Tecan schedules conference call on August 18th to discuss half year 2011 financial results

Tecan Group AG / Tecan schedules conference call on August 18th to discuss half year 2011 financial results . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Männedorf, Switzerland, August 9, 2011 - The Tecan Group AG (SIX Swiss Exchange: TECN) will hold a conference call to discuss the financial results for the first half year 2011 on Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 10:00 CET. The results will be published on August 18th, 2011 at 7:00 CET. The conference call will be audio-webcast with synchronized presentation slides. Interested parties may access the webcast via Tecan's homepage www.tecan.com. A link to the webcast will be provided immediately prior to the event. Interested parties can also listen to the conference call by phone. The dial-in numbers for the call are as follows: Participants from Europe: +41 91 610 5600 or +44 203 059 58 62 (UK) Participants from the U.S.: +1 (1) 866 291 4166 Participants should if possible dial in 15 minutes before the start of the event. The recorded webcast will be available the same day on the website www.tecan.com together with the press release, the presentation and the Interim Report 2011. About Tecan Tecan (www.tecan.com) is a leading global provider of laboratory instruments and solutions in biopharmaceuticals, forensics and clinical diagnostics. The company specializes in the development, production and distribution of automated workflow solutions for laboratories in the life sciences sector. Its clients include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, university research departments, forensic and diagnostic laboratories. As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), Tecan is also a leader in developing and manufacturing OEM instruments and components that are then distributed by partner companies. Founded in Switzerland in 1980, the company has manufacturing, research and development sites in both Europe and North America and maintains a sales and service network in 52 countries. In 2010, Tecan generated sales of CHF 371 million (USD 356 million; EUR 269 million). Registered shares of Tecan Group are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (TK: TECN/Reuters: TECZn.S/ ISIN: 12100191. For further information: Tecan Group Martin Braendle Head of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations Tel. +41 (0) 44 922 84 30 Fax +41 (0) 44 922 88 89 investor@tecan.com www.tecan.com --- End of Message --- Tecan Group AG Seestrasse 103 Männedorf Switzerland ISIN: CH0012100191; Press Release (PDF): http://hugin.info/100384/R/1534384/467643.pdf This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Tecan Group AG via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1534384]