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 19.10.2012 10:22Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted byDGAP - a company of EquityStory AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.---------------------------------------------------------------------------Correction of the Voting Rights Announcement as of September 7, 2012On September 6, 2012, The Capital Group Company Inc., Los Angeles, USA, hasnotified us pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG, that its percentage of votingrights in zooplus AG, Munich, Germany, has exceeded the thresholds of 3%and 5% and amounted to 7.99% of the voting rights (487,716 voting rights)as of September 1, 2012. Of these voting rights, 7.99% (487,716 voting rights) are to be attributedto The Capital Group Company Inc. pursuant to section 22 (1) sentence 1 no.6 WpHG in connection with section 22 (1) sentence 1 and 3 WpHG. Voting rights of the following shareholders holding 3% each or more inzooplus AG are to be attributed to The Capital Group Company Inc.:- American Funds Insurance Series - Global Small Capitalization Fund This notification of voting rights of The Capital Group Companies, Inc. issolely based on an internal re-organization of The Capital Group Companies,Inc. and its group companies. Notifications of voting rights issued byCapital Research, Management Company and American Funds Insurance Series -Global Small Capitalization Fund are not affected by this notification.19.10.2012 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 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------