HeidelbergCement AG

EANS-Voting Rights: HeidelbergCement AG
Release according to article 26, section 1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of 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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Announcement according to Article 27a, Section 1 of the WpHG 
Person/company obliged to make the notification:
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Name:    Ludwig Merckle
State:   Germany 
On 5 November 2010 Mr. Ludwig Merckle, Germany, notified us pursuant Sec. 21 and
22 of the German Securities Trading Act, that he exceeded the threshold of 25%
of the voting rights in HeidelbergCement AG. 
Further to this notification, also on 5 November 2010, Mr. Ludwig Merckle
notified us pursuant Sec. 27a of the German Securities Trading Act of the
following: 
"1. The investment related to the acquisition of the voting rights does not
serve the purpose of execution of strategic aims or making trading profit. So
far, I have already held just below 25% voting rights in HeidelbergCement AG.
Exceeding the 25% threshold emphasizes my long-term commitment to the company,
which I consider to have a significant potential to increase in value based on
its very good market-position world-wide. 
2. At present, I do not intend to obtain further voting rights by acquisition or
by any other means, within the next 12 months. 
3. I do not intend to especially influence the appointment of administration,
management and supervisory bodies. As far as the Annual General Meeting is at
all responsible, I will influence the appointment of administration, management
and supervisory bodies by executing my voting rights. Besides, I am member of
the supervisory board as well as of the personnel committee of the supervisory
board of HeidelbergCement AG and in this capacity, I will, by executing my
voting rights in these committees, also influence the appointments of
administration, management and supervisory bodies. 
4. I do not intend to significantly change the capital structure or the dividend
policy of the company. 
5. For the acquisition of the additional shares, which resulted in the excess of
the 25% threshold, Spohn Cement GmbH has utilized both own funds as well as
loans which were granted by affiliated companies." 
Heidelberg, 5. November 2010
The Managing Board 
end of announcement                               euro adhoc
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Further inquiry note:

Andreas Schaller
+49 (0)6221/481-249
andreas.schaller@heidelbergcement.com

Branche: Construction & Property
ISIN: DE0006047004
WKN: 604700
Index: DAX, CDAX, Classic All Share, HDAX, Prime All Share
Börsen: Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
Berlin / free trade
Hamburg / free trade
Hannover / free trade
Stuttgart / regulated dealing
Düsseldorf / regulated dealing
München / regulated dealing

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