December 2012
15 March 2013
21 June 2013
20 December 2013
20 June 2014
19 December 2014
 
Retransfer claims: Physically-Settled Put Options  
Expiration Dates: Expiration Dates: Various contracts that can be 15 June 2012 exercised at the lenders discretion 21 September 2012 21 December 2012 20 June 2014 19 December 2014  
Cash-Settled Swaps  
Expiration Dates: 17 April 2012 30 April 2012 15 June 2012 21 December 2012 11 February 2013 20 December 2013 20 January 2014  
Cash-Settled Put Options  
Expiration Dates: 15 June 2012 22 June 2012 21 December 2012 28 October 2013 28 October 2014  
Cash-Settled Futures  
Expiration Dates: 20 April 2012 15 June 2012 20 July 2012 21 December 2012
 



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Language:     English
Company:      Daimler AG
              Mercedesstrasse 137
              70327 Stuttgart
              Germany
Internet:     http://www.daimler.com
 
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