Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG

euro adhoc: Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG
Restructuring & Recapitalisations
Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG: Over-allotment Option (Greenshoe) exercised

---------------------------------------------------------------------   Disclosure announcement transmitted by euro adhoc.   The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------

13.04.2005

Ternitz, April 13, 2005. Raiffeisen Centrobank AG yesterday fully exercised the over-allotment option granted to Raiffeisen Centrobank AG and Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG (joint lead manager and joint bookrunner) in connection with the capital increase of SCHOELLER-BLECKMANN OILFIELD EQUIPMENT Aktiengesellschaft and the Secondary Public Offering by Berndorf Aktiengesellschaft.

The Greenshoe comprised 500.000 shares of SCHOELLER-BLECKMANN OILFIELD EQUIPMENT Aktiengesellschaft held by Berndorf Aktiengesellschaft for the purpose of covering over-allotments. Upon the exercise of this option, during the Secondary Public Offering Berndorf Aktiengesellschaft sold in total 1,660.000 shares of SCHOELLER-BLECKMANN OILFIELD EQUIPMENT Aktiengesellschaft.

Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG is the global leader for high-precision components for the oilfield service industry. The business focus is on non-magnetic drillstring components for directional drilling. Worldwide, SBO employs a workforce of 837 (December 31, 2003: 800), currently 211in the company headquarters at Ternitz, Lower Austria, and 435 in North America (including Mexico). The largest shareholder of the company is Berndorf AG.

Important notice:

In connection with the capital increase of SCHOELLER-BLECKMANN OILFIELD EQUIPMENT Aktiengesellschaft and the Secondary Public Offering by Berndorf Aktiengesellschaft a prospectus prepared in accordance with the provisions of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act (Börsegesetz) and the Austrian Capital Market Act (Kapitalmarktgesetz) has been filed with Oesterreichische Kontrollbank Aktiengesellschaft , acting as notification office, on 9. March 2005 and supplemented on 29. March 2005. The notifications were published in the Official Gazette on 9. March 2005 and on 29. March 2005. In connection with the offerings of shares of SCHOELLER-BLECKMANN OILFIELD EQUIPMENT Aktiengesellschaft only information contained in the prospectus as supplemented is binding and relevant.

This press release does not constitute an offer nor an invitation or recommendation to purchase or subscribe for any shares or other securities of SCHOELLER-BLECKMANN OILFIELD EQUIPMENT Aktiengesellschaft and neither this document nor anything contained herein shall form the basis of any contract or commitment whatsoever. The shares and subscription rights of SCHOELLER-BLECKMANN OILFIELD EQUIPMENT Aktiengesellschaft have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 or any U.S. State Securities Law and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to or on account of a U.S. Person.

end of announcement                                euro adhoc 13.04.2005 07:31:55
---------------------------------------------------------------------

Further inquiry note: Gerald Grohmann, Chief Executive Officer Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG A-2630 Ternitz, Hauptstraße 2 Tel: +43 2630/315 ext. 110, fax: ext. 101 E-mail: sboe@sbo.co.at

Mick Stempel, Hochegger|Financials Tel:+43 1/504 69 87 ext. 85 E-mail: m.stempel@hochegger.com

Branche: Oil & Gas - Upstream activities
ISIN:      AT0000946652
WKN:        94665
Index:    WBI, ATX Prime
Börsen:  Wiener Börse AG / official dealing



Weitere Meldungen: Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG

Das könnte Sie auch interessieren: