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

TAKKT AG / Release of an announcement according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] (share)

Release of a Voting Rights announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a company of
EquityStory AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Pursuant to § 21 para. 1 WpHG Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings
Limited, London, United Kingdom, has informed us about the following:

'The following notification is made in the name of Ameriprise Financial,
Inc., Minneapolis, USA.

Please be advised that on 08 August 2008 the share of voting stocks of the
above mentioned companies in TAKKT AG, Presselstrasse 12, 70191 Stuttgart,
Germany, went below the threshold of 3% of the total voting stocks of the

The percentage of voting rights of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. in TAKKT AG
at 08 August 2008 amounted to 2.999% (2,186,526 shares). These voting
rights are in their entirety attributable to Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
pursuant to § 22 para. 1 sent. 1 No. 6, sent. 2 and sent. 3 WpHG.'

12.08.2008  Financial News transmitted by DGAP
Language:     English
Issuer:       TAKKT AG
              Presselstr. 12
              70191 Stuttgart
Internet:     www.takkt.de
End of News                                     DGAP News-Service

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