Disclosure of shareholdings according to the Swiss Stock Exchange Act: Shareholding of Thomas Schmidheiny in Holcim Ltd

07.20.2009
 

Disclosure of shareholdings according to the Swiss Stock Exchange Act: Shareholding of Thomas Schmidheiny in Holcim Ltd

In accordance with Article 20 of the Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading (Stock Exchange Act), Holcim Ltd was notified on July 17, 2009, that Thomas Schmidheiny with the partial exercise of his subscription rights in the course of the capital increase through the Schweizerische Cement-Industrie-Gesellschaft, Zürcherstrasse 156, 8645 Jona, Switzerland, now indirectly holds 18.19 percent of the voting rights and of the registered share capital of Holcim Ltd. This corresponds to 59,493,558 registered shares and voting rights. According to the notification the participation fell below the threshold under the Stock Exchange Act of 20 percent on July 17, 2009.

Christian Reber was named as contact person:

Christian Reber
Zürcherstrasse 156
8645 Jona
phone: +41 55 222 87 30
fax: +41 55 222 87 39

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