12 June 2005

Ad Hoc: HeidelbergCement confirms takeover bid by Spohn Cement

HeidelbergCement AG was today notified by Spohn Cement GmbH, Norderfriedrichskoog/Germany, that Spohn Cement has decided to make a takeover bid for all shares of HeidelbergCement AG at a price of 60 EUR per share.

Heidelberg, 12 June 2005

The Managing Board

Ad hoc announcement pursuant to § 15 German Securities Trading Act (WpHG)     

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Andreas Schaller

Group Spokesman, Director Group Communication & Investor Relations
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HeidelbergCement AG
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