EANS-Voting Rights: Lenzing AG / Publication of a participation notification according to art. 135 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.

Overview

1. Issuer: Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft
2. Reason for the notification:
- Acquisition or disposal of voting rights
3. Person subject to notification obligation
- Name: Bank of Montreal
- City: Montreal
- Country: Canada
4. Name of shareholder(s):
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached: 28.8.2019
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 | 3,98 % | 0,02 % | 3,99 % | 26 550 000 | |which threshold| | | | | | was crossed / | | | | | |____reached____|_______________|_______________|______________|_______________| | Position of | | | | | | previous | 3,89 % | 0,11 % | 4,00 % | | | notification | | | | | |(if_applicable)|_______________|_______________|______________|_______________|

Details

7. Notified details of the resulting situation:

______________________________________________________________________________ |A:_Voting_rights_attached_to_shares___________________________________________| | |____Number_of_voting_rights____|_______%_of_voting_rights_______| | | Direct | Indirect | Direct | Indirect | | ISIN Code |(Sec 130 BörseG|(Sec 133 BörseG|(Sec 130 BörseG|(Sec 133 BörseG | |_____________|_____2018)_____|_____2018)_____|_____2018)_____|_____2018)______| |AT0000644505_|_______________|______1_055_913|_______________|__________3,98_%| |_SUBTOTAL_A__|___________1_055_913___________|_____________3,98_%_____________|

______________________________________________________________________________ |B 1: Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 1 BörseG | |2018__________________________________________________________________________| | | | | Number of | | | | | | voting | | | | | |rights that may| | | Type of | | | be | % of voting | | instrument |Expiration Date|Exercise Period|acquired if the| rights | | | | | | | | | | | instrument is | | |_____________|_______________|_______________|___exercised___|________________| |stock_on_loan|N/A____________|N/A____________|__________6_000|__________0,02_%| |_____________|_______________|_SUBTOTAL_B.1__|__________6_000|__________0,02_%|

_____________________________________________________________________________ |B 2: Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 2 BörseG | |2018_________________________________________________________________________| | 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 both| | No. | Name |controlled |directly (%) | instruments | (%) | | | | by No. | |held directly| | |__________|____________|___________|_____________|_____(%)_____|_____________| | 1 |Bank of | | | | | |__________|Montreal____|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BMO Global | | | | | | |Asset | | | | | | 2 |Management | 1 | | | | | |(Europe) | | | | | |__________|Limited_____|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BMO Asset | | | | | | 3 |Management | 2 | | | | | |(Holdings) | | | | | |__________|plc_________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BMO AM Group| | | | | | 4 |(Holdings) | 3 | | | | |__________|Limited_____|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BMO AM Group| | | | | | 5 |(Management)| 4 | | | | |__________|Limited_____|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BMO AM | | | | | | 6 |Holdings | 5 | | | | |__________|Limited_____|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BMO Asset | | | | | | 7 |Management | 6 | 3,18 %| 0,02 %| 3,20 %| |__________|Limited_____|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |BMO | | | | | | 8 |Investment | 3 | 0,79 %| | 0,79 %| | |Business | | | | | |__________|Limited_____|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |Bank of | | | | | | 9 |Montreal, | 1 | 0,00 %| | 0,00 %| | |Singapore | | | | | |__________|Branch______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| |__________|____________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|

9. In case of proxy voting
- Date of general meeting:
- Voting rights after general meeting: is equivalent to voting rights 10. Sonstige Kommentare:

end of announcement euro adhoc

issuer: Lenzing AG

A-A-4860 Lenzing
phone: +43 7672-701-0
FAX: +43 7672-96301
mail: office@lenzing.com
WWW: http://www.lenzing.com
ISIN: AT0000644505
indexes: ATX, WBI
stockmarkets: Wien
language: English

Digital press kit: http://www.ots.at/pressemappe/1597/aom

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Lenzing AG
Filip Miermans
Vice President Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 (0) 7672 701-2743
mailto: presse@lenzing.com

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