Wacker Chemie AG

euro adhoc: Wacker Chemie AG
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

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Person/company obliged to make the notification:
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Name:      see below
Place:    see below
State:    USA

Company data:
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Name:      Wacker Chemie AG
Address: Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4, 81737 München
Place:    München
State:    Deutschland@@end@@

11.04.2007

We hereby disclose the following notification of voting rights according to section 21 (1 WpHG):

1. On March 30, 2007, the stake of Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, USA, in the voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG exceeded the threshold of 3%. On that date, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership held 3.10% in relation to all voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG (voting rights arising from 1,615,019 ordinary shares (Stammaktien); Wacker Chemie AG has issued ordinary shares only). All voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG were attributed to Artisan Partners Limited Pastnership pursuant to section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

2. On March 30, 2007, the stake of Artisan Investment Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, USA, in the voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG exceeded the threshold of 3%. On that date, Artisan Investment Corporation held 3.10% in relation to all voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG (voting rights arising from 1,615,019 ordinary shares (Stammaktien)). All voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG were attributed to Artisan Investment Corporation pursuant to section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 and 3 WpHG.

3. On March 30, 2007, the stake of ZFIC, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, USA, in the voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG exceeded the threshold of 3%. On that date, ZFIC, Inc. held 3.10% in relation to all voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG (voting rights arising from 1,615,019 ordinary shares (Stammaktien)). All voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG were attributed to ZFIC, Inc. pursuant to section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 and 3 WpHG.

4. On March 30, 2007, the stake of Mr Andrew A. Ziegler, USA, in the voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG exceeded the threshold of 3%. On that date, Mr Andrew A. Ziegler held 3.10% in relation to all voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG (voting rights arising from 1,615,019 ordinary shares (Stammaktien)). All voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG were attributed to Mr. Andrew A. Ziegler pursuant to section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 and 3 WpHG.

5. On March 30, 2007, the stake of Ms. Carlene M. Ziegler, USA, in the voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG exceeded the threshold of 3%. On that date, Ms. Carlene M. Ziegler held 3.10% in relation to all voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG (voting rights arising from 1,615,019 ordinary shares (Stammaktien)). All voting rights in Wacker Chemie AG were attributed to Ms. Carlene M. Ziegler pursuant to section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 and 3 WpHG.

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ots Originaltext: Wacker Chemie AG
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Further inquiry note:

Branche: Chemicals
ISIN:      DE000WCH8881
WKN:        WCH888
Index:    CDAX, Classic All Share, HDAX, MDAX, Midcap Market Index,
              Prime All Share
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / official dealing/prime standard



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