Winterthur Technologie AG

euro adhoc: Winterthur Technologie AG
Capital measures
Extraordinary General Meeting approves Capital Increase

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Company Information

10.09.2007

Zug, September 10, 2007 - Shareholders of Winterthur Technology Ltd, Zug (WTG) approve proposed capital increase.

At today´s Extraordinary General Meeting of Winterthur Technology Ltd, Zug, shareholders unanimously approved the proposal of the board and decided on a capital increase of approximately CHF 106 million.

2´078´502 registered shares or 53.13 % of the outstanding share capital were present or represented at the Extraordinary General Meeting.

The newly issued 1,955,924 registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 1 each have been fully underwritten, subject to customary conditions, by a syndicate of banks under the lead management of Credit Suisse. Subject to the selling restrictions, the shareholders of Winterthur Technology Ltd, Zug are invited to subscribe for the new shares between 12 and 20 September 2007 at CHF 54 per share, whereby two existing shares entitle to subscribe for one new share.

Winterthur Technology Group Winterthur Technology Group (WTG), a leading international provider of complex abrasive technology, is headquartered in Zug and manufactures in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Sweden, Belgium, the USA and Russia. It holds a 40-percent stake in the publicly listed Wendt (India) Ltd. WTG is a holding company under Swiss law which is listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange. It has approximately 1500 employees and in 2006 would have achieved sales of approximately EUR 202 million including the Wendt Group, which was acquired on June 26, 2007. Working closely with clients, the company develops and produces complex high-margin, high-tech abrasive technology consumables, primarily bonded abrasive wheels used in the automotive, turbine, tool and steel industry. WTG´s main brands are Winterthur, Wendt, Rappold and SlipNaxos. WTG´s products - vitrified grinding wheels, resin bonded grinding wheels, cut-off wheels, diamond and CBN grinding and dressing tools and tool grinding machines - are sold in all relevant European markets, as well as in North and South America and Asia.

Disclaimer This press release serves marketing purposes and constitutes neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation to buy any securities. A public offer of securities of Winterthur Technology Ltd, Zug has not yet taken place. Any securities orders received prior to the commencement of the offer period will be rejected. This press release does not constitute an offering prospectus within the meaning of Article 652a of the Swiss Code of Obligations nor a listing prospectus within the meaning of the listing rules of SWX Swiss Exchange. If a public offer of securities of Winterthur Technology Ltd, Zug is made, a prospectus prepared in accordance with Swiss securities laws will be published by making it available free of charge at Winterthur Technology Ltd, Zug, Oberer Deutweg 4, CH-8400 Winterthur, Switzerland, and Credit Suisse, Uetlibergstrasse 231, CH-8045 Zürich, Switzerland. This press release is not being issued in the United States of America ("United States"), Australia, Canada or Japan and must not be distributed into such countries or via publications with a general circulation in such countries. This press release does not constitute an offer or invitation to purchase any securities in the United States. The securities of Winterthur Technology Ltd, Zug have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, ("Securities Act"), and may not be offered, sold or delivered within the United States absent from registration under or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the United States securities laws. This document is directed only at persons (i) who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) who have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (as amended) (the "Order") or (iii) who fall within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) ("high net worth companies, unincorporated associations etc.") of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as "Relevant Persons"). Any person who is not a Relevant Person must not act or rely on this communication or any of its contents. Any investment or investment activity to which this communication relates is available only to Relevant Persons and will be engaged in only with Relevant Persons.

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Further inquiry note:
For further information:
Dr. Edgar Rappold, Delegate and CEO
Markus Brütsch, CFO
Phone: +41 52 234 41 41
E-mail: ir@winterthurtechnology.com
Fax: +41 52 234 41 06
www.winterthurtechnology.com
SWX Ticker Symbol: WTGN
ISIN: CH0021892606

For further information:
Dr. Edgar Rappold, Delegate and CEO
Markus Brütsch, CFO
Phone: +41 52 234 41 41
E-mail: ir@winterthurtechnology.com
Fax: +41 52 234 41 06

Branche: Technology
ISIN:      CH0021892606
WKN:        2189260
Börsen:  SWX Swiss Exchange / official market



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