29 Jun 2009
Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR

Dismissal of Proceedings

ARYZTA AG: News Release 
Dismissal of Proceedings
Zürich, 29 June 2009 – ARYZTA AG (‘ARYZTA’) confirms that the proceedings brought in the High Court, Dublin by Varleigh Limited (a vehicle owned 50/50 by Bernard McNamara and James Morrissey) and James Morrissey (together the plaintiffs) against Ronan McNamee and IAWS Group Limited have been dismissed.  An order for costs of the proceedings was made in favour of IAWS Group Limited and Ronan McNamee against the plaintiffs. Counsel for the plaintiffs expressed their regret for the distress caused to IAWS Group Limited and Ronan McNamee by the proceedings.
IAWS Group Limited is a wholly-owned entity of ARYZTA AG. 
ARYZTA is a Zürich-based company, with a primary listing in Zürich and a secondary listing in Dublin (SIX: ARYN, ISE: YZA). ARYZTA is a global leader in speciality bakery with geographic reach from North America through Europe to South East Asia and Australia.
ARYZTA is the majority shareholder (71.4%) in Origin Enterprises plc, which has a listing on the AIM in London and the IEX in Dublin. (IEX: OIZ, AIM: OGN)

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