Rieter

A leading global supplier for textile machinery and components used in short-staple fiber spinning

A leading global supplier for textile machinery and components used in short-staple fiber spinning

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06/02/2009 - Almost 100% of Rieter shareholders' options exercised

Winterthur – On May 5, 2009, Rieter allotted to its shareholders one shareholder’s option for each registered share held.

11 shareholders’ options entitled the holder to purchase one new Rieter registered share at a price of 120 CHF during the exercise period. 389'307 new Rieter registered shares were purchased up to the end of the exercise period at 12.00 CET on May 29, 2009. This corresponds to 99.98% of the total. This transaction has further reinforced the capital base of Rieter Holding Ltd. with an inflow of 46.7 million CHF.

For further information, please contact:

 

Rieter Holding Ltd.
Investor Relations
Urs Leinhäuser
Chief Financial Officer
T +41 52 208 79 55
F +41 52 208 70 60
 investor@rieter.com

Rieter Management AG
Media Relations

Peter Grädel
Head Corporate Communications

T +41 52 208 70 12

F +41 52 208 72 73
 media@rieter.com