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

BAWAG Group AG: Release according to article 135 section 2 BörseG

Vienna (pta049/03.04.2023/18:00 UTC+2) - Release of Announcement according to article 135 section 2 BörseG

Notification of Major Holdings

1. Issuer
BAWAG Group AG, Wiedner Gürtel 11, 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, United States of America (USA)

4. Names of shareholders, if different from declarants (3)

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached
30.03.2023

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 3,99 0,27 4,27 82,500,000
Position of previous notification 4,17 0,22 4,38

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)
AT0000BAWAG2 0 3,299,135 0.00 3.99
Total:   3,299,135   3.99

7.B.1: Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 1 BörseG 2018

type of instrument Maturity / Expiration Exercise or conversion period Voting Rights Absolute Voting Rights in %
Securities Lent N/A N/A 127810 0.15
    Total: 127,810 0.15

7.B.2: Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 2 BörseG 2018

type of instrument Maturity / Expiration Exercise or conversion period Cash or physical transaction Voting Rights Absolute Voting Rights in %
CFD N/A N/A Cash 98306 0.12
      Total: 98,306 0.12

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. n/a n/a n/a
2 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. 1 n/a n/a n/a
3 BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. 2 n/a n/a n/a
4 BlackRock International Holdings, Inc. 3 n/a n/a n/a
5 BR Jersey International Holdings L.P. 4 n/a n/a n/a
6 BlackRock Australia Holdco Pty. Ltd. 5 n/a n/a n/a
7 BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited 6 n/a n/a n/a
8 Trident Merger, LLC 1 n/a n/a n/a
9 BlackRock Investment Management, LLC 8 n/a n/a n/a
10 BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd. 5 n/a n/a n/a
11 BlackRock HK Holdco Limited 10 n/a n/a n/a
12 BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited 11 n/a n/a n/a
13 BlackRock Lux Finco S.à r.l. 11 n/a n/a n/a
14 BlackRock Japan Holdings GK 13 n/a n/a n/a
15 BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. 14 n/a n/a n/a
16 BlackRock (Singapore) Limited 10 n/a n/a n/a
17 BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC 5 n/a n/a n/a
18 BlackRock Cayman 1 LP 17 n/a n/a n/a
19 BlackRock Cayman West Bay Finco Limited 18 n/a n/a n/a
20 BlackRock Cayman West Bay IV Limited 19 n/a n/a n/a
21 BlackRock Group Limited 20 n/a n/a n/a
22 BlackRock Finance Europe Limited 21 n/a n/a n/a
23 BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 22 n/a n/a n/a
24 BlackRock International Limited 21 n/a n/a n/a
25 BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. 22 n/a n/a n/a
26 BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG 25 n/a n/a n/a
27 BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited 22 n/a n/a n/a
28 BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc. 3 n/a n/a n/a
29 BlackRock Advisors, LLC 28 n/a n/a n/a
30 BlackRock Canada Holdings LP 17 n/a n/a n/a
31 BlackRock Canada Holdings ULC 30 n/a n/a n/a
32 BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited 31 n/a n/a n/a
33 BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC 3 n/a n/a n/a
34 BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC 33 n/a n/a n/a
35 BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc. 34 n/a n/a n/a
36 BlackRock Fund Advisors 35 n/a n/a n/a
37 BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 35 n/a n/a n/a
38 Amethyst Intermediate LLC 9 n/a n/a n/a
39 Aperio Holdings LLC 38 n/a n/a n/a
40 Aperio Group, LLC 39 n/a n/a n/a

9. In case of proxy voting

Date of general meeting: N/A
Voting rights after general meeting:

10. Other useful information

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Emitter: BAWAG Group AG
Wiedner Gürtel 11
1100 Wien
Austria
Contact Person: BAWAG Group Investor Relations
Phone: +43 (0)59905-34444
E-Mail: investor.relations@bawaggroup.com
Website: www.bawaggroup.com
ISIN(s): AT0000BAWAG2 (Share)
Stock Exchange(s): Vienna Stock Exchange (Official Trade)
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