Julius Baer successfully raises additional hybrid tier 1 capital

Julius Baer successfully raises additional hybrid tier 1 capital  Zurich, 20 May 2014 - After a short book-building process, Julius Baer Group Ltd. has successfully placed CHF 350 million of subordinated, unsecured debt with private and institutional investors. The perpetual non-cumulative Additional Tier 1 Securities carry a coupon of 4.25% and include an optional redemption call on 5 June 2020 and at any interest payment date thereafter. The securities will be issued in denominations of CHF 5,000 and multiples thereof. The additional hybrid tier 1 capital will balance the diminishing Basel III capital recognition of Julius Baer Group's outstanding old style capital instruments (preferred securities and lower tier 2 subordinated unsecured bonds).  An application will be made for provisional admission to trading on the SIX Swiss Exchange.  Contacts  Media Relations, tel. +41 (0) 58 888 8888  Investor Relations, tel. +41 (0) 58 888 5256  About Julius Baer  Julius Baer is the leading Swiss private banking group with a focus on servicing and advising sophisticated private clients and a premium brand in global wealth management. Julius Baer's total client assets amounted to CHF 359 billion at the end of April 2014, including CHF 264 billion of assets under management. Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., the renowned Swiss private bank with origins dating back to 1890, is the principal operating company of Julius Baer Group Ltd., whose shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: BAER) and form part of the Swiss Market Index (SMI), comprising the 20 largest and most liquid Swiss stocks.  Julius Baer is currently integrating Merrill Lynch's International Wealth Management business outside the US. This will increase the Group's presence to more than 25 countries and 50 locations. Headquartered in Zurich, we have offices in key locations including Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Lugano, Monaco, Montevideo, Moscow, Singapore and Tokyo.  For more information visit our website at www.juliusbaer.com  Provider                  Channel         Contact Tensid Ltd., Switzerland  newsbox.ch      Provider/Channel related enquiries www.tensid.ch             www.newsbox.ch  marco@tensid.ch                                           +41 41 763 00 50  
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