SWISS TAKEOVER BOARD

Swiss Takeover Board

The Swiss Takeover Board (TOB) is a Federal Commission established under the Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading of March 24, 1995. The Takeover Board shall, in each case, ensure compliance with the rules applicable to public offers.        

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Peach Property Group AG

The Swiss Takeover Board has granted Ares Management Corporation and Peak Investment S.à r.l et al. an exemption from the duty to make a public tender offer concerning Peach Property Group AG.

Credit Suisse Group AG

The Swiss Takeover Board has granted Credit Suisse AG, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, RBC Europe Limited, Société Générale S.A., ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Banco Santander S.A., Barclays Bank PLC, BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Goldman Sachs International, ING Bank N.V., Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A., Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (through Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited), Mediobanca Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A., Merrill Lynch International, SMBC Nikko Capital Market Limited and Wells Fargo Securities LLC an exemption from the duty to make a public tender offer concerning Credit Suisse Group AG.

Addex Therapeutics Ltd

The Swiss Takeover Board has granted Addex Pharma SA an exemption from the duty to make a public tender offer concerning Addex Therapeutics Ltd.

Bobst Group SA

The Swiss Takeover Board has determined that the public tender offer of JBF Finance Ltd. to the shareholders of Bobst Group Ltd. meets the legal requirements.

Dufry AG

The Swiss Takeover Board has granted Edizione S.p.A and Schema Beta S.p.A an exemption from the duty to make a public tender offer concerning Dufry AG.

Vifor Pharma AG

The Swiss Takeover Board has made statements regarding the handling of the employee participation programs of Vifor Pharma Ltd. in respect of the public tender offer of CLS Behring Ltd. to the shareholders of Vifor Pharma Ltd.