Disclosure of Shareholding (04/01/08) Disclosure of Shareholding of Victory pursuant to the Stock Exchange Act

Pfäffikon SZ, April 1, 2008 - According to information provided by Victory Industriebeteiligung AG, Franz-Josefs-Kai 47, 1010 Vienna, Austria, on March 28, 2008, their sale positions fell below the 10 % threshold as at March 20, 2008. The structure of the notified holding in OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, Pfäffikon is as follows:

Purchase positions:
Percentage of voting rights: 52.83 %

  • 3 821 212 registered shares (27.02 %)
  • 570 969 085 call options with 3 650 683 (25.81 %) voting rights conferred *)

Sale positions:
Percentage of voting rights from underlying shares: 9.72 %

  • 1 103 941 call options with 1 373 941 (9.72 %) voting rights conferred *)

The shareholders in Victory Industriebeteiligung AG are made up as follows:

  • RPR Privatstiftung, Seilerstätte 18-20, 1010 Vienna, Austria
  • Millennium Privatstiftung, Praterstrasse 62-64, 1020 Vienna, Austria

The shareholder's contact person for the present notification is:
RA lic.iur. Matthias Kuster, Postfach, 8022 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel 044 211 10 12, Fax 044 211 10 13

 

*) Based on a recommendation by SWX Swiss Exchange of March 31, 2008, for practical reasons there will be no publication of the extensive details on the financial instruments required by article 13 para. 1 and 1bis in connection with article 17 para.1 lit. a and para. 1bis SESTO-SFBC. These can be obtained free of charge from OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, Pfäffikon, Churerstrasse 120, CH-8808 Pfäffikon (e-mail: ir@oerlikon.com; Tel: +41 58 360 96 22; Fax: +41 58 360 91 93).