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September 01. 2014

Successful conclusion of the rights offering

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September 1, 2014. The rights offering to public shareholders of Conzzeta AG was successfully concluded on August 29.


August 13. 2014

Half-Year Report at June 30, 2014: Conzzeta with higher revenue and earnings

Zurich, August 13, 2014 – The Conzzeta Group generated net revenues of CHF 554 million in the first half of 2014, corresponding to growth of around 3%. The operating result was CHF 28.3 million, giving an EBIT margin of 4.9%.


August 04. 2014

Rights offering for new shares to launch on August 14

Zurich, August 4, 2014 – Conzzeta AG announces final details of the timing of the rights offering for the new Conzzeta shares. Trading in subscription rights to the 'category A' registered shares is set for August 14 to 28 on the SIX Swiss Exchange.


July 21. 2014

Conzzeta sells Automation Systems business unit

Zurich, July 21, 2014 – Conzzeta AG is selling its automation business ixmation to BBS Automation GmbH. The executive boards of both companies signed a corresponding agreement on Friday (July 18). Through the sale, Conzzeta AG is divesting itself of a business unit that had incurred losses in the past. BBS Automation has many years’ experience with complex automation projects and ixmation represents an expansion of its international network.


May 26. 2014

Barbara Senn appointed to the Group Executive Board

Zurich, May 26, 2014 – The Board of Directors of Conzzeta AG has appointed Barbara Senn, General Counsel of Conzzeta AG, to the Group Executive Board.


March 26. 2014

Realignment in the shareholder structure of Conzzeta AG: Merger of Conzzeta AG and Tegula AG

Zurich, 26 March 2014 – Conzzeta AG and its majority shareholder Tegula AG are setting the course for the long-term development of the company. The Board of Directors of Conzzeta is proposing to acquire Tegula, which holds 82% of the voting rights and 74% of the share capital. Conzzeta shareholders will vote on this proposal at an Extraordinary General Meeting on June 13, 2014. Within the scope of the acquisition, the Tegula shareholders will be allotted the Conzzeta shares previously held by Tegula; they will also receive new Conzzeta shares to be created as a credit against the cash contribution. The newly created shares will subsequently be offered to public shareholders in proportion to their holding and on identical terms. A majority group from within the circle of Tegula shareholders will continue to assume responsibility for Conzzeta.


March 26. 2014

Annual Results 2013: Conzzeta records substantial increase in profits

Zurich, March 26, 2014 – Conzzeta AG increased operating profit (EBIT) to CHF 87.7 million in the 2013 business year (previous year: CHF 55.3 million), corresponding to an EBIT margin of 7.3% of net revenues. Adjusted for special items related to the employee pension funds of CHF positive 4.1 million (CHF negative 12.7 million), the increase was 23%. EBIT therefore rose disproportionately to revenues, which came in 2.8% to CHF 1,194.0 million (CHF 1,161.5 million). At the Annual General Meeting, the Board of Directors will propose a capital reduction instead of a dividend, with a payout of CHF 90 per bearer share and CHF 18 per registered share.


February 13. 2014

Changes in the Board of Directors

Zurich, 13 February 2014 – At the next Annual General Meeting, the Board of Directors will propose the election of Roland Abt and Urs Riedener to the board of Conzzeta AG, in addition to the candidature of Ernst Bärtschi, as already announced. Thomas Bechtler is not standing for re-election after 27 years’ service.