Press Releases

Celebrates its 20th anniversary on the New York stock exchange

10/01/2007

The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (NYSE: SWZ) will visit the New York Stock Exchange on October 3, 2007 to celebrate the company's 20th anniversary of listing on the Exchange. The company's common stock was first listed on the New York Stock Exchange on August 27, 1987. 

In honor of this special occasion, Samuel B. Witt, III, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company, and Rodolphe E. Hottinger, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company, will ring the Closing Bell. Others expected to be in attendance for the Closing Bell ceremony include the company's Board of Directors, executive officers and other invited guests.

To view the live webcast of the Closing Bell, visit the NYSE Euronext website (www.nyse.com) at 3:55 p.m. (Eastern Time) on October 3rd.

Apart from the celebration on the floor of the Exchange, other activities leading up to the ringing of the Closing Bell will be held at the company's headquarters and elsewhere in New York City to mark the anniversary. Prior to the ringing of the Closing Bell, the company will hold its quarterly Board meeting at the Exchange and will host a commemorative dinner to celebrate the past, present and future of The Swiss Helvetia Fund.

* * * * *

About The Swiss Helvetia Fund

The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (www.swz.com) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company seeking long-term capital appreciation through investment primarily in equity and equity-linked securities of Swiss companies. Its shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SWZ." 

The Fund is managed by Hottinger Capital Corp. For further information, please contact Rudolf Millisits, Executive Vice President of Hottinger Capital Corp., at 1-888-SWISS-00 or 1-212-332-2760, 1270 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 400, New York, New York 10020.