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

zooplus AG / Release of an announcement according to Article 27a Section 1 of the WpHG12.03.2010 16:03Dissemination of a Voting Rights announcement, transmitted byDGAP - a company of EquityStory AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.---------------------------------------------------------------------------Sleep, Zakaria & Company (Cayman) Ltd., George Town, Cayman Islands,informed us on March 05, 2010 that pursuant to section 27a(1) WpHG onFebruary 16, 2010 its shareholding in zooplus AG, Munich, Germany, ISIN:DE0005111702, WKN: 511170 had exceeded the threshold of 3%, 5% and 10% andon that day amounted to 10.15%.Concerning their intentions in relation to the acquisition of the votingrights in zooplus AG as well as the origin of funds utilised to finance theacquisition, Sleep, Zakaria & Company (Cayman) Ltd. informed us of thefollowing:* The investment is used to implement strategic objectives. * The reporting person does not intend to obtain further voting rights byacquisition or any other way. * The reporting person does not intend to influence the composition of theissuers' administration, management or supervisory board. * The reporting person does not intend to change the capital structure ofthe company, especially with regards to the ratio of internal/outsidefinancing and the dividend policy. * Concerning the source of funds, the capital is financed through equitycapital.12.03.2010 Ad hoc announcement, Financial News and Media Release distributed by DGAP.Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de--------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language:     EnglishCompany:      zooplus AG              Sonnenstraße 15              80331 München              DeutschlandInternet:     www.zooplus.de End of News                                     DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------