euro adhoc: RHI AG / Release according to article 93 BörseG with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement.

Person/company obliged to make the notification:
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Name: AvW Gruppe AG
Place: 9021 Krumpendorf
State: Austria

Company data:
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Name: RHI AG
Address: Wienerbergstrasse 11, 1100 Wien
Place: Vienna
State: Austria

21.10.2008

AvW Gruppe AG, Krumpendorf/Austria has informed us on 20 October 2008 that their voting rights of RHI AG fell below the threshold of 5%.

Taking into account the most recent conversions of RHI convertible bonds with effect from 1 October 2008, the shareholder structure of RHI AG is composed as follows:

Free Float < 70%; MS Private Foundation > 25%; Dr. Wilhelm Winterstein > 5%;

end of announcement euro adhoc

emitter: RHI AG
Wienerbergstrasse 11
A-1100 Wien
phone: +43 1 50213-6123
FAX: +43 1 50213-6130
mail: rhi@rhi-ag.com
WWW: http://www.rhi-ag.com
sector: Refractories
ISIN: AT0000676903
indexes: ATX Prime, ATX
stockmarkets: official dealing: Wiener Börse AG
language: English

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