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TMCNet:  GNW-News: Shareholders of Private Equity Holding AG approve all proposals by the Board of Directors (english)

[July 04, 2014]

GNW-News: Shareholders of Private Equity Holding AG approve all proposals by the Board of Directors (english)

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NEWS RELEASE Zug, July 4, 2014 Shareholders of Private Equity Holding AG approve all proposals by the Board of Directors At the Annual General Meeting of Private Equity Holding AG held on July 4, 2014 in Zug, the shareholders approved all the proposals of the Board of Directors.

Dr. Hans Baumgartner, Dr. Hans Christoph Tanner, Martin Eberhard and Bernhard Schürmann were re-elected to the Board of Directors. Additionally Paul Garnett was elected to the Board of Directors. Dr. Hans Christoph Tanner, Martin Eberhard and Bernhard Schürmann were elected to the compensation committee for a period of one year.

Further, KPMG AG, Zurich, was re-elected as statutory auditors and KBT Treuhand AG, Zurich, was elected as independent proxy for a period of one year.

PEH will continue its distribution policy with a payment of CHF 2.50 per share.

The shareholders approved a payment out of capital reserves, which is tax-exempt for individuals in Switzerland. Shareholders also approved the tax-exempt cancellation of 325,000 shares (which represents approximately 9.5% of the capital).

The proposals to create an authorized and a contingent capital were confirmed by more than 75% of the votes and the proposal to exclude the obligation to make a public offer according to art. 32 SESTA (Opting-out) was also confirmed by a large majority.

In addition, all changes in the articles of association with respect to the "Ordinance against Excessive Compensation with respect to Listed Stock Corporations" (OaEC) and the modification of art. 2 (Purpose) regarding geographical focus and the inclusion of infrastructure and private debt investments into the investment scope were accepted by a large majority.

The agenda items, the proposals of the Board of Directors and the presentation which was shown at the Annual General Meeting are published on www.peh.ch.

*** Private Equity Holding AG (SIX: PEHN) offers investors the opportunity to invest, within a simple legal and tax optimized structure, in a broadly diversified and professionally managed private equity portfolio.

For further information, please contact: David Wetter, Investor Relations, david.wetter@peh.ch, phone +41 41 726 79 80, http://www.peh.ch This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.

Source: Private Equity Holding AG via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1814698] http://www.peh.ch Copyright dpa-AFX.

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