Sika AG : SIKA HAS MADE AN OFFER FOR THE BUILDING ADHESIVES BUSINESS OF AKZONOBEL

   Sika AG : SIKA HAS MADE AN OFFER FOR THE BUILDING ADHESIVES BUSINESS OF
                                  AKZONOBEL

Sika AG / SIKA HAS MADE AN OFFER FOR THE BUILDING ADHESIVES BUSINESS OF
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Sika has made a binding offer of CHF 320 million to acquire the Building
Adhesives Business of the Dutch company AkzoNobel. With annual sales of CHF
228 million, AkzoNobel Building Adhesives is a top-three player in its core
European markets and employs 550 people. With this acquisition, Sika will
increase its product offering for interior finishing in the Flooring, Sealing
& Bonding and Refurbishment markets. The transaction is expected to be
completed in the fourth quarter of 2013.

The Building Adhesives Business of AkzoNobel has a strong focus on the premium
segment through its leading brands Schönox, Cégécol, Casco, Synteko and
EriKeeper. With two production sites in Germany and France and a pan-European
distribution network with nine distribution centers, it supplies its customers
with successful and highly innovative products.

SIKA AG Zugerstrasse 50           CONTACT      Dominik Slappnig
           CH-6341 Baar,                          Corporate Communications &
           Switzerland            TELEPHONE Investor Relations
           www.sika.com              E-MAIL       +41 58 436 68 21
                                                  slappnig.dominik@ch.sika.com

Sika AG Corporate Profile
Sika AG, located in Baar, Switzerland, is a globally active specialty
chemicals company. Sika supplies the building and construction industry as
well as manufacturing industries (automotive, bus, truck, rail, solar and wind
power plants, façades). Sika's product lines feature high-quality concrete
admixtures, specialty mortars, sealants and adhesives, damping and reinforcing
materials, structural strengthening systems, industrial flooring as well as
roofing and waterproofing systems. Worldwide local presence in 80 countries
and some 15,200 employees link customers directly to Sika and guarantee the
success of all partners. Sika generated annual sales of CHF 4,829 million in
2012.

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