On 12 April 2012, the annual general meeting of shareholders approved a reduction of the share capital by CHF 63 180 to CHF 2 050 000 through cancellation of 315 900registered shares, corresponding to 2.99% of the company's equity. The capital reduction was duly carried out on 27 June 2012. The share capital of Bucher Industries AG now amounts to CHF 2 050 000, divided into 10 250 000 registered shares with a par value of CHF 0.20 each. The revised number of registered shares will be traded on the stock exchange as of today.

The 315 900 registered shares were acquired by the company as part of a share buy-back programme completed on 3 February 2012.

Simply great machines

Bucher Industries is a global technology group with leading market positions in speciality areas of mechanical and vehicle engineering. The company's operations include specialised agricultural machinery, municipal vehicles, hydraulic components, manufacturing equipment for the glass container industry and for production of wine, fruit juice and instant products. The group's shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: BUCN).