Offeree companyUniversale-Bau AG (FN 32.513 p)
ISINAT 081.650
OfferorCreditanstalt AG
Acceptance period06 Oct to 04 Nov 1999, n.a.
Offer price42.00 EUR (577.93 ATS) per share
Offer volumeall of the approximately 14.72% ordinary shares of Universale not owned by the Offeror or by one of its associated companies
Premium+37.75 % (6M), + 48.78 % (12M), + 42.61 % (24M)
Paying agentCreditanstalt AG
Share held by bidder prior to announcement of offerapprox. 84.29% (incl. trading portfolio), parties acting in concert approx. 0.99%
Positions in governing bodies of other companiesThe chairman of the management board of Creditanstalt AG, CEO Erich Hampel as well as the vice chairman of Creditanstalt Alarich Fenyves also hold the position of chairman of the supervisory board of UNIVERSALE-BAU AG and of vice chairman. The following employees of the Bank Austria Group are members of the supervisory board of UNIVERSALE-BAU AG: Wolfhard Fromwald (Creditanstalt AG), Chairman Franz Hauberl (ARWAG Holding-AG), Peter Weber (Immobilien Holding GmbH).
Announcement pursuant to § 19 para 1 Takeover Act

A voluntary public takeover bid of Creditanstalt AG to the shareholders of UNIVERSALE-BAU AG, securities identification code AT 081.650, pursuant to Article I, Part 2 Takeover Act of 5 October 1999.

End of the acceptance period
With respect to statement of the management board of UNIVERSALE-BAU AG published in the Official Gazette of “Wiener Zeitung" of 14 October 1999 pursuant to § 14 (3) Takeover Act s, we state that the acceptance period pursuant to § 19 (1) Takeover Act ends 15 trading days after publication of the statement of the management board, i.e. on Monday, 8 November 1999.