Bellevue Group with net profit in the range of CHF 6 to 7 million for the year 2012

1/9/2013, 6:31 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

Bellevue Group AG / Bellevue Group with net profit in the range of CHF 6 to 7 million for the year 2012 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

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Küsnacht, January 9, 2013

Bellevue Group with net profit in the range of CHF 6 to 7 million for the year 2012

-    Expected Group net profit in the range of CHF 6 to 7 mn

-    Positive operating result at Bank am Bellevue and Bellevue Asset Management

-    No extraordinary write-downs and impairments

The Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board of Bellevue Group today decided to issue an ad hoc announcement for the company's shareholders, clients and employees.

According to preliminary consolidated results, Bellevue Group is expecting an after-tax profit for the year 2012 in the range of CHF 6 to 7 mn. In the year 2011 Bellevue Group reported extraordinary write-downs and impairments of CHF 48 mn. Based on the latest assessment of future earnings, there is no need for further write-downs or impairments at the current time. The results for the year 2012 will therefore deviate significantly from the year 2011.

Bellevue Group will publish its annual report on February 25, 2013.

Contact:

Media / Investor Relations: Daniel Koller, CFO

Telephone +41 44 267 67 00, Fax +41 44 267 67 01, ir@bellevue.ch

Bellevue Group

The Bellevue Group is an independent Swiss financial group domiciled in Küsnacht. The parent company Bellevue Group AG is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Bank am Bellevue is a provider of research and brokerage services in Swiss equities and selected international stocks as well as corporate finance services.

Bellevue Asset Management manages specialized equity investment vehicles focused on selected sector and regional strategies and provides selected institutional asset management services.




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Bellevue Group AG
Seestrasse 16; Postfach Küsnacht/Zürich Switzerland

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