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Declares income and capital gain distributions June 2012

THE SWISS HELVETIA FUND, INC. DECLARES INCOME AND CAPITAL GAIN DISTRIBUTIONS

06/21/2012

New York, New York – June 21, 2012

(This release is correcting the ex-dividend date from July 20, 2012 to July 23, 2012.)

 The Board of Directors of The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc., a closed-end investment company, announced today the declaration of net investment income and long-term capital gain distributions in the amount of $0.010 per share and $0.006 per share, respectively.  The distributions will be paid on August 29, 2012, in cash, to stockholders of record on July 25, 2012.  The distributions will trade “ex-dividend” on July 23, 2012. The Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end investment company whose objective is to seek long-term capital appreciation through investment in equity and equity-linked securities of Swiss companies.  

The Fund is managed by Hottinger Capital Corp. and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SWZ. For further information regarding the Fund, please contact Rudolf Millisits, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hottinger Capital Corp., at 1-888-SWISS-00 or (212) 332-2760, 1270 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 400, New York, New York, 10020.