Zurich Financial Services
15 April 2008
Disclosure of shareholdings by UBS Fund Management in accordance with Swiss
Stock Exchange Law
Zurich, April 15, 2008 - Zurich Financial Services, Mythenquai 2, 8002 Zurich,
(Zurich) announces that it received a notification of shareholding as per April
7, 2008 in accordance with articles 9 and 17 of the SESTO-SFBC and in connection
with article 20 of the Swiss Stock Exchange Law by UBS Fund Management
(Switzerland) AG, P.O. Box, 4002 Basel, Switzerland (UBS Fund Management) on
April 11, 2008. According to this notification, UBS Fund Management has exceeded
the threshold of 3 percent of voting rights on Zurich with purchase positions.
1. The reported purchase positions on registered Zurich shares include:
• 4,427,824 registered shares
This equals a purchase position of 3.04% of the share capital and the voting
rights of Zurich entered in the commercial register.
2. Contact details: Dominik Bieri, EUR1 - 3.2315 WNGW-LB6, P.O. Box, 8098
Zurich, phone: +41 (0)44 239 62 08.
Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) is an insurance-based financial
services provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North
America and Europe as well as in Asia Pacific, Latin America and other markets.
Founded in 1872, the Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. It employs
approximately 60,000 people serving customers in more than 170 countries.
THIS RELEASE DOES NOT CONTAIN AN OFFER OF SECURITIES FOR SALE IN THE UNITED
STATES; SECURITIES MAY NOT BE OFFERED OR SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES ABSENT
REGISTRATION OR EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION; AND ANY PUBLIC OFFERING OF
SECURITIES TO BE MADE IN THE UNITED STATES WILL BE MADE BY MEANS OF A PROSPECTUS
THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ISSUER AND THAT WILL CONTAIN DETAILED INFORMATION
ABOUT THE COMPANY AND MANAGEMENT, AS WELL AS FINANCIAL STATEMENTS.
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