LifeWatch AG

EANS-Adhoc: Pictet Funds S.A. increases shareholding in LifeWatch AG

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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/Disclosure of Equity Participations 12.11.2009 Neuhausen am Rheinfall / Switzerland - LifeWatch AG (SIX Swiss Exchange: LIFE) announced today that according to a notification received on November 11, 2009, PICTET FUNDS S.A. (Contact: Michel Sermet, Route des Acacias 60, 1211 Geneva, Tel. +41 58 323 21 66) now holds 405,996 registered shares or 3.17% of the voting rights in LifeWatch AG after a purchase on November 5, 2009. PICTET FUNDS S.A. as licencee holds this position through the following financial vehicles: - Pictet Funds (CH) - Swiss Mid-Small Cap - 1.78% - Pictet (CH) - Swiss Equities - 0.51% - Pictet Enhanced (CH) - Swiss Equities 130/30 - 0.66% - Pictet Funds (CH) - Swiss Market Trader - 0.11% - PI (CH) - Swiss Equities Tracker - 0.09% - Pool - Swiss Equities - 0.02% - SUBVENIMUS - CHF Bonds - 0.01% About LifeWatch AG LifeWatch AG, headquartered in Neuhausen am Rheinfall and listed on SIX Swiss Exchange (LIFE), Switzerland, is the leading healthcare technology and solution company, specializing in advanced telehealth systems and wireless cardiac monitoring services. LifeWatch services treat high-risk and chronically ill patients, health conscious consumers and wellness programs. LifeWatch has subsidiaries in the United States, the Netherlands, Japan, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Israel. LifeWatch AG is the parent company of LifeWatch Services Inc., a leading US-based cardiac monitoring service provider, and manufacturer of telecardiology products. www.lifewatch.com Sign-up for customized e-mail alerts and documentation requests is available at http://production.investis.com/lifewatch/alert-service/ 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. LifeWatch 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 LifeWatch AG at the time of the issue of this press release. LifeWatch 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 LIFEWATCH AG OR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES FOR SALE IN THE UNITED STATES OR AN INVITATION TO SUBSCRIBE FOR OR PURCHASE ANY SECURITIES OF LIFEWATCH AG OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES IN THE UNITED STATES. IN ADDITION, THE SECURITIES OF LIFEWATCH 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 LIFEWATCH 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: LifeWatch AG Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.ch Further inquiry note: For further information please contact: Kobi Ben Efraim, Chief Financial Officer, LifeWatch AG Tel +41 52 632 00 50 | Fax +41 52 632 00 51 | E-mail kobibe@lifewatch.com Sensus Investor and Public Relations GmbH, Zürich: Tel +41 43 366 55 11 | Fax +41 43 366 55 12 | E-mail lifewatch@sensus.ch 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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