Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR

Sika has closed the transaction related to the divestment of the European industrial coatings business. The deal was announced on August 19, 2021. The associated sales proceeds amount to EUR 200 million. The transaction will have a positive one-time impact on the profitability of Sika in the first half-year 2022. The final effect on the financial statements will be presented in the half-year report to be published on July 22, 2022.