adidas AG

EANS-Voting Rights: 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
  responsible for the content of this announcement.
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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 
1) On March 16, 2010, BlackRock Financial Management, Inc., New York, USA,
notified us pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading
Act) that the percentage of voting rights held by them in adidas AG (ISIN
DE0005003404), Adi-Dassler-Strasse 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, has exceeded the
threshold of 5% on March 12, 2010 and on this date amounted to 5.03% (10,533,558
shares with voting rights). 
5.03% (10,533,558 shares with voting rights) of these voting rights are to be
attributed to BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. pursuant to article 22
section 1 sentence 1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with article 22 section 1 sentence
2 WpHG. 
2) On March 16, 2010, BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA,
notified us pursuant to article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading
Act) that the percentage of voting rights held by them in adidas AG (ISIN
DE0005003404), Adi-Dassler-Strasse 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, has exceeded the
threshold of 5% on March 12, 2010 and on this date amounted to 5.03% (10,533,558
shares with voting rights). 
5.03% (10,533,558 shares with voting rights) of these voting rights are to be
attributed to BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence
1 no. 6 WpHG in connection with article 22 section 1 sentence 2 WpHG. 
3) On March 16, 2010, BlackRock, Inc., New York, USA, notified us pursuant to
article 21 section 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) that the percentage of
voting rights held by them in adidas AG (ISIN DE0005003404), Adi-Dassler-Strasse
1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, has exceeded the threshold of 5% on March 12, 2010 and
on this date amounted to 5.21% (10,904,232 shares with voting rights). 
5.21% (10,904,232 shares with voting rights) of these voting rights are to be
attributed to BlackRock, Inc. pursuant to article 22 section 1 sentence 1 no. 6
WpHG in connection with article 22 section 1 sentence 2 WpHG. 
Herzogenaurach, March 18, 2010 
adidas AG
The Executive Board 
end of announcement                               euro adhoc
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Branche: Recreational & Sports goods
ISIN: DE0005003404
WKN: 500340
Index: DAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share
Börsen: Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
Berlin / free trade
Hamburg / free trade
Stuttgart / free trade
Düsseldorf / free trade
Hannover / free trade
München / free trade
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