Bastei Lübbe AG: Publication according to § 26 paragraph. 1 WpHG with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

Bastei Lübbe AG 21.10.2014 08:26Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted byDGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.---------------------------------------------------------------------------On October 17, 2014, Ms Birgit Lübbe, Germany has informed us according toArticle 21, Section 1 of the WpHG that via shares her Voting Rights onBastei Lübbe AG, Köln, Germany, have fallen below the 50% threshold of theVoting Rights on October 13, 2014 and on that day amounted to 48.87% (thiscorresponds to 6,500,000 Voting Rights).12.78% of Voting Rights (this corresponds to 1,700,000 Voting Rights) areattributed to Ms Lübbe in accordance with Article 22, Section 1, Sentence1, No. 1 of the WpHG (German Securities Trading Act). Attributed VotingRights are held by the following shareholders, whose share of the VotingRights in Bastei Lübbe AG amounts to 3 percent or more: LübbeBeteiligungs-GmbH. 21.10.2014 The DGAP 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 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------