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15.06.2004 – 08:18

Wienerberger AG

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Exercise of Greenshoe (E)

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8,888,823 new shares
CA IB / Bank Austria Creditanstalt and UBS Investment Bank, the Joint
Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners of the combined rights and global
offering of Wienerberger AG (Vienna Stock Exchange: WIE, Reuters:
WBSV.VI, Bloomberg: WIE AV), have informed Wienerberger that they
fully exercised the greenshoe for 808,075 new ordinary shares late
last night. This greenshoe was previously granted to the Managers for
the purpose of covering over-allotments, resulting in a total
transaction size of 8,888,823 new ordinary shares, or gross proceeds
of EUR 231,109,398. The proceeds of the capital increase will be used
to accelerate Wienerberger’s growth program, including the early
acquisition of the remaining 50% of Koramic Roofing. This acquisition
of the remaining shares in Koramic Roofing closed on June 14, 2004.
Wienerberger AG
The Managing Board
Vienna, June 15, 2004
These materials are not being issued in the United States of America
and should not be distributed to United States persons or
publications with a general circulation in the United States. These
materials are not an offer for sale of the securities in the United
States. No public offering of the securities will be made in the
United States. The securities have not been registered under the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and may
not be sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption
from registration under the Securities Act.
Not for distribution in the United States, Canada, Japan or
Australia.
A prospectus prepared in accordance with the Austrian Capital Markets
Act was filed with Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG, published by
short notice in the "Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung" on 18 May 2004 and
amended on 2 June, 2004. In connection with the offering of shares of
Wienerberger AG only information contained in the prospectus as
amended is binding and relevant.
end of announcement        euro adhoc 15.06.2004

Further inquiry note:

For additional information contact:
Thomas Melzer, Public and Investor Relations
T +43(1)60192-463 | communication@wienerberger.com

Branche: Building materials
ISIN: AT0000831706
WKN: 083170
Index: ATX, ATX Prime, WBI
Börsen: Wiener Börse AG / official dealing

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