The ordinary Annual General Meeting of Sika AG on April 12, 2005 in Cham has approved all motions brought forward by the Board of Directors.

The Annual General Meeting approved a capital reduction for the purpose of repayment of nominal value to the shareholders of CHF 16.80 per bearer share (last year’s repayment of nominal value was CHF 15.--) and of CHF 2.80 per registered share (last year’s repayment of nominal value was CHF 2.50).

As previously announced, Dr. Hans Peter Ming (67) retired as Chairman of the Board. During his 38 years of service with the company he helped shaping Sika into the globally integrated group it is today.

Dr. Walter Grüebler, until end of 2004 CEO of the Sika Group, was elected Chairman of the Board of Sika AG.