Voting Rights Announcements

05/July/2007

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



VTG Aktiengesellschaft / Release of an announcement according to Article 21 Section 1a of the WpHG (Report on first admission of shares)
Release of a Voting Rights announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.


On June 27, 2007, the day of first time admission of shares of VTG Aktiengesellschaft, Nagelsweg 34, 20097 Hamburg (the 'Company'), to the official market (prime standard segment) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Goldman, Sachs & Co. oHG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany held 41.56% of the voting rights in the Company. 1% of the partnership interest in Goldman, Sachs & Co. oHG is held by Goldman, Sachs & Co. Finanz GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. 99% of the partnership interest in Goldman, Sachs & Co. oHG are held by Goldman Sachs (Cayman) Holding Company, Georgetown, Grand Cayman, Cayman Island. 100% of the shares in Goldman Sachs (Cayman) Holding Company are held by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., New York, NY 10004, USA, and 100% of the shares in Goldman, Sachs & Co. Finanz GmbH are held by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

1. Herewith, we notify you pursuant to section 21 para. 1a WpHG on behalf of Goldman, Sachs & Co. oHG that on June 27, 2007 its holding of voting rights in the Company amounted to 41.56% (8,888,889 voting rights). The voting rights were held directly by Goldman, Sachs & Co. oHG.
2. Herewith, we notify you pursuant to section 21 para. 1a WpHG on behalf of
Goldman, Sachs & Co. Finanz GmbH,
Goldman Sachs (Cayman) Holding Company,
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
that on June 27, 2007 the holding of voting rights in the Company by each of the aforementioned entities amounted to 41.56% (8,888,889 voting rights). The voting rights were attributed to each of the aforementioned entities pursuant to section 22 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 WpHG.  
3. Herewith, we notify you pursuant to section 21 para. 1 WpHG on behalf of
Goldman, Sachs & Co. oHG,
Goldman, Sachs & Co. Finanz GmbH,
Goldman Sachs (Cayman) Holding Company,
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
that on July 2, 2007 the holding of voting rights in the Company by each of the aforementioned entities has fallen short of the thresholds of 30%, 25%, 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 3% and amounts to 0% of the voting rights (0 voting rights) since then.

DGAP 05.07.2007 

 
Language:     English
Issuer:       VTG Aktiengesellschaft
              Nagelsweg 34
              20097 Hamburg Deutschland
Internet:     www.vtg.de
 
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