Essen, 13 September 2010This pressinformation is more than two years old

Voting rights announcement BlackRock HoldCo 2, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, according to article 21, section 1 WpHG [Securities Trading Act]

Release according to article 26, section 1 WpHG [Securities Trading Act] with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

On 10 September 2010 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, has informed us pursuant to section 21 paragraph 1 WpHG of the following:

The percentage holding of the voting rights of BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. in RWE AG exceeded the threshold of 3 % on 6 September 2010 and amounts to 3,52 % (18,444,476 voting shares) on that day. All of the voting rights are attributable to BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. pursuant to section 22 paragraph 1 sentence 1 no. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

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