euro adhoc: Wienerberger AG / Exercise of Greenshoe (E)

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8,888,823 new shares
CA IB / Bank Austria Creditanstalt and UBS Investment Bank, the Joint Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners of the combined rights and global offering of Wienerberger AG (Vienna Stock Exchange: WIE, Reuters:
WBSV.VI, Bloomberg: WIE AV), have informed Wienerberger that they fully exercised the greenshoe for 808,075 new ordinary shares late last night. This greenshoe was previously granted to the Managers for the purpose of covering over-allotments, resulting in a total transaction size of 8,888,823 new ordinary shares, or gross proceeds of EUR 231,109,398. The proceeds of the capital increase will be used to accelerate Wienerberger’s growth program, including the early acquisition of the remaining 50% of Koramic Roofing. This acquisition of the remaining shares in Koramic Roofing closed on June 14, 2004.

Wienerberger AG
The Managing Board
Vienna, June 15, 2004

These materials are not being issued in the United States of America and should not be distributed to United States persons or publications with a general circulation in the United States. These materials are not an offer for sale of the securities in the United States. No public offering of the securities will be made in the United States. The securities have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and may not be sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the Securities Act.

Not for distribution in the United States, Canada, Japan or Australia.

A prospectus prepared in accordance with the Austrian Capital Markets Act was filed with Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG, published by short notice in the "Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung" on 18 May 2004 and amended on 2 June, 2004. In connection with the offering of shares of Wienerberger AG only information contained in the prospectus as amended is binding and relevant.

Further inquiry note:
For additional information contact:
Thomas Melzer, Public and Investor Relations
T +43(1)60192-463 |
Tel: 0160192-0
FAX: 0160192466

Emittent: Wienerberger AG Wienerbergstrasse 11 AT-1100 Wien Tel: 0160192-0 FAX: 0160192466 Email: WWW: ISIN: AT0000831706 WKN: 083170 Indizes: ATX, ATX Prime, WBI Börsen: official dealing Wiener Börse AG

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Sprache: Englisch