Annual General Meeting 2008

Invitation and Agenda

Wednesday, April 23, 2008, 10:30 a.m.,
St. Jakobshalle in Basel

Agenda

1.

Annual Report, Group and Parent Company Accounts for Financial Year 2007; Reports of the Group and Statutory Auditors

2.

Appropriation of Results

3.

Amendments to the Articles of Association

3.1. Reduction of the Term of Office of Members of the Board of Directors From Three Years to One Year (Article 19 para. 1 of the Articles of Association)
3.2. References to Group Auditors (Articles 17 lit. b, 25 lit. c, 31 para. 1 and 2 and Title D of the Articles of Association)

4.

Elections

4.1. Re-election of Members of the Board of Directors
       4.1.1. Marcel Ospel-not standing for re-election*
       4.1.2. Peter Voser
       4.1.3. Lawrence A. Weinbach
4.2. Election of New Members of the Board of Directors*
       4.2.1. David Sidwell
       4.2.2. Peter Kurer*
4.3. Re-election of the Auditors (Ernst & Young Ltd., Basel)

5.

Ordinary Capital Increase; Rights Offering

*revised 1 April 2008