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

24.04.2008 

Release of a Voting Rights announcement
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Delta Partners, LLC, Boston, USA, sole owner Charles Jobson, notified us of
the following on April 18, 2008:

The percentage of voting rights held by Delta Partners, LLC in GEA Group
Aktiengesellschaft, fell below the threshold of 3 percent on April 16, 2008
and then stood at 2.94 percent or 5,412,850 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 it 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 
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Language:     English
Issuer:       GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft
              Dorstener Straße 484
              44809 Bochum
              Deutschland
Internet:     www.geagroup.com
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