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16.02.2017 – 17:59

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AGRANA Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft announces preliminary results of its rights offering

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Capital measures/Cash capital increase 


AGRANA Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft announces preliminary results of its
rights offering

On 31 January 2017, AGRANA Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft,
Friedrich-Wilhelm-Raiffeisen-Platz 1, 1020 Vienna, ("AGRANA") announced the
start of its cash capital increase of up to 1,420,204 new AGRANA shares (ISIN
AT0000603709) in two tranches.

On 1 February 2017, AGRANA informed the market that AGRANA completed the first
tranche of its cash capital increase which were placed via the institutional
pre-placement together with the concurrent secondary offer of 500,000 existing
AGRANA shares previously held directly by Südzucker AG. In the course of the
first tranche of its cash capital increase, AGRANA placed 1,316,720 new AGRANA
shares at an offer price of EUR 100 per new AGRANA share. The remaining up to
103,484 new AGRANA shares of the second tranche of the cash capital increase
were offered to AGRANA's free float shareholders who have not waived their
subscription rights at a subscription price of EUR 100 per new AGRANA share
during the subscription period which commenced on 2 February 2017 and which ends
on 16 February 2017, 24:00 CET (the "Rights Offering").

AGRANA herewith announces the preliminary results of the Rights Offering and
informs the market that - as of 16 February 2017, 17:00 CET - an aggregate of
67,349 new AGRANA shares were subscribed for in the Rights Offering. New AGRANA
shares which are not subscribed for until 16 February 2017, 24:00 CET, will be
offered at the offer price to institutional investors in private placements in
and outside of Austria and outside of the United States of America (the "Rump

The final number of new AGRANA shares issued in the cash capital increase in two
tranches will be determined upon completion of the Rump Placement by AGRANA,
Südzucker as well as the underwriting banks Berenberg, BNP Paribas, Erste Group
and Raiffeisen Bank International and will be published immediately.

This announcement is available in German and English at

Legal Notice / Disclaimer:

These materials are not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the
United States of America (including its territories and possessions, any State
of the United States and the District of Columbia). These materials do not
constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe
for securities in the United States of America. The shares in AGRANA
Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft (the "Shares") and related subscription rights
mentioned herein may not be offered or sold in the United States absent
registration or an exemption from registration under the US Securities Act of
1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The Shares and related subscription
rights have not been, and will not be, registered under the Securities Act and
will not be offered or sold in the United States, except on the basis of
applicable exemptions from the registration requirement.

This communication does not constitute a prospectus or an offer to sell or a
solicitation or invitation to buy any shares or subscription rights neither does
it constitute a financial analysis or advice or recommendation regarding any
financial instruments. 

The public offering of the Shares in Austria occurs exclusively by means and on
the basis of the prospectus including any amendments and supplements thereto,
which has been approved by the Austrian Financial Market Authority and prepared
and published in accordance with the provisions of the Austrian Capital Markets

The prospectus has been published on the internet site of the company
( and is available in
printed form at the seat of AGRANA, Friedrich-Wilhelm-Raiffeisen-Platz 1, 1020
Vienna, free of charge during usual business hours. There will be no public
offering of the Shares outside of Austria, in the United States or anywhere, and
the Shares will be offered outside of Austria exclusively in reliance on
applicable exemptions from the prospectus or registration requirements. Within
Austria, the prospectus is addressed only to shareholders of AGRANA entitled to

Further inquiry note:
AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

Mag.(FH) Hannes Haider
Investor Relations
Tel.: +43-1-211 37-12905

Mag.(FH) Markus Simak
Public Relations
Tel.: +43-1-211 37-12084

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 

issuer:      AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG
             F.-W.-Raiffeisen-Platz  1
             A-1020 Wien
phone:       +43-1-21137-0
FAX:         +43-1-21137-12926
sector:      Food
ISIN:        AT0000603709
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime
stockmarkets: Präsenzhandel: Berlin, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, official market: Wien 
language:   English

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