voestalpine AG

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Annual & Special Corporate Meetings

Linz (euro adhoc) - Annual General Shareholders' Meeting of voestalpine AG
resolves dividend and approves repurchase of shares
- Dividend of EUR 0.90 per share for the business year 2012/13
- Management Board is authorized to repurchase voestalpine's own shares
- Articles of Incorporation to be amended
At the 21st Annual General Shareholder's Meeting of voestalpine AG today,
Wednesday, July 3, 2013, a dividend of EUR 0.90 per dividend-bearing share was
approved for the business year 2012/13. The shareholders acted on the relevant
recommendation by the Management Board and the Supervisory Board.The dividend
shall be paid out starting on July 15.
Furthermore the Annual General Meeting authorized the Management Board to
repurchase voestalpine's own shares representing no more than 10 percent of the
share capital of voestalpine AG. This is a renewal of the authorization to
repurchase the company's own shares that was issued in 2010 to be used
specifically, but not exclusively for the expansion of the employee shareholding
scheme or to service stock option programs or convertible bonds. The
authorization to repurchase voestalpine's own shares is valid for 30 months. In
this context, the Management Board of voestalpine AG was also authorized to
redeem the company's own shares up to a maximum of 10 percent of the share
capital of voestalpine AG, thus reducing the share capital by the same
Additionally, the Annual General Meeting adopted a resolution to amend the
Articles of Incorporation, mainly in order to adapt them to changes in
legislation, particularly the Austrian Stock Corporation Amendment Act 2011.
The voestalpine Group
The voestalpine Group is a steel-based technology and capital goods group that
operates worldwide. With 500 Group companies and locations in more than 50
countries and on all five continents, the Group has been listed on the Vienna
Stock Exchange since 1995. With its top-quality products, the Group is one of
the leading partners to the automotive and consumer goods industries in Europe
and to the oil and gas industries worldwide. The voestalpine Group is also the
world market leader in turnout technology, special rails, tool steel, and
special sections. In the business year 2012/13, the voestalpine Group reported
revenue of more than EUR 11.5 billion and an operating result (EBITDA) of EUR
1.45 billion. It staffs roughly 46,400 employees worldwide.

Further inquiry note:
DI Peter Fleischer
Head of Investor Relations
Tel.: +43/50304/15-9949
Fax:  +43/50304/55-5581

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 

company:     voestalpine AG
             voestalpine-Straße  1
             A-4020 Linz
phone:       +43 50304/15-9949
FAX:         +43 50304/55-5581
mail:     IR@voestalpine.com
WWW:      www.voestalpine.com
sector:      Metal Goods & Engineering
ISIN:        AT0000937503
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime, ATX
stockmarkets: official market: Wien 
language:   English

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