October 4, 2011
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: Klaus Krüger (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: Unit share of no-par value
ISIN: DE0007162000
Type of transaction: purchase
Date: 13.04.2011
Currency: Euro
Price: 57.00000
No of items: 60
Price: 0.00000
No of items: 12
Total amount traded: 3,420.00000
Place: off-exchange
Explanation: Purchase in the course of employee share programme 2011 (including 12 bonus shares); Post notification due to the excess of the bagatelle threshold on 30 September 2011

Further inquiry note:
Christian Herrmann
Telefon: +49 (0) 561 9301 1460
E-Mail: christian.herrmann@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: christian.herrmann@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: official dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, regulated dealing: Stuttgart, München, official dealing: Berlin, Hamburg, Hannover
language: English

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