Essen, 16 December 2014This pressinformation is more than two years old

Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement according to Article 26 and Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] from BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

On 15 December 2014 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, DE, U.S.A., has
informed us pursuant to sec. 21 para. 1 Securities Trading Act (WpHG) of
the following:

The percentage of the voting rights of BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., in RWE AG
has fallen below the threshold of 5% on 11 December 2014 and amounts to
4,99% of the voting rights (28,758,016 voting rights) on that day. 2,23% of
the voting rights (12,840,047 voting rights) are attributable pursuant to
sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG. 0,0005% of the voting rights (2,659
voting rights) are attributable pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 2
in connection with sent. 2 WpHG. 3,04% of the voting rights (17,505,433
voting rights) are attributable pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6
in connection with sent. 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.


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