Wacker Chemie AG’s largest shareholder is still Dr. Alexander Wacker Familiengesellschaft mbH, Munich. It holds over 50 percent of the voting shares in Wacker Chemie AG (2011: over 50 percent). Blue Elephant Holding GmbH (Pöcking, Germany) once again had no voting-share changes to report in 2012. That means it still holds over 10 percent (2011: over 10 percent) of Wacker Chemie AG. Pursuant to a voting-rights notification in March 2012, BlackRock, Inc., New York, USA, holds under 3 percent of the voting shares in Wacker Chemie AG.