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20.01.2020 – 17:45

Wienerberger AG

EANS-News: Wienerberger plans to cancel recently purchased shares

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Buybacks

Vienna - January 20, 2020 - As reported, Wienerberger AG has successfully
concluded a share buyback program with a total value of EUR 26.2 million. During
this program, approx. 1% of share capital (1,163,514 shares) was bought back at
an average share price of EUR 22.54 between September 10, 2019 and November 29,
2019. Wienerberger now intends to cancel these shares as announced. "In 2019, we
continued to successfully implement our value accretive growth strategy. The
cancellation of the shares will again increase the value of the company for our
shareholders", commented Heimo Scheuch, Chairman of the Managing Board of
Wienerberger AG.


Wienerberger Group
Wienerberger is the world's largest producer of bricks (Porotherm, Terca) and
the market leader in clay roof tiles (Koramic, Tondach) in Europe as well as
concrete pavers (Semmelrock) in Central and Eastern Europe. In pipe systems
(Steinzeug-Keramo ceramic pipes and Pipelife plastic pipes), the company is one
of the leading suppliers in Europe. With its total of 198 production sites, the
Wienerberger Group generated revenues of EUR 3.3 billion and EBITDA LFL of EUR
470 million in 2018.

Wienerberger AG is a pure free float company, whereby the majority of shares are
held by Austrian and international institutional investors. Additional
information on the shareholder structure is provided under https://
wienerberger.com/en/investors/share [https://wienerberger.com/en/investors/
share]



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

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


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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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