GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft / Release of an announcement according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] (share)


Release of a Voting Rights announcement

In a letter dated April 18, 2008, Mr. Charles Jobson, USA, notified us that
the percentage of voting rights he holds in GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft
fell below the threshold of three percent on April 16, 2008. On April 16,
2008 he held a total of 5,412,850 shares, which represents 2.94 percent of
voting rights.

All of the aforementioned voting rights are held by investment funds
managed by Delta Partners, LLC, Boston, USA, - of which Mr. Charles Jobson
is the sole owner - and are attributable to Mr. Jobson pursuant to section
22 (1) sentence 1 no. 6 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG).

Bochum, April 24, 2008

The Executive Board

DGAP 24.04.2008 
Language:     English
Issuer:       GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft
              Dorstener Straße 484
              44809 Bochum
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