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Disclosure of shareholding of The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

December 03, 2013

Disclosure of shareholdings according to the Swiss Stock Exchange Act: Shareholding of The Capital Group Companies, Inc. in Holcim Ltd

In accordance with Article 20 of the Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading (Stock Exchange Act), Holcim Ltd was informed on November 29, 2013, by The Capital Group Companies Inc. that it holds, through the sale of shares, 2.9544 percent of the voting rights and of the registered share capital of Holcim Ltd. This corresponds to 9,663,663 registered shares and voting rights. According to the declaration of The Capital Group Companies, Inc., the participation fell under the threshold under the Stock Exchange Act of 3 percent on November 27, 2013. 

Gina Martinez at the Capital Group Companies, Inc. 333 South Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA, phone +1 213 452 04 69, fax +1 213 615 40 56, was named as contact person.

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Holcim is one of the world's leading suppliers of cement and aggregates (crushed stone, gravel and sand) as well as further activities such as ready-mix concrete and asphalt including services. The Group holds majority and minority interests in around 70 countries on all continents.

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