Announcement by ARYZTA AG regarding the issuance of a CHF 145 million Perpetual Callable Subordinated Instrument (‘Hybrid Instrument’)

Zurich / Switzerland, 1 October 2014

ARYZTA AG (ARYZTA) announces the issuance of a CHF 145 million Hybrid Instrument. The proceeds from the issue will be used to refinance existing debt and/or for general corporate purposes.

The Hybrid Instrument offers investors a coupon of 3.5% and is undated with an initial call date by ARYZTA after five years and six months. Credit Suisse, UBS, HSBC, RBS and Zürcher Kantonalbank are acting as joint lead managers on this transaction.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN INVITATION OR OFFER TO ACQUIRE, PURCHASE OR SUBSCRIBE TO SECURITIES. THE OFFER AND/OR SOLICITATION OF THE INSTRUMENT IS PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED IN VARIOUS JURISDICTIONS INCLUDING U.S.A., UNITED KINGDOM AND THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA.