Increase in the capital stock

On May 7, 2014, the Board of Management of LANXESS AG resolved, with the consent of the Supervisory Board and pursuant to the authorization as per Section 4 Paragraph 3 of the articles of incorporation, to increase the capital stock of LANXESS AG by €8,320,266 against issuance of 8,320,266 new no-par bearer shares of the company while disapplying stockholders’ subscription rights. The capital increase was entered in the commercial register of the Local Court of Cologne on May 9, 2014. The capital stock now amounts to €91,522,936 and is divided into 91,522,936 no-par bearer shares. Gross proceeds of the placement were €433 million. The related transaction costs were accounted for as a deduction from equity, net of tax effects.