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19.09.2012 – 18:46

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OMV issues Eurobonds and announces a tender offer on upcoming maturities

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Wien (euro adhoc) - *OMV raises EUR 1.5 bn in long-dated Eurobonds at highly
attractive financing terms 
*OMV announces tender offers for its 2014 Eurobond as well as its 2014 and 2016
Schuldschein loan notes to further extend its debt maturity profile

Today, OMV has launched and priced a new EUR 1.5 bn dual tranche Eurobond
transaction. The transaction comprises of a EUR 750 mn 10 year tranche, with a
coupon of 2.625% and a maturity date of September 27, 2022 and a EUR 750 mn 15
year tranche, with a coupon of 3.50% and a maturity date of September 27, 2027.
The new bonds were issued via OMV's EUR 4 bn Euro Medium Term Note Program
(EMTN) - a funding program that allows OMV to issue debt in the Euromarkets on a
regular and continuous basis - and have denominations of EUR 100,000. The order
book was significantly oversubscribed due to the strong investor demand. OMV has
applied for these bonds to be listed in Luxembourg and Vienna.

In conjunction with the issuance of new Eurobonds, OMV has also launched tender
offers for any and all of its EUR 1 bn 6.250% coupon Eurobond due in 2014 as
well as its EUR 82 mn 5.39% and EUR 101 mn 5.97% Schuldschein loan notes
respectively due in 2014 and 2016. The Eurobond tender offer will expire on
September 26, 2012, while the Schuldschein loan note tender offer will expire on
October 1, 2012.

The proceeds of the new Eurobonds will be used for general corporate purposes,
including the funding of the tender offers and repayment of upcoming maturities.

David C. Davies, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Financial
Officer of OMV, said: "The combined exercise of new long-dated Eurobonds issues
in conjunction with liability management on upcoming maturities presented a
unique opportunity for OMV to lock in long-term funding at historically
attractive rates whilst further optimizing our debt maturity profile.
Furthermore, these transactions support our strong investment grade credit

Barclays, Erste Group Bank, JP Morgan Securities plc and UniCredit Bank Austria
acted as joint bookrunners on the Eurobond transaction. Citigroup and Société
Générale Corporate & Investment Banking are acting as Dealer Managers on the
2014 Eurobond tender offer, and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg is acting as tender
agent on the tender of the Schuldschein loan notes.

OMV Aktiengesellschaft
With Group sales of EUR 34.05 bn and a workforce of 29,800 employees in 2011,
OMV Aktiengesellschaft is one of Austria's largest listed industrial companies.
In Exploration and Production, OMV is active in two core countries, Romania and
Austria, and holds a balanced international portfolio. OMV had proven oil and
gas reserves of approximately 1.13 bn boe as of year-end 2011 and a production
of around 288,000 boe/d in 2011. In Gas and Power, OMV sold approximately 272
TWh of gas in 2011. In Austria, OMV operates a 2,000 km long gas pipeline
network with a marketed capacity of around 101 bcm in 2011. With a trading
volume of around 39 bcm in 2011, OMV's gas trading platform, the Central
European Gas Hub, is amongst the most important hubs in Continental Europe. In
Refining and Marketing, OMV has an annual refining capacity of 22.3 mn t and, as
of year-end 2011, approximately 4,500 filling stations in 13 countries including
Turkey. OMV holds a 51% stake in the Romanian energy company OMV Petrom S.A., a
36% stake in Borealis AG, one of the world's leading producers of polyolefins,
in total 59% of EconGas GmbH and 45% of the refining network Bayernoil. OMV
further strengthened its position through the ownership of a 97% stake in Petrol
Ofisi, Turkey's leading company in the oil products retail and commercial

This investor news constitutes neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation to
buy any securities. A prospectus according to directive 2003/71/EG and
regulation (EC) No. 809/2004, as amended from time to time, has been approved by
the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier, Luxembourg (CSSF) on June
27, 2012 and notified to the Austrian Financial Market Authority. A prospectus
supplement has been approved by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur
Financier, Luxembourg (CSSF) on September 17, 2012 and notified. The prospectus
and the supplement have been published on the homepage of the Luxembourg Stock
Exchange ( and is available free of charge at the principle office
of OMV Aktiengesellschaft, Trabrennstraße 6-8, 1020 Vienna. In connection with
the offering of securities of the issuer only the prospectus, as supplemented,
shall be legally binding. The information of this press announcement is not
legally binding.

This investor news and the information contained herein are not for distribution
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(including Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Wake
Island and the Northern Marina Islands), any State of the United States of
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Act of 1933, as amended ("Securities Act")) or to publications with a general
circulation in the United States. This investor news does not constitute an
offer to sell or purchase or a solicitation of an offer to purchase or sell any
securities in the United States. The securities of OMV Aktiengesellschaft have
not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act and may not be
offered, sold or delivered within the United States or to U.S. persons absent
registration under or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements
of the Securities Act. There will be no public offer of securities of OMV
Aktiengesellschaft in the United States. The invitation to sell securities of
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States, and the invitation cannot be accepted by any such use, means,
instrumentality or facility or from within the United States.

Further inquiry note:
Investor Relations:
Lacramioara Diaconu
Tel. +43 1 40 440-21600

Media Relations:
Johannes Vetter 
Tel. +43 1 40 440-21661
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company:     OMV Aktiengesellschaft
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