This excerpt taken from the SYT 6-K filed Dec 8, 2008.
Disclosure of share ownership – Janus Capital Management LLC falls below the threshold value of 3%”
Herewith we furnish a disclosure release related to Syngenta AG. The full text is the following:
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Disclosure of share ownership
The shareholding in Syngenta AG of Janus Capital Management LLC falls below the threshold value of 3%
Based on Article 20 of the Swiss Stock Exchange Act, Syngenta AG informs as follows:
Janus Capital Management LLC, 151 Detroit Street, Denver, Colorado 80206, USA reports on 10 October 2008 that its holding in the share capital of Syngenta AG has fallen below the notifiable threshold value of 3% on 9 October 2008 due to a sale of Syngenta shares. The new holding amounts to 2.64% of Syngenta’s share capital.
The contact person within Janus Capital for this notification is Kathleen Stahl, Janus Capital Management LLC, 151 Detroit Street, Denver, Colorado 80206, USA.
Basel, Switzerland, 6 December 2008
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.