BUWOG AG

  • WKN: A1XDYU
  • ISIN: AT00BUWOG001
  • Land: Österreich

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01.04.2015 13:41

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BUWOG AG: Change in stake of voting rights of IMMOFINANZ AG IMMOFINANZ AG notified on 31 March 2015 pursuant to sections 91 et seq. Austrian Stock Exchange Act a change of the relevant interest of IMMOFINANZ AG (together with controlled undertakings) of voting rights as follows: With effect from 27 March 2015 the interest of voting rights of IMMOFINANZ AG (together with controlled undertakings) of voting rights of BUWOG-shares physically held by IMMOFINANZ AG has changed. The relevant interest of voting rights of IMMOFINANZ AG (together with controlled undertakings) is 48,807,362 shares, corresponding to approximately 49%. The notification of IMMOFINANZ AG pursuant to sections 91 et seq. Austrian Stock Exchange Act was made due to a change of the attribution of BUWOG-shares and a resulting increase of a reporting threshold regarding physically held voting rights of BUWOG-shares and the decrease of reporting thresholds regarding BUWOG-shares attributable pursuant to section 91a para 1 no 1 Austrian Stock Exchange Act. In detail: - In the course of the redemption of financing transactions with IMMOFINANZ-shares/BUWOG-shares on 27 March 2015 IMMOFINANZ AG (together with controlled undertakings) purchased 5,080,287 shares of BUWOG AG. Due to the right/obligation to purchase these shares upon redemption of the financing transactions, these shares have already been attributed to the interest of voting rights of IMMOFINANZ AG pursuant to section 91a para 1 no 1 Austrian Stock Exchange Act. - Due to this repurchase the number of BUWOG-shares physically held by IMMOFINANZ AG (together with controlled undertakings) increased to 46,328,065 BUWOG-shares/corresponding approximately 46.51% of the voting rights. Thus on 27 March 2015 IMMOFINANZ AG crossed the reporting threshold of 45% pursuant to section 91 para 1 Austrian Stock Exchange Act. - Due to the repurchase the number of BUWOG-shares attributed to the interest of voting rights of IMMOFINANZ AG (together with controlled undertakings) pursuant to section 91a para 1 no 1 Austrian Stock Exchange Act decreased at the same time to 2,479,297 BUWOG-shares, corresponding to approximately 2,49% of the voting rights. Thus on 27 March 2015 IMMOFINANZ AG crossed the reporting thresholds of 5% and 4% pursuant to section 91a Austrian Stock Exchange Act. With respect to the relevant interest of voting rights of IMMOFINANZ AG in BUWOG AG (ISIN AT00BUWOG001), BUWOG AG announces in accordance with section 91 et seq. Austrian Stock Exchange Act as follows: 1. The relevant interest of IMMOFINANZ AG (together with controlled undertakings) of voting rights, after redemption of the financing transactions on 27 March 2015, is 48,807,362 shares, corresponding to approximately 49%. This interest of voting rights includes (a) shares of BUWOG AG held by IMMOFINANZ AG (approx. 43.08%), (b) shares of BUWOG AG held by IMBEA IMMOEAST Beteiligungsverwaltung GmbH (100% subsidiary) (approx. 3.43%) and (c) the BUWOG-shares ('Loan Shares') transferred under the global master securities lending agreements concluded with the underwriting institutions BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc and J.P. Morgan Securities plc in connection with the EUR 375,000,000.00 1.5% bonds exchangeable into ordinary bearer shares of BUWOG AG due 2019 issued by IMMOFINANZ AG (ISIN XS1108672988, 'bonds exchangeable'), the voting rights of the Loan Shares are attributed to IMMOFINANZ AG because of IMMOFINANZ AG's entitlement to request the retransfer of the Loan Shares (section 91a para 1 no 1 Austrian Stock Exchange Act) (approx. 2.49. 2. The relevant interest of voting rights according to sections 91, 92 Austrian Stock Exchange Act and section 91a Austrian Stock Exchange Act is described below: a) Shareholder/Entity: IMMOFINANZ AG Shares/Type of Instrument: BUWOG AG Ordinary Share (ISIN AT00BUWOG001) Exercise Period/Expiry Date: n.a./n.a. Number of Equivalent Shares (number of shares/%): 42,910,019 shares/approx. 43.08% b) Shareholder/Entity: IMMOFINANZ AG Shares/Type of Instrument: retransfer right with respect to the Loan Shares pursuant to the securities lending within the scope of the issuance of the bonds exchangeable (section 91a para 1 no 1 Austrian Stock Exchange Act) Exercise Period/Expiry Date: on the maturity date of the bonds exchangeable (11 September 2019) and on delivery dates for BUWOG AG shares in case of redemption of the bonds exchangeable by way of share delivery (share redemption). Number of Equivalent Shares (number of shares/%): 2,479,297 shares/approx. 2.49% c) Shareholder/Entity: IMBEA IMMOEAST Beteiligungsverwaltung GmbH (100% subsidiary of IMMOFINANZ AG) Shares/Type of Instrument: BUWOG AG Ordinary Share (ISIN AT00BUWOG001) Exercise Period/Expiry Date: n.a./n.a. Number of Equivalent Shares (number of shares/%): 3,418,046 shares/approx. 3.43% For questions please contact: INVESTOR RELATIONS Holger Lueth Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Finance Email: holger.lueth@buwog.com Tel.: +43-1-878 28 1203 Fax: +43-1-878 28 5203 MEDIA INQUIRIES Thomas Brey BUWOG Press Office, c/o LUSTIG+BREY Email: brey@lustigbrey.at Tel.: +43-1-233 01 23-15 Mobil: 0676 / 542 39 09 01.04.2015 The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de
Language: English Company: BUWOG AG Hietzinger Kai 131 1130 Wien Austria Internet: www.buwog.com End of Announcement DGAP News-Service

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