Norddeutsche Affinerie AG / Release of an announcement according to Article 21, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] (share)

05.03.2008 

Release of a Voting Rights announcement
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Cancellation of notification pursuant to Section 21 paragraph 1 German
Securities Trading Act (WpHG) dated 15 June 2007 advising that the voting
interest had fallen below the thresholds of 10%, 5% and 3 % on 15 June 2007

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, 60311 Frankfurt, Germany, informed us on 29
February 2008 that it has cancelled the notification dated 15 June 2007
which it published on 20 June 2007 pursuant to Section 21 German Securities
Trading Act (WpHG) to the effect that its voting interest in Norddeutsche
Affinerie AG, Hamburg, Germany, ISIN: DE0006766504, WKN: 676650  
had fallen below the thresholds of 10%, 5% and 3% on 15 June 2007.

In its letter dated 29 February 2008 Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, 60311
Frankfurt, Germany informed us pursuant to Section 21 paragraph 1 German
Securities Trading Act (WPHG) that

 1. the voting interest of Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, 60311 Frankfurt,
    Germany, in Norddeutsche Affinerie AG, 20539 Hamburg, Germany, had
    fallen below the 10 % threshold on 9 November 2007 and then amounted to
    9.43 % (representing 3,853,705 shares);

 2. the voting interest of Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, 60311 Frankfurt,
    Germany, in Norddeutsche Affinerie AG, 20539 Hamburg, Germany, had
    exceeded the 10 % threshold on 7 February 2008  and then amounted to
    10.02 % (representing 4,095,451 shares);

 3. the voting interest of Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, 60311 Frankfurt,
    Germany, in Norddeutsche Affinerie AG, 20539 Hamburg, Germany, had
    fallen below the 10 % threshold on 8 February 2008 and then amounted to
    9.50 % (representing 3,881,296 shares);

 4. the voting interest of Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, 60311 Frankfurt,
    Germany, in Norddeutsche Affinerie AG, 20539 Hamburg, Germany had
    exceeded the 10 % threshold on 19 February  2008 and then amounted to
    11.39 % (representing 4,655,670 shares);

These notifications of voting rights are issued as a result of the decision
of the German Federal Cartel Office dated 27 February 2008 (reference
number B 5-27442-Fa-198/07).

DGAP 05.03.2008 
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Language:     English
Issuer:       Norddeutsche Affinerie AG
              Hovestraße 50
              20539 Hamburg
              Deutschland
Internet:     www.na-ag.com
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