LifeWatch AG

EANS-Adhoc: Annual General Meeting of Card Guard AG . Shareholders approve all proposals of the Board of Directors . Ruedi Stöckly and Gregory Henry Volkart re-elected as Members of the Board for a one-year term of office . Company will be renamed ...

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ad-hoc disclosure transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Company Information/Annual General Meeting of Card Guard AG 26.05.2009 Neuhausen am Rheinfall / Switzerland - The shareholders of Card Guard AG (SIX Swiss Exchange: CARDG) approved at today's Annual General Meeting in Zurich all proposals of the Board of Directors. Ruedi Stöckly and Gregory Henry Volkart were re-elected as Members of the Board of Directors for a one-year term of office. In line with the proposal of the Board of Directors, the company will be renamed into LifeWatch AG to ensure better communication on the important financial and healthcare markets in the U.S. and in Europe and to further underline the importance of the monitoring services business. The adjustment of the company name and the new ticker symbol LIFE on SIX Swiss Exchange trading platform will take place within the next days. For all relevant and important information in the future, please visit About Card Guard AG Card Guard AG, headquartered in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland, is the leading healthcare technology and solution company, specializing in advanced telehealth systems and wireless cardiac monitoring services. Card Guard services treat high-risk and chronically ill patients, health conscious consumers and wellness programs. Card Guard has subsidiaries in the United States, the Netherlands, Japan, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Israel. Card Guard AG is the parent company of LifeWatch Services Inc., the leading US- based cardiac monitoring service provider: About LifeWatch Corp. LifeWatch is a wholly owned subsidiary of Card Guard AG, the leading healthcare technology and solutions provider listed on SIX Swiss Stock Exchange (CARDG). LifeWatch Corp., through its operating subsidiaries LifeWatch Services, Inc. is an independent provider of ambulatory cardiac monitoring services and a manufacturer and distributor of ambulatory cardiac and vital signs monitoring devices in the United States. Its current services are used by physicians primarily to monitor patients who are suspected of having heart rhythm disorders, or cardiac arrhythmias, and its products are used by itself and by others in connection with providing cardiac monitoring services. For more information, visit: Sign-up for customized email alerts and documentation requests is available at This press release includes forward-looking statements. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this press release, including statements regarding future results of operations and financial position, business strategy and plans and objectives for future operations, are forward- looking statements. The words "believe," "may," "will," "estimate," "continue," "anticipate," "intend," "expect" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Card Guard AG has based these forward- looking statements largely on current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that it believes may affect the financial condition, results of operations, business strategy, short term and long term business operations and objectives, and financial needs. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. In light of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the forward-looking events and circumstances described may not occur and actual results could differ materially and adversely from those anticipated or implied in the forward- looking statements. All forward-looking statements are based only on data available to Card Guard AG at the time of the issue of this press release. Card Guard AG does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this press release as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. THIS PRESS RELEASE IS NOT BEING ISSUED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND SHOULD NOT BE DISTRIBUTED TO UNITED STATES PERSONS OR PUBLICATIONS WITH A GENERAL CIRCULATION IN THE UNITED STATES. THIS PRESS RELEASE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OF SECURITIES OF CARD GUARD AG OR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES FOR SALE IN THE UNITED STATES OR AN INVITATION TO SUBSCRIBE FOR OR PURCHASE ANY SECURITIES OF CARD GUARD AG OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES IN THE UNITED STATES. IN ADDITION, THE SECURITIES OF CARD GUARD AG AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES HAVE NOT BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE UNITED STATES SECURITIES LAWS AND MAY NOT BE OFFERED, SOLD OR DELIVERED WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OR TO U.S. PERSONS ABSENT REGISTRATION UNDER OR AN APPLICABLE EXEMPTION FROM THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES SECURITIES LAWS. ANY PUBLIC OFFERING OF SECURITIES TO BE MADE IN THE UNITED STATES WILL BE MADE BY MEANS OF A PROSPECTUS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM CARD GUARD AG OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AS APPLICABLE, AND WILL CONTAIN DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT THE ISSUER AND ITS MANAGEMENT AS WELL AS FINANCIAL STATEMENTS OF THE ISSUER. end of announcement euro adhoc -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots Originaltext: Card Guard AG Im Internet recherchierbar: Further inquiry note: Kobi Ben Efraim Chief Financial Officer Tel +41 52 632 00 50 | Fax +41 52 632 00 51 Sensus Investor & Public Relations, Zürich: Tel +41 43 366 55 11 | Fax +41 43 366 55 12 Branche: Healthcare Providers ISIN: CH0012815459 WKN: 1281545 Index: SPI, SPIEX Börsen: Frankfurt / Open Market / XETRA SIX Swiss Exchange / Hauptsegment Berlin / free trade

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