EANS-Adhoc: OMV Aktiengesellschaft / IPIC increased shareholding in OMV to 20.0%

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OMV Aktiengesellschaft received a notification pursuant to § 91 of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act concerning a change effective as of December 30, 2009 in the number of OMV shares owned by International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) from Abu Dhabi. IPIC now owns 60,050,273 shares (increase from 19.6% to 20.0% of the registered capital).

A consortium agreement concluded by OMV´s two core shareholders Österreichische Industrieholding AG (ÖIAG) representing the Austrian state and IPIC provides for their coordinated behavior and for restrictions on shareholdings.

ÖIAG and IPIC now hold 154,550,263 shares (51.5% of the registered capital). The registered capital of OMV consists of 300,000,000 shares whereof 1,219,695 treasury shares held by OMV are not entitled to vote thus resulting in a total of 298,780,305 voting rights. Other than treasury shares one share equals one voting right. Therefore 154,550,263 shares/voting rights represent 51.7% of all voting rights.

issuer: OMV Aktiengesellschaft
Trabrennstraße 6-8
A-1020 Wien
phone: +43 1 40440/21600
FAX: +43 1 40440/621600
mail: investor.relations@omv.com
WWW: http://www.omv.com
sector: Oil & Gas - Downstream activities
ISIN: AT0000743059
indexes: ATX Prime, ATX

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