Appropriation of Profit

Profit and Appropriation of Profit

The net profit for the year amounts to CHF 1 920 911 041. The Board of Directors proposes to the General Meeting of Shareholders to appropriate the profit in accordance with the table below. If the Board of Directors’ proposal is adopted, a distribution in the form of a reduction of CHF 5 in the par value per share will be paid.

Profit shown in the Balance Sheet
In CHF20082007
Balance carried forward from previous year3 047 8183 403 418
Net profit1 920 911 041334 644 400
Total profit shown in the balance sheet1 923 958 859338 047 818


Appropriation of profit
In CHF20082007
Dividend
Allocation to legal reserves
Allocation to free reserves1 920 000 000335 000 000
Balance carried forward to new account3 958 8593 047 818
Total profit shown in the balance sheet1 923 958 859338 047 818


Zurich, 23 March 2009

For the Swiss Life Holding Board of Directors

Bruno Gehrig                          Gerold Bührer

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