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26.11.2020 – 16:00

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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
Notification made after deadline
Caution: In case of violations of major holdings notification rules, please pay
attention to Section 137 BörseG 2018 (Suspension of voting rights)
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 Qnt
Intl Small-Cap Equity Fund
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached: 23.11.2020
6. Total positions
 ______________________________________________________________________________
|               |               |  % of voting  |              |               |
|               |  % of voting  |rights through |Total of both |Total number of|
|               |rights attached|financial/other| in % (7.A +  | voting rights |
|               |to shares (7.A)| instruments   |     7.B)     |   of issuer   |
|               |               |(7.B.1 + 7.B.2)|              |               |
|_______________|_______________|_______________|______________|_______________|
|   Resulting   |               |               |              |               |
| situation on  |               |               |              |               |
|  the date on  |               |               |              |               |
|which threshold|    3.98 %     |    0.00 %     |    3.98 %    |  115 187 982  |
| was crossed / |               |               |              |               |
|    reached    |               |               |              |               |
|_______________|_______________|_______________|______________|_______________|
|  Position of  |               |               |              |               |
|   previous    |               |               |              |               |
| notification  |    4.04 %     |    0.00 %     |    4.04 %    |               |
|(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    |    Direct     |    Indirect    |
|  ISIN Code  |(Sec 130 BörseG|(Sec 133 BörseG|(Sec 130 BörseG|(Sec 133 BörseG |
|             |     2018)     |     2018)     |     2018)     |     2018)      |
|_____________|_______________|_______________|_______________|________________|
|AT0000831706 |              0|      4 582 886|         0.00 %|          3.98 %|
|_____________|_______________|_______________|_______________|________________|
| SUBTOTAL A  |           4 582 886           |             3.98 %             |
|_____________|_______________________________|________________________________|

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

 _____________________________________________________________________________
|B 2: Financial / Other Instruments pursuant to Sec. 131 para. 1 No. 2 BörseG |
|2018                                                                         |
|_____________________________________________________________________________|
|           |            |           | Physical /  |             |            |
|  Type of  | Expiration | Exercise  |    Cash     | Number of   |% of voting |
|instrument |    Date    |  Period   | Settlement  |voting rights|   rights   |
|___________|____________|___________|_____________|_____________|____________|
|           |            |           |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  |             |    other    |             |
|   No.    |    Name     |controlled | Shares held | instruments |Total of both|
|          |             |  by No.   |directly (%) |held directly|     (%)     |
|          |             |           |             |     (%)     |             |
|__________|_____________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|
|          |Teachers     |           |             |             |             |
|          |Insurance and|           |             |             |             |
|    1     |Annuity      |           |       0.00 %|       0.00 %|       0.00 %|
|          |Association  |           |             |             |             |
|__________|_____________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|
|    2     |Nuveen, LLC  |     1     |       0.00 %|       0.00 %|       0.00 %|
|__________|_____________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|
|          |TIAA-CREF    |           |             |             |             |
|          |Asset        |           |             |             |             |
|    3     |Management,  |     2     |       0.00 %|       0.00 %|       0.00 %|
|          |LLC          |           |             |             |             |
|__________|_____________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|
|          |TIAA-CREF    |           |             |             |             |
|          |Investment   |           |             |             |             |
|    4     |Management,  |     3     |       0.00 %|       0.00 %|       0.00 %|
|          |LLC          |           |             |             |             |
|__________|_____________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|
|          |College      |           |             |             |             |
|    5     |Retirement   |     4     |       3.84 %|       0.00 %|       3.84 %|
|          |Equities Fund|           |             |             |             |
|__________|_____________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|
|          |Nuveen       |           |             |             |             |
|    6     |Finance, LLC |     2     |       0.00 %|       0.00 %|       0.00 %|
|__________|_____________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|
|          |Teachers     |           |             |             |             |
|    7     |Advisers, LLC|     6     |       0.00 %|       0.00 %|       0.00 %|
|__________|_____________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|
|          |TIAA-CREF    |           |             |             |             |
|    8     |International|     7     |       0.00 %|       0.00 %|       0.00 %|
|          |Equity Fund  |           |             |             |             |
|__________|_____________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|
|          |TIAA-CREF    |           |             |             |             |
|          |Life         |           |             |             |             |
|    9     |International|     7     |       0.00 %|       0.00 %|       0.00 %|
|          |Equity Fund  |           |             |             |             |
|__________|_____________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|
|          |TIAA-CREF Qnt|           |             |             |             |
|          |Intl Small-  |           |             |             |             |
|    10    |Cap Equity   |     7     |       0.14 %|       0.00 %|       0.14 %|
|          |Fund         |           |             |             |             |
|__________|_____________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________|

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

10. Sonstige Kommentare:
The voting rights of the 4.423.886 shares (3.84 %) 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 4.423.886 shares (3.84 %) are
attributable also to TIAA-CREF Investment Management, LLC pursuant to sec 133 of
the Austrian Stock Exchange Act 2018.

The voting rights of the 159.000 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 159.000 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 (4.04 %) relates to the
notification made by the same group-highest controlling person (Teachers
Insurance and Annuity Association) on 24 November 2020 (due to the fact that
College Retirement Equities Fund crossed the threshold of 4%).



Further inquiry note:
Anna Maria Grausgruber, 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
              Wienerbergerplatz 1
              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, AT0000A2GLA0
indexes:      ATX
stockmarkets: Wien
language:     English 

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