Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on Nov 14

ZURICH Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:10am EST

ZURICH Nov 14 (Reuters) - The following are some of the main factors expected to affect Swiss stocks on Wednesday:

JULIUS BAER

Swiss private bank Julius Baer said on Wednesday that overall client asset rose from August and fresh funds won from wealthy clients are on track with targets.

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COMPANY STATEMENTS

* Bank Sarasin to be delisted upon cancellation of the publicly held registered B shares - SIX Swiss Exchange exempts Bank Sarasin & Co. Ltd from the duty to comply with certain disclosure obligations.

* Syngenta said U.S. company Griffin Greenhouse Supplies Inc. had agreed to buy the Syngenta Horticultural Services distribution and brokerage business, which had sales of $96 million in 2011. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

* Daetwyler Holding Inc. placed a 150 million Sfr bond on Tuesday. The bond will bear interest at the rate of 1.125 percent and have a 5 and-a-half year term.

* AMS announced the completion of the transaction to acquire the IDS group.

* Comet said it aims to achieve net sales of 300 million Swiss francs and an EBITDA margin of 15 percent by 2015, ahead of an investor event.

* Looser Holding said its major shareholders disposed of a total of 11.72 percent of their shares, or 6.58 percent of the company's total, raising the company's free float to 50.49 percent from 43.91 percent previously.

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