Essen, 13 November 2017

Notification of the execution of the share buyback – tranche 1

Notification in accordance with Article 5, Paragraph 3 of Regulation (EU) 596/2014 and Article 2, Paragraphs 2 and 3 of Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052 – share buyback tranche 1

On 7 November 2017, RWE Aktiengesellschaft commenced the share buyback started by way of the notification of 25 August 2017 in accordance with Article 5, Paragraph 1(a) of Regulation (EU) 596/2014 and Article 2, Paragraph 1 of Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052. In a first tranche, a total of 206.500 shares (ISIN DE0007037129 (common shares)), corresponding to 0.033659% of the company’s capital stock were bought back. The average purchase price paid on the stock market was EUR 22.9486. The company bought back shares for a total price of EUR 4,738,893.45 (excluding ancillary costs) in the first tranche.

The acquisition of the shares served the sole purpose of fulfilling obligations relating to an employee stock option plan within the meaning of Article 5, Paragraph 2(c).

The buyback was implemented via the XETRA trading system of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the lead of a bank which decided on the timing of the acquisition of the shares independently of RWE Aktiengesellschaft.

In the period from 7 November 2017 to 10 November 2017, the daily number of shares bought back, weighted average share price and aggregated volume totalled:

Datum: 07.11.2017
Total number of shares bought back: 48,500
Weighted average share price (EUR): 22.8099
Aggregated volume (EUR): 1,106,280.15

Datum: 08.11.2017
Total number of shares bought back: 48,000
Weighted average share price (EUR): 23.0603
Aggregated volume (EUR): 1,106,894.40

Date: 09.11.2017
Total number of shares bought back: 53,000
Weighted average share price (EUR): 23.0970
Aggregated volume (EUR): 1,224,141.00

Date: 10.11.2017
Total number of shares bought back: 57,000
Weighted average share price (EUR): 22.8347
Aggregated volume (EUR): 1,301,577.90

Total number of shares bought back: 206,500
Weighted average share price (EUR): 22.9486
Aggregated volume (EUR): 4,738,893.45

The single transactions effected within one day have been published at

Essen, November 2017

RWE Aktiengesellschaft

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