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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:    see notification text
Place:   see notification text
State:   see notification text

Company data:
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Name:    K+S Aktiengesellschaft
Address: Bertha-von-Suttner-Straße  7, 34131 Kassel
Place:   Kassel
State:   Deutschland 

28.11.2008

Voting rights notifications pursuant to § 21 para. 1 WpHG

Details of the notifying parties:

1. The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited Hamilton Bermuda

2. Butterfield Trust (Bermuda) Limited Hamilton Bermuda

3. Linetrust PTC Ltd. Hamilton Bermuda

4. Linea Ltd. Hamilton HM 12 Bermuda

5. MCC Holding Limited Nicosia Cyprus

6. OJSC MCC "EuroChem" Moscow The Russian Federation

7. Eurochem A.M. Limited Limassol Cyprus

On 27 November 2008, The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited made the following notifications regarding the holding of voting rights in K+S Aktiengesellschaft in their name as well as for the other aforementioned notifying companies.

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited controls Butterfield Trust (Bermuda) Limited which in turn controls Linetrust PTC Ltd. which in turn controls Linea Ltd. which in turn controls MCC Holding Limited which in turn controls OJSC MCC "EuroChem" which in turn controls EuroChem A.M. Limited.

1. Notification of voting rights in the name and on behalf of Butterfield Trust (Bermuda) Limited pursuant to § 21 para. 1 in connection with § 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG:

On 26 November 2008 Butterfield Trust (Bermuda) Limited exceeded the 15 per cent threshold of § 21 para. 1 WpHG and held at this date 15.001 per cent of the voting rights (i.e., 24,752,001 shares with voting rights) in K+S Aktiengesellschaft. All these voting rights are attributed to Butterfield Trust (Bermuda) Limited pursuant to § 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG.

Voting rights that are to be attributed to Butterfield Trust (Bermuda) Limited are held via the following companies which are controlled by Butterfield Trust (Bermuda) Limited and whose holdings of voting rights amount to 3% or more in K+S Aktiengesellschaft:

- Linetrust PTC Ltd. - Linea Ltd. - MCC Holding Limited - OJSC MCC "EuroChem" - Eurochem A.M. Limited

2. Notification of voting rights in the name and on behalf of Linetrust PTC Ltd. pursuant to § 21 para. 1 in connection with § 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG:

On 26 November 2008 Linetrust PTC Ltd. exceeded the 15 per cent threshold of § 21 para. 1 WpHG and held at this date 15.001 per cent of the voting rights (i.e., 24,752,001 shares with voting rights) in K+S Aktiengesellschaft. All these voting rights are attributed to Linetrust PTC Ltd. pursuant to § 22 para 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG.

Voting rights that are to be attributed to Linetrust PTC Ltd. are held via the following companies which are controlled by Linetrust PTC Ltd. and whose holdings of voting rights amount to 3% or more in K+S Aktiengesellschaft.

- Linea Ltd. - MCC Holding Limited - OJSC MCC "EuroChem" - Eurochem A.M. Limited

3. Notification of voting rights in the name and on behalf of Linea Ltd. pursuant to § 21 para. 1 in connection with § 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG:

On 26 November 2008 Linea Ltd. exceeded the 15 per cent threshold of § 21 para. 1 WpHG and held at this date 15.001 per cent of the voting rights (i.e., 24,752,001 shares with voting rights) in K+S Aktiengesellschaft. All these voting rights are attributed to Linea Ltd. pursuant to § 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG.

Voting rights that are to be attributed to Linea Ltd. are held via the following companies which are controlled by Linea Ltd. and whose holdings of voting rights amount to 3% or more in K+S Aktiengesellschaft:

- MCC Holding Limited - OJSC MCC "EuroChem" - Eurochem A.M. Limited

4. Notification of voting rights in the name and on behalf of MCC Holding Limited pursuant to § 21 para. 1 in connection with § 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG:

On 26 November 2008 MCC Holding Limited exceeded the 15 per cent threshold of § 21 para. 1 WpHG and held at this date 15.001 per cent of the voting rights (i.e., 24,752,001 shares with voting rights) in K+S Aktiengesellschaft. Of these voting rights, 5.001 per cent (i.e., 8,252,000 shares with voting rights) are attributed to MCC Holding Limited pursuant to § 22 para 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG.

Voting rights that are to be attributed to MCC Holding Limited are held via the following companies which are controlled by MCC Holding Limited and whose holdings of voting rights amount to 3% or more in K+S Aktiengesellschaft:

- OJSC MCC "EuroChem" - Eurochem A.M. Limited

5. Notification of voting rights in our own name, i.e., in the name of the Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited, pursuant to § 21 para. 1 in connection with § 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG:

On 26 November 2008 The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited exceeded the 15 per cent threshold of § 21 para. 1 WpHG and held at this date 15.001 per cent of the voting rights (i.e., 24,752,001 shares with voting rights) in K+S Aktiengesellschaft. All these voting rights are attributed to The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited pursuant to § 22 para 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG.

Voting rights that are to be attributed to The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited are held via the following companies which are controlled by The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited and whose holdings of voting rights amount to 3% or more in K+S Aktiengesellschaft:

- Butterfield Trust (Bermuda) Limited - Linetrust PTC Ltd - Linea Ltd. - MCC Holding Limited - OJSC MCC "EuroChem" - Eurochem A.M. Limited

Voting rights notification pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG

Details of the notifying party:

OJSC MCC "EuroChem" Moscow The Russian Federation

Pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG, OJSC MCC "EuroChem" notified us on 27 November 2008 that the percentage of voting rights of OJSC MCC "EuroChem" in K+S Aktiengesellschaft exceeded the threshold of 3% on 21 November 2008 and amounted to 3.34% (5,513,006 voting rights) as per the end of this date.

Of these voting rights, 3.34% (5,513,006 voting rights) are to be attributed to OJSC MCC "EuroChem" pursuant to section 22 (1) sentence 1 no.1 WpHG.

Voting rights that are to be attributed to OJSC MCC "EuroChem" per this date are held via the following company which is controlled by OJSC MCC "EuroChem" and whose holdings of voting rights amount to 3% or more in K+S Aktiengesellschaft.

- EuroChem A.M. Limited

Further, pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG, OJSC MCC "EuroChem" notified us on 27 November 2008 that the percentage of voting rights of MCC "EuroChem" in K+S Aktiengesellschaft exceeded the threshold of 5% on 26 November 2008 and amounted to 5.001% (8,252,000 voting rights) as per the end of this date.

Of these voting rights, 5.001% (8,252,000 voting rights) are to be attributed to OJSC MCC "EuroChem" pursuant to section 22 (1) sentence 1 no.1 WpHG.

Voting rights that are to be attributed to OJSC MCC "EuroChem" per this date are held via the following company which is controlled by OJSC MCC "EuroChem" and whose holdings of voting rights amount to 3% or more in K+S Aktiengesellschaft.

- EuroChem A.M. Limited

Voting rights notification pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG

Details of the notifying party:

Eurochem A.M. Limited Limassol Cyprus

Pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG, Eurochem A.M. Limited notified us on 27 November 2008 that the percentage of voting rights of Eurochem A.M. Limited in K+S Aktiengesellschaft exceeded the threshold of 3% on 21 November 2008 and amounted to 3.34% (5,513,006 voting rights) as per the end of this date.

Further, pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG, Eurochem A.M. Limited notified us on 27 November 2008 that the percentage of voting rights of Eurochem A.M. Limited in K+S Aktiengesellschaft exceeded the threshold of 5% on 26 November 2008 and amounted to 5.001% (8,252,000 voting rights) as per the end of this date.

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