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Hitt og þetta 26. apríl 2006

Annual Stockholders' Meeting of Bayer AG on April 28, 2006

A recording of the speech will be available as from approx. 3:00 p.m. CEST (1:00 p.m. GMT).

The video transmission and the recording can be viewed on these sites: English: http://www.asm2006.bayer.com German: http://www.hv2006.bayer.de

On the Annual Stockholders' Meeting website at the same addresses you can find the following information:

* Invitation and agenda * Countermotions * Information about ways to cast your vote * Voting results * Online services for the Annual Stockholders' Meeting (dates, how to get there, downloads etc.)

Bayer AG 51368 Leverkusen Germany http://www.bayer.com

If you have any questions please contact:

Investor Relations Peter Dahlhoff (Tel.: +49 214 30 33022, E-mail: peter.dahlhoff.pd1@bayer-ag.de)

Communications - Media Relations Günter Forneck (Tel.: +49 214 30 50446, E-mail: guenter.forneck.gf@bayer-ag.de ) Christian Hartel (Tel.: +49 214 30 47686, E-mail christian.hartel.ch@bayer-ag.de )

Fax: +49 214 30 55156