DGAP-PVR: Mercedes-Benz Group AG: Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

2022. május 30., hétfő, 11:49







DGAP Voting Rights Announcement: Mercedes-Benz Group AG







Mercedes-Benz Group AG: Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution








30.05.2022 / 11:49



Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.


The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.





Notification of Major Holdings



1. Details of issuer










Name: Mercedes-Benz Group AG
Street: Mercedesstrasse 120
Postal code: 70372
City: Stuttgart
Germany
Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): 529900R27DL06UVNT076

2. Reason for notification








X Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights
  Acquisition/disposal of instruments
  Change of breakdown of voting rights
X Other reason:
voluntary group notification with triggered threshold on subsidiary level

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Legal entity: Morgan Stanley
City of registered office, country: Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America (USA)

4. Names of shareholder(s)

holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3.

 

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached:

23 May 2022

6. Total positions















  % of voting rights attached to shares
(total of 7.a.)
% of voting rights through instruments
(total of 7.b.1 + 7.b.2)
Total of both in %
(7.a. + 7.b.)
Total number of voting rights pursuant to Sec. 41 WpHG
New 0.15 % 7.40 % 7.55 % 1069837447
Previous notification 0.32 % 7.34 % 7.67 % /

7. Details on total positions

a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec. 33, 34 WpHG)
















ISIN Absolute In %
  Direct
(Sec. 33 WpHG)
Indirect
(Sec. 34 WpHG)
Direct
(Sec. 33 WpHG)
Indirect
(Sec. 34 WpHG)
DE0007100000 0 1626214 0.00 % 0.15 %
Total 1626214 0.15 %

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 38 (1) no. 1 WpHG

























Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Voting rights absolute Voting rights in %
Equity Call Option From 17.06.2022 to 20.12.2024 at any time 8959100 0.84 %
Right of recall over securities lending agreements at any time at any time 1211687 0.11 %
Equity Call Option 15.12.2023 at any time 200000 0.02 %
    Total 10370787 0.97 %

b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 38 (1) no. 2 WpHG






































































































Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Cash or physical settlement Voting rights absolute Voting rights in %
Retail Structured Product From 10.12.2071 to 21.03.2072 at any time Cash 930 0 %
Equity Call Option 17.06.2022 at any time Cash 87999 0.01 %
Equity Swap From 10.11.2022 to 03.06.2025 at any time Cash 3398093 0.32 %
Retail Structured Product – Note From 22.03.2024 to 31.03.2026 at any time Cash 3141 0 %
Compound Option From 10.06.2022 to 12.05.2025 at any time Cash 63241 0.01 %
Equity Put Option From 17.06.2022 to 19.12.2025 at any time Physical 8578900 0.80 %
Equity Call Option From 24.10.2022 to 02.05.2023 at any time Cash 3470247 0.32 %
Equity Put Option From 24.10.2022 to 02.05.2023 at any time Cash 1513809 0.14 %
Equity Call Option From 16.08.2023 to 21.02.2024 at any time Physical 10939896 1.02 %
Equity Call Option From 16.08.2023 to 21.02.2024 at any time Physical 16519920 1.54 %
Equity Call Option From 20.08.2024 to 27.02.2025 at any time Physical 24177846 2.26 %
Equity Put Option* From 16.08.2023 to 21.02.2024 at any time Physical 10939896 1.02 %
Equity Put Option* From 16.08.2023 to 21.02.2024 at any time Physical 16519920 1.54 %
Equity Put Option* From 20.08.2024 to 27.02.2025 at any time Physical 24177846 2.26 %
Equity Put Option* 15.12.2023 at any time Physical 200000 0.02 %
      Total 68754022 6.43 %

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation




  Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled nor does it control any other undertaking(s) that directly or indirectly hold(s) an interest in the (underlying) issuer (1.).
X Full chain of controlled undertakings starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity:

























































































































































































Name % of voting rights (if at least 3% or more) % of voting rights through instruments (if at least 5% or more) Total of both (if at least 5% or more)
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley Capital Management, LLC % % %
Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings, Inc. % % %
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC % % %
- % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc. % % %
Morgan Stanley International Limited % % %
Morgan Stanley Investments (UK) % % %
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc % % %
- % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley Capital Management, LLC % % %
Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings, Inc. % % %
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC % % %
Prime Dealer Services Corp. % % %
- % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley Capital Management, LLC % % %
Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings, Inc. % % %
Morgan Stanley Bank, N.A. % % %
- % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc. % % %
Morgan Stanley International Finance S. A. % % %
- % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley Capital Management, LLC % % %
Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings, Inc. % % %
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC % % %
- % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley Capital Management, LLC % % %
Morgan Stanley Domestic Holdings, Inc. % % %
ETCM Holdings, LLC % % %
E*TRADE Securities LLC % % %
- % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc. % % %
Morgan Stanley Asia Holdings Limited % % %
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. % % %
- % % %
Morgan Stanley % % %
Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc. % % %
Morgan Stanley B.V. % % %

9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 34 para. 3 WpHG

(only in case of attribution of voting rights in accordance with Sec. 34 para. 1 sent. 1 No. 6 WpHG)


Date of general meeting:

Holding total positions after general meeting (6.) after annual general meeting:






Proportion of voting rights Proportion of instruments Total of both
% % %

10. Other explanatory remarks:

Regarding section 7.b.2, the Equity Put Options marked with * were not aggregated as they relate to collar transactions (Call & Put) under which, on a consolidated basis, Morgan Stanley can acquire 4.85% of the voting rights in Mercedes-Benz Group AG (or receive an equivalent amount in cash) only once. 


Date

27 May 2022















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Language: English
Company: Mercedes-Benz Group AG

Mercedesstrasse 120

70372 Stuttgart

Germany
Internet: https://group.mercedes-benz.com





 
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