Offeree companyBÖHLER-UDDEHOLM AG (FN 140545 i)
Offerorvoestalpine AG
Acceptance period26 Apr to 04 Jul 2007, 17:30 hrs. Vienna local time
Offer priceEUR 73.00 per ordinary share of Böhler-Uddeholm ex dividend 2006
Offer volume40,313,660 shares of Böhler-Uddeholm AG
Premium19.2% (3M); 27.3% (6M); 45.9% (12M)

1. Minimum acceptance threshold reached pursuant to § 25a para 2 Takeover Act

2. of the Austrian Takeover Act. 2. Non-prohibition of the execution, release or approval of the intended purchase of Böhler-Uddeholm shares by voestalpine AG by 31 August 2007 bfrom the relevant cartel authorities (i) of the European Union, and (ii) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (iii) Switzerland, (iv) South Africa, (v) South Korea, (vi) Turkey, (vii) Ukraine, and (viii) the USA.

Paying agentBank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Vordere Zollamtsstraße 13, 1030 Vienna.
Share held by Offeror prior to announcement of bid20.95%
1.Modification of the bid of 18 May 2007

Increased Bid Price:
from EUR 69.00 to EUR 73.00 per share Extended

Acceptance Period:
24 May 2007 until 4 June 2007, 5.30 p.m.