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  • Capital Market Day: Kaba pushes innovation for sustainable, profitable growth

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    At today’s Capital Market Day, Kaba Group will be providing in-depth information about its investments in innovation and markets. The event will focus on market developments and product innovation in the Access + Data Systems (ADS) business in general, and the ADS Americas Division in particular.

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  • Kaba strengthens position in transponder key market

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    Kaba Group has acquired Advanced Diagnostics, a specialist in developing programming equipment for the automotive industry.

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  • Kaba strengthens access control product portfolio in North America

    Rümlang,

    With the acquisition of Canadian company Keyscan Inc., a recognized specialist in networked access control solutions, Kaba strengthens its product offering in North America.

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  • Annual General Meeting approves all proposals of the Board of Directors

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    Shareholders have approved all proposals at the Annual General Meeting of Kaba Holding AG. Therewith, all statutory amendments necessary as a result of the adoption of the Minder Initiative have already been implemented this year by Kaba Holding AG.

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  • Kaba reaches 1 billion Swiss francs of sales - Annual results to 30 June 2014

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    Kaba Group has posted pleasing results for the 2013/2014 financial year. The company reached the major milestone of one billion Swiss francs of sales: consolidated sales rose 4.1% to CHF 1,003.5 million (prior year: CHF 964.3 million). In local currency, sales even went up by 5.2%. This outcome easily exceeded Kaba’s target of 1.5% to 2.5% organic growth.

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  • Acquisition of majority stake in Dorsët Kaba and three additional businesses completed

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    Kaba Group completed the acquisition of an additional 25% of shares in Dorset Kaba (India) on 31 July 2014, and now owns 74% of this joint venture. All formalities of the transaction have been settled and the Indian authorities have given the necessary approvals for the announced acquisition.

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  • New division: Kaba focuses and strengthens business in Asia

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    Kaba is adjusting its group structure. The existing Access + Data Systems (ADS) EMEA/AP division is being split into an ADS EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) division and an ADS AP (Asia Pacific) division. ADS EMEA will remain under the proven leadership of Roberto Gaspari. Jim-Heng Lee will take over responsibility for the new ADS AP division as COO and Member of the Executive Board.

    Patrick Grawehr is resigning from his position as Chief of Staff and member of the Executive Committee of Kaba Group, with effect from 31 October 2014.

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  • Majority stake in Dorsët Kaba joint venture: Kaba increases its investment in India

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    Kaba acquires another 25% of the shares of the Dorset Kaba joint venture and gets majority stake (from 49% to 74%). This will give the company the opportunity to establish a stronger presence in the Indian market. Kaba now has direct access to a distribution network of more than 1,800 retailers and distribution partners. Dorset Kaba employs around 1,000 people and achieves annual sales of CHF 22 million.

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  • Key figures 2012/2013

    Half-year results to 31 December 2013: Kaba posts growth and keeps investing

    Rümlang,

    Kaba reported growth of 3.3% for the first half of the 2013/2014 financial year, generating sales of CHF 480.9 million. In local currency, the Group grew by 4.3%. The company achieved EBITDA of CHF 74.7 million, giving an EBITDA margin of 15.5%. Net profit came to CHF 40.1 million.

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  • Kaba switches from IFRS to Swiss GAAP FER

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    The Board of Directors of Kaba Holding AG has decided to change to Swiss GAAP FER for the preparation of the company's consolidated accounts as from the new financial year (starting 1 July 2014). Kaba's registered shares remain listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and are still included in the Swiss Performance Index (SPI).

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  • Kaba expands activities in Brazilian market - Acquisition of Task Sistemas de Computação S/A

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    By acquiring Task Sistemas de Computação S/A, based in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Kaba Group is expanding its activities in the promising Brazilian market. The company, which has its own assembly operation, supplies private and business customers through three offices and more than ten distribution partners.

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  • Kaba Group: Frank Belflower to resign

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    Frank Belflower (60) is resigning for health reasons with effect from 1 March 2014 from his position as Executive Vice President Group Business Development and member of the Executive Committee of Kaba Group.

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