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BUWOG AG: Release according to Article 93, Section 2 BörseG with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

Vienna, 04 May 2017

Notice according to section 93 para 2 Austrian Stock Exchange Act (BörseG)

BUWOG AG: Change in stake of voting rights of BlackRock, Inc.

BlackRock, Inc. notified on 03 May 2017 pursuant to section 91 et seq. Austrian Stock Exchange Act that BlackRock, Inc. and its controlled undertakings crossed a reporting threshold on 02 May 2017 and have a relevant interest in 5,102,162 shares of BUWOG AG or 5.11% of the voting rights of BUWOG AG. The disclosure obligation arose due to voting rights attached to shares for BlackRock, Inc. going below 5%.

The interest of BlackRock, Inc.* is shown below:

Class/Typ of Shares: Ordinary Shares AT00BUWOG001 Number of voting rights: 4,986,674 (indirect, section 92 Austrian Stock Exchange Act) % of voting rights: 4.99% (indirect, section 92 Austrian Stock Exchange Act)

Type of instrument: Securities Lent Expiration date: N/A Exercise period: N/A Number of voting rights that may be acquired upon exercise: 8,174 % of voting rights: 0.01%

Type of instrument: CFD Expiration date: N/A Exercise period: N/A Settlement (physical or cash): cash Number of voting rights: 107,314 % of voting rights: 0.11%

Pursuant to a previous notification, BlackRock, Inc. had a relevant interest in 5.14% of the voting rights of BUWOG AG (5.04% of voting rights attached to BUWOG-shares and 0.10% of voting rights through financial instruments).

* The 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 is shown below:

1. BlackRock, Inc. 2. Trident Merger, LLC (directly controlled by No. 1) 3. BlackRock Investment Management, LLC (directly controlled by No. 2) 4. BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. (directly controlled by No. 1) 5. BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. (directly controlled by No. 4) 6. BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC (directly controlled by No. 5) 7. BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC (directly controlled by No. 6) 8. BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc. (directly controlled by No. 7) 9. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association (directly controlled by No. 8) 10. BlackRock Fund Advisors (directly controlled by No. 8) 11. BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc. (directly controlled by No. 5) 12. BlackRock Advisors, LLC (directly controlled by No. 11) 13. BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. (directly controlled by No. 5) 14. BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. (directly controlled by No. 13) 15. BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd. (directly controlled by No. 14) 16. BlackRock (Singapore) Limited (directly controlled by No. 15) 17. BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC (directly controlled by No. 15) 18. BlackRock HK Holdco Limited (directly controlled by No. 17) 19. BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited (directly controlled by No. 18) 20. BlackRock Cayco Limited (directly controlled by No. 18) 21. BlackRock Trident Holding Company Limited (directly controlled by No. 20) 22. BlackRock Japan Holdings GK (directly controlled by No. 21) 23. BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. (directly controlled by No. 22) 24. BlackRock Australia Holdco Pty. Ltd. (directly controlled by No. 14) 25. BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited (directly controlled by No. 24) 26. BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC (directly controlled by No. 14) 27. BlackRock Canada Holdings LP (directly controlled by No. 26) 28. BlackRock Canada Holdings ULC (directly controlled by No. 27) 29. BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (directly controlled by No. 28) 30. BlackRock Group Limited (directly controlled by No. 14) 31. BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited (directly controlled by No. 30) 32. BlackRock International Limited (directly controlled by No. 30) 33. BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. (directly controlled by No. 30) 34. BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited (directly controlled by No. 30) 35. BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG (directly controlled by No. 34)



Holger Lueth Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Finance Email: holger.lueth@buwog.com T +43-1-878 28 1203 F +43-1-878 28 5203


Thomas Brey BUWOG-Press Office Austria c/o M&B PR, Marketing, Publications Email: brey@mb-pr.at Tel.: +43-1-233 01 23-15

Peter Dietze-Felberg BUWOG-Press Office Germany c/o RUECKERCONSULT Email: buwog@rueckerconsult.de Tel.: +49 (0)30 2844 987 - 62

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Company: BUWOG AG Hietzinger Kai 131 1130 Wien

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