EANS-News: Wienerberger Successfully Places New Corporate Bond

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Vienna, June 2, 2020 - NOT FOR PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AUSTRALIA, THE UNITED KINGDOM, CANADA OR JAPAN OR IN OR INTO OTHER COUNTRIES WHERE THE DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE CONTRARY TO LAW.

  • Successful placement of new EUR 400 mn corporate bond, with 2.750% coupon and 5-year maturity
  • Proceeds from bond issue will be used for general corporate purposes

Today, Wienerberger AG successfully placed a new bond with institutional investors. The bond, with a volume of EUR 400 million and a denomination of EUR 100,000, has a maturity of 5 years and an annual fixed coupon of 2.750% of the nominal amount. The proceeds from the bond issue are to be used for general corporate purposes. Due to the high interest from Austrian and international institutional investors, the bond was approximately two and a half times oversubscribed for a total issue volume of EUR 400 million.

"The issue of our new bond was received with great interest by the market. The attractive terms confirm investors' significant appetite to make long-term investments in Wienerberger, even in challenging times, underpinned by our strong strategic vision, innovation capabilities and the consistent implementation of our sustainable growth strategy. This bond issue further strengthens our robust liquidity position, extends our maturity profile and will allow us to capitalize on opportunities arising from the current crisis and position Wienerberger for the future", commented Heimo Scheuch, Chief Executive Officer of Wienerberger AG.

Approximately 90% of the bond was placed with international institutional investors, with the remaining 10% placed with institutional investors in the domestic Austrian market. The issue price amounted to 99.425% of the nominal value. The bond will be admitted to trading on the Official Market of the Vienna Stock Exchange on the basis of a listing prospectus which has beenapproved by the Austrian Financial Market Authority on 29 May 2020 and published in accordance with applicable laws. The listing prospectus will only serve for listing purposes and does not relate to any offering of bonds.

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Wienerberger Group The Wienerberger Group is a leading international provider of smart solutions for the entire building envelope and for infrastructure. Wienerberger is the world's largest producer of bricks (Porotherm, Terca) and the market leader in clay roof tiles (Koramic, Tondach) in Europe as well as concrete pavers (Semmelrock) in Central and Eastern Europe. In pipe systems (Steinzeug-Keramo ceramic pipes and Pipelife plastic pipes), the company is one of the leading suppliers in Europe. With its total of 201 production sites, the Wienerberger Group generated revenues of EUR 3.5 billion and EBITDA LFL of EUR 587 million in 2019.

Wienerberger AG is a pure free float company, whereby the majority of shares are held by Austrian and international institutional investors. Additional information on the shareholder structure is provided under https:// wienerberger.com/en/investors/share [https://wienerberger.com/en/investors/ share]

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issuer: Wienerberger AG
Wienerbergerplatz 1
A-1100 Wien
phone: +43 1 60 192-0
FAX: +43 1 60 192-10159
mail: office@wienerberger.com
WWW: www.wienerberger.com
ISIN: AT0000831706
indexes: ATX
stockmarkets: Wien
language: English

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Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Claudia Hajdinyak, Head of Corporate Communications Wienerberger AG
t +43 664 828 31 83 | claudia.hajdinyak@wienerberger.com

Anna Maria Grausgruber, Head of Investor Relations Wienerberger AG
t +43 1 601 92 – 10221 | investor@wienerberger.com

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