Notification of Participation / Information pursuant to Art. 20 of the Swiss Stock Exchange Act
Kilchberg, August 21, 2008
Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisers LLC, 1345 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10105, USA (ABA), on behalf of funds managed by Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisers LLC (USA), and clients managed by Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisers LLC is holding as per August 19, 2008, a total of 4254 registered shares - representing 3.04% of voting rights - of 'Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli Aktiengesellschaft'. Neither 'ABA' nor any of its subsidiaries own shares for their own account. The shares reported in this Notification are owned by accounts under the discretionary investment management of one or more of the investment management companies described above.