Finanzen, Andritz AG

Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution.

06.11.2018 - 00:21:25

Andritz AG / Publication of a participation notification according to art. 135 para. 2 Stock Exchange Act. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement.

Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement.

ANDRITZ AG was informed that certain subsidiaries of BlackRock, Inc., Wilmington, USA, as shown on the table below, have holdings in ANDRITZ AG, which is listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. As of November 1, 2018 these subsidiaries held a total of 4.99% of ANDRITZ AG's share capital (104,000,000 shares).

Person subject to notification obligation:

* Name: BlackRock, Inc. * City: Wilmington * Country: USA

Details to the stake-holdings as of November 1, 2018: ______________________________________________________________________________ | | % of voting | % of voting | |Total number of| | |rights attached|rights through |Total of both | voting rights | | | to shares |financial/other| in % | of issuer | |_______________|_______________|__instruments__|______________|_______________| | Resulting | | | | | | situation on | | | | | | the date on | 4.57% | 0.43% | 4.99% | 104,000,000 | |which threshold| | | | | | was crossed / | | | | | |____reached____|_______________|_______________|______________|_______________| | Position of | | | | | | previous | 4.55% | 0.46% | 5.01% | | |_notification__|_______________|_______________|______________|_______________|

Notified details of the resulting situation: ______________________________________________________________________________ |Voting rights| | | | | |attached to | | | | | |shares_______|_______________|_______________|_______________|________________| | | Number of | | % of voting | | |__ISIN_Code__|_voting_rights_|_______________|____rights_____|________________| | | Direct | Indirect | Direct | Indirect | |AT0000730007 |(Sec 130 BörseG|(Sec 133 BörseG|(Sec 130 BörseG|(Sec 133 BörseG | |_____________|_____2018)_____|_____2018)_____|_____2018)_____|_____2018)______| |_____________|_______________|______4,748,024|_______________|___________4.57%| |SUBTOTAL_____|_______________|______4,748,024|_______________|___________4.57%|

_____________________________________________________________________________ |Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to sec. 131, para. 1, no. 1 BörseG | |2018_________________________________________________________________________| | | | |Number of voting| | | | | | | | | | | |rights that may | | | Type of | Expiration | Exercise | be | % of voting | | instrument | Date | Period |acquired if the | rights | | | | | instrument is | | |_______________|______________|____________|___exercised____|________________| |Securities_Lent|______________|____________|_________214,122|___________0.21%| |SUBTOTAL_______|______________|____________|_________214,122|___________0.21%|

_____________________________________________________________________________ |Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to sec. 131, para. 1, no. 2 BörseG | |2018_________________________________________________________________________| | Type of | Expiration | Exercise |Physical / | Number of | % of voting | |instrument | Date | Period | Cash |voting rights| rights | |___________|____________|___________|_Settlement_|_____________|_____________| |CFD________|____________|___________|____Cash____|______231,881|________0.22%| |SUBTOTAL___|____________|___________|____________|______231,881|________0.22%|

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: ______________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | Financial/ | | | | | Directly | Shares held | other |Total of both| | No. | Name |controlled |directly (%) | instruments | (%) | | | | by no. | |held directly| | |__________|_____________|___________|_____________|_____(%______|_____________| | 1 |BlackRock, | | | | | |__________|Inc._________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | 2 |Trident | 1 | | | | |__________|Merger,_LLC__|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 3 |Investment | 2 | | | | | |Management, | | | | | |__________|LLC__________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 4 |Holdco 2, | 1 | | | | |__________|Inc._________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 5 |Financial | 4 | | | | | |Management, | | | | | |__________|Inc._________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | 6 |BlackRock | 5 | | | | |__________|Holdco_4,_LLC|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | 7 |BlackRock | 6 | | | | |__________|Holdco_6,_LLC|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 8 |Delaware | 7 | | | | |__________|Holdings_Inc.|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | |Institutional| | | | | | 9 |Trust | 8 | | | | | |Company, | | | | | | |National | | | | | |__________|Association__|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | 10 |BlackRock | 8 | | | | |__________|Fund_Advisors|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 11 |Capital | 5 | | | | | |Holdings, | | | | | |__________|Inc._________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | 12 |BlackRock | 11 | | | | |__________|Advisors,_LLC|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 13 |International| 5 | | | | | |Holdings, | | | | | |__________|Inc._________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BR Jersey | | | | | | 14 |International| 13 | | | | |__________|Holdings_L.P.|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 15 |(Singapore) | 14 | | | | | |Holdco Pte. | | | | | |__________|Ltd._________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 16 |(Singapore) | 15 | | | | |__________|Limited______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock HK | | | | | | 17 |Holdco | 15 | | | | |__________|Limited______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | |Asset | | | | | | 18 |Management | 17 | | | | | |North Asia | | | | | |__________|Limited______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | |Trident | | | | | | 19 |Holding | 22 | | | | | |Company | | | | | |__________|Limited______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 20 |Japan | 19 | | | | |__________|Holdings_GK__|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 21 |Japan Co., | 20 | | | | |__________|Ltd._________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock Lux| | | | | | 22 |Finco | 17 | | | | |__________|S.a.r.l._____|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 23 |Australia | 14 | | | | | |Holdco Pty. | | | | | |__________|Ltd._________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | |Investment | | | | | | 24 |Management | 23 | | | | | |(Australia) | | | | | |__________|Limited______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | 25 |BlackRock | 14 | | | | |__________|Holdco_3,_LLC|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 26 |Canada | 25 | | | | |__________|Holdings_LP__|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 27 |Canada | 26 | | | | |__________|Holdings_ULC_|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | |Asset | | | | | | 28 |Management | 27 | | | | | |Canada | | | | | |__________|Limited______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | 29 |BlackRock | 39 | | | | |__________|Group_Limited|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 30 |Advisors (UK)| 32 | | | | |__________|Limited______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 31 |Asset | 32 | | | | | |Management UK| | | | | |__________|Limited______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 32 |Finance | 29 | | | | | |Europe | | | | | |__________|Limited______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 33 |International| 29 | | | | |__________|Limited______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 34 |(Netherlands)| 32 | | | | |__________|B.V._________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 35 |Investment | 32 | | | | | |Management | | | | | |__________|(UK)_Limited_|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | |Asset | | | | | | 36 |Management | 35 | | | | | |Deutschland | | | | | |__________|AG___________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | 37 |BlackRock | 25 | | | | |__________|Cayman_1_LP__|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 38 |Cayman West | 37 | | | | | |Bay Finco | | | | | |__________|Limited______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BlackRock | | | | | | 39 |Cayman West | 38 | | | | | |Bay IV | | | | | |__________|Limited______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|

Other Comments: The disclosure obligation arose due to total holdings attached to shares for BlackRock, Inc. going below 5%.

Further inquiry note: Dr. Michael Buchbauer Head of Investor Relations Tel.: +43 316 6902 2979 Fax: +43 316 6902 465 mailto:michael.buchbauer@andritz.com

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