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ThyssenKrupp AG (THK)


Tuesday 15 July, 2008

ThyssenKrupp AG

ThyssenKrupp AG: ThyssenKrupp to buy back share...

ThyssenKrupp AG
                  On the basis of the authorization granted by the Annual General Meeting on
January 18, 2008, the Executive Board of ThyssenKrupp AG resolved on July 14,
2008 to purchase on the stock market up to 10,500,000 shares of the Company,
representing around 2% of the capital stock. The purchase price paid per share
(excluding incidental purchase costs) may not be more than 5% higher or lower
than the Company's share price determined by the opening auction in the Xetra
trading system on the day of trading.

The buyback is to be handled independently and uninfluenced by the Company by an
appointed bank in compliance with the safe-harbor provisions.

On completion of the buyback, together with the shares repurchased in summer
2006 and spring 2008 ThyssenKrupp AG will hold around 10% of the Company's
shares which it can use as an acquisition currency, in particular for strategic

Please address questions to Dr. Jürgen Claassen (Communications and Strategy,
tel. +49 211/824-36001) and Dr. Claus Ehrenbeck (Investor Relations, tel. +49

Language: English
Issuer: ThyssenKrupp AG August-Thyssen-Str. 1 40211 Düsseldorf Deutschland
Phone: +49-(0)211-824-1
Fax: +49-(0)211-824-36000
E-mail: [email protected]
ISIN: DE0007500001
WKN: 750000
Indices: DAX
Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Düsseldorf; Freiverkehr
in Berlin, Hannover, München, Hamburg, Stuttgart; Terminbörse EUREX; Foreign
Exchange(s) London Weitere Informationen im Internet unter Investor Relations:
Anleihen / Creditor Relations, Further information can be found on our website
under Investor Relations: Bonds / Creditor Relations

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