OVB Holding 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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Person/company obliged to make the notification:
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Name:    IDUNA Vereinigte Lebensversicherung aG für Handwerk, Handel und Gewerbe
Place:   Dortmund und Hamburg
State:   Deutschland

Company data:
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Name:    OVB Holding AG
Address: Heumarkt  1, 50667 Köln
Place:   Köln
State:   Deutschland 

14.04.2008

OVB Holding AG Cologne

Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

IDUNA Vereinigte Lebensversicherung aG für Handwerk, Handel und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany, informed us by letter dated April 11th, 2008 in accordance with Article 21, Section 1 WpHG (the German Securities Trading Act) that the share of the voting rights in OVB Holding AG, Cologne, Germany (ISIN DE0006286560, WKN 628656), held by IDUNA Vereinigte Lebensversicherung aG für Handwerk, Handel und Gewerbe exceeded the threshold of 75% on April 3rd, 2008 and that it henceforth holds 83.16% of the voting rights (i.e. 11,851,000 voting rights).

Thereof 60.84% of the voting rights (i.e 8,670,000 voting rights) were attributable to IDUNA Vereinigte Lebensversicherung aG für Handwerk, Handel und Gewerbe pursuant to Article 22, Section 2 WpHG.

From the following shareholders whose proportion of voting interest amounts to 3% or more, voting rights are attributable to IDUNA Vereinigte Lebensversicherung aG für Handwerk, Handel und Gewerbe:

- Deutscher Ring Beteiligungsholding GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, - Deutscher Ring Financial Services GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, - Volksfürsorge Deutsche Lebensversicherung AG, Hamburg, Germany.

Further 2.91% of the voting rights (i.e. 415,000 voting rights) were attributable in accordance with Article 22, Section 1 Sentence 1 No. 6 in conjunction with Article 22, Section 1 Sentence 2 WpHG.

Cologne, 14 April, 2008 OVB Holding AG The Executive Board

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Branche: Financial & Business Services
ISIN: DE0006286560
WKN: 628656
Index: CDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
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