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Notification

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

adidas AG 

19.05.2015 15:00

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.
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Notification of voting rights pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG
We received the following notifications pursuant to Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG
on May 14, 2015:

I.

1. Listed company:
adidas AG
Adi-Dassler-Straße 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley, Wilmington, Delaware, United States 

3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:
10%

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
08.05.2015

6. Total amount of voting rights:
10.33% (equals 21618454 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued:
209216186

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:
1.04% (equals 2165688 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
1.03% (equals 2158902 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25 WpHG:
8.95% (equals 18715578 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
8.95% (equals 18715578 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to Art. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.35% (equals 737188 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art.
25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings:
Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc.
MS Equity Financing Services (Luxembourg) Sarl
Morgan Stanley B.V.
Morgan Stanley International Limited
Morgan Stanley Group (Europe)
Morgan Stanley UK Group
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK)
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc

Morgan Stanley Capital Management LLC,
Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings Inc.
Morgan Stanley Capital Services LLC

MSDW Offshore Equity Services Inc.
MS Equity Finance Services I (Cayman) Ltd.

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 25.05.2015
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.02.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 15.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 22.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 27.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 02.06.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 05.12.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 09.02.2017
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 27.02.2017
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.04.2017
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 09.10.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2016
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 07.09.2018
Convertible Bond, Expiration Date: 14.06.2019
Cash-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 04.08.2015
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 19.06.2015
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 18.12.2015


II.

1. Listed company:
adidas AG
Adi-Dassler-Straße 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc, Wilmington, Delaware, United
States

3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold

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

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
08.05.2015

6. Total amount of voting rights:
7.83% (equals 16386635 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued:
209216186

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:
1.02% (equals 2133581 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
1.02% (equals 2133581 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25 WpHG:
6.59% (equals 13797769 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
6.59% (equals 13797769 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to Art. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.22% (equals 455285 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art.
25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings:
MS Equity Financing Services (Luxembourg) Sarl
Morgan Stanley B.V.
Morgan Stanley International Limited
Morgan Stanley Group (Europe)
Morgan Stanley UK Group
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK)
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 25.05.2015
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.02.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 22.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 27.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 02.06.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 09.02.2017
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.04.2017
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 09.10.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2016
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 07.09.2018
Convertible Bond, Expiration Date: 14.06.2019
Cash-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 04.08.2015
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 19.06.2015
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 18.12.2015


III.

1. Listed company:
adidas AG
Adi-Dassler-Straße 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley International Limited, London, UK 

3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold

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

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
08.05.2015

6. Total amount of voting rights:
6.78% (equals 14185027 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued:
209216186

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:
0.30% (equals 621893 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
0.30% (equals 621893 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25 WpHG:
6.29% (equals 13163333 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
6.29% (equals 13163333 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to Art. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.19% (equals 399801 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art.
25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings:
Morgan Stanley Group (Europe)
Morgan Stanley UK Group
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK)
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.02.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 22.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 27.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 02.06.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 09.02.2017
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.04.2017
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 09.10.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2016
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 07.09.2018
Convertible Bond, Expiration Date: 14.06.2019
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 19.06.2015
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 18.12.2015


IV.

1. Listed company:
adidas AG
Adi-Dassler-Straße 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley Group (Europe), London, UK 

3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold

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

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
08.05.2015

6. Total amount of voting rights:
6.78% (equals 14185027 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued:
209216186

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:
0.30% (equals 621893 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
0.30% (equals 621893 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25 WpHG:
6.29% (equals 13163333 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
6.29% (equals 13163333 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to Art. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.19% (equals 399801 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art.
25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings:
Morgan Stanley UK Group
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK)
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.02.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 22.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 27.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 02.06.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 09.02.2017
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.04.2017
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 09.10.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2016
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 07.09.2018
Convertible Bond, Expiration Date: 14.06.2019
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 19.06.2015
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 18.12.2015


V.

1. Listed company:
adidas AG
Adi-Dassler-Straße 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley UK Group, London, UK 

3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold

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

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
08.05.2015

6. Total amount of voting rights:
6.78% (equals 14185027 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued:
209216186

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:
0.30% (equals 621893 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
0.30% (equals 621893 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25 WpHG:
6.29% (equals 13163333 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
6.29% (equals 13163333 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to Art. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.19% (equals 399801 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art.
25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings:
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK)
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.02.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 22.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 27.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 02.06.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 09.02.2017
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.04.2017
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 09.10.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2016
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 07.09.2018
Convertible Bond, Expiration Date: 14.06.2019
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 19.06.2015
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 18.12.2015


VI.

1. Listed company:
adidas AG
Adi-Dassler-Straße 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), London, UK 

3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold

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

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
08.05.2015

6. Total amount of voting rights:
6.78% (equals 14185027 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued:
209216186

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:
0.30% (equals 621893 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
0.30% (equals 621893 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25 WpHG:
6.29% (equals 13163333 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
6.29% (equals 13163333 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to Art. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.19% (equals 399801 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art.
25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:

Chain of controlled undertakings:
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.02.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 22.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 27.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 02.06.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 09.02.2017
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.04.2017
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 09.10.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2016
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 07.09.2018
Convertible Bond, Expiration Date: 14.06.2019
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 19.06.2015
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 18.12.2015


VII.

1. Listed company:
adidas AG
Adi-Dassler-Straße 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany

2. Notifier:
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, London, UK 

3. Triggering event:
Exceeding Threshold

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

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached:
08.05.2015

6. Total amount of voting rights:
6.78% (equals 14185027 voting rights)
calculated from the following total number of voting rights issued:
209216186

7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:
0.30% (equals 621893 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
0.00% (equals 0 voting rights)

Voting rights proportion based on financial/other instruments pursuant to
Art. 25 WpHG:
6.29% (equals 13163333 voting rights)

thereof held indirectly:
1.08% (equals 2250000 voting rights)

Voting rights pursuant to Art. 21, 22 WpHG:
0.19% (equals 399801 voting rights)

8. Detailed information on financial/other instruments pursuant to Art.
25a, Sec. 1 WpHG:

ISIN or name/description of the financial/other instrument:
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.02.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 22.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 27.04.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 02.06.2016
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 09.02.2017
Cash-Settled Swaps, Expiration Date: 03.04.2017
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 09.10.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2015
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 16.09.2016
Cash-Settled Call Options, Expiration Date: 07.09.2018
Convertible Bond, Expiration Date: 14.06.2019
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 19.06.2015
Physically-Settled Put Options, Expiration Date: 18.12.2015



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Language:     English
Company:      adidas AG
              Adi-Dassler-Straße 1
              91074 Herzogenaurach
              Germany
Internet:     www.adidas-group.com
 
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