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14/09/2017 - 15:42


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

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

14.09.2017 / 15:42
Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement transmitted by DGAP - a
service of EQS Group AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

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Notification of Major Holdings

1. Details of issuer

     Brenntag AG
     Stinnes Platz 1
     45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr
     Germany

2. Reason for notification

   X    Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights
        Acquisition/disposal of instruments
        Change of breakdown of voting rights
   X    Other reason: Voluntary Group Disclosure due to threshold crossing
        within corporate structure

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

   Name:                         City and country of registered office:
   Ameriprise Financial, Inc.    Wilmington, Delaware, USA
                                 United States of America (USA)

4. Names of shareholder(s)
holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3.



5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached:

     07 Sep 2017

6. Total positions

                % of voting   % of voting rights   total of  total number
            rights attached  through instruments  both in %     of voting
           to shares (total    (total of 7.b.1 +    (7.a. +     rights of
                   of 7.a.)               7.b.2)      7.b.)        issuer
  Result-            3.47 %               0.00 %     3.47 %     154500000
  ing
  situat-
  ion
  Previo-            3.56 %               0.00 %     3.56 %             /
  us
  notifi-
  cation

7. Notified details of the resulting situation
a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 21, 22 WpHG)

  ISIN             absolute                         in %
                        direct        indirect          direct        indirect
                (Sec. 21 WpHG)  (Sec. 22 WpHG)  (Sec. 21 WpHG)  (Sec. 22 WpHG)
  DE000A1DAHH0                         5359641               %          3.47 %
  US1071801013                            4652               %         0.003 %
  Total            5364293                         3.47 %

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 1 WpHG

    Type of     Expiration or  Exercise or    Voting     Voting
    instrument  maturity date  conversion     rights  rights in
                               period       absolute          %
                                                              %
                               Total                          %

b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 2 WpHG

    Type of    Expiration   Exercise or  Cash or       Voting  Voting
    instrume-  or maturity  conversion   physical      rights  rights
    nt         date         period       settlement  absolute    in %
                                                                    %
                                         Total                      %

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification
obligation

        Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled and
        does itself not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly
        or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer (1.).
   X    Full chain of controlled undertakings starting with the ultimate
        controlling natural person or legal entity:

    Name               % of voting    % of voting rights  Total of both
                     rights (if at   through instruments   (if at least
                     least held 3%  (if at least held 5%     held 5% or
                          or more)              or more)          more)
    Ameriprise                   %                     %              %
    Financial, Inc.
    Ameriprise                   %                     %              %
    International
    Holdings GmbH
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Asset
    Management
    Holdings SARL
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Holdings
    Limited
    TAM UK Holdings              %                     %              %
    Limited
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Asset
    Management
    Holdings
    Limited
    TC Financing                 %                     %              %
    Limited
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Asset
    Management
    Limited

    Ameriprise                   %                     %              %
    Financial, Inc.
    Ameriprise                   %                     %              %
    International
    Holdings GmbH
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Asset
    Management
    Holdings SARL
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Holdings
    Limited
    TAM UK Holdings              %                     %              %
    Limited
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Asset
    Management
    Holdings
    Limited
    TC Financing                 %                     %              %
    Limited
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Investment
    Services
    Limited

    Ameriprise                   %                     %              %
    Financial, Inc.
    Ameriprise                   %                     %              %
    International
    Holdings GmbH
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Asset
    Management
    Holdings SARL
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Holdings
    Limited
    TAM UK Holdings              %                     %              %
    Limited
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Asset
    Management
    Holdings
    Limited
    TC Financing                 %                     %              %
    Limited
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Pensions
    Limited

    Ameriprise                   %                     %              %
    Financial, Inc.
    Ameriprise                   %                     %              %
    International
    Holdings GmbH
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Asset
    Management
    Holdings SARL
    Threadneedle                 %                     %              %
    Management
    Luxembourg SA

    Ameriprise                   %                     %              %
    Financial, Inc.
    Columbia                     %                     %              %
    Management
    Investment
    Advisers, LLC

    Ameriprise                   %                     %              %
    Financial, Inc.
    AMPF Holding                 %                     %              %
    Corporation
    Ameriprise                   %                     %              %
    Financial
    Services, Inc.

9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 22 para. 3 WpHG

     Date of general meeting:
     Holding position after general meeting:    % (equals voting rights)

10. Other explanatory remarks:




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   Language:    English
   Company:     Brenntag AG
                Stinnes Platz 1
                45472 Mülheim an der Ruhr
                Germany
   Internet:    www.brenntag.com



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