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voestalpine AG: Change in repurchase program

Linz, Austria (pts004/26.01.2003/18:11) - The Managing Board of voestalpine AG ( WKN: 093750; ISIN: AT0000937503; Index: ATX) has resolved to change the projected volume for the buy-back of own shares. The buy-back volume will be increased from currently 1,000,000 shares by another 200,000 shares, so that the total volume
will amount to up to 1.2 million no-par shares of voestalpine AG. This corresponds to up to 3.03% of the nominal capital of voestalpine AG.

The increase of the buy-back volume is mainly edicated to be used for the 2001 Stock Option Program of voestalpine AG for executive officers and members of the Managing Board. In all other respects, the previous announcements remain unchanged.

In accordance with the company's announcement of 23 September, notifications relating to the repurchase program will be published on the publicly accessible internet site of voestalpine AG at http://www.voestalpine.com under "share repurchase program".

Listed: Amtlicher Handel in Wien; Freiverkehr in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, M√ľnchen, Stuttgart; London

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