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Press Release

Tuesday, January 29, 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 notifications:

Due to changes in the disclosure rules of the Swiss Stock Exchange legislation, effective as per 1 December 2007, Viking Global Investors LP (Investment Manager) and Viking Global Performance LLC (Investment Advisor and General Partner) informed that they hold together on behalf of the funds Viking Global Equities LP, Viking Global Equities II LP and VGE III Portfolio Ltd as a result of sale on 22 January 2008 a number of registered shares in Julius Baer Holding Ltd., representing less than 3% of the voting rights. All mentioned companies and funds are located at "55 Railroad Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830, USA". The contact person responsible is Carl Casler, Pleasantville, New York, USA, telephone +1-203-863-500, fax +1-203-625-8701.

Fidelity International Limited, Pembroke Hall, 42 Crow Lane, Hamilton, Bermuda informed that it and its direct and indirect subsidiaries hold as a result of sale on 24 January 2008 in managed accounts of clients 6,621,907 registered shares in Julius Baer Holding Ltd., representing 2.97% of the voting rights.


Kemal H. Selim, Risk Director (Fidelity International Limited, Kingswood Fields, Millfield Lane, Lower Kingswood, Tadworth, Surrey KT20 6RB, telephone +44 1737 836 000, fax +44 1737 837 450).