Pfeiffer Vacuum A Passion for Perfection

Shareholder Structure

Shares outstanding

In total, 9,867,659 bearer shares are outstanding. This represents a share capital of € 25,261,207.04. The pro-rata amount of one share equals the calculated value of € 2.56.

Shareholder structure

Estimated regional split of the Pfeiffer Vacuum Shareholder Structure

Current holding notifications

September 18, 2014
(I)
Sun Life Financial Inc., Toronto, Canada, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3% on September 12, 2014, and amounted to 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) on stated day. This 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) is attributed to Sun Life Financial Inc., Toronto, Canada, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

(II)
Sun Life Global Investments Inc., Toronto, Canada, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3% on September 12, 2014, and amounted to 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) on stated day. This 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) is attributed to Sun Life Global Investments Inc., Toronto, Canada, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

(III)
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada – U.S. Operations Holdings Inc., Wellesley Hills, USA, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3% on September 12, 2014, and amounted to 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) on stated day. This 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) is attributed to Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada – U.S. Operations Holdings Inc., Wellesley Hills, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

(IV)
Sun Life Financial (U.S.) Holdings, Inc. Wellesley Hills, USA, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3% on September 12, 2014, and amounted to 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) on stated day. This 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) is attributed to Sun Life Financial (U.S.) Holdings, Inc., Wellesley Hills, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

(V)
Sun Life Financial (U.S.) Investments LLC, Wellesley Hills, USA, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3% on September 12, 2014, and amounted to 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) on stated day. This 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) is attributed to Sun Life Financial (U.S.) Investments LLC., Wellesley Hills, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

(VI)
Sun Life of Canada (U.S.) Financial Services Holdings, Inc., Boston, USA, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3% on September 12, 2014, and amounted to 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) on stated day. This 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) is attributed to Sun Life of Canada (U.S.) Financial Services Holdings, Inc., Boston, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

(VII)
Massachusetts Financial Services Company (MFS), Boston, USA, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3% on September 12, 2014 and amounted to 3.01% (equalling 296,756 voting rights) on that day. Hereof 1.67% (equalling 164,435 voting rights) is attributed to Massachusetts Financial Services Company (MFS) pursuant to sec. 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG. Further 1.34% (equalling 132,321 voting rights) is attributed to Massachusetts Financial Services Company (MFS), Boston, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

 
July 02, 2014
Montanaro Asset Management Limited, London, United Kingdom, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3% on June 26, 2014, and amounted to 2.94% (equalling 290,358 voting rights) on stated day. This 2.94% (equalling 290,358 voting rights) is attributed to Montanaro Asset Management Limited, London, United Kingdom, pursuant to sec. 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
June 25, 2014
The Capital Group Companies, Los Angeles, USA, have notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 paragraph 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company has exceeded the threshold of 5% on June 18, 2014, and amounted to 5.37% (equalling 530,110 voting rights) on stated day. This 5.37% (equalling 530,110 voting rights) are attributed to The Capital Group Companies, Los Angeles, USA, pursuant to article 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG and article 22 paragraph 1 sent. 2 and sent. 3 WpHG.

 
Capital Research and Management Company, Los Angeles, USA, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 paragraph1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company has exceeded the threshold of 5% on June 18, 2014, and amounted to 5.37% (equalling 530,110 voting rights) on stated day. This 5.37% (equalling 530,110 voting rights) is attributed to Capital Research and Management Company, Los Angeles, USA, pursuant to article 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
May 28, 2014
The Capital Group Companies, Los Angeles, USA, have notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 paragraph 1 WpHG in conjunction with article 22 paragraph 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG and article 22 paragraph 1 sent. 2 and sent. 3 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company has exceeded the threshold of 3% on May 22, 2014, and amounted to 3.02%(equalling 297,978 voting rights) on stated day. This 3.02% (equalling 297,978 voting rights) are attributed to The Capital Group Companies, Los Angeles, USA, pursuant to article 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG and article 22 paragraph 1 sent. 2 and sent. 3 WpHG.

 
Capital Research and Management Company, Los Angeles, USA, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 paragraph1 WpHG in conjunction with article 22 paragraph1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company has exceeded the threshold of 3% on May 22, 2014, and amounted to 3.02% (equalling 297,978 voting rights) on stated day. This 3.02% (equalling 297,978 voting rights) is attributed to Capital Research and Management Company, Los Angeles, USA, pursuant to article 22 paragraph1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
May 12, 2014
BNP Paribas Investment Partners UK Ltd, London, United Kingdom, has correctively notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3% on February 26, 2014, and amounted to 3.08% (equalling 303,674 voting rights) on stated day. This 3.08% (equalling 303,674 voting rights) is attributed to BNP Paribas Investment Partners UK Ltd, London, United Kingdom, pursuant to sec. 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
March 11, 2014
BNP Paribas Investment Partners UK Ltd, London, United Kingdom, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3% on February 26, 2014, and amounted to 3.08% (equalling 303,674 voting rights) on stated day.

Hereof 0.94% (equalling 92,744 voting rights) is attributed to BNP Paribas Investment Partners UK Ltd pursuant to sec. 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG. Further 2.14% (equalling 210,930 voting rights) is attributed to BNP Paribas Investment Partners UK Ltd pursuant to sec. 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG.

 
February 13, 2014
Montanaro European Smaller Companies plc, Dublin, Ireland, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company has fallen below the threshold of 3% and on February 10, 2014, amounted to 2.98% (equalling 293,744 voting rights).

 
February 10, 2014
Henderson Group plc, London, United Kingdom, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3% on 5 February, 2014, and amounted to 3.44% (equalling 340,101 voting rights) on stated day. This 3.44% (equalling 340,101 voting rights) is attributed to Henderson Group plc, London, United Kingdom, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

 
February 10, 2014
Henderson Global Investors Limited, London, United Kingdom, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3% on 5 February, 2014, and amounted to 3.44% (equalling 340,101 voting rights) on stated day. This 3.44% (equalling 340,101 voting rights) is attributed to Henderson Global Investors Limited, London, United Kingdom, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
February 10, 2014
Henderson Global Investors (Holdings) plc, London, United Kingdom, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3% on 5 February, 2014, and amounted to 3.44% (equalling 340,101 voting rights) on stated day. This 3.44% (equalling 340,101 voting rights) is attributed to Henderson Global Investors (Holdings) plc, London, United Kingdom, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

November 20, 2013
Highclere International Investors LLP, London, United Kingdom, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3% on 12 November, 2013, and amounted to 2.86% (equalling 282,293 voting rights) on stated day. This 2.86% (equalling 282,293 voting rights) is attributed to Highclere International Investors LLP, London, United Kingdom, pursuant to sec. 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
November 15, 2013
Fiera Capital Corporation, Montreal, Canada, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3% on 08 November, 2013, and amounted to 2.79% (equalling 275,685 voting rights) on stated day. This 2.79% (equalling 275,685 voting rights) is attributed to Fiera Capital Corporation, Montreal, Canada, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
October 23, 2013
Threadneedle Investment Services Limited, London, United Kingdom, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3% on 17 October, 2013, and amounted to 2.93% (equalling 289,565 voting rights) on stated day. This 2.93% is attributed to Threadneedle Investment Services Limited, London, United Kingdom, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

Threadneedle Investment Funds ICVC, London, United Kingdom, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3% on 17 October, 2013, and amounted to 2.93% (equalling 289,565 voting rights) on stated day.

 
October 15, 2013
BNP Paribas Asset Management, Paris, France, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of its voting rights in our company has exceeded the threshold of 3% on 9 October, 2013, and amounted to 3.03% (equalling 298,561 voting rights) on stated day. These 3.03% (equalling 298,561 voting rights) are attributed to BNP Paribas Asset Management pursuant to sec. 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
September 20, 2013
BNP Paribas Investment Partners S.A., Paris, France, has notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 5 % on 12 September, 2013 and amounted to 5.06 % (equalling 500,021 voting rights) on that day. Hereof 1.07 % (equalling 106,031 voting rights) are attributed to BNP Paribas Investment Partners S.A. pursuant to sec. 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG. Further 3.99 % (equalling 393,990 voting rights) are attributed to BNP Paribas Investment Partners S.A. pursuant to sec. 22 paragraph 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG.

 
July 16, 2013
Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Minneapolis, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) on July 15, 2013 that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 5 % on July 12, 2013 and amounted to 4.65 % (equalling 458,418 voting rights) on that day. These 4.65 % are attributed to Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Minneapolis, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

Of the following shareholder whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeds 3 % or more the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: Threadneedle Investment Funds ICVC.

 
June 28, 2013
Threadneedle Investment Services Limited, London, United Kingdom, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on June 26, 2013 and amounted to 3.08 % (equalling 303,567 voting rights) on that day. These 3.08 % are attributed to Threadneedle Investment Services Limited, London, United Kingdom, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.
Of the following shareholder whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeds 3 % or more the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: Threadneedle Investment Funds ICVC.

 
Threadneedle Investment Funds ICVC, London, United Kingdom, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on June 26, 2013 and amounted to 3.08 % (equalling 303,567 voting rights) on that day.

 
June 21, 2013
Montanaro European Smaller Companies plc, Dublin, Irland, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on June 10, 2013 and amounted to 3.002 % (equalling 296,244 voting rights) on that day.

 
June 06, 2013
Highclere International Investors LLP, London, United Kingdom, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on May 31, 2013 and amounted to 3.02 % (equalling 297,972 voting rights) on that day. These 3.02 % (equalling 297,972 voting rights) are attributed to Highclere International Investors LLP, London, United Kingdom, pursuant to sec. 22 para.1 sent. 1 no.6 WpHG.

 
May 15, 2013
Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Limited, London, United Kingdom, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on May 9, 2013 and amounted to 3.25 % (equalling 320,305 voting rights) on that day. These 3.25 % are attributed to Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Limited, London, United Kingdom, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on May 9, 2013 and amounted to 3.45 % (equalling 340,582 voting rights) on that day. These 3.45 % are attributed to Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
Threadneedle Asset Management Limited, London, United Kingdom, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on May 9, 2013 and amounted to 3.25 % (equalling 320,305 voting rights) on that day. These 3.25 % are attributed to Threadneedle Asset Management Limited, London, United Kingdom, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
March 12, 2013
We have received the following notification pursuant Article 26 Sect. 1 WpHG:
1. Details of listed company: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Berliner Str. 43, 35614 Asslar, Germany, www.pfeiffer-vacuum.de
2. Details of the person / company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Minneapolis, USA
3. Reason for notification: Exceeding Threshold
4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5 %
5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: March 08, 2013
6. Total amount of voting rights: 5.10 % (equals: 503,681 voting rights)

 
April 18, 2013
We have received the following notification pursuant Article 26 Sect. 1 WpHG:
1. Details of listed company: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Berliner Str. 43, 35614 Asslar, Germany, www.pfeiffer-vacuum.de
2. Details of the person / company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): Fiera Capital Corporation, Montreal, Canada
3. Reason for notification: Exceeding Threshold
4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 3 %
5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: April 08, 2013
6. Total amount of voting rights: 3.02 % (equals: 297,856 voting rights)

November 28, 2012
We have received the following notification pursuant sec. 25 paragraph 1 WpHG on November 23, 2012:
1. Details of listed company: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Berliner Str. 43, 35614 Asslar, Germany
2. Details of the person / company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): Montanaro Asset Management Limited, London, United Kingdom
3. Reason for notification: Exceeding threshold
4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 3 %
5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: November 23, 2012
6. Total amount of voting rights: 3.01 % (equals: 296900 voting rights)

 
October 02, 2012
Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on September 25, 2012 and amounted to 3.04 % (equalling 300,139 voting rights) on that day. These 3.04 % are attributed to Ameriprise Financial, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
September 18, 2012
William Blair & Company, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % on September 12, 2012, and amounted to 2.71 % (equalling 268,020 voting rights) on that day. These 2.71 % are attributed to William Blair & Company, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
September 03, 2012
BNP Paribas Investment Partners S. A., Paris, France notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 percent on July 31, 2012, and on that day amounted to 3.01 percent (equalling 296,903 voting rights). Of these 3.01 percent 2.77 percentage points (equalling 273,586 voting rights) are attributed to BNP Paribas Investment Partners S. A., Paris, France, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG. 0.24 percentage points (equalling 23,317 voting rights) are attributed to BNP Paribas Investment Partners S. A. pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
July 09, 2012
William Blair & Company, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on June 22, 2012 and amounted to 3.03 % (equalling 299,356 voting rights) on that day. These 3.03 % are attributed to William Blair & Company, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
July 03, 2012
BNP Paribas Investment Partners S. A., Paris, France notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 percent on June 22, 2012, and on that day amounted to 3.09 percent (equalling 305,026 voting rights). Of these 3.09 percent 2.85 percentage points (equalling 281,773 voting rights) are attributed to BNP Paribas Investment Partners S. A., Paris, France, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG. 0.24 percentage points (equalling 23,253 voting rights) are attributed to BNP Paribas Investment Partners S. A. pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
BNP Paribas Investment Partners S. A., Paris, France notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 percent on June 27, 2012, and on that day amounted to 2.99 percent (equalling 295,025 voting rights). Of these 2.99 percent 2.76 percentage points (equalling 271,897 voting rights) are attributed to BNP Paribas Investment Partners S. A., Paris, France, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG. 0.24 percentage points (equalling 23,128 voting rights) are attributed to BNP Paribas Investment Partners S. A. pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
June 19, 2012
pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 percent on June 18, 2012 and on that day amounted to 2.93 percent (equalling 288,639 voting rights). These 2.93 percent are attributed to Legg Mason, Inc, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
Royce & Associates, LLC, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 percent on June 15, 2012 and on that day amounted to 2.98 percent (equalling 294,140 voting rights). These 2.98 percent are attributed to Royce & Associates, LLC, New York, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
June 11, 2012
Bankhaus Lampe, Bielefeld, Germany, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % on May 24, 2012 and amounted to 0.00 % (equalling 0 voting rights) on that day.

 
June 13, 2012
Bankhaus Lampe, Bielefeld, Germany, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on May 23, 2012 and amounted to 3.08 % (equalling 303,680 voting rights) on that day.

 
May 30, 2012
SEB AG, Frankfurt, Deutschland, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company falling below the threshold of 3 % on May 23, 2012 and amounts to 0.00 % (equalling 0 voting rights) on that day.

 
We have received the following notification pursuant sec. 25 paragraph 1 WpHG on May 29th, 2012:
1. Details of listed company: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Berliner Str. 43, 35614 Asslar, Germany
2. Details of the person / company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): Bankhaus Lampe KG, Domicile: Bielefeld, Country: Germany
3. Reason for notification: Falling below threshold
4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5 %
5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: May 24th, 2012
6. Total amount of voting rights: 0,00 % (equals: 0 voting rights)
7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion:
(Financial / other) instruments purs. to sec. 25 WpHG: 0,00 % (equals: 0 voting rights). Thereof held indirectly: 0.00 % (equals: 0 voting rights). Voting rights purs. to sec. 21, 22 WpHG: 0.00 % (equals: 0 voting rights)
8. Detailed information on (financial/other) instruments: -

 
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), Stockholm, Sweden, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company falling below the threshold of 3 % on May 23, 2012 and amounts to 0.00 % (equalling 0 voting rights) on that day.

 
We have received the following notification pursuant sec. 25 paragraph 1 WpHG on May 25th, 2012:
1. Details of listed company: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Berliner Str. 43, 35614 Asslar, Germany
2. Details of the person / company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), Domicile: Stockholm, Country: Sweden
3. Reason for notification: Falling below threshold
4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5 %
5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: May 23rd, 2012
6. Total amount of voting rights: 0.00 % (equals: 0 voting rights)
7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion: (Financial / other) instruments purs. to sec. 25 WpHG: 0.00 % (equals: 0 voting rights). Thereof held indirectly: 0.00 % (equals: 0 voting rights). Voting rights purs. to sec. 21, 22 WpHG: 0.00 % (equals: 0 voting rights)
8. Detailed information on (financial/other) instruments: - chain of controlled entities: SEB AG

 
We have received the following notification pursuant sec. 25 paragraph 1 WpHG on May 24th, 2012:
1. Details of listed company: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Berliner Str. 43, 35614 Asslar, Germany
2. Details of the person / company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): SEB AG, Domicile: Frankfurt, Country: Germany
3. Reason for notification: Falling below threshold
4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5 %
5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: May 23rd, 2012
6. Total amount of voting rights: 0.00 % (equals: 0 voting rights)
7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion: (Financial / other) instruments purs. to sec. 25 WpHG: 0.00 % (equals: 0 voting rights). Thereof held indirectly: 0.00 % (equals:0 voting rights). Voting rights purs. to sec. 21, 22 WpHG: 0.00 % (equals: 0 voting rights)
8. Detailed information on (financial/other) instruments:

 
May 25, 2012
We have received the following notification pursuant sec. 25 paragraph 1 WpHG on May 23rd, 2012:
1. Details of listed company: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Berliner Str. 43, 35614 Asslar, Germany
2. Details of the person / company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): Bankhaus Lampe KG, Domicile: Bielefeld, Country: Germany
3. Reason for notification: Exceeding threshold
4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5 %
5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: May 22nd, 2012
6. Total amount of voting rights: 5.05 % (equals: 498680 voting rights)
7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion: (Financial / other) instruments purs. to sec. 25 WpHG: 5.05 % (equals: 498680 voting rights). Thereof held indirectly: 0.00 % (equals: 0 voting rights). Voting rights purs. to sec. 21, 22 WpHG: 0.00 % (equals: 0 voting rights)
8. Detailed information on (financial/other) instruments: -

 
SEB AG, Frankfurt, Deutschland, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on May 18, 2012 and amounts to 4.93 % (equalling 486,901 voting rights) on that day.

 
We have received the following notification pursuant sec. 25 paragraph 1 WpHG on May 22nd, 2012:
1. Details of listed company: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Berliner Str. 43, 35614 Asslar,Germany
2. Details of the person / company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): SEB AG, Domicile: Frankfurt, Country: Germany
3. Reason for notification: Exceeding threshold
4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5 %
5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: May 18th, 2012
6. Total amount of voting rights: 5.95 % (equals: 586901 voting rights)
7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion: (Financial / other) instruments purs. to sec. 25 WpHG: 1.01 % (equals: 100000 voting rights). Thereof held indirectly: 0.00 % (equals:0 voting rights). Voting rights purs. to sec. 21, 22 WpHG: 4.93 % (equals: 486901 voting rights)
8. Detailed information on (financial/other) instrumens: Instrument: equity loans within SEB Group

 
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), Stockholm, Sweden, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on May 18, 2012 and amounts to 4.93 % (equalling 486,901 voting rights) on that day. These 4.93 % (equalling 486,901 voting rights) are attributed to Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) pursuant sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 of the WpHG from SEB AG.

 
We have received the following notification pursuant sec. 25 paragraph 1 WpHG on May 22nd, 2012:
1. Details of listed company: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Berliner Str. 43, 35614 Asslar, Germany
2. Details of the person / company subject to the notification obligation (notifier): Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), Domicile: Stockholm, Country: Sweden
3. Reason for notification: Exceeding threshold
4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached: 5 %
5. Date at which the threshold is crossed or reached: May 18th, 2012
6. Total amount of voting rights: 7.70 % (equals: 760201 voting rights)
7. Detailed information on the voting rights proportion: (Financial / other) instruments purs. to sec. 25 WpHG: 2.77 % (equals: 273300 voting rights). Thereof held indirectly: 1.01 % (equals:100000 voting rights). Voting rights purs. to sec. 21, 22 WpHG: 4.93 % (equals: 486901 voting rights)
8. Detailed information on (financial/other) instruments: chain of controlled entities: SEB AG, instrument: equity loans within SEB Group

 
May 21, 2012
Sun Life Global Investments Inc., Toronto, Canada, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 percent on May 11, 2012 and on that day amounted to 2.66 percent (equalling 262,301 voting rights). These 2.66 percent are attributed to Sun Life Global Investments Inc., Toronto, Canada, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada – U.S. Operations Holdings, Inc., Wellesley Hills, MA, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 percent on May 11, 2012 and on that day amounted to 2.66 percent (equalling 262,301 voting rights). These 2.66 percent are attributed to Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada – U.S. Operations Holdings, Inc., Wellesley Hills, MA, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
Sun Life of Canada (U. S.) Financial Services Holdings, Inc., Boston, MA, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 percent on May 11, 2012 and on that day amounted to 2.66 percent (equalling 262,301 voting rights). These 2.66 percent are attributed to Sun Life of Canada (U. S.) Financial Services Holdings, Inc., Boston, MA, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
Sun Life Financial (U. S.) Investments LLC, Wellesley Hills, MA, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 percent on May 11, 2012 and on that day amounted to 2.66 percent (equalling 262,301 voting rights). These 2.66 percent are attributed to Sun Life Financial (U. S.) Investments LLC, Wellesley Hills, MA, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
Massachusetts Financial Services Company (MFS), Boston, MA, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 percent on May 11, 2012 and on that day amounted to 2.66 percent (equalling 262,301 voting rights). Of these 2.66 percent 0.83 percentage points (equalling 81,821 voting rights) are attributed to Massachusetts Financial Services Company (MFS), Boston, MA, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG while 1.83 percentage points (equalling 180,480 voting rights) are attributed to the notifier pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
Sun Life Financial Inc., Toronto, Canada, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 percent on May 11, 2012 and on that day amounted to 2.66 percent (equalling 262,301 voting rights). These 2.66 percent are attributed to Sun Life Financial Inc., Toronto, Canada, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
Sun Life Financial (U. S.) Holdings, Inc., Wellesley Hills, MA, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 percent on May 11, 2012 and on that day amounted to 2.66 percent (equalling 262,301 voting rights). These 2.66 percent are attributed to Sun Life Financial (U. S.) Holdings, Inc., Wellesley Hills, MA, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG.

 
May 14, 2012
The Royce Fund, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 percent on May 11, 2012 and on that day amounted to 2.94 percent (equalling 290,439 voting rights).

 
April 04, 2012
Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % on March 30, 2012 and on that day amounted to 2.96 % (equalling 291,897 voting rights). These 2.96 % (equalling 291,897 voting rights). are attributed to Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent.1 no. 6, sent. 2 WpHG..

 
First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG pursuant to sec. 21 para. 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % on March 30, 2012, and on that day amounted to 2.96 % (equalling 291,897 voting rights). These 2.96 % (equalling 291,897 voting rights) are attributed to First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, USA, pursuant to sec. 22 para. 1 sent.1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
February 29, 2012
Montanaro Asset Management, London, United Kingdom, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum that the percentage of their voting rights in our company did not exceed the threshold of 3 % on February 9, 2012.

 
February 27, 2012
First Eagle Global Fund, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % on February 22, 2012, and on that day amounted to 2.98 % (equalling 293,900 voting rights).

 
February 17, 2012
First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 5 % on February 9, 2012 and on that day amounted to 4.76 % (equalling 469,684 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 WpHG. Of the following shareholders the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: First Eagle Global Fund.

 
Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 5 % on February 9, 2012 and on that day amounted to 4.76 % (equalling 469,684 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 WpHG. Of the following shareholders the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: First Eagle Global Fund.

 
February 13, 2012
Montanaro Asset Management, London, United Kingdom, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on February 9, 2012 and currently amounts to 3.06 % (equalling 301,820 voting rights).

 
January 17, 2012
Allianz Global Investors Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % on January 12, 2012 and currently amounts to 2.99 % (equalling 295,977 voting rights). Of these voting rights, 1.14 percentage points (equalling 112,554 voting rights) are attributed to Allianz Global Investors Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 WpHG.

August 31, 2011
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada – U.S. Operations Holdings, Inc., Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on August 19, 2011 and on that day amounted to 3.15 % (equalling 311,264 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada – U.S. Operations Holdings, Inc., Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

 
Massachusetts Financial Services Company (MFS), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on August 19, 2011 and on that day amounted to 3.15 % (equalling 311,264 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to Massachusetts Financial Services Company (MFS), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 WpHG.

 
Sun Life Financial (U. S.) Investments LLC, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on August 19, 2011 and on that day amounted to 3.15 % (equalling 311,264 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to Sun Life Financial (U. S.) Investments LLC, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

 
Sun Life Global Investments, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on August 19, 2011 and on that day amounted to 3.15 % (equalling 311,264 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to Sun Life Global Investments, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

 
Sun Life of Canada (U. S.) Financial Services Holdings, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on August 19, 2011 and on that day amounted to 3.15 % (equalling 311,264 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to Sun Life of Canada (U. S.) Financial Services Holdings, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

 
Sun Life Financial, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on August 19, 2011 and on that day amounted to 3.15 % (equalling 311,264 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to Sun Life Financial, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

 
Sun Life Financial (U. S.) Holdings, Inc., Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on August 19, 2011 and on that day amounted to 3.15 % (equalling 311,264 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to Sun Life Financial (U. S.) Holdings, Inc., Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 in connection with sentence 2 WpHG.

 
June 21, 2011
Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on June 17, 2011, pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % on November 20, 2008 and on that day amounted to 2.98 % (equalling 266,970 voting rights). These voting rights were attributed to Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6, sentence 2 and 3 WpHG.

 
May 06, 2011
First Eagle Global Fund, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 5 % on May 3, 2011 and on that day amounted to 4.84 % (equalling 477,404 voting rights).

 
February 24, 2011
Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 10 % on February 18, 2011 and on that day amounted to 9.61 % (equalling 947,809 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG. Of the following shareholders the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: First Eagle Global Fund (6.65 % resp. 655,805) and First Eagle Overseas Fund (2,40 % resp. 236,919 voting rights).

First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 10 % on February 18, 2011 and on that day amounted to 9.61 % (equalling 947,809 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 WpHG. Of the following shareholders the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: First Eagle Global Fund (6.65 % resp. 655,805) and First Eagle Overseas Fund (2,40 % resp. 236,919 voting rights).

 
February 18, 2011
Legg Mason, Inc, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 5 % on February 17, 2011 and on that day amounted to 4.95 % (equalling 488,131 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to Legg Mason, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, USA pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG. Of the following shareholder whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeds 3 % the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: The Royce Fund.

 
February 14, 2011
Royce & Associates, LLC, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 5 % on February 1, 2011 and currently amounts to 4.96 % (equalling 490,239 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to Royce & Associates, LLC, New York, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 WpHG. Of the following shareholder whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeds 3 % the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: The Royce Fund.

 
February 03, 2011
Legg Mason, Inc, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 5 % on February 1, 2011 and currently amounts to 4.99 % (equalling 492,239 voting rights). These voting rights are attributed to Legg Mason, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, USA pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG. Of the following shareholder whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeds 3 % the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: The Royce Fund.

December 15, 2010
First Eagle Overseas Fund, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that on December 13, 2010, the percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % and on that day amounted to 2.99 % (equalling 294,848 voting rights).

 
December 07, 2010
Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG hereby announces that at the end of the month November 2010 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 9,867,659 voting rights. The change of total voting rights is effective as of 18.11.2010.

 
December 06, 2010
Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % on December 2, 2010 and on that day amounted to 2.87 % (equalling 283,112 voting rights). All of these voting rights are to be attributed to the notifier pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
November 30, 2010 Correction
Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that its percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 15 % on November 22, 2010 and on that day amounted to 14.95 % (equalling 1,475,096 voting rights). These 14.95 % are attributed to Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 6 and article 22 section 1 sentence 2 WpHG. Of the following shareholders the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: First Eagle Overseas Fund and First Eagle Global Fund.

The First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG that its percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 15 % on November 22, 2010 and on that day amounted to 14.95 % (equalling 1,475,096 voting rights). These 14.95 % are attributed to the First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG. Of the following shareholders whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG respectively exceeds 3 % the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: First Eagle Overseas Fund and First Eagle Global Fund.

The First Eagle Global Fund, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that its percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 10 % on November 22, 2010 and on that day amounted to 9.82 % (equalling 969,311 voting rights).

Furthermore, the First Eagle Overseas Fund, New York, USA, informed Pfeiffer Vacuum that its percentage of voting rights in our company on November 22, 2010, amounted to 4.24 % (equalling 417,899 voting rights). The necessary disclosure for falling below the threshold of 5 % on November 18, 2010 was made on November 25, 2010.

 
November 25, 2010
Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that its percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 15 % on November 22, 2010 and on that day amounted to 14.95 % (equalling 1,475,096 voting rights). These 14.95 % are attributed to Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 6 and article 22 section 1 sentence 2 WpHG. Of the following shareholders the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: First Eagle Overseas Fund and First Eagle Global Fund.

The First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG that its percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 15 % on November 22, 2010 and on that day amounted to 14.95 % (equalling 1,475,096 voting rights). These 14.95 % are attributed to the First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG. Of the following shareholders whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG respectively exceeds 3 % the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: First Eagle Overseas Fund and First Eagle Global Fund.

The First Eagle Global Fund, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that its percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 10 % on November 22, 2010 and on that day amounted to 9.82 % (equalling 969,311 voting rights).

The First Eagle Overseas Fund, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that its percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 5 % on November 22, 2010 and on that day amounted to 4.24 % (equalling 417,899 voting rights).

 
November 25, 2010
Allianz Global Investors Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, Frankfurt, Germany, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on November 22, 2010 and on that day amounted to 3.49 % (equalling 344,046 voting rights). Of these voting rights 0.47 % (equalling 46,433 voting rights) are to be attributed to the notifier pursuant to section 22 (1) sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
November 25, 2010
First Eagle Oversease Fund, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 5 % on November 18, 2010 and on that day amounted to 4.61 % (equalling 454,776 voting rights).

 
November 24, 2010
Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt, Germany, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights in our company exceeded the thresholds of 3 % and 5 % on November 18, 2010 and on that day amounted to 9,22 % (equalling 909,894 voting rights).

The obligation of notification pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG arises from the mandate of Commerzbank AG in connection with a capital increase of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG which was registered with the commercial register on November 18, 2010.

Moreover, Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt, Germany, notified us pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG that the percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the thresholds of 3 % and 5 % on November 22, 2010, and on that day amounted to 0.08 % (equalling 8.043 voting rights).

 
November 19, 2010
Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Asslar, Deutschland, notifies pursuant to article 26 section 1 sentence 2 German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that its proportion of voting rights with regard to treasury shares fell below the thresholds of 5% and 3% by sale on November 18, 2010 and amounts 0,00% on that day.

 
November 12, 2010
Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on November 11, 2010 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that its percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 20 % on November 10, 2010 and on that day amounts to 19.37 % (equalling 1,738,053 voting rights). These 19.37 % are attributed to Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc., New York, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 6 and article 22 section 1 sentence 2 WpHG. Of the following shareholders the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: First Eagle Overseas Fund and First Eagle Global Fund.

The First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on November 11, 2010 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that its percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 20 % on November 10, 2010 and on that day amounts to 19.37 % (equalling 1,738,053 voting rights). These 19.37 % are attributed to the First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG. Of the following shareholders whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG respectively exceeds 3 % the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: First Eagle Overseas Fund and First Eagle Global Fund.

 
October 20, 2010
Capital Research and Management Company, Los Angeles, California, USA notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on October 19, 2010, pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % on October 14, 2010 and on that day amounts to 2.94 % (equalling 263,891 voting rights). These 2.94 % are attributed to Capital Research and Management Company, Los Angeles, California, USA pursuant to article 22, section 1, sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
September 27, 2010
First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, New York, Los Angeles, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on September 24, 2010 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of the voting rights of First Eagle Overseas Fund in our company fell below the threshold of 10 % on September 23, 2010 and from that day amounts to 9.98 % (equalling 895,628 voting rights). First Eagle Investment Management, LLC, was formerly known as Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC and is an Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder company.

 
July 13, 2010
Capital Research and Management Company, Los Angeles, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on July 12, 2010 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that its percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 5 % on July 7, 2010 and on that day amounts to 4.93 % (equalling 442,496 voting rights). These 4.93 % (equalling 442,496 voting rights) are attributed to Capital Research and Management Company, Los Angeles, USA pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
May 26, 2010
Legg Mason & Co (UK) Ltd., London, Great Britain, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on May 25 and 26, 2010 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights of Legg Mason, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, USA, in the company exceed the threshold of 5 % on May 21, 2010 and currently amounts to 5.02 % (equalling 450,200 voting rights). These voting rights of 5.02 % are attributed to Legg Mason, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, USA pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG. Of the following shareholder whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeds 3 % the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: The Royce Fund.

Legg Mason & Co (UK) Ltd., London, Great Britain, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on May 25, 2010 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights of Royce & Associates, LLC, New York, USA, in the company exceed the threshold of 5 % on May 21, 2010 and currently amounts to 5.02 % (equalling 450,200 voting rights). These voting rights of 5.02 % are attributed to Royce & Associates, LLC, New York, USA pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 WpHG. Of the following shareholder whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeds 3 % the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: The Royce Fund.

 
May 12, 2010
SMALLCAP World Fund, Los Angeles USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on May 12, 2010 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that their percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % on May 10, 2010 and currently amounts to 2.95 % (equalling 265,081 voting rights).

 
May 11, 2010
Deutsche Bank AG, London, Great Britain, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on May 11, 2010 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights of their subsidiary DWS Investment GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany, in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % on May 10, 2010 and currently amounts to 2.197 % (equalling 197,077 voting rights).

 
May 6, 2010 Correction
Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on May 6, 2010 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their indirect voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on May 3, 2010 and currently amounts to 3.0007 % (equalling 269,179 voting rights). This proportion of voting rights of 3.0007 % is attributed to Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6. No individual fund or series fund managed by Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC holds 3 % or more in our company.

 
May 5, 2010
Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC, New York, USA, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on May 5, 2010 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of their indirect voting rights in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on March 5, 2010 and currently amounts to 3.0005 % (equalling 269,179 voting rights). This proportion of voting rights of 3.0005 % is attributed to Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6. No individual fund or series fund managed by Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC holds 3 % or more in our company.

 
February 10, 2010
Legg Mason & Co (UK) Ltd., London, Great Britain, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on February 9, 2010 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights of Legg Mason, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, USA, in the company fell below the threshold of 5 % on February 4, 2010 and currently amounts to 4.99 % (equalling 447,500 voting rights). These voting rights of 4,99 % are attributed to Legg Mason, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, USA pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG. Of the following shareholder whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeds 3 % the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: The Royce Fund.

Legg Mason & Co (UK) Ltd., London, Great Britain, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on February 9, 2010 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights of Royce & Associates, LLC, New York, USA, in the company fell below the threshold of 5 % on February 4, 2010 and currently amounts to 4.99 % (equalling 447,500 voting rights). These voting rights of 4,99 % are attributed to Royce & Associates, LLC, New York, USA pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 WpHG. Of the following shareholder whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeds 3 % the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: The Royce Fund.

November 10, 2009.
Legg Mason & Co (UK) Ltd., London, Great Britain, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on November 6, 2009 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights of their subsidiary Legg Mason, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, USA, in the company exceeded the threshold of 5 % on October 23, 2009 and currently amounts to 5.06 % (453,480 voting rights). These voting rights of 5,06 % are attributed to Legg Mason, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, USA pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG. Of the following shareholder whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeds 3 % the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: The Royce Fund.

 
November 10, 2009.
Legg Mason & Co (UK) Ltd., London, Great Britain, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on November 6, 2009 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights of their subsidiary Royce & Associates, New York, USA, in the company exceeded the threshold of 5 % on October 23, 2009 and currently amounts to 5.05 % (453,395 voting rights). These voting rights of 5,05 % are attributed to Royce & Associates, New York, USA, pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 WpHG. Of the following shareholder whose percentage of voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeds 3 % the voting rights are attributed to the notifier: The Royce Fund.

 
November 04, 2009.
Legg Mason & Co (UK) Ltd., London, Great Britain, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on November 4, 2009 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights of their subsidiary The Royce Fund, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, in the company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on July 08, 2009 and currently amounts to 3.02 % (270,650 voting rights).

 
October 29, 2009.
Legg Mason & Co (UK) Ltd., London, Great Britain, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on October 28, 2009 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights of their subsidiary Royce & Associates, LLC, New York, USA, in the company exceeded the threshold of 5 % on October 23, 2009 and currently amounts to 5.05 % (453,395 voting rights). These voting rights of 5,05 % are attributed to Royce & Associates, LLC, New York, USA pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 WpHG.

 
September 22, 2009.
Legg Mason & Co (UK) Ltd., London, Great Britain, notified Pfeiffer Vacuum on September 21, 2009 pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) that the percentage of voting rights of their subsidiary Royce & Associates, LLC, New York, USA, in our company exceeded the threshold of 3 % on 22 May 2009 and currently amounts to 3.16 % (283,660 voting rights). These voting rights of 3.16 % are attributed to Royce & Associates, LLC, New York, USA pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 nr. 6 WpHG.

 
July 10, 2009.
Neuberger Berman LLC and its parent company Neuberger Berman Holdings LLC (formerly: Neuberger Berman Inc.), both New York/USA, notified us on July 8, 2009, pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG that the percentage of voting rights in our company fell below the threshold of 3 % on November 20, 2008, and amounts to 2.98 % as of that date. The voting rights are attributed to Neuberger Berman LLC pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 Nr. 6 WpHG while the voting rights are attributed to Neuberger Berman Holdings LLC (formerly: Neuberger Berman Inc.) pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 Nr. 6 in conjunction with sentence 2 WpHG.

 
May 27, 2009.
Deutsche Bank London have notified us on May 27, 2009 pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG (“German Securities Trading Act”) in conjunction with section 32 (2) InvG (“German Investment Act”), that the percentage of voting rights of their subsidiary DWS Investment GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany in our company fell below the threshold of 5% on 22 May 2009 and amounts to 4.95% (444,199 voting rights) as per this date.

 
May 25, 2009.
Legg Mason, Inc., located in Baltimore, USA have informed us on May 21st, 2009 pursuant to section 21 (1) of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on My 20th, 2009, the stake of Legg Mason, Inc. in the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeded the threshold of 3 %. On that date, Legg Mason, Inc. held 3.01 % in relation to all voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG (voting rights arising from 270,314 ordinary shares (Stammaktien)). All voting rights are being attributed to Legg Mason, Inc. pursuant to section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with section 22 para. 1 sent. 2 of the WpHG. No individual affiliated subsidiary’s holdings exceeded the threshold.

 
May 12, 2009.
Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisors, LLC based in New York, USA have notified us on May 11, 2009 that on May 8, 2009, their voting rights fell below the threshold of 25 % with holdings of now 24.89 %. These holdings of 24.89 % are also to be imputed to the Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings Inc. by the First Eagle Global Fund (13.07 % = 1,172,304 shares) and the First Eagle Overseas Fund (10.20 % = 915,140 shares).

 
May 6, 2009.
Legg Mason, Inc., located in Baltimore, USA have informed us on May 1st , 2009 pursuant to section 21 (1) of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on March 4th, 2009, the stake of Legg Mason, Inc. in the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG fell below the threshold of 3 %. The daughter company of Legg Mason, Royce & Associates, LLC, located in New York, USA have informed us on May 5, 2009 pursuant to section 21 (1) of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on March 4th, 2009, the stake of Royce & Associates, LLC in the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG fell below the threshold of 3 %.

 
January 26, 2009.
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc., located in Los Angeles, USA have informed us on January 23, 2009 pursuant to section 21 (1) of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on January 20, 2009, the stake of SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc. in the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeded the threshold of 3 %. On that date, SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc. held 3.07 % (275.472 ordinary shares) in relation to all voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG (voting rights arising from 8,970,600 ordinary shares (Stammaktien)).

 
January 22, 2009.
Legg Mason, Inc., located in Baltimore, USA have informed us on January 20, 2009 pursuant to section 21 (1) of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on 9th December, 2008, the stake of Legg Mason, Inc. in the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeded the threshold of 3 %. The daughter company of Legg Mason, Royce & Associates, LLC, located in New York, USA have informed us on January 21, 2009 pursuant to section 21 (1) of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on 9th December, 2008, the stake of Royce & Associates, LLC in the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeded the threshold of 3 %. On that date, Royce & Associates, LLC held 3.09 % in relation to all voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG (voting rights arising from 276,895 ordinary shares (Stammaktien)).

 
January 19, 2009.
Artisan Partners Limited Partnership based in Milwaukee, USA have notified us on January 16, 2009 that on January 14, 2009 their voting rights fell below the threshold of 3 % with holdings of now 2.99 %. These holdings of 2.99 % are also to be imputed to the Artisan Investment Corporation, to ZFIC Inc. as well as to both Andrew A. Ziegler and Carlene M. Ziegler c/o Artisan Partners L. P.

August 21, 2008.
Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisors, LLC based in New York, USA have notified us on August 18, 2008 that on August 15, 2008, their voting rights exceeded the threshold of 25 % with holdings of now 25.04 %. These holdings of 25.04 % are also to be imputed to the Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings Inc. by the First Eagle Global Fund (12.97 % = 1,163,434 shares) and the First Eagle Overseas Fund (10.20 % = 915,140 shares).

 
July 22, 2008.
Artisan Partners Limited Partnership based in Milwaukee, USA have notified us today that on July 17, 2008, their voting rights fell below the threshold of 5 % with holdings of now 4.84 %. These holdings of 4.84 % are also to be imputed to the Artisan Investment Corporation, to ZFIC Inc. as well as to both Andrew A. Ziegler and Carlene M. Ziegler c/o Artisan Partners L. P.

 
July 11, 2008.
Capital Research and Management Company, located in Los Angeles, USA have informed us on July 10, 2008 pursuant to section 21 (1) of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on 8 July 2008, the stake of Capital Research and Management Company in the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeded the threshold of 5 %. On that date, Capital Research and Management Company held 5.87 % in relation to all voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG (voting rights arising from 527,000 ordinary shares (Stammaktien)). Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG has issued ordinary shares only. 5,87 % of all voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG (voting rights arising from 527,000 ordinary shares) were attributed to Capital Research and Management Company pursuant to section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
July 11, 2008.
Pursuant to section 21 para 1. of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG), Artisan Funds, Inc. in Milwaukee, USA have notified us on July 11, 2008 that on July 8, 2008, their the stake in the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG fell below the threshold of 3. On that date, Artisan Funds, Inc. held 2.54 in relation to all voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG (voting rights arising from 228,152 ordinary shares (Stammaktien); Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG has issued ordinary shares only).

 
July 01, 2008.
Pursuant to section 21 para 1. of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG), Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisors, LLC in New York, USA have notified us on July 1, 2008 on behalf of the First Eagle Global Fund, that on June 27, 2008, the Fund’s share of the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeded the threshold of 10 percent of the voting rights in the company and the Fund held, as of that date, 919,014 shares and voting rights, or 10.24 percent of the voting rights in the company.

 
June 20, 2008.
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. located in New York, USA, and Neuberger Berman Inc. located in New York, USA, have informed us on June 18, 2008 pursuant to sec. 21 (1) German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on July 13, 2007 the stake of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Neuberger Berman Inc. in the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeded the threshold of 3 %. On that date, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Neuberger Berman Inc. held 3.18 % of all voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG (in absolute numbers 284,875) of ordinary shares. These shares are aggregated to Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Neuberger Berman Inc. respectively pursuant to section 22 (1 sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with section 22 1 sent. 2) of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG).

 
June 11, 2008.
Capital Research and Management Company, located in Los Angeles, USA have informed us on June 11, 2008 pursuant to section 21 (1) of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that on 9 June 2008, the stake of Capital Research and Management Company in the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeded the threshold of 3 %. On that date, Capital Research and Management Company held 3.15 % in relation to all voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG (voting rights arising from 282,682 ordinary shares). All of these voting rights were attributed to Capital Research and Management Company pursuant to section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

 
May 13, 2008.
Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisors, LLC based in New York, USA have notified us on May 9, 2008 that on May 7, 2008, their voting rights exceeded the threshold of 20 % with holdings of now 20.01 %. These holdings of 20.01 % are also to be imputed to the Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings Inc. by the First Eagle Overseas Fund (10.20 % = 915,140 shares) and the First Eagle Global Fund (7.99 % = 717,173 shares).

 
April 3, 2008.
Artisan Partners Limited Partnership based in Milwaukee, USA have notified us today that on March 31, 2008, their voting rights fell below the threshold of 10 % with holdings of now 9.94 %. These holdings of 9.94 % are also to be imputed to the Artisan Investment Corporation, to ZFIC Inc. as well as to both Andrew A. Ziegler and Carlene M. Ziegler c/o Artisan Partners L. P. Of such voting rights, 4.94 % were voting rights arising from shares held by Artisan Funds, Inc.

 
March 26, 2008.
Threadneedle Asset Management Limited have informed us on March 25, 2008 that on March 19, 2008 the share of voting stocks in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG went below the threshold of 3% of the total voting stocks of the company.

 
March 24, 2008.
Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC, New York, USA, have informed us on behalf of First Eagle Global Fund, New York, that on March 14, 2008 the Fund’s share of the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG exceeded the threshold of 5 percent of the voting rights in the company and the Fund held, as of that date, 484,294 shares and voting rights, or 5.4 percent of the voting rights in the company.

March 12, 2008.
Artisan: Alpha+ (Non-US Equity) [Series], New York, USA, have informed us on March 12, 2008 that on July 12, 2007 their stake in the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Berliner Strasse 43, 35614 Asslar, Germany, fell below the threshold of 3 %. On that date, Artisan: Alpha+ (Non-US Equity) [Series] held 2.96% in relation to all voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG (voting rights arising from 265,512 ordinary shares (Stammaktien); Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG has issued ordinary shares only. March 6, 2008. Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisors, LLC based in New York, USA have notified us on March 3, 2008 that on February 29, 2008, their voting rights exceeded the threshold of 15 % with holdings of now 15.56 %. These holdings of 15.56 % are also to be imputed to the Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings Inc. by the First Eagle Overseas Fund and the First Eagle Global Fund.

 
February 25, 2008.
Artisan Partners Limited Partnership based in Milwaukee, USA have notified us on February 22, 2008 that on February 20, 2008, their voting rights exceeded the threshold of 10 % with holdings ofnow 10.15 %. These holdings of 10.15 % are also to be imputed to the Artisan Investment Corporation, to ZFIC Inc. as well as to both Andrew A. Ziegler and Carlene M. Ziegler c/o Artisan Partners L. P. Of such voting rights, 4.94 % were voting rights arising from shares held by Artisan Funds, Inc.

 
February 06, 2008.
Threadneedle Asset Management Limited have informed us on February 5, 2008 that on February 1, 2008 the share of voting stocks in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG went below the threshold of 5% of the total voting stocks of the company.

 
February 4, 2008.
Artisan Partners Limited Partnership based in Milwaukee, USA have notified us on January 31, 2008 that on January 29, 2008, their voting rights fell below the threshold of 10 % with holdings of now 9.98 %. These holdings of 9.98 percent are also to be imputed to the Artisan Investment Corporation, to ZFIC Inc. as well as to both Andrew A. Ziegler and Carlene M. Ziegler c/o Artisan Partners L. P. Of such voting rights, 4.94 % were voting rights arising from shares held by Artisan Funds, Inc.

 
January 23, 2008.
Threadneedle Asset Management Limited have informed us on January 22, 2008 that on January 18, 2008 the share of voting stocks in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG went above the threshold of 5 % of the total voting stocks of the company.

December 10, 2007.
Deutsche Bank have notified us on behalt of their daughter company DWS Investment GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany, that *on December 6, 200*7 the DWS' share of the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG has exceeded the threshold of 5 percent of the voting rights in the company and DWS currently holds 535,000 shares and voting rights, or 5.96 percent of the voting rights in the company.

 
November 20, 2007.
Threadneedle Asset Management Limited have informed us on November 19, 2007 that on November 14, 2007 the share of voting stocks in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG went below the threshold of 5 % of the total voting stocks of the company.

 
November 01, 2007.
Threadneedle Asset Management Limited have informed us on October 31, 2007 that on October 29, 2007 the share of voting stocks in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG went above the threshold of 5% of the total voting stocks of the company.

 
October 30, 2007.
Threadneedle Asset Management Limited have informed us on October 26, 2007 that on 20 September, 2007 the share of voting stocks of the above mentioned companies in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Berliner Strasse 43, 35614 Asslar, Germany, went above the threshold of 5% of the total voting stocks of the company. Threadneedle Asset Management Limited have informed us on October 29, 2007 that on 23 October, 2007 the share of voting stocks of the above mentioned companies in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, Berliner Strasse 43, 35614 Asslar, Germany, went below the threshold of 5% of the total voting stocks of the company.

 
October 1, 2007.
Neuberger Berman LLC located in New York U.S.A. have informed us on September 27, 2007 pursuant to Sect. 21 para. 1 German Securities Tradings Act that on July 13, 2007 the voting interest of Neuberger Berman LLC in the listed company Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, 35614 Asslar, Germany, exceeded the threshold of 3 % and on July 13, 2007 3.18 % (in absolute numbers: 284,875 voting rights) of said shares were being held. These voting rights are in their entity attributable to Neuberger Berman LLC pursuant to Sect. 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 of the German Securities Trading Act.

 
July 16, 2007.
Deutsche Bank have notified us on behalt of their daughter company DWS Investment GmbH, 60327 Frankfurt, Germany, that on July 11, 2007 the DWS' share of the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG has exceeded the threshold of 3 percent of the voting rights in the company and DWS currently holds 280.267 shares and voting rights, or 3.12 percent of the voting rights in the company.

 
June 14, 2007.
Voting Rights: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG: Release of Voting Rights Announcements according to § 26, section 1 WpHG with the aim of a Europewide distribution Notification of Voting Rights (Stimmrechtsmitteilung) pursuant to Section 21 para. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz WpHG) Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC, New York, USA, have notified us on June 13, 2007 on behalf of First Eagle Overseas Fund, New York, USA, that on June 11, 2007 the Fund’s share of the voting rights in Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG has exceeded the threshold of 10 percent of the voting rights in the company and the Fund currently holds 897,754 shares and voting rights, or 10.01 percent of the voting rights in the company.

 
April 16, 2007.
Artisan Partners Limited Partnership based in Milwaukee, USA have notified us on April 12, 2007 that on April 5, 2007 they fell below the threshold of 15 % with holdings of now 14.83 %. These holdings of 14.83 percent are also to be imputed to the Artisan Investment Corporation, to ZFIC Inc. as well as to both Andrew A. Ziegler and Carlene M. Ziegler c/o Artisan Partners L. P.

 
March 22, 2007.
Artisan Partners Limited Partnership based in Milwaukee, USA have notified us that on January 24, 2007 they fell below the threshold of 15 % with holdings of now 14.98 %. These holdings of 14.98 percent are also to be imputed to the Artisan Investment Corporation as well as to both Andrew A. Ziegler and Carlene M. Ziegler c/o Artisan Partners L. P. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership based in Milwaukee, USA have notified us that on March 1, 2007 they have crossed the 15 % reporting threshold with holdings of now 15.12 %. These holdings of 15.12 percent are also to be imputed to the Artisan Investment Corporation as well as to both Andrew A. Ziegler and Carlene M. Ziegler c/o Artisan Partners L. P. March 19, 2007 ZFIC, Inc. based in Milwaukee, USA have notified us that they have crossed the 15 % reporting threshold with holdings of now 15.75 %. ZFIC, Inc. is also part of the Artisan Group.

 
April 18, 2006.
Chicago-based Harris Associates L. P. reported on April 18, 2006, that they were below the 5 % reporting threshold with holdings of 4.96 %.
 
April 12, 2006.
Artisan Partners Limited Partnership based in Milwaukee, USA have notified us on April 12, 2006 that they have crossed the 10 % reporting threshold with holdings of now 10.05 %. These holdings of 10.05 percent are also to be imputed to the Artisan Investment Corporation as well as to both Andrew A. Ziegler and Carlene M. Ziegler c/o Artisan Partners L. P.
 
March 24, 2005.
On March 24, 2005, Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings Inc. and the First Eagle Overseas Fund with headquarters in New Yorknotified us that they had crossed the 10 % reporting threshold with holdings of 10.4 %.

These notifications do not have any influence on the Company’s free-float position. Since we have neither legacy shareholders nor any other beneficial owners, 100 % of the Company’s shares continue to be broadly held.

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