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Aug 18, 2017, 5:40 PM
Castle Alternative Invest AG announces that the company’s semi-annual report 2017 is now available under CastleAI’s website: http://castleai.com/en/investor-relations#documents Highlights include: CastleAI’s net asset value (NAV) per share decreased by 2.1 per cent during the first half of 2017. Castle’s share price up 0.6 per cent to USD 16.50 per share on SIX Swiss Exchange year to date. Discount to NAV decreased further to 15.4 per cent during the first half of 2017 compared to 17.6 per cent at the end of December 2016. On 28 June 2017, CastleAI started a new share buyback programme, as approved at the annual general meeting 2017.
Aug 16, 2017, 5:57 PM
The Board of Directors of Castle Alternative Invest Ltd. has decided not to continue the separate USD trading line. Thereby after the last USD trading day Castle’s shares can only be traded in CHF. The last trading day in USD is the 15 September 2017. The reason is the low trading activity compared to Castle’s CHF trading line over many years.
Aug 9, 2017, 6:07 PM
Castle Alternative Invest AG announces that the cancellation of 932,435 own shares which was approved at the 11 May 2017 general meeting of shareholders was registered by the commercial register on 4 August 2017.
Jul 19, 2017, 5:32 PM
On 28 June 2017 Castle Alternative Invest Ltd. announced a share buyback programme by issuing put options tradable on SIX Swiss Exchange. The put options have been traded from 3 to and including 17 July 2017. Every 30 put options entitled shareholders to tender one registered share at the exercise price of CHF 17.70.
Jun 30, 2017, 7:00 PM
As announced on 28 June 2017, the share buyback programme on a second trading line at SIX Swiss Exchange was terminated early. Overall, a total of 649,914 registered shares or 6.73% of the current share capital and voting rights were bought back.
Jun 28, 2017, 5:32 PM
Today the Board of Directors of Castle Alternative Invest Ltd. has decided to terminate on 30 June 2017 the current share buyback programme on a second trading line on SIX Swiss Exchange, which started on 6 June 2016.
May 17, 2017, 6:12 PM
Castle Alternative lnvest AG announces that the ordinary general meeting on 16 May approved all agenda items.
Apr 4, 2017, 6:12 PM
The Board of Directors of Castle Alternative Invest AG informs about the receipt of a request by BKS Global PCC Limited, domiciled in Guernsey, to include items on the agenda of the 2017 annual general meeting. With reference to the Swiss Code of Obligations, article 699, para 3, BKS Global PCC Limited requests to have the following agenda items be dealt with at the ordinary shareholders’ meeting on May, 16th 2017.
Mar 23, 2017, 1:00 PM
Castle Alternative Invest’s 2016 annual report is now available.
Aug 3, 2016, 10:29 AM
Castle Alternative Invest AG announces that the cancellation of 1,102,327 own shares which was approved at the 10 May 2016 general meeting of shareholders will be registered by the commercial register on 5. August 2016. With regards to the listing of the company’s shares at the SIX Swiss Exchange, the cancellation becomes effective as of 5. August 2016 (date of exchange adjustment). From then on, the issued share capital of the company will amount to 9,653,732 registered shares with a par value of CHF 5 each. As a result of the cancellation, the company’s holding of own shares will reduce to below 5 per cent. Further notifications of changes in significant shareholdings due to the cancellation of 1,102,327 own shares can be expected.

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On 28 June 2017 Castle Alternative Invest Ltd. announced a share buyback programme by issuing put options tradable on SIX Swiss Exchange. The put options have been traded from 3 to and including 17 July 2017. Every 30 put options entitled shareholders to tender one registered share at the exercise price of CHF 17.70.


In total, 277,578 registered shares were tendered which correspond to 2.88% of the share capital and voting rights registered in the commercial register (resp. 3.18% of the share capital and voting rights after the intended capital reduction). The net purchase price (exercise price minus 35% withholding tax calculated on the difference between the exercise price and the nominal value) will be paid on 20 July 2017. It is intended that approval for the cancellation of all registered shares repurchased will be sought at the Annual General Meeting in 2018.


Furthermore, following the termination of the buyback via issuance of tradable put options, the Board of Directors of Castle Alternative Invest Ltd. decided to launch a new share buyback programme on a second trading line at SIX Swiss Exchange. It will start on 24 July 2017 (first trading day) and a maximum of 594,551 registered shares (maximum 6.16% of the share capital and voting rights registered in the commercial register resp. 6.82% of the share capital and voting rights after the intended capital reduction) will be purchased for cancellation purposes.


The maximum buyback volume per day is 3,394 shares (calculated according to article 123(1)(c) of the Ordinance on Financial Market Infrastructures and Market Conduct in Securities and Derivatives Trading).

Tradable put options


Based on the decision taken by the Board of Directors on 28 June 2017, Castle Alternative Invest AG is offering its shareholders the opportunity of tendering their registered shares for redemption by exercising put options; Castle Alternative Invest AG will buy back a maximum of 289’442 registered shares (amounting to a maximum of 3.00% of the capital and the voting rights of the share capital currently registered in the commercial register and a maximum of 3.32% of the capital and voting rights of the share capital registered in the commercial register after completion of the capital reduction) at a price of CHF 17.70 per registered share. At the next annual general meeting, the Board of Directors of Castle Alternative Invest AG will propose a capital reduction by cancelling share capital in the amount of the buyback volume under this buyback programme. Within the scope of the aforementioned authorisation from the Annual General Meeting of 16 May 2017, Castle Alternative Invest AG is considering launching a new buyback programme via a second trading line following the buyback programme through the issuance of tradable put options.

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CASTLE ALTERNATIVE INVEST EVENTS

Ordinary General Meeting 2017

Please be informed that Castle Alternative Invest AG will hold its ordinary general meeting (AGM) on 16 May 2017 at 14:00h CET (doors open at 13:30h CET) at the offices of the company at Schützenstrasse 6, 8808 Pfäffikon SZ, Switzerland Shareholders, registered with voting rights in the shareholders’ register up to and including 5 May 2017, 17:00h CET, are receiving the invitation to the General Meeting together with a login form for the shareholder platform Sherpany as well as a reply-/order form for postal replies. The order of the admission card and voting material can happen either by postal reply or by using Sherpany.

Invitation AGM ENG

Invitation AGM GER

March 2017

Publication of annual report 2016

18 August 2017

Publication of semi annual report 2017

15 May 2018

Annual general meeting (Pfäffikon, Switzerland)