PTA-PVR: Erste Group Bank: Release according to art. 135 section 2 BörseG

7/23, 4:10 PM (Source: pressetext)
Vienna (pta033/23.07.2019/16:10) - Release of Announcement according to art. 135 section 2 BörseG

Holding announcement according to article 135 section 2 BörseG (ESMA 2015/1597)

Vienna (pta033/23.07.2019/16:10) - Release of Announcement according to art. 135 section 2 BörseG

Notification of Major Holdings

1. Issuer:
Erste Group Bank, Am Belvedere 1, 1100 Wien, Austria

2. Reason for notification:
Acquisition / disposal of shares with voting rights

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation
Name: BlackRock, Inc.
City and country of registered office: Wilmington, USA - United States

4. Names of shareholder(s) holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3


5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached
22.07.2019

6. Total positions

% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 7.a.) % of voting rights through instruments (total of 7.b.1 + 7.b.2) total of both in % (7.a. + 7.b.) total number of voting rights of issuer
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed / reached 3.97 0.08 4.05 429,800,000
Position of previous notification 3.89 0.08 3.97

7. Notified details of the resulting situation

7.a. Voting rights attached to shares

ISIN code absolute direct (Sec 130 BörseG 2018) absolute indirect (Sec 133 BörseG 2018) in % direct (Sec 130 BörseG 2018) in % indirect (Sec 133 BörseG 2018)
AT0000652011 0 17,062,257 0.00 3.97
Total: 17,062,257 3.97

7.b.1. Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 1 BörseG 2018

Type of instrument Expiration Date Exercise Period Voting Rights Absolute Voting Rights in %
Securities Lent n/a n/a 5,863 0.00
Depositary Receipt n/a n/a 42 0.00
Total: 5,905

7.b.2 Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 2 BörseG 2018

Type of instrument Expiration Date Exercise Period Physical /Cash Settlement Voting Rights Absolute Voting Rights in %
CFD n/a n/a Cash 335,164 0.08
Total: 335,164 0.08

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial/other instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity.

No. Name Directly controlled by No. Shares held directly (%) Financial/other instruments held directly (%) Total of both (%)
1 BlackRock, Inc.
2 Trident Merger, LLC 1
3 BlackRock Investment Management, LLC 2
4 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. 1
5 BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. 4
6 BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC 5
7 BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC 6
8 BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc. 7
9 BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 8
10 BlackRock Fund Advisors 8
11 BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc. 5
12 BlackRock Advisors, LLC 11
13 BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. 5
14 BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. 13
15 BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd. 14
16 BlackRock (Singapore) Limited 15
17 BlackRock Cayman 1 LP 26
18 BlackRock HK Holdco Limited 15
19 BlackRock Cayman West Bay Finco Limited 17
20 BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited 18
21 BlackRock Japan Holdings GK 23
22 BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. 21
23 BlackRock Lux Finco S.à r.l. 18
24 BlackRock Australia Holdco Pty. Ltd. 14
25 BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited 24
26 BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC 14
27 BlackRock Canada Holdings LP 26
28 BlackRock Canada Holdings ULC 27
29 BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited 28
30 BlackRock Cayman West Bay IV Limited 19
31 BlackRock Group Limited 30
32 BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited 33
33 BlackRock Finance Europe Limited 31
34 BlackRock International Limited 31
35 BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. 33
36 BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 33
37 BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG 36

9. In case of proxy voting

Date of general meeting: N/A

10. Additional Information
total holdings going above 4%.

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emitter: Erste Group Bank
address: Am Belvedere 1, 1100 Wien
country: Austria
contact person: Thomas Sommerauer/ Simone Pilz
phone: +43 (0)5 0100 - 17326
e-mail: thomas.sommerauer@erstegroup.com
website: www.erstegroup.com

ISIN(s): AT0000652011 (share)
stock exchanges: official trade in Vienna
other stock exchanges: Bucharest Stock Exchange, Prague Stock Exchange

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