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VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe today successfully placed sustainability senior notes with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 500 million (the "Sustainability Notes") with institutional investors in Austria and abroad. The Senior Notes have a tenor of 15 years and bear interest at a fixed rate of 1.00% per annum. The issue price was set at 99.282% of the nominal amount.
Admission of the Sustainability Notes to the official trading on the Vienna Stock Exchange has been applied for.
This announcement is a mandatory notification under Article 17 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (Market Abuse Regulation).
The information contained in this announcement does not constitute an offer to sell nor a solicitation to buy or subscribe for any securities of VIG. Any public placement of securities of VIG in the EEA is solely made on the basis of an exemption to the requirement of a prospectus and subject to the prohibition of a sale or an offer to retail investors in the EEA.
This information is not for release, publication or distribution in or into the United States of America and may not be distributed to "U.S. persons" (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended) or publications with a general circulation in the United States. This information does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States or to "U.S. persons" absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration under the Securities Act of 1933. There will be no public offer of securities of VIG in the United States.
The securities have already been sold.