Bastei Lübbe AG: Release according to Article 26a of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

Bastei Lübbe AG  / Total Voting Rights Announcement31.10.2013 09:42Total Voting Rights Announcement according to Article 26a of the WpHG, transmitted byDGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.---------------------------------------------------------------------------Bastei Lübbe AG - Disclosure pursuant to § 26 of the German SecuritiesTrading Act (WpHG)Bastei Lübbe AG, CologneISIN DE000A1X3YY0WKN A1X3YYPublication of total number of voting rights in accordance with § 26a WpHG Bastei Lübbe AG hereby notifies that the total number of voting rights atthe end of October 2013 amounted to 13,300,000 voting rights. This changein the total number of voting rights has been effective since 4 October2013.Cologne, October 2013The Management Board31.10.2013 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements,Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases.Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de--------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language:     EnglishCompany:      Bastei Lübbe AG              Schanzenstraße 6 - 20                51063 Köln              GermanyInternet:     www.luebbe.de End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------