As of Monday, June 20th, 2005 the shares of Raiffeisen InternationalBank-Holding AG (RIBH) will be included in the ATX five of the ViennaStock Exchange. They will replace the shares of Wienerberger AG.
The ATX five is calculated and published by the Vienna Stock Exchange ona real-time basis. It comprises the five shares with the highestweighting in the ATX (Austrian Traded Index).
Raiffeisen International is the steering unit of RZB-Group’s holdings in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Raiffeisen Zentralbank ?sterreich AG (RZB) owns 70 per cent of Raiffeisen International. Raiffeisen International operates the leading banking network in CEE with 15 network banks and 14 leasing companies. In 941 businessoutlets more than 5.2 million customers are served in 16 markets of the region. The balance sheet total of Raiffeisen International amounted to € 31.5 billion at the end of March 2005. Pre-tax profit for the first quarter was € 133.3 million, roughly 80 per cent morethan the first quarter of the previous year.