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


Daimler AG 

11.10.2011 18:06

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.


The following voting rights notification is caused by an increase in Daimler AG's share capital as a result of the exercise of stock options in July 2011 (for more information, please refer to the press release issued by Aabar Investments PJS today):

(1) The Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has notified us on October 11, 2011 pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG that its voting rights in Daimler AG fell below the threshold of 5% on July 8, 2011 and amounted to 4.99998% of the voting rights of Daimler AG (53,298,274 voting rights) as per this date all of which are attributed to the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi pursuant to section 22 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG.
The voting rights that are attributed to the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi are held via the following entities which are controlled by it and whose attributed proportion of voting rights in Daimler AG amounts to 3% each or more:
(a) International Petroleum Investment Company PJSC; (b) Aabar Investments PJS;
(c) Aabar Europe Holdings GmbH (formerly Gutiba Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH);
(d) Aabar Automotives GmbH (formerly Semare Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH).
(2) International Petroleum Investment Company PJSC, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has notified us on October 11, 2011 pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG that its voting rights in Daimler AG fell below the threshold of 5% on July 8, 2011 and amounted to 4.99998% of the voting rights of Daimler AG (53,298,274 voting rights) as per this date all of which are attributed to International Petroleum Investment Company PJSC pursuant to section 22 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG.
The voting rights that are attributed to International Petroleum Investment Company PJSC are held via the following entities which are controlled by it and whose attributed proportion of voting rights in Daimler AG amounts to 3% each or more:
(a) Aabar Investments PJS;
(b) Aabar Europe Holdings GmbH (formerly Gutiba Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH);
(c) Aabar Automotives GmbH (formerly Semare Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH).
(3) Aabar Investments PJS, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has notified us on October 11, 2011 pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG that its voting rights in Daimler AG fell below the threshold of 5% on July 8, 2011 and amounted to 4.99998% of the voting rights of Daimler AG (53,298,274 voting rights) as per this date all of which are attributed to Aabar Investments PJS pursuant to section 22 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG.
The voting rights that are attributed to Aabar Investments PJS are held via the following entities which are controlled by it and whose attributed proportion of voting rights in Daimler AG amounts to 3% each or more: (a) Aabar Europe Holdings GmbH (formerly Gutiba Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH);
(b) Aabar Automotives GmbH (formerly Semare Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH).
(4) Aabar Europe Holdings GmbH (formerly Gutiba Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH), Vienna, Austria, has notified us on October 11, 2011 pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG that its voting rights in Daimler AG fell below the threshold of 5% on July 8, 2011 and amounted to 4.99998% of the voting rights of Daimler AG (53,298,274 voting rights) as per this date all of which are attributed to Aabar Europe Holdings GmbH pursuant to section 22 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG.
The voting rights that are attributed to Aabar Europe Holdings GmbH are held via Aabar Automotives GmbH (formerly Semare Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH) which is controlled by it and whose attributed proportion of voting rights in Daimler AG amounts to 3% or more.

(5) Aabar Automotives GmbH (formerly Semare Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH), Vienna, Austria, has notified us on October 11, 2011 pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG that its voting rights in Daimler AG fell below the threshold of 5% on July 8, 2011 and amounted to 4.99998% of the voting rights of Daimler AG (53,298,274 voting rights) as per this date.



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