Clariant AG : Clariant AG : Completion of early redemption of Convertible Bond 2009-2014

Clariant AG : Clariant AG : Completion of early redemption of Convertible Bond
                                  2009-2014

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Muttenz, March 27, 2013 - Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals,
has announced the completion of the early redemption of the 3% Convertible
Bond 2009-2014 of CHF 300 million (ISIN CH0101753892) with conversion rights
into Clariant registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 3.70. The
conversion was concluded on March 20, 2013, based on the terms of the bond.

100% of the convertible bond holders have exercised their conversion rights,
therefore leading to an increase of the total number of registered shares by
36'188'114 (+12.2%) to a new total number of registered shares of 331'939'199.
There was no redemption payment.

The new Clariant registered shares will be entitled to the distribution of CHF
0.33 per share from capital contribution reserves for full-year 2012 as
resolved by the Annual General Meeting on March 26, 2013.

CORPORATE MEDIA RELATIONS     INVESTOR RELATIONS
Kai Rolker                    Ulrich Steiner

Phone +41 61 469 63 63        Phone +41 61 469 67 45
kai.rolker@clariant.com       ulrich.steiner@clariant.com
Stefanie Nehlsen              Siegfried Schwirzer

Phone +41 61 469 63 63        Phone +41 61 469 67 49
stefanie.nehlsen@clariant.com siegfried.schwirzer@clariant.com

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