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Arbon, 11 September 2015 – In the course of the Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting on 11 September 2015, the shareholders of AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG approved the proposals of the Board of Directors to conduct an ordinary capital increase with gross proceeds of CHF 206.7 million as well as to amendments to the Articles of Association.
Alexander von Witzleben
CEO and Delegate of the Board of Directors
This publication is intended for the information of the shareholders of AFG-Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG about the proposed capital increase and the resolutions to be taken in connection therewith by the extraordinary shareholders' meeting to be held on 11 September 2015.
This publication shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of securities referred to herein in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration, exemption from registration or qualifi-cation under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. persons (as such term is defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act) absent registration or an exemption from registration under the Securities Act. The issuer of the securities has not registered, and does not intend to register, any portion of the offering in the United States, and does not intend to conduct a public offering of securities in the United States.
This publication constitutes neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation to buy securities of the Company and it does not constitute a prospectus within the meaning of article 652a and/or 1156 of the Swiss Code of Obligations or a listing prospectus within the meaning of the listing rules of the SIX Swiss Exchange. The offer will be made solely by means of, and on the basis of, an offering circular and listing prospectus which is to be published. An investment decision regarding the publicly offered securities of the Company should only be made on the basis of the offering circular and listing prospectus. The offering circular and listing prospectus is expected to be published on 15 September 2015 and will be available free of charge at AFG Arbonia-Forster-Holding AG.