5/16/2007, 9:01 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)
Wacker Construction Equipment AG / Wacker Construction Equipment AG: Greenshoe option fully exercised processed and transmitted by Hugin ASA. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------

(Munich, May 16, 2007) Today, the global co-ordinators Deutsche Bank,
Sal. Oppenheim and UBS Investment Bank fully
exercised the option granted in the context of the IPO of Wacker
Construction Equipment AG to buy up to 2,399,868 shares
of the company at the placement price of EUR 22,00 per share.

Therefore a total number of 18,398,985 shares were sold in the
context of the IPO of Wacker Construction Equipment AG.
The total issue volume of the IPO amounts to about EUR 405 million.
Taking into account full exercise of the greenshoe
option, the free float now amounts to about 36.1 per cent of the
share capital of Wacker Construction Equipment AG.

Additional information about the Wacker Construction Equipment AG
Securities Identification number: WACK01
Listing requested: Official Market / Prime Standard; Frankfurt Stock
Registered office of the company: Germany

Wacker Construction Equipment AG
Imre Szerdahelyi
Corporate Communications Manager
Preussenstr. 41
80809 Munich
Tel. + 49 - 89 - 354 02 - 251
E-mail: imre.szerdahelyi@eu.wackergroup.com
Internet: www.wackergroup.com


This publication constitutes neither an offer to sell nor an
invitation to buy securities. The offer in Germany will be made
exclusively by means of and on the basis of the German-language
prospectus which has been approved by the German
Federal Financial Supervisory Authority on 30 April 2007 and the
supplement no. 1 to this prospectus. The prospectus and
the supplement no. 1 are published on the websites of Wacker
Construction Equipment AG and available free of charge at the
company and the syndicate banks.
This document does not constitute an offer of securities for sale or
a solicitation of an offer to purchase securities in the
United States. The shares in Wacker Construction Equipment AG (the
"Shares") may not be offered or sold in the United States
absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Neither Wacker
Construction Equipment AG nor any selling shareholder intends to
register any portion of the offering in the United States or
to conduct a public offering of the Shares in the United States.
This document is only being distributed to and is only directed at
(i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) to
investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the
Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion)
Order 2005 (the "Order") or (iii) high net worth entities, and other
persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling
within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons
together being referred to as "relevant persons"). The Shares are
only available to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to
subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire such securities will be
engaged in only with, relevant persons. Any person who is not a
relevant person should not act or rely on this document or
any of its contents.

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Wacker Construction Equipment AG
Preußenstr. 41 München

Listed: Amtlicher Markt in
Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse, Prime Standard in Frankfurter
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