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Media Releases of SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG

December 10, 2019

SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG announces details of its planned capital increase

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Lucerne, December 10, 2019 – SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH, a global leader in special long steel, announces details on its planned capital increase by way of a rights offering and an international offering. The gross proceeds from the capital increase are envisaged to be at least CHF 325
million. The listing and first day of trading of the new registered shares on SIX Swiss Exchange are expected to take place on January 9, 2020.

December 09, 2019

SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH – FINMA approves appeal against decision of the Swiss Takeover Board

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Lucerne, December 9, 2019 – SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH, a global leader in special long steel, has received a positive decision from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA on the appeal against the Swiss Takeover Board's decision of November 22, 2019. In the first instance, the Swiss Takeover Board had rejected Martin Haefner/BigPoint Holding AG's application for an exemption from the obligation to make a mandatory offer. This means that the share capital increase approved by the shareholders at the Extraordinary Shareholder Meeting on December 2, 2019 can now be implemented as planned.

December 02, 2019

SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH – shareholders approve capital increase

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Lucerne, December 2, 2019 – SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH (“S+B”), a global leader in special long steel, announces that the shareholders at today's extraordinary shareholders' meeting approved the capital reduction and simultaneous capital increase by at least CHF 325 million proposed by the Board of Directors.