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Vienna - 
In line with the Group's long-term capital planning and based on the current 
interest rate situation, the Managing Board initiated the issuance of a senior 
sustainability bond at its meeting today. The focus is on expanding investments 
in socially and ecologically sustainable projects. 
Depending on market conditions, the senior sustainability bond with a volume of 
EUR 500 million is to be issued in the first half of 2021. The structure and the 
issue date have not yet been finalised. The details of the issuance as well as 
the sustainability bond framework including the second party opinion of an 
independent rating agency will be published in the course of the issuance. 
In view of the available capacities and taking advantage of the currently 
favourable environment, the issuance of a subordinated restricted tier 1 bond 
with a total volume of EUR 300 million got also initiated. This instrument will 
be fully subscribed by VIG's main shareholder, Wiener Städtische 
The following securities of VIG are admitted for trading on a regulated market: 
ISSUE TITEL                ISIN         TRADING SEGMENT 
Share                      AT0000908504 Vienna and Prague Stock Exchange, 
                                        Official Market 
VIG subordinated bond 2015 AT0000A1D5E1 Luxembourg Stock Exchange, Second 
                                        Regulated Market 
VIG subordinated bond 2013 AT0000A12GN0 Vienna Stock Exchange, Second Regulated 
Further inquiry note: 
Wiener Versicherung Gruppe 
1010 Vienna, Schottenring 30 
Wolfgang Haas 
Head of Group Communications & Marketing, Spokesperson of the Group 
Phone: +43(0)50 390-21029 
Fax: +43 (0)50 390 99-21029 
E-Mail: wolfgang.haas@vig.com 
Nina Higatzberger-Schwarz 
Head of Investor Relations 
Phone: +43 (0)50 390-21920 
Fax: +43 (0)50 390 99-21920 
E-Mail: nina.higatzberger@vig.com 
end of announcement                         euro adhoc 

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