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

zooplus AG 14.03.2012 09:57Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted byDGAP - a company of EquityStory AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.---------------------------------------------------------------------------On March 13, 2012, American Funds Insurance Series - Global SmallCapitalization Fund, Los Angeles, USA, has notified us pursuant to section21 (1) WpHG, that its percentage of voting rights in zooplus AG, Munich,Germany, has exceeded the threshold of 5% and amounted to 5.06% of thevoting rights (308,916 voting rights) as of March 9, 2012.14.03.2012 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:      zooplus AG              Sonnenstraße 15              80331 München              GermanyInternet:     www.zooplus.de End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------