At today's Annual General Meeting in the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Swiss Life Holding Ltd's shareholders approved by a large majority all the resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors. Around 1096 shareholders took part in the Annual General Meeting. Overall, 14.8 million of the voting rights or 46.11% of the share capital were represented.
The distribution of profit is to take the form of a repayment of par value, as in previous years, and is scheduled for 29 July 2010. As a result, the company’s ordinary share capital will be reduced from CHF 12.00 to CHF 9.60 per share. The reduction of CHF 2.40 per share will be paid to all shareholders in possession of Swiss Life Holding Ltd shares on the day before the first day of trading at the correspondingly reduced par value.

Rudolf Kellenberger did not stand for re-election and no longer serves on the Board of Directors. Volker Bremkamp and Peter Quadri, who were put forward for re-election to the Board of Directors, were elected by a large majority for a further three-year term of office.
Swiss Life
The Swiss Life Group is one of Europe's leading providers of life insurance and pension solutions. In Switzerland, France and Germany, the Group offers individuals and corporations comprehensive advice and a broad range of products through its own sales force as well as brokers and banks. Swiss Life provides international corporations with employee benefits solutions from a single source, and is one of the global leaders in structured life and pension products for international high net worth individuals.

The AWD Group has been part of the Swiss Life Group since 2008. Hanover-based AWD is one of the leading European financial services providers in the medium- and high-income client segments and offers its clients personal and holistic financial planning in eight countries.

Swiss Life Holding Ltd, registered in Zurich, was founded in 1857 as Schweizerische Rentenanstalt. The shares of Swiss Life Holding Ltd are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SLHN). The Swiss Life Group employs a staff of around 8200.