Andritz AG

EANS-Adhoc: ANDRITZ AG
CORRECTION: Publication of the resolution by the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board to use a buy-back authorization

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Buybacks
06.11.2013


ANDRITZ AG announces that the starting date of the buy-back program mentioned in
Item 3, Start and probable duration of the buy-back program, of the corporate
news message published this morning has been changed from November 
6 to November 12, 2013.


1. Date of resolution of authorization by the Annual General Meeting of 
   Shareholders: March 22, 2013

2. Date and method of publication of the resolution: 
   March 26, 2013, euro adhoc

3. Start and probable duration of the buy-back program: 
   November 12, 2013 until March 31, 2016

4. Type of shares to which the buy-back program pertains: 
   no-par value shares of ANDRITZ AG, issued to bearer

5. Planned volume (number of shares) of the buy-back: 
   up to 10% of the capital stock of ANDRITZ AG, including shares purchased 
   previously by the Company

6. Lowest price: amount represented by each share in the capital stock. Highest
   price: The highest price per share must not exceed the average unweighted
   closing price over the ten preceding trading days by more than 10%.

7. Method and purpose of buy-back of own shares, in particular whether the 
   buy-back is to be carried out via the stock exchange and/or outside the
   stock exchange, whether a take-over offer will be made in the course of the
   buy-back, whether the shares will be cancelled or possibly re-sold or
   whether they are to be used for the purpose of an employee participation
   scheme: Buy-back of ANDRITZ shares under this buy-back program will be
   handled via the Vienna Stock Exchange. No take-over offer will be made in
   conjunction with the buy-back. The purpose of the buy-back is to improve the
   supply and demand for ANDRITZ shares on the Vienna Stock Exchange, with the
   company being barred from trading its own shares for profit-making. Shares
   will not be cancelled in conjunction with this buy-back program. The Company
   reserves the right to use any of its own shares bought back also for a share
   option program for the benefit of its employees, senior managers, and 
   members of the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of the Company or
   of an affiliated company. In this case, the issuer will make publicly known -
   without any delay - the number and distribution of the share options to be 
   granted in accordance with sec. 6, para. 1, Publication Regulation. 
   In addition, the company reserves the right to use purchased own shares as a
   consideration in the acquisition of companies, businesses, business units,
   or shares in companies. The Company reserves the right to re-sell purchased
   own shares via the Vienna Stock Exchange.

8. Possible effects of the buy-back program on the admission of the issuer's 
   shares to the Stock Exchange: none

9. Number and allocation of the share options to be granted or already granted
   to employees, senior managers, and the individual members of the Boards of
   the Company or of an affiliated company, indicating the number of
   subscribable shares in each case, if the issuer intends to grant share 
   options within the time period stipulated by sec. 65 para. 1 sub-para. 8 
   AktG or has previously granted share options (all figures were adapted to
   the share splits carried out in 2007 and 2012):

60 executives and five members of the Executive Board participated in the 2006
share option program adopted in May 2006. Under this program, which ended on
April 30, 2010, a total of 1,888,000 options were granted of which 1,704,000
were exercised and thus 1,704,000 shares were purchased.

75 executives and five members of the Executive Board participated in the 2008
share option program adopted in May 2008. Under this program, which ended on
April 30, 2012, a total of 2,200,000 options were granted of which 2,092,000
were exercised and thus 2,092,000 shares were purchased.

In May 2010, 107 executives of the ANDRITZ GROUP and the Executive Board members
of ANDRITZ AG were offered the opportunity to participate in a stock option
program (2010 share option program). Option rights were granted to executives to
buy 12,000, 20,000, 30,000 or 40,000 shares (depending on the executive level),
to each Executive Board member to buy 80,000, and to the CEO to buy 100,000
shares of ANDRITZ AG; participation required a minimum investment of EUR 20,000
for each executive, and EUR 40,000 for each Executive Board member in ANDRITZ
shares from own funds. The exercise price (= EUR 23.18) is the average
unweighted closing price of ANDRITZ shares during the four calendar weeks
following the 103rd Annual General Meeting on March 26, 2010. 
A total of 73 executives and five members of the Executive Board participated in
the share option program. The total number of stock options held by the
participants is 2,066,000 of which 1,314,500 were already exercised and thus
1,314,500 shares were purchased.
 
In May 2012, 90 executives of the ANDRITZ GROUP and the Executive Board members
of ANDRITZ AG were offered the opportunity to participate in a stock option
program (2012 share option program). Option rights were granted to executives to
buy 12,000, 20,000, 30,000 or 40,000 shares (depending on the executive level),
to each Executive Board member to buy 80,000, and to the CEO to buy 100,000
shares of ANDRITZ AG; participation required an investment of EUR 20,000 for
each executive and EUR 40,000 for each Executive Board member in ANDRITZ shares
from own funds. The exercise price (= EUR 37.15) is the average unweighted
closing price of ANDRITZ shares during the four calendar weeks following the
105th Annual General Meeting on March 22, 2012. A total of 77 executives and
five members of the Executive Board participated in the share option program.
The total number of stock options held by the participants is 2,146,000.  

10. Modifications and the transactions carried out will be published
    exclusively via the ANDRITZ AG web site (www.andritz.com).

Graz-Andritz, November 2013                     
The Executive Board


Further inquiry note:
Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 316 6902 2979
Fax: +43 316 6902 465
mailto:michael.buchbauer@andritz.com

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 
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issuer:      Andritz AG
             Stattegger Straße 18
             A-8045 Graz
phone:       +43 (0)316 6902-0
FAX:         +43 (0)316 6902-415
mail:     welcome@andritz.com
WWW:      www.andritz.com
sector:      Machine Manufacturing
ISIN:        AT0000730007
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime, ATX, ATX five
stockmarkets: official market: Wien 
language:   English
 



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