EANS-Voting Rights: Semperit AG Holding / Publication of a participation notification according to art. 93 para. 2 Stock Exchange Act

Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement.

Major holdings notification pursuant to Sec. 91 to 92 BörseG Wien, 6.12.2017 Overview
1. Issuer: Semperit Aktiengesellschaft Holding
2. Reason for the notification: Acquisition or disposal of financial/other instruments
3. Person subject to notification obligation
Name: B&C Privatstiftung
City: Wien
Country: Österreich
4. Name of shareholder(s): B & C Industrieholding GmbH, B & C Semperit Holding GmbH
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached: 5.12.2017
6. Total positions

______________________________________________________________________________ | | | % of voting | | | | | % of voting |rights through |Total of both |Total number of| | |rights attached|financial/other| in % (7.A + | voting rights | | |to shares (7.A)| instruments | 7.B) | of issuer | |_______________|_______________|(7.B.1_+_7.B.2)|______________|_______________| | Resulting | | | | | | situation on | | | | | | the date on | 54,18 % | 0,00 % | 54,18 % | 20.573.434 | |which threshold| | | | | | was crossed / | | | | | |____reached____|_______________|_______________|______________|_______________| | Position of | | | | | | previous | 54,18 % | | | | | notification | | | | | |(if_applicable)|_______________|_______________|______________|_______________|

Details
7. Notified details of the resulting situation:

____________________________________________________________________________ |A: Voting | |rights | |attached to | |shares______| | | Number of | % of voting | |_ISIN_Code__|_voting_rights_|____rights_____| | Direct | Indirect | Direct | Indirect | | (Sec 91 |(Sec 92 BörseG)|(Sec 91 BörseG)|(Sec 92 BörseG)| |__BörseG)___|_______________|_______________|_______________| |AT0000785555|_______________|_____11.145.917|_______________|________54,18_%| |_SUBTOTAL_A_|__11.145.917___|____54,18_%____|

______________________________________________________________________________ |B 1: Financial| |/ Other | |Instruments | |pursuant to | |Sec. 91a para.| |1_No._1_BörseG| | | | |Number of voting| | | | | | | | | | | |rights that may | | | Type of |Expiration Date|Exercise Period| be | % of voting | | instrument | | |acquired if the | rights | | | | | instrument is | | |______________|_______________|_______________|___exercised____|______________| |______________|_______________|_SUBTOTAL_B.1__|________________|______________|

_____________________________________________________________________________ |B 2: | |Financial /| |Other | |Instruments| |pursuant to| |Sec. 91a | |para. 1 No.| |3_BörseG___| | Type of | Expiration | Exercise | Physical / | Number of |% of voting | |instrument | Date | Period | Cash |voting rights| rights | |___________|____________|___________|_Settlement__|_____________|____________| |___________|____________|___________|SUBTOTAL_B.2_|_____________|____________|

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:

______________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | Financial/ | | | | | Directly |Shares held | other | Total of | | No. | Name |controlled |directly (%)|instruments | both (%) | | | | by No. | | held | | |__________|________________|___________|____________|directly_(%)|____________| | 1 |B&C | | | | | |__________|Privatstiftung__|___________|____________|____________|____________| | |B&C Holding | 1 | | | | |__________|Österreich_GmbH_|___________|____________|____________|____________| | |B&C | | | | | | 3 |Industrieholding| 2 | 4,18 %| | 4,18 %| |__________|GmbH____________|___________|____________|____________|____________| | 4 |B&C Lenzing | 3 | | | | |__________|Holding_GmbH____|___________|____________|____________|____________| | 5 |B&C Semperit | 4 | 50,00 %| | 50,00 %| |__________|Holding_GmbH____|___________|____________|____________|____________|

9. In case of proxy voting
Date of general meeting: -
Voting rights after general meeting: - is equivalent to - voting rights. 10. Sonstige Kommentare:
[English convenience translation of German original:]
In the course of an intra-group merger, the B&C Lenzing Holding GmbH is to be transferred to its sole shareholder, B&C Industrieholding GmbH.
This merger will change the chain of controlling companies with regard to 10,286,718 voting rights (corresponds to more than 50.00% of the share capital and voting rights) directly held by B&C Semperit Holding GmbH in Semperit Aktiengesellschaft Holding. In accordance to Section 91a of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act (Börse Gesetz), we hereby announce the voting rights which are indirectly affected by this merger:
The holding of B&C Industrieholding GmbH in Semperit Aktiengesellschaft Holding remains at 859,199 voting rights (corresponds to about 4.18% of the share capital and voting rights).
In accordance with Section 92 numeral 4 of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act (Börse Gesetz), 11,145,917 voting rights (corresponds to about 54.18% of the share capital and voting rights) in Semperit Aktiengesellschaft Holding therefore remain attributable overall to B&C Privatstiftung via its indirect subsidiaries B&C Industrieholding GmbH and B&C Semperit Holding GmbH. [German original:]
Im Zuge einer gruppeninternen Verschmelzung soll die B&C Lenzing Holding GmbH auf ihre Alleingesellschafterin, die B&C Industrieholding GmbH übertragen werden.
Aufgrund dieser Verschmelzung wird sich die Kette der kontrollierten Unternehmen im Hinblick auf die von der B&C Semperit Holding GmbH direkt gehaltenen 10.286.718 Stimmrechte (entspricht etwas über 50,00% des Aktienkapitals und der Stimmrechte) an der Semperit Aktiengesellschaft Holding ändern. Die von dieser Verschmelzung indirekt betroffenen Stimmrechte werden hiermit gemäß § 91a BörseG bekanntgegeben.
Die B&C Industrieholding GmbH hält unverändert 859.199 Stimmrechte (entspricht rund 4,18% des Aktienkapitals und der Stimmrechte) an der Semperit Aktiengesellschaft Holding.
Der B&C Privatstiftung sind unverändert über ihre indirekten Tochtergesellschaften B&C Industrieholding GmbH und B&C Semperit Holding GmbH gemäß § 92 Z 4 BörseG insgesamt 11.145.917 Stimmrechte (entspricht rund 54,18% des Aktienkapitals und der Stimmrechte) an der Semperit Aktiengesellschaft Holding zuzurechnen.
Wien am 6.12.2017

end of announcement euro adhoc

Attachments with Announcement:
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http://resources.euroadhoc.com/documents/15/6/10084811/1/2017-12-07_Semperit_Beteiligungsmeldung_EN.pdf

issuer: Semperit AG Holding
Modecenterstrasse 22
A-1030 Wien
phone: +43 1 79 777-210
FAX: +43 1 79 777-602
mail: stefan.marin@semperitgroup.com
WWW: www.semperitgroup.com
ISIN: AT0000785555
indexes: ATX PRIME, WBI, ATX GP
stockmarkets: Wien
language: English

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Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Monika Riedel
Group Head of Communications & Sustainability
+43 676 8715 8620
monika.riedel@semperitgroup.com

Stefan Marin
Head of Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 676 8715 8210
stefan.marin@semperitgroup.com

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