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Notification of Voting Rights

Under the German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz, WpHG) shareholders and individuals having access to voting rights are obliged to notify the issuer and the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, BaFin) immediately when reaching, exceeding or falling below the thresholds of 3 %, 5 %, 10 %, 15 %, 20 %, 25 %, 30 %, 50 % or 75 % of the voting rights in a publicly listed company either through the acquisition or disposal of shares or other financial instruments or by any other means (§§ 33, 38 and 39, formerly §§ 21, 25 and 25 a WpHG). The issuer is obliged to release any notification of voting rights without delay.

Overview major shareholders

  • due to voting rights attached to shares pursuant to §§ 33, 34 WpHG (>3%): 
    BlackRock Inc. (5.46%, 07/08/2020)

  • due to instruments pursuant to § 38 WpHG (>5%): 
    none

We kindly request that any shareholders obliged to inform BASF SE about changes in shares of voting power send a relevant notification to the following address:

BASF SE
Investor Relations
67056 Ludwigshafen
Germany
Telefax: +49 621 60 22500
Email: stefanie.wettberg@basf.com and ir@basf.com

Since January 1, 2013, BASF SE has received the following notifications of voting rights:

Date of notification

Notifying entity/individual

Kind of notification
(§§ 33, 38, 39 WpHG)

Release

07/03/2020 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 07/06/2020
07/08/2020 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 07/09/2020
09/09/2020
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Acquisition/disposal of instruments
09/11/2020
09/09/2020
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Acquisition/disposal of instruments
09/11/2020

12/21/2020

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Acquisition/disposal of instruments

12/23/2020

12/22/2020

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Acquisition/disposal of instruments

12/23/2020

Date of notification

Notifying entity/individual

Kind of notification
(§§ 33, 38, 39 WpHG)

Release

01/30/2018 Norges Bank
State of Norway, Ministry of Finance
Voluntary Group Disclosure 01/31/2018
02/12/2018 Norges Bank
State of Norway, Ministry of Finance
Voluntary Group Disclosure 02/13/2018
02/13/2018 Norges Bank
State of Norway, Ministry of Finance
Voluntary Group Disclosure 02/13/2018
02/15/2018 Norges Bank
State of Norway, Ministry of Finance
Voluntary Group Disclosure 02/15/2018
03/06/2018 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 03/06/2018
03/06/2018 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 03/06/2018
03/12/2018 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 03/12/2018
03/14/2018 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 03/14/2018
03/21/2018 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 03/21/2018
03/22/2018 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 03/22/2018
03/23/2018 Norges Bank
State of Norway, Ministry of Finance
Voluntary Group Disclosure 03/23/2018
03/27/2018 Norges Bank
State of Norway, Ministry of Finance
Voluntary Group Disclosure 03/27/2018

Date of notification

Notifying entity/individual

Kind of notification
(§§ 33, 38, 39 WpHG)

Release

04/04/2017 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 04/05/2017
04/05/2017 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 04/06/2017
04/07/2017 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 04/07/2017
11/01/2017 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 11/02/2017
11/06/2017 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 11/07/2017

Date of notification

Notifying entity/individual

Kind of notification
(§§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG)

Release

02/01/2016 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 02/02/2016
03/29/2016 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 03/31/2016
04/01/2016 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 04/01/2016
04/27/2016 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 04/28/2016
05/10/2016 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 05/11/2016
05/31/2016 Norges Bank
State of Norway, Ministry of Finance
§ 21 WpHG 06/01/2016
07/08/2016 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 07/11/2016
08/08/2016 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 08/09/2016

Date of notification

Notifying entity/individual

Kind of notification
(§§ 21, 25,
25 a WpHG)

Release

02/17/2015 BlackRock, Inc. / BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. / BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. § 25 WpHG 02/18/2015
03/03/2015 BlackRock Advisors Holdings, Inc. / BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. / BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.
§ 21 WpHG 03/05/2015
03/05/2015 BlackRock Group Limited § 21 WpHG 03/06/2015
03/23/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 03/25/2015
03/25/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 03/30/2015
03/31/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 04/02/2015
04/15/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 04/16/2015
04/23/2015 BlackRock Group Limited § 21 WpHG 04/24/2015
04/24/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 04/27/2015
04/27/2015 BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.
§ 21 WpHG 04/29/2015
04/27/2015 Norges Bank
State of Norway, Ministry of Finance
§ 21 WpHG 04/29/2015
04/29/2015 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.,
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 21 WpHG 05/05/2015
04/30/2015 BlackRock, Inc. § 21 WpHG 05/05/2015
04/30/2015 UBS AG § 25a WpHG 05/06/2015
05/04/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.,
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 05/06/2015
05/04/2015 Credit Suisse Group AG
§ 25a WpHG 05/06/2015
05/06/2015 BlackRock, Inc. § 21 WpHG 05/07/2015
05/06/2015 BlackRock, Inc. BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. § 25 WpHG 05/07/2015
05/06/2015 Morgan Stanley § 25a WpHG 05/07/2015
05/04/2015 Morgan Stanley § 25a WpHG 05/08/2015   
05/05/2015 UBS AG § 21 WpHG 05/11/2015 
05/06/2015 UBS AG § 21 WpHG 05/11/2015  
05/08/2015 Credit Suisse Group AG
§ 25a WpHG 05/11/2015
05/08/2015 Norges Bank § 21 WpHG 05/11/2015   
05/08/2015 UBS AG § 25a WpHG 05/13/2015
05/12/2015 BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.
§ 21 WpHG 05/14/2015
05/13/2015 BlackRock Group Limited § 21 WpHG 05/15/2015
05/21/2015 BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC
BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC
BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.
§ 21 WpHG 05/26/2015
05/26/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 05/27/2015
06/04/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 06/08/2015
06/08/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 06/10/2015
06/25/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 06/29/2015
06/26/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 06/29/2015
07/08/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 07/09/2015
07/10/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 07/14/2015
07/13/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 07/14/2015
07/15/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 07/17/2015
07/17/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 07/21/2015
08/04/2015 BlackRock Group Limited § 21 WpHG 08/05/2015
08/04/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 08/05/2015
08/12/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 08/13/2015
08/19/2015 BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.
§ 21 WpHG 08/24/2015
08/21/2015 BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.
§ 21 WpHG 08/25/2015
08/27/2015 BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.
§ 21 WpHG 09/01/2015
09/03/2015 BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. § 21 WpHG 09/04/2015
09/09/2015 BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 09/10/2015
09/24/2015 BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC
BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC
BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.
§ 21 WpHG 09/25/2015
10/07/2015 BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC
BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC
BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc
§ 21 WpHG 10/08/2015
10/07/2015 BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC
BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC
BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc
§ 21 WpHG 10/08/2015
10/08/2015 BlackRock Group Limited § 21 WpHG 10/12/2015
10/13/2015 BlackRock Group Limited § 21 WpHG 10/15/2015
10/13/2015 BlackRock Inc.
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
§ 25 WpHG 10/15/2015
10/14/2015 BlackRock Group Limited § 21 WpHG 10/15/2015
10/20/2015 BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC
BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC
BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.
§ 21 WpHG 10/22/2015
12/02/2015 BlackRock Inc. § 41, 4f WpHG 12/04/2015
12/02/2015 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 12/04/2015
12/09/2015 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 12/11/2015
12/10/2015 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 12/14/2015
12/15/2015 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 12/17/2015
02/01/2016 BlackRock Inc. Voluntary Group Disclosure 02/02/2016

Date of notification

Notifying entity/individual

Kind of notification
(§§ 21, 25,
25 a WpHG)

Release

04/29/2014 Norges Bank § 21 WpHG 04/29/2014
04/29/2014 State of Norway
Ministry of Finance
§ 21 WpHG 04/29/2014
04/29/2014 State of Norway
Ministry of Finance
§ 21 WpHG 04/30/2014
(corrective release)
05/02/2014 UBS AG §§ 25, 25 a WpHG 05/05/2014
05/05/2014 Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft §§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG 05/06/2014
05/12/2014 and 05/13/2014 Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft § 21 WpHG 05/13/2014
05/14/2014 UBS AG § 25 a WpHG 05/15/2014
05/19/2014 Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft §§ 21, 25, 25a WpHG 05/21/2014
05/20/2014 Norges Bank § 21 WpHG 05/21/2014
05/20/2014 State of Norway
Ministry of Finance
§ 21 WpHG 05/21/2014
09/30/2014 BlackRock Inc. §§ 21, 25 WpHG 10/01/2014
11/26/2014 BlackRock Group Limited § 21 WpHG 11/27/2014
11/28/2014 BlackRock Advisors Holdings Inc. / BlackRock International Holdings Inc. / BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. § 21 WpHG 12/02/2014
12/01/2014 BlackRock Advisors Holdings Inc. / BlackRock International Holdings Inc. / BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. § 21 WpHG 12/03/2014
12/05/2014 BlackRock Advisors Holdings Inc. / BlackRock International Holdings Inc. / BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. § 21 WpHG 12/09/2014

Date of notification

Notifying entity/individual

Kind of notification
(§§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG)

Release

04/29/2013 Skandinaviska
Enskilda Banken AB
§§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG 05/02/2013
04/29/2013 SEB AG §§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG 05/02/2013
04/30/2013 SEB AG §§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG 05/02/2013
04/30/2013 SEB AG §§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG 05/02/2013
04/30/2013 SEB AG §§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG 05/02/2013
05/02/2013 Commerzbank
Aktiengesellschaft
§§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG 05/06/2013
05/03/2013
(corrective notification)
SEB AG § 25 a WpHG 05/06/2013
05/02/2013 Skandinaviska
Enskilda Banken AB
§§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG 05/07/2013
05/02/2013 Skandinaviska
Enskilda Banken AB
§§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG 05/07/2013
05/03 and 05/06/2013 Skandinaviska
Enskilda Banken AB
§§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG 05/07/2013
04/29/2013 Skandinaviska
Enskilda Banken AB
§§ 25, 25 a WpHG 05/08/2013
(corrective release)
05/13/2013 Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft §§ 21, 25, 25 a WpHG 05/15/2013
06/20/2013 Norges Bank § 22 WpHG 06/20/2013
Last Update December 23, 2020