BWT AG

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Buybacks
Management board agrees share buyback Discloure pursuant to §§4 (2), 5 and 6 of the Disclosure Regulation 2002

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08.04.2008

At the Annual General Meeting on May 24th, 2007, management was authorized to buy back shares. Now, the Management Board of BWT has taken the resolution to start a share buyback program.

Details on the share buyback program: 1. The day of authorization of the resolution by the Annual General Meeting according to Para 65 Sec. Z 8 AktG (Stock Corporation Act) is May 24, 2007. 2. The resolution by the Annual General Meeting was disclosed on May 25, 2007. 3. The Buyback Program is expected to end on March 20, 2008. 4. The Buyback Program concerns ordinary shares of BWT AG. 5. The intention is to buy back up to 1,783,350 shares, i.e. up to 10% of the current share capital of BWT AG. 6. The minimum price to be paid in the buyback is EUR 25 (twentyfive euros) and the maximum price to be paid in the buyback is EUR 30 (thirty euros) per share. 7. The buyback takes place via the stock exchange. The main purpose is the return of capital to the shareholders while simultaneously improving the capital structure. The authorization by the Annual General Meeting extends to the use of repurchased shares (i) to serve as consideration for acquisitions, (ii) to sell own shares over the stock exchange or via a public offer, or excluding a public offer, a public offer anytime, as well as (iii) to serve for a stock option program. 8. Other effects of the share buyback program on the Admission for Trading on the Stock Exchange: none.

The disclosure of this resolution by the Management Board and details of the transaction will be published on the Internet website of BWT AG at www.bwt-group.com.

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Further inquiry note:

BWT Aktiengesellschaft
Mag. Ralf Burchert
ralf.burchert@bwt-group.com
Tel.: 06232/5011-1113

Branche: Water Supply
ISIN: AT0000737705
WKN: 884042
Index: ATX Prime
Börsen: Wiener Börse AG / official market
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