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04.12.2006

BA-CA Managing Board passes resolution to increase BA-CA's share capital

Date of entry: 4 December 2006

BA-CA to take over CEE banking subsidiaries of UniCredit

  • BA-CA Managing Board passes resolution to increase BA-CA's share capital
  • Transaction planned for the first quarter of 2007

At today's meeting the Managing Board of Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG has passed a resolution – subject to approval by the Supervisory Board – to increase BA-CA's share capital by issuing 55 million new shares against a contribution in kind at the issue price of EUR 105.33 per share. The new shares do not carry dividend rights with respect to the financial year ending 31 December 2006.

The contribution in kind comprises the CEE banking subsidiaries of UniCredit in Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia and Turkey.

The capital increase will probably be carried out in the first quarter of of 2007.

Enquiries:
Gerhard Smoley
Investor Relations Bank Austria Creditanstalt
Telephone: +43 (0) 50505 58853
e-mail: Gerhard.Smoley@ba-ca.com

Issuer:
Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG
Am Hof 2, 1010 Vienna, Austria
e-mail:   IR@ba-ca.com
Internet: http://ir.ba-ca.com

Share:
ISIN:            Listed:
AT0000995006     Vienna, prime market
                 Warsaw, main market

Largest bonds by volume issued:
ISIN:            Stock exchanges:
XS0138439707     Luxembourg

Further stock exchanges where bonds are admitted to listing:
Vienna, Frankfurt, Paris, Amsterdam