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City of Biel honours N.G. Hayek with honorary citizenship

City of Biel honours N.G. Hayek with honorary citizenship

This press release is not available in English. Please see the German version below. Auszug aus der Rede Nicolas G. Hayeks vom 19. Februar 2005 anlässlich der Ehrenbürgerfeier im Kino Theater Palace in Biel "... Es ist mir ständig, mein Leben lang, gegenwärtig, dass wir auf einem winzigen Planeten - oder wenn Sie wollen in einem unscheinbar…

Omega, Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games

Omega, Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games

Swatch has now successfully participated at three Olympic Games as the Official Timekeeper (1996 in Atlanta, 2000 in Sydney and 2004 in Athens, where the company was also responsible for on-venue results systems and integration services), and Swatch Group Ltd. has now decided that its most traditional timekeeping brand worldwide, Omega Ltd., will…

Swatch Group expands and invests in Japan, the worlds premier luxury market

Swatch Group expands and invests in Japan, the worlds premier luxury market

The Swatch Group has acquired a multi-storey Building in Ginza – 9-18 Ginza, 7 chome, Chuo-ku in Tokyo – with the aim of expanding its activities in Japan and further bolstering its position on the Japanese market, the world’s leading market for luxury goods. The multi-storey building to be newly constructed will be the future symbol of the Swatch…

Nicolas G. Hayek: honorary citizenship of the city of Biel

Nicolas G. Hayek: honorary citizenship of the city of Biel

This press release is not available in English. Please see the German version below or the French version. Auf Initiative Herrn Hans Stöcklis, Stadtpräsident von Biel/Bienne, hat der Gemeinderat an seiner heutigen Sitzung vom 2. Juli 2004 beschlossen, dem Stadtrat den Antrag zu unterbreiten, Herrn Nicolas G. Hayek, Präsident und Delegierter des…

Repurchasing of own shares

Repurchasing of own shares

Swatch Group: Repurchasing of own shares for the purpose of capital reduction – reopening of second trading line on virt-x as from May 14, 2004 As already announced on the occasion of the publication of the 2003 business results, Swatch Group continues with the share repurchase program launched in November 2001, with the intention – for the time…

Joint solution between Swatch AG and UNIA-SMUV

Joint solution between Swatch AG and UNIA-SMUV

This press release is not available in Englisch. Please see the German version below or the French version. Joint solution between Swatch AG and UNIA-SMUV Union signed Die Swatch AG und die Gewerkschaft UNIA-SMUV überprüften gemeinsam den von der Swatch gefällten Schliessungsentscheid des Logistikzentrums in Biel und einigten sich nach…