Carl Zeiss Meditec AG : Publication pursuant to §26 sect.1 WpHG (the German Securities Trading Act) with the aim of pan-European distribution

Wednesday, 10. April 2013 13:15

Carl Zeiss Meditec AG / Carl Zeiss Meditec AG : Publication pursuant to §26 sect.1 WpHG (the German Securities Trading Act) with the aim of pan-European distribution . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Pursuant to Art. 21 (1) Sentence 1, Art. 22 (1) and Art. 24 WpHG, Noerr LLP, Munich, Germany, informed Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Jena, Germany, on 09 April 2013, on behalf of its client, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, in accordance with Art. 21 (1), 22 (1) and 24 (1) on the following changes in voting rights:

On 04 April 2013, the share of voting rights of OppenheimerFunds, Inc., 6803, S. Tuscon Way, Centennial, CO, United States of America, 80112-3924, in Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Jena (ISIN DE0005313704, WKN: 531370) fell below the threshold of 3%. On 04 April 2013 the percentage of voting rights of OppenheimerFunds, Inc. amounted to 2.98% (corresponding to 2,422,279 shares of a total of 81,309,610 shares) - rounded on two right-of-comma positions - pursuant to Art. 22 (1) Sentence 1 No. 6 WpHG. Of this percentage of Oppenheimer Funds, Inc., 0.62% is allocated to the Oppenheimer International Small Company Fund and 2.36% to the Oppenheimer Global Opportunities Fund.

On 04 April 2013, the share of voting rights of Oppenheimer Acquisition Corp. 6803 S. Tuscon Way, Centennial, CO, United States of America, 80112-3924, in Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Jena (ISIN DE0005313704, WKN: 531370) fell below the threshold of 3%. On 04 April 2013 the percentage of voting rights of OppenheimerFunds, Inc. amounted to 2.98% (corresponding to 2,422,279 shares of a total of 81,309,610 shares) - rounded on two right-of-comma positions - pursuant to Art. 22 (1) Sentence 1 No. 6 WpHG. Of this percentage of Oppenheimer Acquisition Corp., 0.62% is allocated to the Oppenheimer International Small Company Fund and 2.36% to the Oppenheimer Global Opportunities Fund to Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.

On 04 April 2013, the share of voting rights of MM Asset Management Holding LLC, 1295 State Street, Springfield, MA, United States of America, 01111-0001, in Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Jena (ISIN DE0005313704, WKN: 531370) fell below the threshold of 3%. On 04 April 2013 the percentage of voting rights of MM Asset Management Holding LLC amounted to 2.98% (corresponding to 2,422,279 shares of a total of 81,309,610 shares) - rounded on two right-of-comma positions - pursuant to Art. 22 (1) Sentence 1 No. 6 Sentence 2 WpHG. Of this percentage of MM Asset Management Holding LLC, 0.62% are allocated to the Oppenheimer International Small Company Fund and 2.36% to the Oppenheimer Global Opportunities Fund.

On 04 April 2013, the share of voting rights of MassMutual Holding LLC, 1295 State Street, Springfield, MA, United States of America, 01111-0001, in Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Jena (ISIN DE0005313704, WKN: 531370) fell below the threshold of 3%. On 04 April 2013 the percentage of voting rights of MassMutual Holding LLC amounted to 2.98% (corresponding to 2,422,279 shares of a total of 81,309,610 shares) - rounded on two right-of-comma positions - pursuant to Art. 22 (1) Sentence 1 No. 6 Sentence 2 WpHG. Of this percentage MassMutual Holding LLC, 0.62% is allocated to the Oppenheimer International Small Company Fund and 2.36% to the Oppenheimer Global Opportunities Fund.

On 04 April 2013, the share of voting rights of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1295 State Street, Springfield, MA, United States of America, 01111-0001, in Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Jena (ISIN DE0005313704, WKN: 531370) fell below the threshold of 3%. On 04 April 2013 the percentage of voting rights of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company amounted to 2.98% (corresponding to 2,422,279 shares of a total of 81,309,610 shares) - rounded on two right-of-comma positions - pursuant to Art. 22 (1) Sentence 1 No. 6 Sentence 2 WpHG. Of this percentage of Massachussetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, 0.62% is allocated to the Oppenheimer International Small Company Fund and 2.36% to the Oppenheimer Global Opportunities Fund.

We would kindly ask you to publish this announcement according to the disclosure obligation in accordance with Art. 26 (1) WpHG. This notification has been forwarded to Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority).

Jena, April 2013

Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
The Management Board

Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
Göschwitzer Straße 51-52
07745 Jena




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