1 General Information

The Swiss Life Group is one of Europe’s leading comprehensive life and pensions and financial solutions providers. In its core markets of Switzerland, France and Germany, Swiss Life offers individuals and corporations comprehensive and individual advice plus a broad range of own and partner products through its sales force and distribution partners such as brokers and banks.

Swiss Life Select (formerly AWD), tecis, HORBACH, Proventus and Chase de Vere advisors choose suitable products for customers from the market according to the Best Select approach. Swiss Life Asset Managers offers institutional and private investors access to investment and asset management solutions. Swiss Life provides multinational corporations with employee benefits solutions and high net worth individuals with structured life and pensions products.

Distribution out of capital contribution reserve
For the 2011 financial year, a distribution was made to the shareholders of Swiss Life Holding Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “Swiss Life Holding”), instead of a dividend payment from profit, from the capital contribution reserve. This amounted to CHF 144 million (CHF 4.50 per registered share) and was paid in the first half of 2012.

Approval of financial statements
On 13 March 2013, the Board of Directors approved the annual financial statements and the financial report and authorised them for issue. The financial report, therefore, only reflects events up to that date.

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