OREANDA-NEWS. Bâloise Holding Ltd hereby discloses that several collective investment schemes, managed by UBS Fund Management (Switzerland) AG, Aeschenplatz 6, 4052 Basel, together dropped below the threshold of 3% according to Art. 120 of the Financial Market Infrastructure Act on 19 May 2016 due to the sale of shares of Bâloise Holding Ltd.

Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, the Baloise Group is a European provider of insurance and pension solutions. It positions itself as an insurer with an intelligent risk-prevention concept, the "Safety World". In Switzerland, the Group operates as a specialised financial services provider offering a combination of insurance and banking services. The Group also has a market presence in Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein. Its distribution network includes its own sales organisation as well as brokers and other partners. Baloise operates its innovative life and pensions business for private customers throughout Europe, with its competence centre in Luxembourg.

Bâloise Holding Ltd shares are quoted in the main segment of the SIX Swiss Exchange. The Baloise Group employs some 7,400 people.