PTA-PVR: Erste Group Bank: Release according to art. 93 section 2 BörseG

Freitag, 14.10.2016 10:30

Announcement according to article 93 section 2 BörseG

Vienna (pta013/14.10.2016/10:30) - Release of Announcement according to art. 93 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
12.10.2016

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 3.78 0.10 3.88 429,800,000
Position of previous notification 3,90 0,1 4,01

7. Notified details of the resulting situation

7.a. Voting rights attached to shares

ISIN code absolute direct (Sec 91 BörseG) absolute indirect (Sec 92 BörseG) in % direct (Sec 91 BörseG) in % indirect (Sec 92 BörseG)
AT0000652011 0 16,244,170 0.00 3.78
Total: 16,244,170 3.78

7.b.1. Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 91a para. 1 No. 1 BörseG

Type of instrument Expiration Date Exercise Period Voting Rights Absolute Voting Rights in %
Securities Lent N/A N/A 5,905 0.00
Total: 5,905

7.b.2 Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 91a para. 1 No. 3 BörseG

Type of instrument Expiration Date Exercise Period Physical /Cash Settlement Voting Rights Absolute Voting Rights in %
CFD N/A N/A Cash 416,514 0.10
Total: 416,514 0.10

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 Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC 15
18 BlackRock HK Holdco Limited 17
19 BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited 18
20 BlackRock Cayco Limited 18
21 BlackRock Trident Holding Company Limited 20
22 BlackRock Japan Holdings GK 21
23 BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. 22
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 Group Limited 14
31 BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited 30
32 BlackRock International Limited 30
33 BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. 30
34 BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 30
35 BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG 34

9. In case of proxy voting

Date of general meeting: N/A

10. Additional Information

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emitter: Erste Group Bank
address: Am Belvedere 1, 1100 Wien
country: Austria
contact person: Thomas Sommerauer
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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