Disclosure pursuant to Art. 21 of the Stock Exchange Act

Basel, Notification by Bâloise Holding Ltd, Aeschengraben 21, 4002 Basel, Switzerland.

Bâloise Holding Ltd hereby discloses that several collective investment schemes, managed by Credit Suisse Funds AG, Kalandergasse 4, 8045 Zürich, together exceeded the threshold of 3% due to purchase on 9 July 2014 and hold 1,505,108 registered shares of Bâloise Holding Ltd as well as 109 conversion rights from the convertible bond ISIN CH0107130822 (corresponding to 4,505 registered shares of Bâloise Holding Ltd), together corresponding to 3.02% of the 50,000,000 outstanding shares of Bâloise Holding Ltd.

The Baloise Group is more than just a traditional insurance company. The changing security, safety and service needs of society in the digital age lie at the heart of its business activities. The 7,300 or so employees of Baloise therefore focus on the wishes of their customers. The best possible customer service, combined with innovative products and services, makes Baloise the first choice for people who want to feel ‘simply safe’. Located at the heart of Europe, with its head office in Basel, the Baloise Group is a provider of prevention, pension, assistance and insurance solutions. Its core markets are Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg. In Switzerland, with Baloise Bank SoBa, the Group also operates as a specialised financial services provider, offering a combination of insurance and banking services. The Group offers innovative pension products to retail customers throughout Europe from its competence centre in Luxembourg. Bâloise Holding Ltd shares are listed in the main segment of the SIX Swiss Exchange.