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April 16, 2013 - London

Sika AG /Sika AG: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING APPROVES BOARD OF DIRECTORS' PROPOSALS. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

All the Board of Directors' proposals were accepted by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting of Sika AG on April 16, 2013.  

At the Annual General Meeting of Sika AG held on April 16 in Cham, shareholders approved the Annual Report, the annual financial statements and the consolidated financial statements for the 2012 financial year.

Furthermore, shareholders accepted the proposal of the Board of Directors to pay out a 13% higher gross dividend than in the previous year, namely, CHF 51.00 per bearer share (previous year: CHF 45.00) and CHF 8.50 per registered share (previous year: CHF 7.50) for business year 2012. This proposal is an expression of Sika's consistent dividend payout policy and follows the Group's positive profit development. The ex-dividend and payment dates are April 18 and April 23, 2013, respectively.

Willi K. Leimer and Christoph Tobler were re-elected for a further term of office of three years. Thomas W. Bechtler was no longer standing for re-election.

All the other proposals made by the Board of Directors were also approved.

SIKA AG  Zugerstrasse 50
CH-6341 Baar, Switzerland

Dominik Slappnig
Corporate Communications &
Investor Relations
+41 58 436 68 21

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 is a leader in processing materials used in sealing, bonding, damping, reinforcing and protecting load-bearing structures. 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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