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


Daimler AG 

31.01.2012 18:14

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.



Voting rights notification pursuant to section 26 (1) WpHG
(1) Goldman Sachs International, London, UK, has notified us on January 26, 2012 pursuant to section 25 (1) German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on January 23, 2012, Goldman Sachs International would have exceeded the threshold of 5 % of the voting rights in Daimler AG and would have held a total of 7.13 % (76,022,958 voting rights).

Goldman Sachs International further notified us that as on January 23, 2012 it holds directly financial or other instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG conferring the right to acquire shares in Daimler AG that bear 7.07 % of the voting rights (75,383,400 voting rights) and that it also holds 0.06 % of the voting rights in Daimler AG (639,558 voting rights) pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG as per this date.


(2) Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K.), London, UK, has notified us on January 26, 2012 pursuant to section 25 (1) WpHG that on January 23, 2012, Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K.) would have exceeded the threshold of 5 % of the voting rights in Daimler AG and would have held a total of 7.13 % (76,022,958 voting rights).

Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K.) further notified us that as on January 23, 2012 it holds indirectly financial or other instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG conferring the right to acquire shares in Daimler AG that bear 7.07 % of the voting rights (75,383,400 voting rights) and that it also holds 0.06 % of the voting rights in Daimler AG (639,558 voting rights) pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG as per this date.

Financial or other instruments that Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K.) holds indirectly are held via the following companies which are controlled by Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K.):
- Goldman Sachs International


(3) Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (UK), London, UK, has notified us on January 26, 2012 pursuant to section 25 (1) WpHG that on January 23, 2012, Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (UK) would have exceeded the threshold of 5 % of the voting rights in Daimler AG and would have held a total of 7.13 % (76,022,958 voting rights).

Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (UK) further notified us that as on January 23, 2012 it holds indirectly financial or other instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG conferring the right to acquire shares in Daimler AG that bear 7.07 % of the voting rights (75,383,400 voting rights) and that it also holds 0.06 % of the voting rights in Daimler AG (639,558 voting rights) pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG as per this date.
Financial or other instruments that Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (UK) holds indirectly are held via the following companies which are controlled by Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (UK):
- Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K.)
- Goldman Sachs International


(4) Goldman Sachs (UK) LLC, Wilmington, USA, has notified us on January 26, 2012 pursuant to section 25 (1) WpHG that on January 23, 2012, Goldman Sachs (UK) LLC would have exceeded the threshold of 5 % of the voting rights in Daimler AG and would have held a total of 7.13 % (76,022,958 voting rights).

Goldman Sachs (UK) LLC further notified us that as on January 23, 2012 it holds indirectly financial or other instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG conferring the right to acquire shares in Daimler AG that bear 7.07 % of the voting rights (75,383,400 voting rights) and that it also holds 0.06 % of the voting rights in Daimler AG (639,558 voting rights) pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG as per this date.

Financial or other instruments that Goldman Sachs (UK) LLC holds indirectly are held via the following companies which are controlled by Goldman Sachs (UK) LLC:
- Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (UK)
- Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K.)
- Goldman Sachs International


(5) Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., New York, USA, has notified us on January 26, 2012 pursuant to section 25 (1) WpHG that on January 23, 2012, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. would have exceeded the threshold of 5 % of the voting rights in Daimler AG and would have held a total of 7.17 % (76,443,420 voting rights).

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. further notified us that as on January 23, 2012 it holds indirectly financial or other instruments pursuant to section 25 WpHG conferring the right to acquire shares in Daimler AG that bear 7.07 % of the voting rights (75,383,400 voting rights) and that it also holds 0.1 % of the voting rights in Daimler AG (1,060,020 voting rights) pursuant to sections 21, 22 WpHG as per this date.

Financial or other instruments that Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., holds indirectly are held via the following companies which are controlled by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.:
- Goldman Sachs (UK) LLC
- Goldman Sachs Group Holdings (UK)
- Goldman Sachs Holdings (U.K.)
- Goldman Sachs International


(6) The exercise period, maturity and expiration dates of the financial or other instruments referred to in (1) to (5) above are as follows:
- Call Options: Exercise Period: Up to 17/02/2012; Maturity: 17/02/2012; Expiration Date: 17/02/2012
- Call Options: Exercise Period: Up to 16/03/2012; Maturity: 16/03/2012; Expiration Date: 16/03/2012
- Call Options: Exercise Period: Up to 15/06/2012; Maturity: 15/06/2012; Expiration Date: 15/06/2012
- Call Options: Exercise Period: Up to 21/09/2012; Maturity: 21/09/2012; Expiration Date: 21/09/2012
- Call Options: Exercise Period: Up to 21/12/2012; Maturity: 21/12/2012; Expiration Date: 21/12/2012
- Call Options: Exercise Period: On 23/01/2015; Maturity: 23/01/2015; Expiration Date: 23/01/2015



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