Zumtobel AG

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Announcement of Exercise of Over-allotment option: Zumtobel AG

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09.06.2006

Not for publication in the United States of America, Canada, Australia and Japan

Announcement of Exercise of Over-allotment option: Zumtobel AG

In connection with the Offer in relation to the following Ordinary Shares:

Zumtobel AG Ordinary Bearer Shares of no par value (the "Shares") ISIN: AT 0000837307

Zumtobel AG ("Zumtobel") announces that, in connection with the Offer of 25,595,638 Shares, UBS Limited, as stabilising manager on behalf of the syndicate, has exercised the over-allotment option granted by Wengen Alberta, Limited Partnership, an affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), in respect of 1,398,917 Shares today. Zumtobel will not receive any of the approximately EUR 28.7 million gross proceeds arising from the exercise of the over-allotment option.

Including the exercise of the over-allotment option, the total size of the Offer is approximately EUR 553.4 million (26,994,555 Ordinary Shares) representing a free float of approximately 60.4%. Following the exercise of the over-allotment option, KKR will own approximately 5.5% of Zumtobel’s Shares.

On May 10, 2006 the Offer Price of Zumtobel Shares was set at EUR 20.50.

The stabilisation period commenced at 8am on May 12, 2006 and terminated today with the notice to exercise the Over-allotment Option.

This press release constitutes neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation to buy any securities. The securities have already been sold. This press release is not being issued in the United States of America and must not be distributed to U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended ("Securities Act")) or publications with a general circulation in the United States. This press release does not constitute an offer or invitation to purchase any securities in the United States. The securities of Zumtobel AG have not been registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered, sold or delivered within the United States or to U.S. persons absent from registration under or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the United States securities laws.

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Further inquiry note:
Investors:
Christian Hogenmüller
Investor Relations
Zumtobel AG
Höchster Str. 8
A-6850 Dornbirn
Tel.: +43-5572-509 506
E-Mail: Christian.Hogenmueller@zumtobel.com
http://www.zumtobelgroup.com

Press:
Astrid Kühn-Ulrich
Corporate Communications
Zumtobel AG
Höchster Str. 8
A-6850 Dornbirn
Tel.: +43-5572-509 1570
E-Mail: Astrid.Kuehn@zumtobel.com
http://www.zumtobelgroup.com

Branche: Semiconductors & active components
ISIN:      AT000837307
WKN:        A0JLPR
Index:    ATX Prime, WBI
Börsen:  Wiener Börse AG / official market



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