August 15, 2011
10:00 AM

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: Dr. Rainer Gerling (natural person)

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

Details of the transaction:

Description of financial instrument: Non-par value share
Type of transaction: purchase
Date: 11.08.2011
Currency: Euro
Price: 44.11538
No of items: 650
Total amount traded: 28,675.00002
Place: Xetra
Explanation: Further inquiry note:
Christian Herrmann
Telefon: +49 (0) 561 9301 1460

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
sector: Chemicals
ISIN: DE0007162000
indexes: DAX, Midcap Market Index, CDAX, Classic All Share, HDAX, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, regulated dealing: Berlin, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Hannover, München 
language: English

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