Press Release Thun, 25 April 2013 "NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPAN." "This document does not contain or constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation is not authorised or to any person to whom it is unlawful to make an offer or solicitation. The securities of Meyer Burger Technology Ltd have not been and will not be registered under the United States securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Neither Meyer Burger Technology Ltd nor its shareholders intend to register any portion of the offering in the United States or conduct a public offering of securities in the United States." Meyer Burger Technology Ltd - Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders 2013 approves all proposals by the Board of Directors The ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange: MBTN) held in Berne on 25 April 2013 approved all proposals by the Board of Directors with a large majority. In total, 11,799,307 registered shares were represented, corresponding to approximately 24.5% of the share capital registered in the commercial register. 1,067,741 registered shares were represented by shareholders who personally attended the General Meeting and by third parties. 4,269,209 registered shares were represented by the Company proxy, and 6,462,357 registered shares were represented by the independent proxy. 1.The General Meeting of Shareholders approved the annual report, the annual financial statements and the consolidated financial statements 2012. 2.The General Meeting of Shareholders followed the proposal by the Board of Directors to carry forward the balance of retained earnings in the amount of TCHF 302,402. 3.The members of the Board of Directors and of the Management Board of the Company were granted discharge ("Entlastung") for the business year 2012. 4.The present members of the Board of Directors, Rudolf Samuel Güdel and Prof Dr Konrad Wegener were individually re-elected for a term of office of three years each. 5.PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd., Berne, was re-elected as auditors for another year. 6.The ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders approved an ordinary capital increase in the amount of CHF 1,805,363.15 through the issuance of 36,107,263 new registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 0.05 each. After completion of the capital increase, the ordinary share capital of the Company will amount to CHF 4,212,514.05. Following the approval by the General Meeting of Shareholders, the ordinary capital increase can be implemented as planned. Meyer Burger Technology Ltd will receive gross proceeds of CHF 151.7 million through the capital increase, which will further strengthen the liquidity and equity base of the Company. The exercise period of the subscription rights for the new registered shares shall be from 29 April to 7 May 2013 (12:00 noon CEST). The subscription rights shall be tradable on SIX Swiss Exchange from 29 April to 6 May 2013. The first day of trading of the new registered shares on SIX Swiss Exchange is expected to be 8 May 2013. Expected timetable regarding the capital increase After close of trading on SIX Swiss Exchange: Record date for determination of existing shareholders for the entitlement of subscription rights. 26 April 2013 Shareholders that acquire shares after the record date will acquire shares without entitlement to subscription rights. Publication of Offering Memorandum. 29 April 2013 Start of trading in subscription rights and start of the rights exercise period. 06 May 2013 End of rights trading period. 12:00 noon CEST: end of rights exercise period. 07 May 2013 After close of trading on SIX Swiss Exchange: press release regarding the number of exercised subscription rights. 08 May 2013 First day of trading in the new shares. 13 May 2013 Settlement and delivery of the new shares against payment of the offer price. For further information: Werner Buchholz Head of Corporate Communications Phone +41 (0) 33 221 25 06 email@example.com Ingrid Carstensen Corporate Communications Phone +41 (0) 33 221 28 34 firstname.lastname@example.org About Meyer Burger Technology Ltd www.meyerburger.com Meyer Burger is a leading global technology Group specialising on innovative systems and processes based on semiconductor technologies. The Group's focus is on photovoltaics (solar industry) while its competencies and technologies also cover important areas of the semiconductor and the optoelectronic industries as well as other selected high-end markets based on semiconductor materials. The Group currently employs over 2,000 people across three continents. Over the past ten years, Meyer Burger has risen to the forefront of the photovoltaic market and established itself as an international premium brand by offering superior precision products and innovative technologies. The Group's offering in systems, product equipment and services along the photovoltaic value chain includes the manufacturing processes for wafers, solar cells, solar modules and solar systems. Meyer Burger provides substantial added value to its customers and clearly differentiates itself from its competitors by focusing on the entire value chain. The Group's comprehensive product portfolio is complemented by a worldwide service network with spare parts, consumables, re-grooving services, process know-how, customer support, after-sales services, training and other services. Meyer Burger Group is represented in Europe, Asia and North America in the respective key markets and has subsidiaries and own service centres in China, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Singapore, Taiwan and the USA. The Group is also working intensively to develop new markets such as South America, Africa and the Arab region. The registered shares of Meyer Burger Technology Ltd are listed on SIX Swiss Exchange (Ticker: MBTN). This document does neither constitute an offer to buy or to subscribe for securities of Meyer Burger Technology Ltd nor a prospectus within the meaning of applicable Swiss law (i.e. Art. 652a or Art. 1156 of the Swiss Code of Obligations or Art. 27 et seq. of the SIX Swiss Exchange Listing Rules). Investors should make their decision to buy or exercise subscription rights or to buy or to subscribe to shares of Meyer Burger Technology Ltd solely based on the official offering circular and listing prospectus (the "Offering Memorandum") which is expected to be published as of 26 April 2013 by Meyer Burger Technology Ltd and available free of charge from Credit Suisse AG, Zurich, Switzerland (Facsimile: +41 44 333 35 93, E-mail: email@example.com) and UBS AG, Zurich, Switzerland (Facsimile: +41 44 239 69 14, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). 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