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2012 Annual Report and Corporate Responsibility Report published


Zurich - Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG today published their 2012 Annual Report. The 2012 Annual Report on Form 20-F includes their audited financial statements and Compensation Report. The Corporate Responsibility Report has also been published. All publications are available for download from 07:00 CET today and hard copies can be ordered free of charge at:

Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG (together, Credit Suisse) today published their 2012 Annual Report. The 2012 Annual Report on Form 20-F includes their audited financial statements and Compensation Report. The Corporate Responsibility Report has also been published.

The 2012 Annual Report on Form 20-F will be filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission during the course of today, March 22, 2013, and will be available for download at:

As announced on March 14, 2013, Credit Suisse Group AG today also published its updated results for 4Q12 and the full year 2012, reflecting the after tax charge of CHF 134 million for the settlement of noteholder litigation relating to notes issued by affiliates of National Century Financial Enterprises between 1998 and 2002. Updated reported 4Q12 net income attributable to shareholders is CHF 263 million and reported full year 2012 net income attributable to shareholders is CHF 1,349 million. Underlying net income attributable to shareholders of CHF 816 million for 4Q12 and CHF 3,577 million for the full year 2012 as previously reported has not been impacted.

The 2012 Annual Report contains a detailed presentation of the Group’s annual financial statements, company structure, corporate governance and compensation practices, treasury and risk management framework and a review of our operating and financial results.

The 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report shows how Credit Suisse assumes its diverse social and environmental responsibilities when conducting its business activities as a globally active company. The 2012 Company Profile is enclosed in the Corporate Responsibility Report and contains key financial figures and strategic information.

The 2012 Annual Report is available for download at:

The revised 4Q12 Financial Report is available for download at:

The revised 4Q12 Results Presentation Slides are available for download at:

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Credit Suisse AG
Credit Suisse AG is one of the world’s leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies (referred to here as ’Credit Suisse’). As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse offers clients its combined expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management. Credit Suisse provides advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally, as well as to retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. The group employs approximately 47,400 people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse’s parent company, Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at

Cautionary statement regarding forward-looking information \ Non-GAAP information
This press release contains statements that constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In addition, in the future we, and others on our behalf, may make statements that constitute forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, statements relating to the following:
– our plans, objectives or goals;
– our future economic performance or prospects;
– the potential effect on our future performance of certain contingencies; and
– assumptions underlying any such statements.
Words such as “believes,” “anticipates,” “expects,” “intends” and “plans” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements but are not the exclusive means of identifying such statements. We do not intend to update these forward-looking statements except as may be required by applicable securities laws. By their very nature, forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, and risks exist that predictions, forecasts, projections and other outcomes described or implied in forward-looking statements will not be achieved. We caution you that a number of important factors could cause results to differ materially from the plans, objectives, expectations, estimates and intentions expressed in such forward-looking statements. These factors include:
– the ability to maintain sufficient liquidity and access capital markets;
– market and interest rate fluctuations and interest rate levels;
– the strength of the global economy in general and the strength of the economies of the countries in which we conduct our operations, in particular the risk of continued slow economic recovery or downturn in the US or other developed countries in 2013 and beyond;
– the direct and indirect impacts of deterioration or slow recovery in residential and commercial real estate markets;
– adverse rating actions by credit rating agencies in respect of sovereign issuers, structured credit products or other credit-related exposures;
– the ability to achieve our strategic objectives, including improved performance, reduced risks, lower costs, and more efficient use of capital;
– the ability of counterparties to meet their obligations to us;
– the effects of, and changes in, fiscal, monetary, trade and tax policies, and currency fluctuations;
– political and social developments, including war, civil unrest or terrorist activity;
– the possibility of foreign exchange controls, expropriation, nationalization or confiscation of assets in countries in which we conduct our operations;
– operational factors such as systems failure, human error, or the failure to implement procedures properly;
– actions taken by regulators with respect to our business and practices in one or more of the countries in which we conduct our operations;
– the effects of changes in laws, regulations or accounting policies or practices;
– competition in geographic and business areas in which we conduct our operations;
– the ability to retain and recruit qualified personnel;
– the ability to maintain our reputation and promote our brand;
– the ability to increase market share and control expenses;
– technological changes;
– the timely development and acceptance of our new products and services and the perceived overall value of these products and services by users;
– acquisitions, including the ability to integrate acquired businesses successfully, and divestitures, including the ability to sell non-core assets;
– the adverse resolution of litigation and other contingencies;
– the ability to achieve our cost efficiency goals and cost targets; and
– our success at managing the risks involved in the foregoing.

We caution you that the foregoing list of important factors is not exclusive. When evaluating forward-looking statements, you should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and events, including the information set forth in “Risk factors” in I – Information on the Company in our Annual Report 2012.
This press release contains non-GAAP financial information. Information needed to reconcile such non-GAAP financial information to the most directly comparable measures under GAAP can be found in the 4Q12 Credit Suisse Financial Report and our Annual Report 2012.


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