7.Change of control and defence measures

In accordance with Article 4a ( “Opting out” ) of the Articles of Association ( which can be viewed at www.vonrollgroup.com / en / corporate-governance / corporate-governance1/articles-of-incorporation/ in Section (“Abschnitt”) 1), parties purchasing shares in the company are exempt from the obligation to make a public offer to purchase in accordance with Art. 135 of the Swiss Federal Act on Financial Market Infrastructures and Market Conduct in Securities and Derivatives Trading of June 19, 2015.

There are no contractual agreements with the Board of Directors or the Executive Management in the event of a change of control. The Articles of Association do not contain any change of control clauses in favor of Members of the Board of Directors and/or Executive Management.