NORMA Group AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

NORMA Group AG

12.04.2011 17:50

Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by
DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
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On 8 April 2011, our company has received notifications according to
section 21 para. 1a of the German Secruities Trading Act
(Wertpapierhandelsgesetz - WpHG). 3i Investment plc, London, United
Kingdom, has informed us on behalf of the following companies as follows:


1.) 3i Europartners III A LP, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i Europartners III A LP in the voting rights
in NORMA Group AG amounts to 4.27% (1,361,200 voting rights).


2.) 3i EF3 GPA Limited, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i EF3 GPA Limited in the voting rights in
NORMA Group AG amounts to 4.27% (1,361,200 voting rights).

4.27% (1,361,200 voting rights) of these are attributed to 3i EF3 GPA
Limited, in accordance with section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1. WpHG.

The voting rights attributed to 3i EF3 GPA Limited are held by the
following controlling company which share in the voting rights in NORMA
Group AG exceeds 3% or more:
* EUR 3i Partners III LP A


3.) 3i Europartners IVa LP, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i Europartners IVa LP in the voting rights
in NORMA Group AG amounts to 8.65% (2,756,184 voting rights).


4.) 3i Europartners IVb LP, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i Europartners IVb LP in the voting rights
in NORMA Group AG amounts to 7.91% (2,520,024 voting rights).


5.) 3i Europartners IVc LP, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i Europartners IVc LP in the voting rights
in NORMA Group AG amounts to 7.91% (2,520,024 voting rights).


6.) 3i EF4 GP Limited, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i EF4 GP Limited in the voting rights in
NORMA Group AG amounts to 25.21% (8,032,720 voting rights).

25.21% (8,032,720 voting rights) of these are attributed to 3i EF3 GPA
Limited, in accordance with section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG.

The voting rights attributed to 3i EF4 GP Limited are held by the following
controlling companies which shares in the voting rights in NORMA Group AG
exceed 3% or more respectively:
* 3i Europartners IVa LP
* 3i Europartners IVb LP
* 3i Europartners IVc LP


7.) 3i Group Investments LP, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i Group Investments LP in the voting rights
in NORMA Group AG amounts to 10.72% (3,415,136 voting rights).


8.) 3i Pan European Buyouts 2004-06 LP, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i Pan European Buyouts 2004-06 LP in the
voting rights in NORMA Group AG amounts to 11.94% (3,803,160 voting
rights).


9.) 3i Investments GP Limited, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i Investments GP Limited in the voting
rights in NORMA Group AG amounts to 22.65% (7,218,296 voting rights).

22.65% (7,218,296 voting rights) of these are attributed to 3i Investments
GP Limited, in accordance with section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG.

The voting rights attributed to 3i Investments GP Limited are held by the
following controlling companies which shares in the voting rights in NORMA
Group AG exceed 3% or more respectively:
* 3i Group Investments LP
* 3i Pan European Buyouts 2004-06 LP


10.) 3i Investments plc, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i Investments plc in the voting rights in
NORMA Group AG amounts to 56.61% (18,036,064 voting rights).

56.61% (18,036,064 voting rights) of these are attributed to 3i Investments
plc, in accordance with section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

Thereby, the voting rights of 3i Investments plc are attributed to the
following shareholders whose stakes in the voting rights in NORMA Group AG
exceed 3% or more respectively:
* 3i Europartners III A LP
* 3i Europartners IVa LP
* 3i Europartners IVb LP
* 3i Europartners IVc LP
* 3i Group Investments LP
* 3i Pan European Buyouts 2004-06 LP


11.) 3i plc, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i plc in the voting rights in NORMA Group AG
amounts to 56.61% (18,036,064 voting rights).

56.61% (18,036,064 voting rights) of these are attributed to 3i plc, in
accordance with section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in association with sent.
2. WpHG.

Thereby, the voting rights of 3i plc are attributed to the following
shareholders whose stakes in the voting rights in NORMA Group AG exceed 3%
or more respectively:
* 3i Europartners III A LP
* 3i Europartners III A LP
* 3i Europartners IVa LP
* 3i Europartners IVb LP
* 3i Europartners IVc LP
* 3i Group Investments LP
* 3i Pan European Buyouts 2004-06 LP


12.) 3i Holdings plc, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i Holdings plc in the voting rights in NORMA
Group amounts to 56.61% (18,036,064 voting rights).

56.61% (18,036,064 voting rights) of these are attributed to 3i Holdings
plc, in accordance with section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG. The prior
mentioned 56.61% (18,036,064 voting rights) are attributed to 3i Holdings
plc, also in accordance with section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in
association with sent. 2 WpHG.

The voting rights attributed to 3i Investments GP Limited are held by the
following controlling companies which shares in the voting rights in NORMA
Group AG exceed 3% or more respectively:
* 3i Europartners III A LP
* 3i EF3 GPA Limited
* 3i Europartners IVa LP
* 3i Europartners IVb LP
* 3i Europartners IVc LP
* 3i EF4 GP Limited
* 3i Group Investments LP
* 3i Pan European Buyouts 2004-06 LP
* 3i Investments GP Limited

Thereby, the voting rights of 3i Holdings plc are attributed to the
following shareholders whose stakes in the voting rights in NORMA Group AG
exceed 3% or more respectively:
* 3i Europartners III A LP
* 3i Europartners IVa LP
* 3i Europartners IVb LP
* 3i Europartners IVc LP
* 3i Group Investments LP
* 3i Pan European Buyouts 2004-06 LP


13.) 3i Group plc, London, United Kingdom
On 7 April 2011, the stake of 3i Group plc in the voting rights in NORMA
Group amounts to 57.07% (18,183,664 voting rights).

57.07% (18,183,664 voting rights) of these are attributed to 3i Group plc,
in accordance with section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG. The prior
mentioned 57.07% of these (18,183,664 voting rights) are attributed to 3i
Group plc , also in accordance with section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 in
association with sent. 2 WpHG.

The voting rights attributed to 3i Group plc are held by the following
controlling companies which shares in the voting rights in NORMA Group AG
exceed 3% or more respectively:
* 3i Europartners III A LP
* 3i EF3 GPA Limited
* 3i Europartners IVa LP
* 3i Europartners IVb LP
* 3i Europartners IVc LP
* 3i EF4 GP Limited
* 3i Group Investments LP
* 3i Pan European Buyouts 2004-06 LP
* 3i Investments GP Limited

Thereby, the voting rights of 3i Group plc are attributed to the following
shareholders whose stakes in the voting rights in NORMA Group AG exceed 3%
or more respectively:
* 3i Europartners III A LP
* 3i Europartners IVa LP
* 3i Europartners IVb LP
* 3i Europartners IVc LP
* 3i Group Investments LP
* 3i Pan European Buyouts 2004-06 LP



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Language: English
Company: NORMA Group AG
Edisonstr. 4
63477 Maintal
Deutschland
Internet: www.normagroup.com

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