EANS-Voting Rights: Software 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
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Announcement according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG (share)

Person/company obliged to make the notification:
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Name:    DWS Investment GmbH
Place:   Frankfurt
State:   Germany


On December 20, 2012, DWS Investment GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany, has informed us
according to Section 21, Para. 1 WpHG that its voting rights in Software AG,
Uhlandstrasse 12, 64297 Darmstadt, exceeded the threshold of 3% of the voting
rights on December 18, 2012, and on that day amount to 3.04% (this corresponds
to 2,643,500 voting rights).

Further inquiry note:
Robert Adolph
Senior Manager Investor Relations
Tel.: +49 (6151) 92 1237
E-Mail: robert.adolph@softwareag.com

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issuer:      Software AG
             Uhlandstr. 12
             D-64297 Darmstadt
phone:       +49 (0)6151 92 1899
FAX:         +49 (0) 6151 92 1933
mail:     investor.relations@softwareag.com
WWW:      http://www.softwareag.com
sector:      Software
ISIN:        DE0003304002
indexes:     TecDAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share, Technology All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Hannover, Berlin, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart,
             regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English