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 05.10.2012 09:59Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted byDGAP - a company of EquityStory AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.---------------------------------------------------------------------------On October 4, 2012, Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc, New York, USA, hasnotified us pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG that its percentage of votingrights in zooplus AG, Munich, Germany, exceeded the threshold of 5% andamounted to 5.90% (360,000 voting rights) as of October 2, 2012. Of these voting rights, 5.90% (360,000 voting rights) are to be attributedto Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc pursuant to section 22 (1) sentence 1 no.6 WpHG. No financial instruments have been exercised in this transaction.05.10.2012 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 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------