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Banking on earnings opportunities of equities with capital security:
The new MegaTrend GarantieAnleihe of Bank Austria

  • The new MegaTrend GarantieAnleihe 4/2015–4/2022 of Bank Austria offers earnings opportunities with 20 equities of international companies and capital security at maturity

The MegaTrend GarantieAnleihe 4/2015–4/2022 of Bank Austria lets investors participate in the development of an equity basked comprising 20 stocks of well-known international companies with strong market positions in the sectors of automobiles, cosmetics and bodycare, food and beverages, luxury goods, pharmaceuticals and insurance. The companies include BMW, Volkswagen, L’Oreal, Danone, Mondelez, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Johnson & Johnson and Zurich Insurance Group. Thus the equity basket tracks important economic megatrends of today. Helmut Bernkopf, Bank Austria Management Board member for retail and corporate customers, emphasises: "With this new MegaTrend GarantieAnleihe we offer investors the chance to benefit easily from the opportunities on the equity market in these times of low interest rates. The capital security at maturity significantly limits the risk of holding the investment to the end of the whole term compared to a direct investment in individual stocks."

The MegaTrend GarantieAnleihe opens up the opportunity for a promising investment in an interesting basket of equities with a term of seven years. The value of each equity on 13 observation dates in the first and last year is recorded and an average derived to measure performance. This averaging method mitigates the risk of sharp price fluctuations at the start and the end of the term significantly. When the basket matures, investors benefit from the entire positive average performance of the equity basket.

In the event the performance of the underlying equity basket is negative, the bond has a capital security guarantee of 100 per cent at the end of the term. This means that the bond will be paid back at least at the nominal amount of EUR 1,000 per bond. The capital is invested for a total of seven years, and the bond can be sold under normal market conditions at its current price.

International companies included in the basket of equities:




Anheuser-Busch Food Belgium
Axa Insurance France 
BMW Automobiles Germany 
Coca-Cola Food  USA 
Daimler Automobiles Germany
Danone  Food France
Johnson & Johnson Medicine/Pharma USA
Kraft Foods Food USA
L‘Oreal Cosmetics France
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Luxury goods France
Mondelez International Food USA
Nestle Food Switzerland
Novartis Medicine/Pharma Switzerland
Pfizer Medicine/Pharma USA
Roche Holding Medicine/Pharma Switzerland
Sanofi Medicine/Pharma France
Swatch Group Luxury goods  Switzerland
Unilever Food Netherlands
Volkswagen AG Automobiles Germany
Zurich Insurance Group Insurance Switzerland

Details on the issue:

MegaTrend GarantieAnleihe 4/2015–4/2022 Series 89 of UniCredit Bank Austria AG

ISIN: AT000B043591
Issuer: UniCredit Bank Austria AG
Underlying instrument: Equity basket comprising 20 equally weighted stocks
Subscription period: 16 March 2015 to 22 April 2015 (2:00 pm)
Redemption: 22 April 2022
Issue price: 100.00 % + 3 % front-end load
Denomination: EUR 1000
Observation dates: 13 in first year, 13 in last year
Listing: Third Market of Vienna Stock Exchange
Fees and charges: Custodial fee: 0.235 % p.a. plus 20 % VAT on the market value, no less than EUR 3.92 p.a. plus 20 % VAT per securities position; but no less than EUR 26.28 + 20 % VAT per securities account.
Selling fees: 0.7 % of the sale value, but no less than EUR 23.50

The information on the MegaTrend GarantieAnleihe is a product information only and does not constitute investment advice or an investment recommendation, a product recommendation, an offer or solicitation to buy or sell this bond, or a solicitation to make an offer. It is intended solely as introductory information and is not a substitute for advice provided on the basis of the investor’s individual circumstances and knowledge. Every capital investment involves a certain degree of risk. The value of the investment and the earnings generated by the investment can change suddenly and considerably and therefore cannot be guaranteed. There is a possibility that the investor may not get back the total amount of capital invested.

Enquiries: Bank Austria Media Relations Austria
Matthias Raftl, Tel. +43 (0) 50505 - 52809
E-mail: matthias.raftl@unicreditgroup.at