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

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
adidas AG 24.09.2015 13:50Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted byDGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.---------------------------------------------------------------------------Notification of voting rights pursuant to Art. 21, Sec. 1 WpHGWe 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 theWpHG that via shares its Voting Rights on adidas AG, Herzogenaurach,Germany, have exceeded the 5% threshold of the Voting Rights on September18, 2015 and on that day amounted to 5.01% (this corresponds to 10475843Voting Rights).2.30% of Voting Rights (this corresponds to 4812224 Voting Rights) areattributed 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) areattributed 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) areattributed to the company in accordance with Article 22, Section 1,Sentence 1, No. 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG (GermanSecurities Trading Act).Please note that the total amount stated above does not necessarily equalthe sum of the detailed attributed holdings. This results from votingrights having multiple attributions within the BlackRock group structure.II.On September 22, 2015, BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, DE, UnitedStates has informed us according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG thatvia shares its Voting Rights on adidas AG, Herzogenaurach, Germany, haveexceeded the 5% threshold of the Voting Rights on September 18, 2015 and onthat day amounted to 5.01% (this corresponds to 10475843 Voting Rights).2.30% of Voting Rights (this corresponds to 4812224 Voting Rights) areattributed 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) areattributed to the company in accordance with Article 22, Section 1,Sentence 1, No. 6 in connection with sentence 2 of the WpHG (GermanSecurities Trading Act).Please note that the total amount stated above does not necessarily equalthe sum of the detailed attributed holdings. This results from votingrights having multiple attributions within the BlackRock group structure.24.09.2015 The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements,Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases.Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de--------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language:     EnglishCompany:      adidas AG              Adi-Dassler-Straße 1              91074 Herzogenaurach              GermanyInternet:     www.adidas-group.com End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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