Yesterday the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) was informed by Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH, representing América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. ("América Móvil"), Sercotel, S.A. de C.V. ("Sercotel"), and Carso Telecom B.V. ("Carso Telecom") about the following:
"On behalf of our clients we notify you in accordance with Section 91 et seq. Austrian Stock Exchange Act ("SEA") about a change in major shareholdings in Telekom Austria Aktiengesellschaft (ISIN: AT0000720008), Lassallestrasse 9, 1020 Vienna ("Telekom Austria AG" or "Issuer"):
Carso Telecom B.V. is a company established under Dutch Law which is via Sercotel controlled by América Móvil as defined in Section 92 no 4 SEA: Sercotel is a wholly-owned subsidiary of América Móvil and Sercotel holds 100 % of the shares in Carso Telecom.
Hitherto América Móvil directly held 7,935,700 shares with voting rights issued by Telekom Austria AG corresponding to 1.7914 % of the voting rights in the Issuer as well as indirectly via Carso Telecom 113,171,407 shares with voting rights issued by Telekom Austria AG corresponding to 25.5466 % of the voting rights in the Issuer. 125,917,735 shares with voting rights issued by Telekom Austria AG, held by Österreichische Industrieholding AG, registered under 80286v ("ÖIAG"), corresponding to 28.4239 % of the voting rights in the Issuer, are attributable pursuant to Sec 92 SEA. Moreover, until 14.07.2014 103,978,115 shares with voting rights issued by Telekom Austria AG have been tendered into the takeover offer made by Carso Telecom ("Tendered Shares"), corresponding to 23.4713 % of the voting rights in the Issuer. Therefore, taking into account shares held by ÖIAG and the Tendered Shares, América Móvil directly and indirectly hitherto held a total of 351,002,957 shares with voting rights issued by Telekom Austria AG corresponding to 79.2332 % of the voting rights in the Issuer.
The settlement of the Offer was made on 17.07.2014. This results in a disclosure obligation according to sec 91a para 6 SEA and in a total of voting rights attributable to Carso Telecom and América Móvil pursuant to sec 91 et seq. SEA as follows:
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