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

Bastei Lübbe AG 02.06.2014 19:08Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted byDGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.---------------------------------------------------------------------------On May 30, 2014, Lübbe Beteiligungs-GmbH, 51063 Köln, Deutschland hasinformed us according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG that via sharesits Voting Rights on Bastei Lübbe AG, Köln, Deutschland, have fallen belowthe 20% threshold of the Voting Rights on May 27, 2014 and on that dayamounted to 18.80% (this corresponds to 2500000 Voting Rights).02.06.2014 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 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------