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Wienerberger plans share buyback

Buyback of up to 1,200,000 shares or 1.02% of Wienerberger’s share capital planned

Vienna, November 30, 2017 – Based on the authorization granted by the 147th Annual General Meeting on May 12, 2016 pursuant to sect. 65 para. 1(8) of the Stock Corporation Act and published in the Official Journal of Wiener Zeitung on May 14, 2016, the Managing Board of Wienerberger AG today decided to buy back own ordinary bearer shares of the Company at their market price via the Vienna Stock Exchange between 06/12/2017 and 30/10/2018. A total of up to 1,200,000 shares, corresponding to 1.02% of the share capital, can be bought back at a price of between € 1.00 and € 30.76. The shares bought back are to be used, if need arises, for purposes provided for by law and purposes in accordance with the authorization granted by the Annual General Meeting. The buyback will have no impact on the admission of the shares of Wienerberger AG to stock exchange trade.
Erste Group Bank AG has been mandated to execute the share buyback. Erste Group Bank AG has to take its decision on the timing of the buyback of Wienerberger AG shares independently of Wienerberger AG and comply with the conditions for trading laid down in Article 3 of the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052 of 08/03/2016.
Note pursuant to sect. 5 para. 4 of the 2002 Publication Regulation: (i) The details on the transactions performed within the framework of the buyback program to be disclosed pursuant to sect. 7 of the 2002 Publication Regulation as well as (ii) any modifications of the buyback program to be disclosed pursuant to sect. 6 of the 2002 Publication Regulation are published on the website of Wienerberger AG ( This publication also serves the purpose of publication pursuant to sections 4 and 5 of the 2002 Publication Regulation. In particular, it neither constitutes a public offering for the purchase of Wienerberger shares, nor does it create an obligation for Wienerberger AG or any of its subsidiaries to accept offers for the buyback of Wienerberger shares.

Further information

Karin Steinbichler, Head of Corporate Communications Wienerberger
T +43 1 601 92 - 10149 |
Klaus Ofner, Head of Investor Relations Wienerberger AG
T +43 1 601 92 - 10221 |
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