Pfäffikon SZ, August 9, 2006 - According to an announcement by Merrill Lynch Capital Markets AG, Zurich, dated August 7, 2006 said institution held 1 216 151 registered shares, attached to which are 1 208 461 voting rights in Unaxis Holding AG. Their share of voting rights is thus at 8.55 %.
Merrill Lynch Investment Managers Ltd.
33 King William Street
London EC4R 9AS, Great Britain
Merrill Lynch Capital Markets AG Stockerhof,
Stockerstrasse 20 P.O. Box 773
8039 Zurich, Switzerland
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith
4 World Financial Center 250 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10080, USA
Merrill Lynch International
2 King Edward Street
London EC1A 1 HQ, Great Britain
Said companies are subsidiaries of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., 4 World Financial Center, New York, NY 10080, USA.
Nature of agreement: group reporting
Identity of representatives:
Merrill Lynch Capital Markets AG, Zurich
Simone Schenk, Tel. +41 44 297 75 90