REG-ThyssenKrupp AG AGM Statement

Thu Dec 11, 2008 9:13am EST

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LONDON--(Business Wire)--


Notice of the 10th Annual General Meeting of ThyssenKrupp AG

To our Stockholders, 

Please take notice that the 10th Annual General Meeting of ThyssenKrupp AG will
be held, on Friday, January 23, 2009, 10.00 a.m., at the RuhrCongress,
Stadionring 20, 44791 Bochum, Germany. 

The exact wording of the invitation to the Annual General Meeting together with
the agenda is published in the electronic Federal Gazette of December 11, 2008,
and can also be downloaded from the internet at www.thyssenkrupp.com via the
link “Annual General Meeting.” 

The Agenda of the Annual General Meeting is as follows: 

1.Presentation of the adopted financial statements of ThyssenKrupp AG and the
consolidated financial statements for the period ended September 30, 2008, the
Management Reports on ThyssenKrupp AG and the Group for the 2007/2008 fiscal
year, the report by the Supervisory Board and the explanatory report by the
Executive Board on the information pursuant to Art. 289 par. 4, Art. 315 par. 4
German Commercial Code (HGB)

The aforesaid documents have been published online and can be viewed at
www.thyssenkrupp.com via the link “Annual General Meeting”. They will also be
sent to stockholders on request. 

2.Resolution on the disposition of unappropriated net income 
(Dividend proposal: €1.30 per eligible share) 

3.Resolution on the ratification of the acts of the members of the Executive
Board

4.Resolution on the ratification of the acts of the members of the Supervisory
Board

5.Resolution on the election of the auditors

6.Resolution on authorization to purchase and use treasury stock and on the
exclusion of subscription rights

7.Resolution on authorization to issue convertible bonds and on the exclusion of
subscription rights

Participation in the Annual General Meeting

Under Art. 17 of our Company’s Articles of Association, to be entitled to attend
the Annual General Meeting and exercise their voting rights, stockholders must
register with the Company at the following address and send separate
confirmation of their share ownership issued by their depository bank to this
address: 

ThyssenKrupp AG
c/o Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank AG
CBD5HV
80311 Munich
Germany
Fax: +49 89 5400-2519
E-mail: hauptversammlungen@hvb.de

The record of share ownership must relate to the beginning of January 02, 2009
and must reach the Company together with the registration by no later than the
close of January 16, 2009 at the above address. The registration and record of
share ownership must be in text form and must be in German or English. 

The registration office will send out admission tickets to the Annual General
Meeting to stockholders after receiving their registration and record of share
ownership. To ensure that you receive admission tickets in good time, we would
ask stockholders to request admission tickets to attend the Annual General
Meeting from their depository banks in good time. In this case the registration
and record of share ownership will be submitted by the depository bank. 

As in previous years, only one admission ticket to the Annual General Meeting
will be issued per stockholder. 

Total numbers of shares and voting rights

At the time of convening the Annual General Meeting, the capital stock of the
Company comprises 514,489,044 no-par-value shares. Each share entitles the
bearer to one vote. At the time of convening the Annual General Meeting, the
Company holds treasury stock amounting to 51,015,552 shares. The Company has no
rights in respect of these shares. The total number of shares bearing
participation and voting rights at the time of convening the Annual General
Meeting amounts to 463,473,492. 

Voting by proxy

Stockholders who do not wish to attend the Annual General Meeting in person may
have their voting rights exercised by proxy, e.g. by a bank or stockholders’
association. Insofar as authorization is granted to a proxy other than a bank,
stockholders’ association or other comparable individual or institution pursuant
to the provisions of stock corporation law, such authorization must be made in
writing. 

Stockholders may also have their voting rights exercised by a Company-nominated
proxy. These proxies must be authorized and given instructions for exercising
voting rights. Proxies are obligated to vote as instructed; they cannot exercise
the voting rights at their own discretion. 

Authorization and voting instructions can be issued to Company-nominated proxies
before the Annual General Meeting either in writing or electronically via the
internet in accordance with the procedure set out by the Company. Authorizations
and instructions may also be issued or altered on the internet during the Annual
General Meeting until the voting commences. An admission ticket for the Annual
General Meeting is also necessary to authorize a Company-nominated proxy. 

More details on participating in the Annual General Meeting and authorizing and
instructing proxies will be sent to stockholders together with their admission
ticket. This information can also be viewed on the internet at
www.thyssenkrupp.com via the link “Annual General Meeting”. 

Transmission of the Annual General Meeting on the internet

At the instruction of the Chairman of the Meeting, all stockholders of
ThyssenKrupp AG and interested members of the public can follow the entire
Annual General Meeting live on the internet at www.thyssenkrupp.com on January
23, 2009, starting at 10.00 a.m. The link “Annual General Meeting” provides
unrestricted access to the live transmission. The opening of the Annual General
Meeting by the Chairman of the Meeting together with the speech by the Executive
Board Chairman will also be available as a record-ing after the Annual General
Meeting. 

Stockholder motions and election proposals pursuant to Arts. 126 and 127 AktG

Countermotions and election proposals from stockholders regarding a specific
agenda item should be sent exclusively to the following address. Countermotions
and election proposals sent to a different address will not be taken into
consideration. 

ThyssenKrupp AG
Corporate Investor Relations
August-Thyssen-Strasse 1
40211 Düsseldorf
Germany
Fax: +49 211 824-6031000
E-mail: ir@thyssenkrupp.com

Countermotions and election proposals arriving with evidence of stockholder
status at this address by no later than the close of January 08, 2009 will be
made available immediately to other stockholders on the internet at
www.thyssenkrupp.com via the link “Annual General Meeting”. Any comments from
head office will likewise be published after January 08, 2009 at the same
internet address. 

Duisburg and Essen, December 2008 

ThyssenKrupp AG
The Executive Board 





ThyssenKrupp AG 

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