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

11/9/2021, 5:15 PM (Source: pressetext)
Vienna (pta036/09.11.2021/17:15) - Release of Announcement according to art. 135 section 2 BörseG

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

Vienna (pta036/09.11.2021/17:15) - Release of Announcement according to art. 135 section 2 BörseG

Notification of Major Holdings

1. Issuer:
Erste Group Bank AG, 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: Wiener Städtische Wechselseitiger Versicherungsverein - Vermögensverwaltung - Vienna Insurance Group
City and country of registered office: Vienna, Austria

4. Names of shareholder(s) holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3
Wiener Städtische Wechselseitiger Versicherungsverein - Vermögensverwaltung - Vienna Insurance Group,
Social & Culture Beteiligungs GmbH - Wiener Städtische Wechselseitiger

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached
09.11.2021

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 4.08 0.00 4.08 429,800,000
Position of previous notification

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 13,277,996 4,254,888 3.09 0.99
Total: 17,532,884 4.08

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 %
Total:

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 %
Total:

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 Wiener Städtische Wechselseitiger Versicherungsverein - Vermögensverwaltung - Vienna Insurance Group 3.09 3.09
2 Social & Culture GmbH - Wiener Städtische Wechselseitige 1
3 Social & Culture Beteiligungs GmbH - Wiener Städtische Wechselseitige 2 0.99 0.99

9. In case of proxy voting

Date of general meeting: N/A

10. Additional Information
Wiener Städtische Wechselseitiger Versicherungsverein - Vermögensverwaltung - Vienna Insurance Group, which holds directly and indirectly shares in Erste Group Bank AG of 4.08%, is part of a syndicate of Austrian core shareholders lead by DIE ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung. DIE ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung will also make a major holdings notification.

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emitter: Erste Group Bank AG
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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