Video of the event on 1st trading day

Photos from the IPO in prime market

BAWAG Group AG's IPO on 25 October 2017 marked the largest IPO in Austrian history. At the event for the start of trading, BAWAG CEO Anas Abuzaakouk rang the opening bell jointly with Christoph Boschan, CEO of the Vienna Stock Exchange.


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Detailed information on the IPO:

Company: BAWAG Group AG
Symbol: BG
Trading Segment: Official Market
Market Segment: prime market
Category: no-par value bearer shares
Share Capital: EUR 100,000,000.--
Number of Shares: 100,000,000 common shares
First Day of Trading: 25 October 2017
Offered Shares:
i. up to 35,000,000 shares (the "Firm Shares")
ii. up to 5,250,000 shares (the "Over-Allotment Shares", the Over-Allotment Shares together with the Firm Shares the "Offer Shares")
Offering Period: 12 October (including) to 2 pm on 24 October 2017.
The offering period for retail investors runs from 12 October to 23 October 2017 (both dates including each).
Price Fixing: on or around 24 October 2017
Price Range: EUR 47,-- to EUR 52,--
Offer Price: EUR 48,--
Issuing Volume (incl. Greenshoe): EUR 1,932 million
Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners:
Credit Suisse
Goldman Sachs International
J.P. Morgan
Morgan Stanley & Co. International
Joint Bookrunners:
BofA Merrill Lynch
UBS Investment Bank
Co-Lead Managers:
Raiffeisen Centrobank
Management Board:
Anas Abuzaakouk
Enver Sirucic
Stefan Barth
David O'Leary
Andrew Wise
Satyen Shah
Supervisory Board:
Pieter Korteweg
Christopher Brody
Egbert Fleischer
Frederick Haddad
Kim Fennebresque
Adam Rosmarin
Beatrix Pröll
Verena Spitz
Ingrid Streibel-Zarfl
Shareholder Structure (before IPO): Promontoria Sacher Holding B.V. 100%
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BAWAG Group at a glance

(Profile provided by the company)

BAWAG Group AG, the holding company of BAWAG P.S.K., operates one of Austria's largest and best capitalized banks with a more than 130-year history, serving over 2.2 million customers. BAWAG Group offers financial products and services through a multi-channel strategy, combining a centrally managed branch network with a convenient digital banking offering.

In Austria, BAWAG Group benefits from a well-recognized brand across the country and has become a major player in the direct banking market through its easybank business as well as online and mobile platforms. It offers comprehensive savings, payment, lending, leasing, investment, building society and insurance products and services to retail, small business and corporate customers across the country.

Over the past few years, the BAWAG Group has fixed structural cost imbalances, implemented a focused business strategy and made significant technological investments. As a result, the company features a best-in-class financial profile and, for the financial year 2016, ranks among the top 5% of European banks across key profitability and efficiency metrics.

BAWAG Group's Austria-centered strategy is complemented by its international presence in other developed economies, specifically the DACH region. BAWAG Group also intends to use easygroup as a platform to drive cross-border retail expansion into Western European markets with a primary focus on the DACH region.

BAWAG Group continuously seizes acquisition opportunities to enhance its successful growth path. Its track record of organic and inorganic growth in the DACH region since 2015 includes five acquisitions.


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