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zooplus AG: Release according to Article 40, 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: zooplus AG
zooplus AG: Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the WpHG [the
German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide
distribution

16.04.2018 / 12:51
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

     zooplus AG
     Sonnenstraße 15
     80331 München
     Germany

2. Reason for notification

          Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights
     X    Acquisition/disposal of instruments
          Change of breakdown of voting rights
          Other reason:

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

   Name:                            City and country of registered office:
   The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.    Wilmington, Delaware
                                    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:

     06 Apr 2018

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-            0.08 %               8.13 %     8.21 %       7137578
  ing
  situat-
  ion
  Previo-            0.11 %               1.66 %     1.77 %             /
  us
  notifi-
  cation

7. Notified details of the resulting situation
a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 33, 34 WpHG)

  ISIN             absolute                         in %
                        direct        indirect          direct        indirect
                (Sec. 33 WpHG)  (Sec. 34 WpHG)  (Sec. 33 WpHG)  (Sec. 34 WpHG)
  DE0005111702                            5446               %          0.08 %
  Total              5446                          0.08 %

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 38 para. 1 No. 1 WpHG

    Type of     Expiration or  Exercise or    Voting     Voting
    instrument  maturity date  conversion     rights  rights in
                               period       absolute          %
    Securities  Open                          506397     7.09 %
    Lending
                               Total          506397     7.09 %

b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 38 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 %
    CFD        24.03.2028                Cash           73978  1.04 %
                                         Total          73978  1.04 %

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   (if at least
                 least held 3% or      at least held 5% or     held 5% or
                            more)                    more)          more)
  The Goldman                   %                        %              %
  Sachs Group,
  Inc.
  Goldman                       %                        %              %
  Sachs (UK)
  L.L.C.
  Goldman                       %                        %              %
  Sachs Group
  UK Limited
  Goldman                       %                   6.29 %         6.29 %
  Sachs
  Internationa-
  l

  The Goldman                   %                        %              %
  Sachs Group,
  Inc.
  Goldman                       %                        %              %
  Sachs & Co.
  LLC

  The Goldman                   %                        %              %
  Sachs Group,
  Inc.
  GSAM                          %                        %              %
  Holdings LLC
  Goldman                       %                        %              %
  Sachs Asset
  Management,
  L.P.

9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 34 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:     zooplus AG
                Sonnenstraße 15
                80331 München
                Germany
   Internet:    www.zooplus.de



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