Voting rights: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG: Publication pursuant to §26 sect.1 WpHG with the aim of pan-European distribution

8/25/2008, 11:59 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)
Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG / Correction to our Publication dated
August 21, 2008

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Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC, New York, USA, have
informed us on August 18, 2008 pursuant to Section 21 (1) Securities
Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz) that on August 15, 2008 the
shareholding imputed to Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc.,
New York, USA of voting rights in our company has increased above the
25 percent threshold and that it currently is imputed to hold 25.04
percent of the voting rights in our company (2,246,203 out of the
8,970,600 outstanding voting shares). These voting rights are
attributed to Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc. pursuant to
section 22 (1) sentence 2 and Section 22 (1) sentence 1 no. 6
Securities Trading Act. Voting rights are attributed to Arnhold & S.
Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc. by the First Eagle Overseas Fund and the
First Eagle Global Fund. Furthermore, Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder
Advisers, LLC, New York, USA have informed us pursuant to Sections 21
(1), 24 Securities Trading Act that on August 15, 2008 their
shareholding in our company has increased above the 25 percent
threshold and amounts to 25.04 percent of the voting rights
(2,246,203 out of the 8,970,600 outstanding voting shares). These
voting rights are attributed to Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisers,
LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder
Holdings, Inc., pursuant to Section 22 (1) sentence 1 no. 6
Securities Trading Act. Voting rights are attributed to Arnhold and
S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC by the First Eagle Overseas Fund and
the First Eagle Global Fund.

On behalf of the First Eagle Global Fund, they also notify us that as
of August 15, 2008, the Global Fund's holding in our company amounts
to 12.97 percent (1,163,434 shares and voting rights). The First
Eagle Global Fund is a U.S. registered investment company located in
New York, USA.

On behalf of the First Eagle Overseas Fund, they also notify us that
as of August 15, 2008, the Overseas Fund's holding in our company
amounts to 10.20 percent (915,140 shares and voting rights). The
First Eagle Overseas Fund is a U.S. registered investment company
located in New York, USA.


Asslar, August 25, 2008

Issuer: Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG
Berliner Str. 43
35614 Asslar
Germany

www: www.pfeiffer-vacuum.de



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Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG
Berliner Strasse 43 Asslar
Germany

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