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

Friday, 30. October 2020 10:30

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

Vienna (pta016/30.10.2020/10:30) - 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
Name: T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
City and country of registered office: Baltimore, Maryland, USA - United States

4. Names of shareholder(s) holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
T. Rowe Price International Ltd

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached
28.10.2020

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 4.12 0.00 4.12 429,800,000
Position of previous notification 3.99 0 3.99

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 0 17,722,993 0.00 4.12
Total: 17,722,993 4.12

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 T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
2 T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. 1
3 T. Rowe Price International Ltd 2

9. In case of proxy voting

Date of general meeting: N/A

10. Additional Information

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