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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

3. Person subject to notification obligation
Name: Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association
City: New York City
Country: USA

4. Name of shareholder(s): 1. College Retirement Equities Fund; 2. TIAA-CREF
International Equity Fund; 3. TIAA-CREF Life International Equity Fund; 4. TIAA-
CREF Qnt Intl Small-Cap Equity Fund

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached: 10.1.2020

6. Total positions

 _____________________________________________________________________________
|             |               |  % of voting  |               |               |
|             |  % of voting  |rights through |               |Total number of|
|             |rights attached|financial/other|Total of both  | voting rights |
|             |to shares (7.A)| instruments   |in % (7.A +    |   of issuer   |
|_____________|_______________|(7.B.1_+_7.B.2)|7.B)___________|_______________|
|  Resulting  |               |               |               |               |
|situation on |               |               |               |               |
| the date on |               |               |               |               |
|    which    |    3.96 %     |    0.00 %     |         3.96 %|116,351,496    |
|  threshold  |               |               |               |               |
|was crossed /|               |               |               |               |
|___reached___|_______________|_______________|_______________|_______________|
|Position of  |               |               |               |               |
|previous     |               |               |               |               |
|notification |    4.01 %     |    0.00 %     |         4.01 %|               |
|(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   |
|ISIN Code   |(Sec 130 BörseG|133 BörseG     |(Sec 130 BörseG |133 BörseG      |
|____________|_____2018)_____|_____2018)_____|_____2018)______|_____2018)______|
|AT0000831706|______________0|______4,608,783|__________0.00_%|__________3.96_%|
|SUBTOTAL_A__|______________________4,608,783|___________________________3.96_%|




 __________________________________________________________________________
|B 1: Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 1     |
|BörseG_2018_______________________________________________________________|
|          |               |                 |Number of voting |           |
|          |               |                 | rights that may |           |
|Type of   |Expiration Date|  Exercise Period| be acquired if  |% of voting|
|instrument|               |                 |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|__________|________|_______________|_____________|___________|
|__________|__________|________|_______________|_____________|___________|
|______________________________|_SUBTOTAL_B.2__|_____________|___________|



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/ |            |
|            |             |  Directly  |Shares held |   other    |  Total of  |
|    No.     |    Name     | controlled |directly (%)|instruments |  both (%)  |
|            |             |   by No.   |            |    held    |            |
|____________|_____________|____________|____________|directly_(%)|____________|
|            |     Teachers|            |            |            |            |
|           1|Insurance and|            |      0.00 %|      0.00 %|      0.00 %|
|            |      Annuity|            |            |            |            |
|____________|__Association|____________|____________|____________|____________|
|___________2|__Nuveen,_LLC|___________1|______0.00_%|______0.00_%|______0.00_%|
|            |    TIAA-CREF|            |            |            |            |
|           3|        Asset|           2|      0.00 %|      0.00 %|      0.00 %|
|            |  Management,|            |            |            |            |
|____________|__________LLC|____________|____________|____________|____________|
|            |    TIAA-CREF|            |            |            |            |
|           4|   Investment|           3|      0.00 %|      0.00 %|      0.00 %|
|            |  Management,|            |            |            |            |
|____________|__________LLC|____________|____________|____________|____________|
|            |      College|            |            |            |            |
|           5|   Retirement|           4|      2.91 %|      0.00 %|      2.91 %|
|____________|Equities_Fund|____________|____________|____________|____________|
|           6|       Nuveen|           2|      0.00 %|      0.00 %|      0.00 %|
|____________|_Finance,_LLC|____________|____________|____________|____________|
|           7|     Teachers|           6|      0.00 %|      0.00 %|      0.00 %|
|____________|Advisers,_LLC|____________|____________|____________|____________|
|            |    TIAA-CREF|            |            |            |            |
|           8|International|           7|      0.89 %|      0.00 %|      0.89 %|
|____________|__Equity_Fund|____________|____________|____________|____________|
|            |    TIAA-CREF|            |            |            |            |
|           9|         Life|           7|      0.02 %|      0.00 %|      0.02 %|
|            |International|            |            |            |            |
|____________|__Equity_Fund|____________|____________|____________|____________|
|            |TIAA-CREF Qnt|            |            |            |            |
|          10|  Intl Small-|           7|      0.14 %|      0.00 %|      0.14 %|
|            |   Cap Equity|            |            |            |            |
|____________|_________Fund|____________|____________|____________|____________|
|____________|_____________|____________|____________|____________|____________|


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

10. Other comments:
The voting right of the 22729 shares (0.02 %) in Wienerberger AG directly held
by TIAA-CREF Life International Equity Fund can be exercised independently by
Teachers Advisers, LLC pursuant to a Policy Statement on Corporate Governance.
Therefore, the above mentioned 22729 shares (0.02 %) are attributable also to
Teachers Advisers, LLC pursuant to sec 133 of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act
2018.

The voting rights of the 3389848 shares (2.91 %) in Wienerberger AG directly
held by College Retirement Equities Fund can be exercised independently by TIAA-
CREF Investment Management, LLC pursuant to a Policy Statement on Corporate
Governance. Therefore, the above mentioned 3389848 shares (2.91 %) are
attributable also to TIAA-CREF Investment Management, LLC pursuant to sec 133 of
the Austrian Stock Exchange Act 2018.

The voting right of the 1037206 shares (0.89 %) in Wienerberger AG directly held
by TIAA-CREF International Equity Fund can be exercised independently by
Teachers Advisers, LLC pursuant to a Policy Statement on Corporate Governance.
Therefore, the above mentioned 1037206 shares (0.89 %) are attributable also to
Teachers Advisers, LLC pursuant to sec 133 of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act
2018.

The voting right of the 159000 shares (0.14 %) in Wienerberger AG directly held
by TIAA-CREF Qnt Intl Small-Cap Equity Fund can be exercised independently by
Teachers Advisers, LLC pursuant to a Policy Statement on Corporate Governance.
Therefore, the above mentioned 159000 shares (0.14 %) are attributable also to
Teachers Advisers, LLC pursuant to sec 133 of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act
2018.

The aforementioned (in point 6.) previous notification (4.01 %) relates to the
notification made by the same group-highest controlling person (Teachers
Insurance and Annuity Association) on 19 April 2019.




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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