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 / Release of an announcement according to Article 27a Section 1 of the WpHG12.03.2010 16:08Dissemination of a Voting Rights announcement, transmitted byDGAP - a company of EquityStory AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.---------------------------------------------------------------------------The Nomad Investment Partnership L.P., 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 tofinance the acquisition, The Nomad Investment Partnership L.P. informed usof the following:* 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 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------