Change in RHI AG shareholder structure (Change in Voting Rights)

21. October 2008

AvW Gruppe AG, Krumpendorf/Austria has informed us on 20 October 2008 that their voting rights of RHI AG fell below the threshold of 5%.

Taking into account the most recent conversions of RHI convertible bonds with effect from 1 October 2008, the shareholder structure of RHI AG is composed as follows:

Free Float < 70%; MS Private Foundation > 25%; Dr. Wilhelm Winterstein > 5%;