EANS-Adhoc: Bank Sarasin + Cie AG / Notification of death of Hubertus Heemskerk, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank Sarasin and former CEO of the Dutch Rabobank Group

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23.03.2011

Bank Sarasin regrets to announce the death of Hubertus Heemskerk, Vice-Chairman of its Board of Directors. He passed away on Tuesday, 22 March 2011 following a brief illness.

On behalf of Bank Sarasin the Chairman of the Board of Directors Christoph Ammann expressed his deepest sympathies to his family. "The loss of our esteemed colleague and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors comes as a terrible shock," said a stunned Christoph Ammann. "Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time. We will remember his exceptional personality as a banker whose astute vision always enabled him to grasp the wider picture."

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issuer: Bank Sarasin + Cie AG Elisabethenstr. 62 CH-4002 Basel phone: +41(61)277 77 77 FAX: +41(61) 272 02 05 mail: info@sarasin.ch WWW: http://www.sarasin.ch sector: Banking ISIN: CH0038389307 indexes: SPIEX, SPI ex SLI

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Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Dr. Benedikt Gratzl
Head Corporate Communications
T.: +41(61) 277 70 88
Benedikt.Gratzl@sarasin.ch

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