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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:

2020

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
Last Update September 11, 2020