adidas AG

euro adhoc: adidas AG
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

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  Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is
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Person/company obliged to make the notification:
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Name:    Various - see publication
Place:   various
State:   various

Company data:
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Name:    adidas AG
Address: Adi-Dassler-Str.  1-2, 91074 Herzogenaurach
Place:   Herzogenaurach
State:   Germany 

19.08.2008

Invesco Perpetual, Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom, sent us the following notifications pursuant to section 21 paragraph 1 sentence 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) on behalf of Invesco Limited, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Invesco Holdings Company Limited, London, UK, IVZ Callco Inc., Toronto, Canada, Invesco Inc., Toronto, Canada, AIM Canada Holdings Inc., Toronto, Canada, and AIM Funds Management Inc., Toronto, Canada:

1) Invesco Limited, Atlanta, Georgia, USA: "We hereby give notice, pursuant to sec. 21 para. 1 sent. 1 WpHG, that on 21 December 2007 the voting interest of INVESCO Limited in adidas AG fell below the threshold of 5% and amounts to 4.98% (10,150,612 voting rights) on this day.

4.983% of these voting rights (10,150,612 shares) are attributable to Invesco Limited, according to section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sent. 2 and 3 WpHG."

2) Invesco Holdings Company Limited, London, UK: "We hereby give notice, pursuant to sec. 21 para. 1 sent. 1 WpHG, that on 21 December 2007 the voting interest of Invesco Holdings Company Limited in adidas AG fell below the threshold of 5% and amounts to 4.98% (10,150,612 voting rights) on this day.

4.983% of these voting rights (10,150,612 shares) are attributable to Invesco Holdings Company Limited., according to section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sent. 2 and 3 WpHG."

3) IVZ Callco Inc., Toronto, Canada: "We hereby give notice, pursuant to sec. 21 para. 1 sent. 1 WpHG, that on 21 December 2007 the voting interest of IVZ Callco Inc. in adidas AG fell below the threshold of 5% and amounts to 4.68% (9,500,951 voting rights) on this day.

4.68% of these voting rights (9,500,951 shares) are attributable to IVZ Callco Inc., according to section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sent. 2 and 3 WpHG."

4) Invesco Inc., Toronto, Canada: "We hereby give notice, pursuant to sec. 21 para. 1 sent. 1 WpHG, that on 21 December 2007 the voting interest of Invesco Inc. in adidas AG fell below the threshold of 5% and amounts to 4.68% (9,500,951 voting rights) on this day.

4.68% of these voting rights (9,500,951 shares) are attributable to Invesco Inc., according to section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sent. 2 and 3 WpHG."

5) AIM Canada Holdings Inc, Toronto, Canada: "We hereby give notice, pursuant to sec. 21 para. 1 sent. 1 WpHG, that on 21 December 2007 the voting interest of AIM Canada Holdings Inc. in adidas AG fell below the threshold of 5% and amounts to 4.68% (9,500,951 voting rights) on this day.

4.68% of these voting rights (9,500,951 shares) are attributable to AIM Canada Holdings Inc., according to section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with sent. 2 and 3 WpHG."

6) AIM Funds Management Inc., Toronto, Canada: "We hereby give notice, pursuant to sec. 21 para. 1 sent. 1 WpHG, that on 21 December 2007 the voting interest of AIM Funds Management Inc. in adidas AG fell below the threshold of 5% and amounts to 4.68% (9,500,951 voting rights) on this day.

4.68% of these voting rights (9,500,951 shares) are attributable to AIM Funds Management Inc., according to section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG."

Herzogenaurach, August 19, 2008

adidas AG The Executive Board

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Branche: Recreational & Sports goods
ISIN: DE0005003404
WKN: 500340
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