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

20.06.2012 17:35

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 20 June 2012, our company has received notifications according to
section 21 para. 1 of the German Secruities Trading Act
(Wertpapierhandelsgesetz - WpHG).

3i Investments plc, London, United Kingdom, has informed us on in the name
and on behalf of the following companies as follows:


1.) 3i Europartners IVa LP, London, United Kingdom
On 20 June 2012, the stake of 3i Europartners IVa LP in the voting rights
in NORMA Group AG fell below the threshold of 5% and amounted to 4.43%
(1,411,819 voting rights).

2.) 3i Europartners IVb LP, London, United Kingdom
On 20 June 2012, the stake of 3i Europartners IVb LP in the voting rights
in NORMA Group AG fell below the threshold of 5% and amounted to 4.05%
(1,290,849 voting rights).

3.) 3i Europartners IVc LP, London, United Kingdom
On 20 June 2012, the stake of 3i Europartners IVc LP in the voting rights
in NORMA Group AG fell below the threshold of 5% and amounted to 4.05%
(1,290,849 voting rights).

4.) 3i EF4 GP Limited, London, United Kingdom
On 20 June 2012, the stake of 3i EF4 GP Limited in the voting rights in
NORMA Group AG fell below the threshold of 15% and amounted to 12.91%
(4,114,655 voting rights).

12.91% (4,114,655 voting rights) of these are attributed to 3i EF4 GP
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
controlled undertaking companies which share in the voting rights in NORMA
Group AG exceeds 3% or more:

* 3i Europartners IVa LP
* 3i Europartners IVb LP
* 3i Europartners IVc LP

5.) 3i Investments plc, London, United Kingdom
On 20 June 2012, the stake of 3i Investments plc in the voting rights in
NORMA Group AG fell below the threshold of 30% and amounted to 29.00%
(9,238,734 voting rights).

29.00% (9,238,734 voting rights) of these are attributed to 3i Investments
plc in accordance with section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 6 WpHG.

The voting rights attributed to 3i Investments plc are held by the
following shareholders which share in the voting rights in NORMA Group AG
exceeds 3% or more:

* 3i Europartners IVa LP
* 3i Europartners IVb LP
* 3i Europartners IVc LP
* 3i Group Investments LP
* 3i Pan European Buyouts 2004-06 LP

6.) 3i plc, London, United Kingdom
On 20 June 2012, the stake of 3i plc in the voting rights in NORMA Group AG
fell below the threshold of 30% and amounted to 29.00% (9,238,734 voting
rights).

29.00% (9,238,734 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.
The voting rights attributed to 3i plc are held by the following
shareholders which share in the voting rights in NORMA Group AG exceeds 3%
or more:

* 3i Europartners IVa LP
* 3i Europartners IVb LP
* 3i Europartners IVc LP
* 3i Group Investments LP
* 3i Pan European Buyouts 2004-06 LP

7.) 3i Holdings plc, London, United Kingdom
On 20 June 2012, the stake of 3i Holdings plc in the voting rights in NORMA
Group AG fell below the threshold of 30% and amounted to 29.00% (9,238,734
voting rights).

29.00% (9,238,734 voting rights) of these are attributed to 3i Holdings plc
in accordance with section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG. The
aforementioned 29.00% (9,238,734 voting rights) are also attributed to 3i
Holdings plc in accordance with section 22 para 1. sent. 1 no. 6 in
association with sent. 2 WpHG.

Voting rights attributed to 3i Holdings plc are held by the following
controlled undertaking companies which share in the voting rights in NORMA
Group AG exceeds 3% or more:

* 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

Voting rights attributed to 3i Holdings plc are held by the following
shareholders which share in the voting rights in NORMA Group AG exceeds 3%
or more:

* 3i Europartners IVa LP
* 3i Europartners IVb LP
* 3i Europartners IVc LP
* 3i Group Investments LP
* 3i Pan European Buyouts 2004-06 LP

8.) 3i Group plc, London, United Kingdom
On 20 June 2012, the stake of 3i Group plc in the voting rights in NORMA
Group AG fell below the threshold of 30% and amounted to 29.23% (9,314,341
voting rights).

29.23% (9,314,341 voting rights) of these are attributed to 3i Group plc in
accordance with section 22 para. 1 sent. 1 no. 1 WpHG. Also 29.00%
(9,238.734 voting rights) of these aforementioned 29.23% (9,314,431 voting
rights) are attributed to 3i Group plc in accordance with section 22 para
1. sent. 1 no. 6 in association with sent. 2 WpHG.

Voting rights attributed to 3i Group plc are held by the following
controlled undertaking companies which share in the voting rights in NORMA
Group AG exceeds 3% or more:

* 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
* 3i Holdings plc

Voting rights attributed to 3i Group plc are held by the following
shareholders which share in the voting rights in NORMA Group AG exceeds 3%
or more:

* 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
Germany
Internet: www.normagroup.com

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