January 9, 2013
12:00 PM

Notification concerning transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities pursuant to section 15a of the WpHG, transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement.

EANS-DD: K+S Aktiengesellschaft / Notification concerning transactions by persons performing managerial responsibilities pursuant to section 15a of the WpHG

Details of the person subject to the disclosure requirement:

Person, triggering the disclosure:
Name: Heide Heidenreich (natural person)

Reason for the disclosure requirement:
Reason: Natural person closely associated

Person performing managerial responsibilities, triggering the disclosure requirement:
Position: Member of an administrative or supervisory body

Details of the transaction:

Description of financial instrument:  Unit share of no-par value

Type of transaction: purchase
Date: 07.01.2013
Currency: Euro
Price: 33.42000
No of items: 500
Total amount traded: 16,710.00000
Place: Stuttgart stock exchange

Further inquiry note:
Julia Bock
Telefon: +49(0)561-9301-1009
E-Mail: julia.bock@k-plus-s.com

Issuer subject to the publication requirement:
end of announcement                               euro adhoc 

issuer: K+S Aktiengesellschaft, Bertha-von-Suttner-Straße  7, D-34131 Kassel
phone: +49 (0)561 9301-1460
FAX: +49 (0)561 9301-2425
mail: investor-relations@k-plus-s.com
WWW: http://www.k-plus-s.com
sector: Chemicals
indexes: DAX, Midcap Market Index, CDAX, Classic All Share, HDAX, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing: Hannover, Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt
language: English

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