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19.12.2019 – 14:00

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EANS-Voting Rights: Wienerberger AG
Publication of a participation notification according to art. 135 para. 2 Stock Exchange Act

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  Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a
  Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is responsible for the content of this
  announcement.
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Overview
1. Issuer: Wienerberger AG
2. Reason for the notification: Acquisition or disposal of voting rights
Acquisition or disposal of financial/other instruments
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: 17.12.2019
6. Total positions
 ______________________________________________________________________________
|               |               |  % of voting  |             |                |
|               |               |rights through |             |                |
|               |  % of voting  |financial/other|Total of both|Total number of |
|               |rights attached| instruments   |in % (7.A +  |voting rights of|
|               |to shares (7.A)|(7.B.1 + 7.B.2)|7.B)         |     issuer     |
|_______________|_______________|_______________|_____________|________________|
|Resulting      |               |               |             |                |
|situation on   |               |               |             |                |
|the date on    |               |               |             |                |
|which threshold|    3.61 %     |    0.39 %     |   3.99 %    |116,351,496     |
|was crossed /  |               |               |             |                |
|reached        |               |               |             |                |
|_______________|_______________|_______________|_____________|________________|
|Position of    |               |               |             |                |
|previous       |               |               |             |                |
|notification   |    3.93 %     |    0.42 %     |   4.35 %    |                |
|(if applicable)|               |               |             |                |
|_______________|_______________|_______________|_____________|________________|


Details
7. Notified details of the resulting situation:
 ______________________________________________________________________________
|A: Voting rights attached to shares                                           |
|______________________________________________________________________________|
|            |Number of voting rights      |% of voting rights                 |
|            |_____________________________|___________________________________|
|            |    Direct     |Indirect (Sec|     Direct      |Indirect (Sec 133|
|ISIN Code   |(Sec 130 BörseG|133 BörseG   | (Sec 130 BörseG |BörseG           |
|            |     2018)     |2018)        |      2018)      |2018)            |
|____________|_______________|_____________|_________________|_________________|
|AT0000831706|               |4,194,908    |                 |3.61 %           |
|____________|_______________|_____________|_________________|_________________|
|SUBTOTAL A  |          4,194,908          |              3.61 %               |
|____________|_____________________________|___________________________________|


 __________________________________________________________________________
|B 1: Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 1     |
|BörseG 2018                                                               |
|__________________________________________________________________________|
|          |               |                 |Number of voting |           |
|          |               |                 | rights that may |           |
|Type of   |               |                 | be acquired if  |% of voting|
|instrument|Expiration Date|  Exercise Period|the instrument is|rights     |
|          |               |                 |    exercised    |           |
|__________|_______________|_________________|_________________|___________|
|__________|_______________|_________________|_________________|___________|
|                          |     SUBTOTAL B.1|                 |           |
|__________________________|_________________|_________________|___________|


 ______________________________________________________________________________
|B 2: Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 2 BörseG  |
|2018                                                                          |
|______________________________________________________________________________|
|          |Expiration|Exercise|Physical / Cash|Number of      |% of voting    |
|Type of   |Date      |Period  |Settlement     |voting rights  |rights         |
|instrument|__________|________|_______________|_______________|_______________|
|CFD       |N/A       |N/A     |     Cash      |        451,337|         0.39 %|
|__________|__________|________|_______________|_______________|_______________|
|                              | SUBTOTAL B.2  |        451,337|         0.39 %|
|______________________________|_______________|_______________|_______________|


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:
 ______________________________________________________________________________
|   |                |             |            |Financial/other|              |
|   |                |Directly     |Shares held |instruments    |Total of both |
|No.|      Name      |controlled by|directly (%)|held directly  |(%)           |
|   |                |No.          |            |(%)            |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|1  |BlackRock, Inc. |             |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock Holdco|             |            |               |              |
|2  |2, Inc.         |      1      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |Financial       |             |            |               |              |
|3  |Management,     |      2      |            |               |              |
|   |Inc.            |             |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |International   |             |            |               |              |
|4  |Holdings, Inc.  |      3      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BR Jersey       |             |            |               |              |
|   |International   |             |            |               |              |
|5  |Holdings L.P.   |      4      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |Australia Holdco|             |            |               |              |
|6  |Pty. Ltd.       |      5      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |Investment      |             |            |               |              |
|   |Management      |             |            |               |              |
|7  |(Australia)     |      6      |            |               |              |
|   |Limited         |             |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |Trident Merger, |             |            |               |              |
|8  |LLC             |      1      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |Investment      |             |            |               |              |
|9  |Management, LLC |      8      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |(Singapore)     |             |            |               |              |
|10 |Holdco Pte. Ltd.|      5      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock HK    |             |            |               |              |
|11 |Holdco Limited  |     10      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock Lux   |             |            |               |              |
|12 |Finco S.à r.l.  |     11      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock Japan |             |            |               |              |
|   |Holdings        |             |            |               |              |
|13 |GK              |     12      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock Japan |             |            |               |              |
|14 |Co., Ltd.       |     13      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|15 |Holdco 3, LLC   |      5      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock Cayman|             |            |               |              |
|16 |1 LP            |     15      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock Cayman|             |            |               |              |
|   |West Bay Finco  |             |            |               |              |
|17 |Limited         |     16      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |Cayman West Bay |             |            |               |              |
|18 |IV Limited      |     17      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock Group |             |            |               |              |
|19 |Limited         |     18      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|20 |Finance Europe  |19           |            |               |              |
|   |Limited         |             |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |Investment      |             |            |               |              |
|21 |Management      |     20      |            |               |              |
|   |(UK) Limited    |             |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock Asset |             |            |               |              |
|   |Management      |             |            |               |              |
|22 |Deutschland AG  |     21      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |International   |             |            |               |              |
|23 |Limited         |     19      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |(Netherlands)   |             |            |               |              |
|24 |B.V.            |     20      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |Advisors (UK)   |             |            |               |              |
|25 |Limited         |     20      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |Capital         |             |            |               |              |
|26 |Holdings, Inc.  |      3      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|27 |Advisors, LLC   |     26      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |Canada Holdings |             |            |               |              |
|28 |LP              |     15      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock Canada|             |            |               |              |
|29 |Holdings ULC    |     28      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock Asset |             |            |               |              |
|   |Management      |             |            |               |              |
|30 |Canada Limited  |     29      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|31 |Holdco 4, LLC   |      3      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|32 |Holdco 6, LLC   |     31      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |Delaware        |             |            |               |              |
|33 |Holdings Inc.   |     32      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock Fund  |             |            |               |              |
|34 |Advisors        |     33      |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|
|   |BlackRock       |             |            |               |              |
|   |Institutional   |             |            |               |              |
|   |Trust Company,  |             |            |               |              |
|35 |National        |     33      |            |               |              |
|   |Association     |             |            |               |              |
|___|________________|_____________|____________|_______________|______________|


9. In case of proxy voting
Date of general meeting: -
Voting rights after general meeting: - is equivalent to - voting rights.

10. Additional comments:
The disclosure obligation arose due to total holdings in voting rights for
BlackRock, Inc. going below 4%.



Further inquiry note:
Barbara Grohs, Head of Corporate Communications Wienerberger AG
t +43 664 828 31 39 | Barbara.Grohs@wienerberger.com

Klaus Ofner, Head of Investor Relations Wienerberger AG
t +43 1 601 92 - 10221 | investor@wienerberger.com

end of announcement                         euro adhoc
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issuer:       Wienerberger AG
              Wienerbergerstraße 11
              A-1100 Wien
phone:        +43 1 60 192-0
FAX:          +43 1 60 192-10159
mail:      office@wienerberger.com
WWW:       www.wienerberger.com
ISIN:         AT0000831706
indexes:      ATX
stockmarkets: Wien
language:     English
 

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