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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 (pta050/03.04.2023/18:00 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 instruments

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name: Bank of America Corporation
City and country of registered office: Wilmington, DE, United States of America (USA)

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

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached
28.03.2023

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 0 4,39 4,39 82,500,000
Position of previous notification 2,69 1,03 3,73

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)
Total:   0   0

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 %
Rights of Use n/a n/a 25489 0.03
Right to recall n/a n/a 3387829 4.11
    Total: 3,413,318 4.14

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 %
Total Return Swap 17/04/2023 n/a Cash 7800 0.01
Total Return Swap 25/04/2023 n/a Cash 37 0.00
Total Return Swap 07/02/2024 n/a Cash 34180 0.04
Total Return Swap 17/04/2024 n/a Cash 27899 0.03
Total Return Swap 02/07/2024 n/a Cash 605 0.00
Total Return Swap 31/07/2024 n/a Cash 65408 0.08
Total Return Swap 18/11/2024 n/a Cash 65771 0.08
Total Return Swap 17/02/2025 n/a Cash 446 0.00
Total Return Swap 15/02/2025 n/a Cash 9040 0.01
      Total: 211,186 0.26

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 Bank of America Corporation n/a n/a n/a
2 NB Holdings Corporation 1 n/a n/a n/a
3 BofAML Jersey Holdings Limited 2 n/a n/a n/a
4 BofAML EMEA Holdings2 Limited 3 n/a n/a n/a
5 ML UK Capital Holdings Limited 4 n/a n/a n/a
6 Merrill Lynch International 5 n/a n/a n/a
7 BAC North America Holding Company 2 n/a n/a n/a
8 Bank of America, National Association 7 n/a n/a n/a
9 BofA Securities Inc. 2 n/a n/a n/a
10 Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corp. 9 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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