IRS Form 8937 "Report of Organizational Actions Affecting Basis of Securities" is being made available by Julius Baer Group Ltd. pursuant to Section 6045B of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, which requires issuers to report certain organizational actions that affect the U.S. tax basis of securities in the hands of shareholders and additional information about the effect on basis.
The purpose of this disclosure is to assist shareholders in determining the impact of the organizational actions discussed herein on the tax basis of their shares of Julius Baer Group Ltd. However, the information contained in this disclosure does not constitute tax advice and does not take into account any shareholder’s specific circumstances. Shareholders are urged to read the discussion under the heading “Certain United States Federal Income Tax Consequences” included in the Offering Circular filed by Julius Baer Group Ltd. with SIX Swiss Exchange on October 8, 2012, and to consult their own tax adviser regarding the US tax consequences of the Rights Offering and the advisability of electing to allocate any basis to the Rights. Any capitalized terms used and not defined in the disclosure have the meaning given in the Offering Circular.
This IRS Form 8937 and attachment, in respect of the rights offer completed in 2012, are available for download on Julius Baer Group’s website and will be available until 2022.
IRS Circular 230:
To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the IRS, we inform you that any U.S. federal tax advice contained in this communication (including any attachments) is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed herein.