C.A.T. oil AG

euro adhoc: C.A.T. oil AG
Financing, Stock Offerings (IPO)
IPO offer price for shares of C.A.T. oil AG is set at EUR 15.00

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04.05.2006

C.A.T. oil AG (Ticker symbol: O2C, ISIN: AT0000A00Y78) together with the Selling Shareholder and the Sole Global Coordinator and Sole Bookrunner Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein has set the offer price for the up to 19,550,000 shares (incl. over-allotment option) offered in its initial public offering at EUR 15.00 per share. This is at the top end of the EUR 12.50 to EUR 15.00 price range. On the level of the offer price the C.A.T.oil shares have been heavily oversubscribed.

In the IPO, a total of 19,550,000 shares will be sold. This includes 8,850,000 shares from capital increases and 10,700,000 shares from the holdings of the Selling Shareholder if the Greenshoe option is exercised in full. The placement volume, including the over-allotments, amounts to approx. EUR 293 million. The company will receive gross proceeds of EUR 133 million from the capital increases. The gross proceeds then consist of a capital increase of 8,000,000 shares and a further capital increase of 850,000 which will be used to partially cover over-allotments. The first day of trading on the Official Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is set for Thursday, May 04, 2006.

Further information is available on the website of the Company: www.catoilag.com

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Disclaimer: This document does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to purchase the shares of C.A.T.oil AG.  The shares offered in connection with the initial public offering have already been placed. Free copies of the prospectus, which has been approved by the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) on April 19, 2006 and notified with the German Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), and the Supplement No. 1, approved by FMA and notified to BaFin on April 28, 2006, are available to investors on the company’s website www.catoilag.com. Printed copies are available free of charge i.e. from C.A.T. oil AG. This document is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States of America. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States of America absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. There has been no public offering of securities in the United States of America. The information contained in this document is not for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States of America. The information contained in this document is nit for publication or distribution in the Russian Federation, Canada, Australia or Japan.  The document is directed only at persons outside the U.K. (the "relevant persons"). Each solicitation on an offer, each offer and agreement to subscribe for, to purchase or to otherwise acquire the securities is directed only at relevant persons or certain other persons. Persons who are not relevant persons should not act on the basis of or rely on the information contained therein.

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ots Originaltext: C.A.T. oil AG
Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.de

Further inquiry note:
Dr. Lutz Golsch
A&B Financial Dynamics
+49 (0)69 92037-0
ir@catoilag.com

Branche: Oil & Gas - Upstream activities
ISIN:      AT0000A00Y78
WKN:        A0IKWU
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / admission applied: official
              dealing



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