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The Capital Group Companies, Inc. and its subsidiaries control 4.96% of Sonova Holding AG

Staefa (Switzerland), May 2, 2013 - According to the article 20 of the Swiss Stock Exchange Act, Sonova Holding AG announces that The Capital Group Companies, Inc and its subsidiaries1, 333 South Hope Street, 55th Floor, Los Angeles, CA., 90071-1406 USA, control 3,301,123 registered shares with a par value of CHF 0.05 as of April 29, 2013 due to a sale of securities. This corresponds to 4.9585% of total capital and voting rights.

 

1Subsidiaries of The Capital Group Companies, Inc.:

 

The Capital Group Companies, Inc. (“CGC”)

333 South Hope Street, 55th Floor, Los Angeles, CA., 90071-1406 USA

 

Capital Research and Management Company (“CRMC”)

333 South Hope Street, 55th Floor, Los Angeles, CA., 90071-1406 USA

 

Capital Guardian Trust Company (“CGTC”)

333 South Hope Street, 55th Floor, Los Angeles, CA., 90071-1406 USA

 

Capital International Limited (“CIL”)

40 Grosvenor Place, London, SW1X 7GG, United Kingdom

 

Capital International Inc. (“CII”)

11100 Santa Monica Blvd., 15th Floor, Los Angeles, CA., 90025-3384 USA

 

Capital International Sarl (“CISA”)

3, place des Bergues, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland

 

Capital International K.K. (“CIKK”)

Meiji Yasuda Life Building, 14th Floor, 2-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan

 

 

Contact person at The Capital Group Companies, Inc.:

Gina Martinez, phone: +1 213 615 0469, fax: +1 213 615 4056.

 

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