Österreichische Post AG

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Share Repurchase (Buy-Back) Programme of Austrian Post (Österreichische Post AG) Announcement pursuant to §§ 4 (2) and 5 of the Austrian Disclosure Regulation 2002

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The Annual General Meeting of the shareholders of Austrian Post, held on April 22, 2008, approved a resolution authorising the Management Board to pursue the acquisition and, if applicable, to withdraw treasury shares totalling up to a maximum percentage of 10% of the company´s share capital in accordance with the regulations stipulated in the Stock Companies Act. This authorisation is valid for a period of 18 months starting on the day in which the resolution was adopted. The minimum price to be paid per repurchased share is EUR 15,-. The highest price per share must not exceed by more than 30% the average un-weighted closing price over the preceding ten trading days before the decision was made to exercise this authorisation. The Management Board is also authorised to determine the buyback conditions. This resolution of the Annual General Meeting was published on April 24, 2008 in the Official Journal of the Republic of Austria in the Wiener Zeitung.

The Management Board of Austrian Post decided on August 12, 2008 to adopt the resolution to exercise its authorisation to buy back its own shares.

Details of the share buyback programme: Duration: August 19, 2008, to December 31, 2008 at the latest Type of shares: no-par value shares Intended volume: Up to 3,500,000 no-par value shares (up to 5% of the share capital) Purchase price: Between EUR 15,- and EUR 30.52 Purchase method: Via the Vienna Stock Exchange Volume limitation per day: Up to 25% of the average daily volume of shares traded in the month preceding the month of public disclosure of this programme on the registered market on which the purchase is carried out. Intended purpose of the acquisition: For the purpose of improving the capital structure by withdrawing the repurchased shares

Austrian Post intends to fulfil its disclosure requirements pursuant to the Austrian Stock Exchange Act and the Austrian Disclosure Regulation 2002 by publishing the relevant information on its Website at www.post.at/ir.

Austrian Post

The Management Board

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Further inquiry note:

Austrian Post
Head of Investor Relations
Harald Hagenauer
Tel.: +43(0)57767-30401

Head of Coporate Communications
Marc Zimmermann
Tel.: +43(0)577 67-22626

Press Spokesman
Michael Homola
Tel.: +43(0)57767-32010

Branche: Transport
Index: ATX Prime, ATX
Börsen: Wiener Börse AG / stock market

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