AWD Holding AG, Europe’s leading independent financial adviser, has successfully concluded its Extraordinary General Meeting. Presence at the Extraordinary General Meeting represented 97.04% of the share capital. Approval of the items of the agenda exceeded 99.8% in all cases.

The General Meeting approved Item I of the Agenda, “Resolution on the transfer of shares held by the Company’s minority shareholders to Swiss Life Beteiligungs GmbH (majority shareholder) in return for appropriate cash compensation pursuant to Sections 327a ff of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG)” with an approval ratio of 99.86%.

The General Meeting approved Item II of the Agenda, “Resolution on the approval of a profit transfer agreement between the Company and Swiss Life Beteiligungs GmbH” with an ap-proval ratio of 99.87%.

Under Item III of the Agenda, “Resolution on the election of a Supervisory Board member”, Mr. Ivo Furrer was elected with an approval ratio of 99.86%.

Further details of the Extraordinary General Meeting can be downloaded from The AWD Group will publish its financial results for the year 2008 on 24 March 2009.

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