Shift in Nationale Suisse's shareholding structure: Helvetia acquires 7.69 % of shares

8/29/2012, 6:33 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

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Helvetia Beteiligungen AG has acquired an additional stake in Nationale Suisse of 7.69 % from Basler Kantonalbank and now owns a total of 9.59 % of shares; Patria Genossenschaft holds a further 2.46 %. Helvetia has become the largest single shareholder in the internationally operating insurance company. Even with the new ownership structure, Nationale Suisse will continue to go its way independently on the basis of its successful strategy. The cooperation between Nationale Suisse and Bank Coop will not be affected by this transaction.

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Brief profile 

Remo Meier
Investor Relations
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Nationale Suisse
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Christina Hartmann
Media Relations
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Nationale Suisse
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Key dates 
Publication of the interim report 2012
Media conference to announce interim
financial results at Widder Hotel, Zurich     
Financial analysts' conference at
Widder Hotel, Zurich



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