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To celebrate 25th anniversary of listing

THE SWISS HELVETIA FUND, INC. TO CELEBRATE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF LISTING

06/19/2012

The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Listing

Chairman Samuel B. Witt III, Esq. and President Alexandre de Takacsy to Ring The Closing Bell


Who/What:
On Thursday, June 21 executives and guests of The Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE: SWZ), will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the company’s twenty-fifth anniversary of listing on the NYSE. The stock was first listed on the NYSE on August 27, 1987.

In honor of the occasion, Chairman Samuel B. Witt III, Esq. and President Alexandre de Takacsy will ring The Closing Bell.

About The Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE: SWZ)
The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (www.swz.com) 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 may also acquire and hold equity and equity-linked securities on non-Swiss companies in limited instances. (Source: The Swiss Helvetia Fund )


When/Where:
Thursday, June 21, 2012
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street

3:30 p.m. Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
4:00 p.m. The Closing Bell rings

Contact:
Media interested in covering the bell ringing please contact Anthony Drizis at 212.656.2147 or adrizis@nyx.com.

Photo/Video:
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420) and European Press Agency (917.670.1323). The Closing Bell® (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feed is available via Ascent loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.

Facebook/Twitter/YouTube:
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