Epigenomics AG

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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:    Federated Investors Inc.
Place:   Pittsburgh, PA
State:   USA

Company data:
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Name:    Epigenomics AG
Address: Kleine Präsidentenstraße 1, 10178 Berlin
Place:   Berlin
State:   Deutschland 

02.03.2009

Voting Rights: Release of a Voting Rights Notification (§§ 21 et seq. WpHG) in Accordance with § 26, para. 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) with the Aim of an Europe-wide Distribution

Voting Rights Notification:

On 27 February 2009, Federated Investors Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA, in the name and on behalf of Federated Equity Management Company of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, made the following notification regarding the holding of voting rights held in Epigenomics AG pursuant to § 21 para. 1 in connection with § 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG:

On 23 February 2009 Federated Equity Management Company of Pennsylvania fell below the 20 per cent threshold of § 21 para. 1 WpHG and held at this date 19.01 per cent of the voting rights (5,587,417 voting rights) in Epigenomics AG.

All 19.01 per cent of the voting rights (5,587,417 voting rights) are attributed to Federated Equity Management Company of Pennsylvania pursuant to § 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG. Some of the voting rights are attributed to Federated Equity Management Company of Pennsylvania by Federated Kaufmann Fund,Pittsburgh, PA, USA, which holds directly 3 per cent or more of the voting rights in Epigenomics AG.

Federated Investors Inc., is the parent company of F II Holdings Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA, which in turn is the parent company of Federated Equity Management Company of Pennsylvania. Federated Equity Management Company of Pennsylvania, an investment adviser registered in the United States under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended, acts as Investment Adviser to the Federated Kaufmann Fund, a Massachusetts Business Trust and an Investment Company, as that term is defined under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.

Epigenomics AG The Executive Board

Contact:

Epigenomics AG Dr. Achim Plum Sr. Vice President Corporate Development Tel.: +49 (0)30 24345 368 Fax: +49 (0)30 24345 555 Email: achim.plum@epigenomics.com

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Further inquiry note:

Epigenomics AG
Kleine Präsidentenstraße 1
D-10178 Berlin
Telefon: +49 30 24345-0
FAX: +49 30 24345-555
Email: ir@epigenomics.com
WWW: www.epigenomics.com


Branche: Biotechnology
ISIN: DE000A0BVT96, DE000A0XFWF2
WKN: A0BVT9
Index: Prime All Share, Technologie All Share
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