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June 29, 2012

German Financial Market Stabilisation Fund (SoFFin) converts silent participation of approximately EUR 80.1 m into approximately 58.85 m Commerzbank shares


Today, the execution of the capital increase announced on June 27, 2012 for the purpose of the payment of variable remuneration to a large extent in shares was registered with the commercial register. Thus, the nominal capital of Commerzbank was increased by 176,553,636 shares against contribution in kind.

Subsequently, the German Financial Market Stabilisation Fund (SoFFin) has converted a portion of its silent participation into shares in order to maintain its equity interest ratio in Commerzbank (25% plus one share). This will result in a portion of the silent participation with a nominal value of approximately EUR 80.1 million being converted into 58,851,212 shares, using the conditional capital authorised in the 2011 Annual General Shareholders' Meeting. SoFFin's remaining silent participation in Commerzbank therefore is reduced to approximately EUR 1.63 billion.

With the execution of both capital measures, the total number of Commerzbank shares has increased to 5,829,513,857 shares. The new shares will be included in stock exchange trading for the first time on July 2, 2012.

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Commerzbank is a leading bank for private and corporate customers in Germany. With the segments Private Customers, Mittelstandsbank, Corporates & Markets, Central & Eastern Europe as well as Asset Based Finance, the Bank offers its customers an attractive product portfolio, and is a strong partner for the export-oriented SME sector in Germany and worldwide. With a future total of some 1,200 branches, Commerzbank has one of the densest networks of branches among German private banks. It has around 60 sites in 52 countries and serves almost 15 million private clients as well as 1 million business and corporate clients worldwide. In 2011, it posted gross revenues of almost EUR 10 billion with 58,160 employees.



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