EANS-Voting Rights: Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG / Publication of a participation notification according to art. 135 para. 2 Stock Exchange Act

Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement. Major holdings notification pursuant to Sec. 130 ff BörseG Overview 1. Issuer: SCHOELLER-BLECKMANN OILFIELD EQUIPMENT Aktiengesellschaft 2. Reason for the notification: Acquisition or disposal of voting rights 3. Person subject to notification obligation Name: EARNEST Partners, LLC City: Atlanta, Georgia 30309 Country: United States 4. Name of shareholder(s): SBO shares were held by EARNEST Partners, LLC for several clients in separate client accounts. EARNEST held power of attorney to exercise, at its own discretion, the voting rights attached to the SBO shares on behalf of its clients. 5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached: 23.1.2018 6. Total positions ______________________________________________________________________________ | | | % of voting | | | | | % of voting |rights through |Total of both |Total number of| | |rights attached|financial/other| in % (7.A + | voting rights | | |to shares (7.A)| instruments | 7.B) | of issuer | |_______________|_______________|(7.B.1_+_7.B.2)|______________|_______________| | Resulting | | | | | | situation on | | | | | | the date on | 4,99 % | 0,00 % | 4,99 % | 16.000.000 | |which threshold| | | | | | was crossed / | | | | | |____reached____|_______________|_______________|______________|_______________| | Position of | | | | | | previous | 5,01 % | | 5,01 % | | | notification | | | | | |(if_applicable)|_______________|_______________|______________|_______________| Details 7. Notified details of the resulting situation: ______________________________________________________________________________ |A: Voting rights | |attached_to_shares| | | Number of voting |% of voting rights | |____ISIN_Code_____|______rights______|___________________| | Direct | Indirect | Direct | Indirect | |_(Sec_91_BörseG)__|_(Sec_92_BörseG)__|__(Sec_91_BörseG)__|__(Sec_92_BörseG)__| |AT0000946652______|___________798.398|___________________|_____________4,99_%|| |____SUBTOTAL_A____|_____798.398______|______4,99_%_______| ______________________________________________________________________________ |B 1: Financial| |/ Other | |Instruments | |pursuant to | |Sec. 91a para.| |1_No._1_BörseG| | | | |Number of voting| | | | | | | | | | | |rights that may | | | Type of |Expiration Date|Exercise Period| be | % of voting | | instrument | | |acquired if the | rights | | | | | instrument is | | |______________|_______________|_______________|___exercised____|______________| |______________|_______________|_SUBTOTAL_B.1__|________________|______________| _____________________________________________________________________________ |B 2: | |Financial /| |Other | |Instruments| |pursuant to| |Sec. 91a | |para. 1 No.| |3_BörseG___| | Type of | Expiration | Exercise | Physical / | Number of |% of voting | |instrument | Date | Period | Cash |voting rights| rights | |___________|____________|___________|_Settlement__|_____________|____________| |___________|____________|___________|SUBTOTAL_B.2_|_____________|____________| 8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation: Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer. X Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial/other instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity: _____________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | Financial/ | | | | | Directly | Shares held | other |Total of both| | No. | Name |controlled |directly (%) | instruments | (%) | | | | by No. | |held directly| | |__________|____________|___________|_____________|_____(%)_____|_____________| | 1 |Paul E. | | | | | |__________|Viera_______|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | 2 |Westchester | 1 | | | | |__________|Limited,_LLC|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| | |EARNEST | | | | | | 3 |Partners, | 2 | 4,99 %| | 4,99 %| |__________|LLC_________|___________|_____________|_____________|_____________| 9. In case of proxy voting Date of general meeting: – Voting rights after general meeting: – is equivalent to – voting rights. 10. Sonstige Kommentare: – Atlanta, Georgia am 24.1.2018 end of announcement euro adhoc issuer: Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG Hauptstrasse 2 A-2630 Ternitz phone: 02630/315110 FAX: 02630/315101 mail: sboe@sbo.co.at WWW: http://www.sbo.at ISIN: AT0000946652 indexes: WBI, ATX stockmarkets: Wien language: English Digital press kit: http://www.ots.at/pressemappe/2917/aom

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