Profit Participation Dividend for 1992 Certificate - Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

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Ad-hoc-release | Gütersloh, 01/25/2010

Profit Participation Dividend for 1992 Certificate

Ad hoc Release according to § 15 WpHG

Dividends on Bertelsmann Profit Participation Certificate 1992

According to preliminary calculations for Fiscal Year 2009 Bertelsmann AG expects that dividends on its Profit Participation Certificate 1992 (ISIN DE0005229900) will be between 3 percent and 5 percent of par value. Dividends on Profit Participation Certificate 1992 are based on return on assets (ROA) throughout the Bertelsmann Group. For Fiscal Year 2009, ROA is expected to be between 2 percent and 4 percent. For Fiscal Year 2008 dividends amounted to 5.12 percent of par value.

Dividends on Profit Participation Certificate 1992 are expected to be paid in May 2010.

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