Siegfried to Expand Production Facilities in Zofingen

Published: Jul 13, 2012

Zofingen, 13 July 2012 -- As announced earlier, Siegfried Holding AG (SIX: SFZN) will exchange land with the City of Zofingen and StWZ Energie AG, the Zofingen public utility company. Agreements concerning the exchange of over 80,000 square meters of land have been signed. As a result, Siegfried will obtain land directly bordering its premises that can be used for expansion. The City of Zofingen in turn acquires property available for the expansion of local companies or the set- tlement of new businesses and production facilities, while StWZ Energie AG gains land suit- able for the relocation of its administration and operations buildings.

The trade-off is part of various measures taken to improve Siegfried’s production facilities, which the company aims to implement in the current year.

For further information:

Peter Gehler, Head Corporate Center

Phone +41 (0)62 746 11 48

Mobile +41 (079) 416 41 16

Fax +41 (0)62 746 11 03

Siegfried Holding AG

Untere Brühlstrasse 4

CH-4800 Zofingen

Phone +41 (0)62 746 11 11

Fax +41 (0)62 746 11 03

About Siegfried

The Siegfried Group is active worldwide in the field of Life Sciences with production facilities located in Switzer- land, Malta and the USA. Siegfried employs approximately 850 employees and reported annual sales of CHF 328 million in 2011. Siegfried Holding AG is listed on the Swiss Exchange (SIX: SFZN). Siegfried is active in both the primary and secondary production of drugs. The company develops and manufac- tures active pharmaceutical ingredients for the research-based pharmaceutical industry as well as the corre- sponding intermediate steps and controlled substances, and provides development and production services for drugs in finished dosage forms including sterile filling.

Cautionary Statements Regarding Forward-looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by Siegfried Group management and other information currently available to the Siegfried Group. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the company and the estimates given here. Siegfried Holding AG does not intend, and does not assume any liability whatsoever, to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.

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