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AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG closes rights offering in the amount of CHF 113.4 million

May 2009

On 6 May 2009, AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG successfully completed a CHF 113.4 million rights offering. The shares had been underwritten by a syndicate of banks, comprising Credit Suisse and UBS Investment Bank as Joint Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners, as well as Bank Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. (Schweiz) AG, Zürcher Kantonalbank and Bank Vontobel AG as Co-Lead Managers.

Bär & Karrer acted as Swiss legal adviser to the Joint Bookrunners. The team comprised Ralph Malacrida, Thomas Reutter, Daniel Lehmann, Ariane Riedi Wirth, Till Spillmann and Michael Barrot. AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG was advised by Bratschi Wiederkehr & Buob.

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