SW Umwelttechnik Stoiser & Wolschner AG

EANS-Adhoc: Announcement according to § 91 Stock Exchange Act: BKS Bank increases interest in SW Umwelttechnik

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Announcement according to § 91 Stock Exchange Act


The BKS Bank Group has increased its holding in Carinthia-based family  business SW Umwelttechnik to over 5%, with effect from 28.08.2009. The transaction  makes BKS Bank one of the largest free-float shareholders in SW  Umwelttechnik,  which specialises in products for the  water/wastewater  and  infrastructure  (energy, transport and natural building  materials)  sectors.  BKS  Bank   underlined  its position as a long-term  investor,  with  a  focus   on  small  and  medium-sized enterprises.

SW  Umwelttechnik  and  the  BKS  Bank  Group  have  a  long-standing business relationship - BKS was a major provider of funding for SW's expansion  into  the Hungarian market. The two companies are looking to  strengthen  their  ties  in response to the current economic downturn. SW  Umwelttechnik  has  an  excellent

@@start.t2@@reputation  as  a  successful  Austrian  company  with  a  strategic  focus    on sustainability.

Founded in 1910, SW Umwelttechnik remains a family business, though it has  been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1997.  The  group  is  known  for  its commitment  to  sustainable  enterprise  and  rapid  expansion  in  Central  and Southeastern Europe (CSE). Its innovative environmental technology products  are contributing to infrastructure renewal in CSE.@@end@@

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Further inquiry note:
Michaela Werbitsch
Investor Relations
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E-mail: michaela.werbitsch@sw-umwelttechnik.com
Website: www.sw-umwelttechnik.com

Branche: Technology
ISIN:      AT0000808209
WKN:        910497
Index:    WBI
Börsen:  Berlin / free trade
              Frankfurt / free trade
              Wien / Regulated free trade

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