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Disclosure of shareholdings

(PresseBox) (Dübendorf-Zürich, ) Based on the Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading, on May 29, 2008, Esmertec AG, Dübendorf, received notification that UBS Fund Management (Switzerland) AG, Postfach, 4002 Basel, Switzerland, holds 1,055,000 of Esmertec's registered shares, equivalent to 5.25 % of the voting rights. The shareholdings of RoPAS (CH) Institutional Fund - Equities Switzerland amounts to 4.97%. Date of acquisition resulting in holdings exceeding the threshold of 3% respectively 5%: May 23, 2008. Responsible contact person: Dominik Bieri, EUR1-3.2315 WNGW-LB6, Postfach, 8098 Zürich, Tel. +41 44 239 92 08.

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Esmertec is a leading provider of Java(TM) in-device engines and mobile services platforms. The company's high-performance solutions enable consumers to easily discover and access content and services on any mobile phone. Esmertec's customer database has grown to more than 90 customers, including mobile operators and manufacturers of mobile handsets, set-top boxes and interactive televisions. Its in-device engines power 1 out of 10 new phones (shipped in more than 260 million devices) and its USSD mobile services platforms serves more than 146 million mobile subscribers world-wide.

Esmertec is a founding member of the Google initiated Open Handset Alliance, delivering customized solutions for Android, the mobile platform.

Founded in 1999, Esmertec is headquartered in Zurich-Switzerland with subsidiaries in China, France, South Korea, and the USA, and offices in Taiwan and the UK. Since 2005, Esmertec is listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange (ESMN).

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