Zurich/ Switzerland, 30 June 2010
In conformity with Regulation 20 of the Transparency (Directive 2004/109/EC) Regulations 2007, ARYZTA AG announces:
- The total number of registered shares of nominal value CHF 0.02 each in issue as at 30 June 2010 is 85,044,795
- The Company holds 2,786,404 registered shares in treasury*
- The total number of voting rights therefore is 82,258,391
Disclosure of Shareholdings on Irish Stock Exchange (ISE):
82,258,391 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, ARYZTA AG under the Transparency (Directive 2004/109/EC) Regulations 2007.
* 552,045 of the registered shares held in treasury are so held pending their release from treasury and delivery to certain FSB management shareholders on closing of the Fresh Start Bakeries transaction as set out in the Announcement of 15 June, 2010.
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