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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 

24.09.2015 13:50

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. 21, Sec. 1 WpHG

We received the following notifications pursuant to Art. 21, Sec. 1 WpHG:

I.
On September 22, 2015, BlackRock Financial Management, Inc., Wilmington,
DE, United States has informed us according to Article 21, Section 1 of the
WpHG that via shares its Voting Rights on adidas AG, Herzogenaurach,
Germany, have exceeded the 5% threshold of the Voting Rights on September
18, 2015 and on that day amounted to 5.01% (this corresponds to 10475843
Voting Rights).

2.30% of Voting Rights (this corresponds to 4812224 Voting Rights) are
attributed to the company in accordance with Article 22, Section 1,
Sentence 1, No. 1 of the WpHG (German Securities Trading Act).

0.02% of Voting Rights (this corresponds to 37684 Voting Rights) are
attributed to the company in accordance with Article 22, Section 1,
Sentence 1, No. 6 of the WpHG (German Securities Trading Act).

2.99% of Voting Rights (this corresponds to 6265357 Voting Rights) are
attributed to the company in accordance with Article 22, Section 1,
Sentence 1, No. 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG (German
Securities Trading Act).

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.


II.
On September 22, 2015, BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, DE, United
States has informed us according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG that
via shares its Voting Rights on adidas AG, Herzogenaurach, Germany, have
exceeded the 5% threshold of the Voting Rights on September 18, 2015 and on
that day amounted to 5.01% (this corresponds to 10475843 Voting Rights).

2.30% of Voting Rights (this corresponds to 4812224 Voting Rights) are
attributed to the company in accordance with Article 22, Section 1,
Sentence 1, No. 1 of the WpHG (German Securities Trading Act).

3.01% of Voting Rights (this corresponds to 6303041 Voting Rights) are
attributed to the company in accordance with Article 22, Section 1,
Sentence 1, No. 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG (German
Securities Trading Act).

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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Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases.
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Language:     English
Company:      adidas AG
              Adi-Dassler-Straße 1
              91074 Herzogenaurach
              Germany
Internet:     www.adidas-group.com
 
End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service
 
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