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

Daimler AG 

15.12.2014 17:18

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.

Publications pursuant to section 26 (1) WpHG

We have received the following notifications of voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 25 WpHG

A. Notification pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG

Notification of BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, DE, U.S.A., has notified us pursuant to section 21 (1) German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that its percentage of voting rights in Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany, fell below the threshold of 5% on December 11, 2014 and amounts to 4.98% (equals: 53,262,819 out of a total of 1,069,837,447 voting rights) as per this date. Of these voting rights 2.54% (equals: 27,129,296 voting rights) are to be attributed to BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, DE, U.S.A. pursuant to section 22 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG; 2.81% (equals: 30,058,164 voting rights) are to be attributed pursuant to section 22 (1) sentence 1 no. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG. Please note that the total amount stated above does not necessarily equal the sum of the detailed attributed holdings. This results from voting rights having multiple attributions within the BlackRock group structure.

B. Notifications pursuant to section 25 (1) WpHG

Notification of BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.
a. Details of listed company:
Daimler AG, Mercedesstraße 137, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany
b. Details of the company subject to the notification obligation (notifier):
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.

c. Triggering event: Falling below threshold

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

e. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: December 11, 2014
f. Total amount of voting rights: 4.999% (equals: 53,486,094 voting rights) calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued: 1,069,837,447

g. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial-/other) instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG: 0.02% (equals: 223,275 voting rights)
thereof held indirectly: 0.02% (equals: 223,275 voting rights)
Voting rights pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG: 4.98% (equals: 53,262,819 voting rights)

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

Chain of controlled undertakings:
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.; BlackRock Advisors Holdings, Inc.; BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.; BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.; BlackRock Group Limited; BlackRock International Limited; BlackRock Life Limited

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Language:     English
Company:      Daimler AG
              Mercedesstrasse 137
              70327 Stuttgart
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