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Acquisition of Glashütter Uhrenbetrieb GmbH

Acquisition of Glashütter Uhrenbetrieb GmbH

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), October 9, 2000 – The shareholders and the management of Glashütter Uhrenbetrieb GmbH and the Swatch Group Ltd. agreed that the Swatch Group Ltd. acquires with immediate effect all the shares of the German watch…

Nivarox-FAR: Cary Activities sold to Brown & Sharpe Tesa SA

Nivarox-FAR: Cary Activities sold to Brown & Sharpe Tesa SA

Le Locle (Switzerland), September 27, 2000 – Nivarox-FAR, a company of the Swatch Group of Switzerland, in Le Locle (Switzerland) has sold its metrology sector known under the CARY brand (gauge-blocks, plug and ring gauges, metrology equipments and…

Acquisition of Montres Jaquet-Droz

Acquisition of Montres Jaquet-Droz

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), April 25, 2000 – The Swatch Group Ltd acquired the shares of Montres Jaquet-Droz SA, La Conversion VD (Switzerland), so far owned by Cupola Venture Partners 1 Ltd., Cayman Islands, and private Swiss minority shareholders…

Swatch Group – ½% convertible bond issue 1999 – 2006 of CHF 400,000,000

Swatch Group – ½% convertible bond issue 1999 – 2006 of CHF 400,000,000

Biel / Bienne, March 10, 1999 - To finance future activities and in view of the planned resumption of the share repurchase programme via the second trading line following the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 23 June 1999, the Swatch Group…

The Swatch Group Ltd. acquires Groupe Horloger Breguet from Investcorp S.A.

The Swatch Group Ltd. acquires Groupe Horloger Breguet from Investcorp S.A.

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), September 14, 1999 - Investcorp S.A. and The Swatch Group Ltd. have reached an agreement whereby all shares of the Groupe Horloger Breguet will be taken over by the Swatch Group. Breguet whose origins date back to 1775,…

The Swatch Group sells its smart participation to Daimler-Benz

The Swatch Group sells its smart participation to Daimler-Benz

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), November 4, 1998 – Daimler-Benz AG (Germany) takes over the 19% shareholding of Micro Compact Car (MCC), the producer of the smart car, from the Swatch Group, Biel (Switzerland). The transfer is effective as of October…