Publication according to Art. 21 of the Stock Exchange Act and Art. 19 of the Ordinance of the Federal Banking Commission on the Stock Exchange Act of Swiss Life Holding, General-Guisan-Quai 40, P. O. Box, CH-8022 Zurich, Switzerland.
With regard to Art. 20 of the Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading (SESTA), and in connection with the new disclosure rules applicable since 1st of December 2007 therein, Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, Place St-François 14, 1003 Lausanne, informed us that it holds a total of 1'378'046 purchase positions (247'333 registered shares of Swiss Life Holding as well as 536'185 long calls and 594'528 short puts on shares of Swiss Life Holding), corresponding to 4,08% of the voting rights of Swiss Life Holding.

Additionally Banque Cantonale Vaudoise holds a total of 2'022'212 sale positions (999'858 short calls and 1'030'354 long puts on shares of Swiss Life Holding). The percentage of voting rights from the underlying shares corresponds to 5,99% of the voting rights of Swiss Life Holding.

The date of the acquisition or sale which resulted in holdings reaching, exceeding or falling below the threshold is the 3rd of December 2007.

The contact person responsible within Banque Cantonale Vaudoise is Seydoux François, Case postale 300, 1001 Lausanne, tel +41 21 212 17 70, fax +41 21 212 10 95.

Following the recommendation by the SWX of December 11th 2007 the individual purchase and sale positions held by Banque Cantonale Vaudoise are not being published. The security ID number (ISIN) of the individual purchase and sale positions held by Banque Cantonale Vaudoise or the essential terms thereof are available free of cost from:

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Swiss Life
The Swiss Life Group is one of Europe’s leading providers of pension and life insurance products. The Swiss Life Group offers individuals and companies comprehensive advice across a broad range of products via agents, brokers and banks in its domestic market, Switzerland, where it is market leader, and selected European markets. Multinational companies are serviced with tailor-made solutions by a network of partners in over 60 countries and regions.

Swiss Life Holding, registered in Zurich, dates back to the Schweizerische Rentenanstalt founded in 1857. Shares of Swiss Life Holding are listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange (SLHN). The Swiss Life Group employs a staff of around 9000.
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