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Notification pursuant to § 135 para 2 Stock Exchange Act

14 May 2018 | 

Equity stake of BlackRock, Inc. over 4 %

1. Issuer: voestalpine AG

2. Reason for the notification: Acquisition or disposal of voting rights

3. Person subject to notification obligation:

Name: BlackRock, Inc.

City: Wilmington

Country: U.S.A.

 

4. Name of shareholder(s): -

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached: 8.5.2018

6. Total positions

 

% of voting rights attached to shares (7.A)

% of voting rights through financial/other instruments (7.B.1 + 7.B.2)

Total of both in % (7.A + 7.B )

Total number of voting rights of issuer

 

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed / reached

3.72 %

0.33 %

4.05 %

176 349 163

 

Position of previous notification (if applicable)

3.66 %

0.33 %

3.99 %

 

 

7. Notified details of the resulting situation:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

ISIN Code

Numbers of voting rights

 

% of voting rights

 

 

 

Direct (Sec 130 BörseG 2018)

Indirect (Sec133 BörseG 2018)

Direct (Sec 130 BörseG 2018)

Indirect (Sec 133 BörseG 2018)

 

AT0000937503

 

6 555 437

 

3.72 %

 

SUBTOTAL A

6 555 437

 

3.72 %

 

 

             

 B1: Financial / Other instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 1 BörseG 2018

Type of instrument

Expiration Date

Exercise Period

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised

% of voting rights

 

Securities Lent

N/A

N/A

5 000

0.00 %

 

SUBTOTAL B.1

 

 

5 000

0.00 %

 

B 2: Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131a para. 1 No. 2 BörseG 2018

Type of instrument

Expiration Date

Exercise Period

Physical / Cash Settlement

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

CFD

N/A

N/A

Cash

581 082

0.33 %

SUBTOTAL B.2

 

 

 

581 082

0.33 %

 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:

No

Name

Directly controlled by No.

Shares held directly (%)

Financial/other instruments held directly (%)

Total of both (%)

1

BlackRock, Inc

 

 

 

 

2

Trident Merger,

LLC

1

 

 

 

3

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

2

 

 

 

4

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

1

 

 

 

5

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

4

 

 

 

6

BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC

5

 

 

 

7

BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC

6

 

 

 

8

BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.

7

 

 

 

9

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

8

 

 

 

10

BlackRock Fund Advisors

8

 

 

 

11

BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc.

5

 

 

 

12

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

11

 

 

 

13

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

5

 

 

 

14

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

13

 

 

 

15

BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.

14

 

 

 

16

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

15

 

 

 

17

BlackRock HK Holdco Limited

15

 

 

 

18

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

17

 

 

 

19

BlackRock Trident Holding Company Limited

22

 

 

 

20

BlackRock Japan Holdings GK

19

 

 

 

21

BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd.

20

 

 

 

22

BlackRock Lux Finco S.à.r.l.

17

 

 

 

23

BlackRock Australia Holdco Pty. Ltd.

14

 

 

 

24

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

23

 

 

 

25

BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC

14

 

 

 

26

BlackRock Canada Holdings LP

25

 

 

 

27

BlackRock Canada Holdings ULC

26

 

 

 

28

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

27

 

 

 

29

BlackRock Group Limited

14

 

 

 

30

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

29

 

 

 

31

BlackRock Asset Management UK Limited

29

 

 

 

32

BlackRock International Limited

29

 

 

 

33

BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V.

29

 

 

 

34

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

29

 

 

 

35

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

34

 

 

 

 9. In case of proxy voting:

Date of general meeting: -

Voting rights after general meeting: - is equivalent to – voting rights

10. Other comments:

The disclosure obligation arose due to total holding in voting rights for BlackRock, Inc. going above 4 %.