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Monday 29 December, 2008

United Internet Ag

United Internet acquires 10,798,817 shares in f...

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euro adhoc: other / United Internet acquires 10,798,817 shares in freenet AG
from MSP Holding

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Montabaur, December 29, 2008. United Internet AG (ISIN DE0005089031) and
Drillisch AG (ISIN DE0005545503) today concluded a supplementary agreement
regarding MSP Holding GmbH, in which each company holds a 50% stake, which owns
23,550,000 shares in freenet AG, Büdelsdorf, corresponding to 18.39% of voting
rights. United Internet AG will acquire 10,798,817 shares in freenet AG from MSP
Holding GmbH, equivalent to 8.43% of voting rights. The proceeds will be used to
reduce the financial liabilities of MSP Holding GmbH. After executing this share
transfer, MSP Holding GmbH will still hold 12,751,183 shares in freenet AG, or
9.96% of voting rights. Drillisch AG continues to hold 7.52% of the voting
rights in freenet AG. Due to the contractual voting commitment between United
Internet AG and Drillisch AG, there is no difference in the share of voting
rights in freenet AG held by United Internet AG, which still totals 25.91%.

Further inquiry note:
Marcus Schaps 
Head of Press and Public Relations 
United Internet AG 
Elgendorfer Strasse 57
56410 Montabaur
Tel: +49 2602/96-1076 
Fax: +49 2602/96-1013 
E-mail: [email protected]

emitter:      United Internet AG
              Elgendorfer Straße 57
              D-56410 Montabaur
phone:        +49 (0) 2602 96-1100
FAX:          +49 (0) 2602 96-1013
mail:         [email protected]
sector:       Telecommunications Services
ISIN:         DE0005089031
indexes:      Midcap Market Index, TecDAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share,
              Technologie All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Börse Frankfurt, free trade:
              Börse Berlin, Börse Hamburg, Börse Stuttgart, Börse 
              Börse Hannover, Börse München 
language:     English
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