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Blancpain opens its Second Boutique in Switzerland

Blancpain opens its Second Boutique in Switzerland

Zurich (Switzerland), August 30, 2008 – Blancpain is proud to be opening its second Boutique on Swiss soil. Located on the corner of Zurich’s famous Bahnhofstrasse shopping mile and the equally renowned Paradeplatz, a two-floor 100 square-metre…

Capital reduction – Repurchase programs 2007 / 2008

Capital reduction – Repurchase programs 2007 / 2008

Capital reduction in relation to the completed share repurchase program 2007 and parts of the current repurchase program 2008 – Notice to the Disclosure Office of the SWX in accordance to Article 9 in conjunction with Article 17 of the SESTO-SFBC.…

Grand Opening of Omega Pavilion in Beijing

Grand Opening of Omega Pavilion in Beijing

Beijing (China), August 5, 2008 – The Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing is still a few days away from opening on August 8, 2008 but Swiss watchmaker Omega got off to a rousing start with their own special event, the Grand…

The Swatch Group Ltd acquires strategic stake in UAE-based Rivoli Group

The Swatch Group Ltd acquires strategic stake in UAE-based Rivoli Group

Investment is in line with Swatch Group’s strategy of further increasing exposure to high growth markets and underlines Swatch Group’s commitment to the region. Dubai International Capital, to continue to be largest shareholder in Rivoli Group and…

Sale of Michel AG and acquisition of the watch component division of Burri SA

Sale of Michel AG and acquisition of the watch component division of Burri SA

Biel/Bienne, 11 July 2008 – The Swatch Group Ltd. is selling its company Michel Präzisionstechnik AG in Grenchen, active in the sector of automotive components, to Ferton Holding SA in Delémont. In return The Swatch Group Ltd. is acquiring for part…

Omega Official Timekeeper for the 23rd time – Let the Games begin!

Omega Official Timekeeper for the 23rd time – Let the Games begin!

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland) and Beijing (China), July 9, 2008 – From August 8 to 24, more than 10,500 world class athletes will be fighting for medals, glory and honour.  Participants from 205 nations will be competing in 28 sports. Sweat will flow…