Weatherford Announces Registration of Merger in Commercial Register of the Canton of Zug

  Weatherford Announces Registration of Merger in Commercial Register of the                                 Canton of Zug  PR Newswire  GENEVA, June 17, 2014  GENEVA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE / SIX: WFT) ("Weatherford Switzerland") today informs its shareholders that the merger of Weatherford Switzerland with and into Weatherford International plc, the new public holding company and parent of the Weatherford group of companies incorporated under Irish law (the "Merger"), has been registered in the commercial register of the Canton of Zug, Switzerland, and has thereby become effective. The effective day of delisting of Weatherford Switzerland's shares from the SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd will be June 19, 2014. It is expected that trading of the shares of Weatherford International plc will start at the New York Stock Exchange on June 18, 2014.  Weatherford logo  Weatherford International Ltd. makes available free of charge on its website, its Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, reports filed pursuant to Section 16 of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and amendments to those reports filed with or furnished to the SEC as soon as reasonably practicable after Weatherford International Ltd. electronically files these documents with, or furnishes them to, the SEC. These documents are posted on Weatherford International Ltd.'s website at — under "Investor Relations."   The SEC maintains a website that contains reports, proxy statements and other information regarding issuers that file electronically with the SEC. These materials may be obtained electronically by accessing the SEC's home page at  Copies of the above referenced information will also be made available, free of charge, by calling or upon written request to:                Weatherford International Ltd.               Investor Relations               4-6 Rue Jean-Francois Bartholoni               1204 Geneva, Switzerland Contacts:  Krishna Shivram                                 +1.713.836.4610               Executive Vice President and Chief Financial               Officer               Karen David-Green                               +1.713.836.7430               Vice President – Investor               Relations  Logo-  SOURCE Weatherford International Ltd.  Website:  
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