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

11/9/2021, 5:15 PM (Source: pressetext)
Vienna (pta038/09.11.2021/17:15) - Release of Announcement according to art. 135 section 2 BörseG

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

Vienna (pta038/09.11.2021/17:15) - 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
Acting in concert (Sec. 133 No. 7 BörseG 2018)

Name: Anteilsverwaltung-Kirchberg am Wagram
City and country of registered office: Kirchberg am Wagram, Austria

Name: CaixaBank S.A.
City and country of registered office: Valencia, Spain

Name: DIE ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung
City and country of registered office: Vienna, Austria

Name: Erste Mitarbeiter Privat Stiftung
City and country of registered office: Vienna, Austria

Name: Privatstiftung Kärntner Sparkasse
City and country of registered office: Klagenfurt, Austria

Name: Privatstiftung Sparkasse Krems
City and country of registered office: Krems, Austria

Name: Privatstiftung Sparkasse Pöllau
City and country of registered office: Pöllau, Austria

Name: Privatstiftung Sparkasse Poysdorf
City and country of registered office: Poysdorf, Austria

Name: Privatstiftung Sparkasse Rattenberg
City and country of registered office: Rattenberg, Austria

Name: Privatstiftung Sparkasse Reutte
City and country of registered office: Reutte, Austria

Name: Privatstiftung Sparkasse Scheibbs
City and country of registered office: Scheibbs, Austria

Name: Sparkasse der Stadt Horn - Privatstiftung
City and country of registered office: Horn, Austria

Name: Sparkasse Ravelsbach-Privatstiftung
City and country of registered office: Ravelsbach, Austria

Name: Sparkassen Beteiligungs GmbH & Co KG
City and country of registered office: Vienna, Austria

Name: Stiftung Herzogenburg Neulengbach
City and country of registered office: Herzogenburg, Austria

Name: Verwaltungssparkasse Steiermark
City and country of registered office: Graz, Austria

Name: Wiener Städtische Welchselseitiger Versicherungsverein Vermögensverwaltung - VIG
City and country of registered office: Vienna, Austria

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
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 26.33 0.00 26.33 429,800,000
Position of previous notification 30.79 0 30.79

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 25,361,956 87,789,116 5.90 20.43
Total: 113,151,072 26.33

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 DIE ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung 5.90 5.90
2 Erste Mitarbeiterbeteiligung Privat Stiftung 0.16 0.16
3 Sparkassen Beteiligungs GmbH & Co KG 10.60 10.60
4 Stiftung Herzogenburg Neulengbach 0.02 0.02
5 Privatstiftung Kärntner Sparkasse 0.03 0.03
6 Privatstiftung Sparkasse Krems 0.11 0.11
7 Privatstiftung Sparkasse Pöllau 0.01 0.01
8 Privatstiftung Sparkasse Poysdorf 0.02 0.02
9 Privatstiftung Rattenberg 0.02 0.02
10 Privatstiftung Sparkasse Reutte 0.04 0.04
11 Privatstiftung Sparkasse Scheibbs 0.02 0.02
12 Verwaltungssparkasse Steiermark 0.80 0.80
13 Sparkasse der Stadt Horn - Privatstiftung 0.02 0.02
14 Sparkasse Ravelsbach - Privatstiftung
15 Anteilsverwaltung - Kirchberg am Wagram
16 Wiener Städtische Wechselseitiger Versicherungsverein Vermögensverwaltung - VIG 4.08 4.08
17 CaixaBank S.A. 4.50 4.50

9. In case of proxy voting

Date of general meeting: N/A

10. Additional Information
The shares of the companies No. 4 to No. 17 mentioned in section 8 refer to control of the voting rights regarding election of supervisory board members of Erste Group Bank AG.

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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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