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Press Release

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Disclosure of shareholdings according to the Swiss Federal Stock Exchange Act

In accordance with the articles 9 and 17 of the ordinance of the Swiss Federal Banking Commission on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading, Julius Baer Holding Ltd. has received the following notification:

MFS Investment Management (Boston, MA, USA) informed that it and its subsidiaries MFS Institutional Advisors Inc. (MFSI), MFS International Ltd. (MIL), MFS International ("UK") Ltd. (MIL UK), MFS Heritage Trust Co. (MFSHE), MFS International Management KK (MIM KK) and MFS Investment Management ("LUX") S.A. (MIM LUX) together hold as a result of acquiring shares on 3 April 2008 a total of 7'024'972 registered shares in Julius Baer Holding Ltd., representing 3.15% of the voting rights.

The address for all mentioned entities is: c/o MFS Investment Management, 500 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02110, USA.


Robert Flaherty, Boston, MA, telephone +1-617-954-5814, fax +1-617-350-2574
Christopher Bohane, Boston, MA, telephone +1-617-954-5822, fax +1-617-350-2574