DGAP-Adhoc: Axel Springer AG: Price Range for the Sale of Shares in Axel Springer Aktiengesellschaft determined




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04.12.06

DGAP-Adhoc: Axel Springer AG: Price Range for the Sale of Shares in Axel Springer Aktiengesellschaft determined

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Axel Springer AG / Miscellaneous

30.06.2008

Release of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
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Price Range for the Sale of Shares in Axel Springer Aktiengesellschaft
determined

Axel Springer Aktiengesellschaft informs that the Selling Shareholders H&F
Rose Partners, L.P., H&F International Rose Partners, L.P. and Brilliant
310. GmbH have determined the price range within which purchase offers may
be submitted for the shares in Axel Springer Aktiengesellschaft offered by
means of the offering circular dated November 24, 2006, to EUR 120.00 to EUR
135.00 per offered share. The offer period commences on December 4, 2006
and ends on December 6, 2006 for private investors (individuals) at 12:00
a.m. CEWT and for institutional investors at 2:00 p.m. CEWT. Hellman &
Friedman have reduced the number of shares offered by them. Instead of up
to 3,611,051 shares (plus a possible additional allocation of 340,000
shares) offered so far, henceforth, up to 3,271,051 shares (plus a possible
additional allocation of 340,000 shares) are offered. Hellman & Friedman
have undertaken under a lock-up agreement not to sell any other shares of
Axel Springer Aktiengesellschaft held by them and not to enter into
transactions by which the commercial risk of the shareholding is
transferred to a third party without prior written consent of Deutsche Bank
Aktiengesellschaft (as Sole Global Coordinator of the offer) within a
period of 90 days from the allocation of the offered shares.

This Ad hoc announcement constitutes neither an offer to sell nor a
solicitation of an offer to buy any securities. The Offer is being made
solely by means, and on the basis of the offering circular, published in
the Internet under www.axelspringer.de and will be available in print and
free of charge from the Company, Investor Relations, Phone +49 (0)30
2591-77420, the Managers and the admission board of the Frankfurt Stock
Exchange. This ad hoc announce-ment and the information contained herein
are not for distribution in or into the United States of America and must
not be distributed to U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S of the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933, as amended ('Securities Act')) or to publications
with a general circulation in the United States. This ad hoc announcement
does not constitute an offer or in-vitation to purchase any securities in
the United States. The securities of Axel Springer Aktiengesellschaft have
not been registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered, sold
or delivered within the United States or to U.S. persons absent
registration or an exemption from the registration requirements of the
Securities Act. There will be no public offering of securities in the
United States of America.

Berlin, December 4, 2006
Axel Springer AG
Axel-Springer-Str. 65
D-10888 Berlin
ISIN: DE0005501357; DE0005754238; DE 000A0LD6M9
WKN: 550 135; 575 423; A0LD6M


Listed: Amtlicher Markt in Frankfurt am Main (General Standard);
Freiverkehr in Berlin-Bremen, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München and Stuttgart





30.06.2008 Financial News transmitted by DGAP

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Language: English
Issuer: Axel Springer AG
Axel-Springer-Straße 65
10888 Berlin
Deutschland
Phone: +49 (0)30 2591-77421
Fax: +49 (0)30 2591-77422
E-mail: ir@axelspringer.de
Internet: www.axelspringer.de
ISIN: DE0005501357, DE0005754238
WKN: 550135, 575423
Indices: SDAX
Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
in Berlin, Hannover, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart

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Investor contact: Claudia Thomé
Tel: +49 30 2591 77421