ComputerLinks AG

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Strong growth in turnover and earnings in the first 9 months of 2006

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Disclosure announcement transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 09.11.2006 The COMPUTERLINKS Group is on course for further growth after nine months. Group turnover increased in the first nine months of the current financial year by 53.8% to 266.5 million Euro (same period last year: 173.3 million Euro). EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) rose to 9.5 million Euro in the first three quarters of 2006 from 7.3 million Euro in the same period of the previous year (+29.8%). Net income for the period improved in the first nine months of 2006 to 5.5 million Euro compared to 3.8 million Euro in the first nine months of the previous year (+46.6%). Despite an increase in the number of shares compared to the same period last year (+7.3%) earnings per share increased by 35.8% to 0.82 Euro in the first nine months of the current financial year (same period last year: 0.60 Euro). Group turnover for the 3rd quarter of 2006 rose by 44.5% to 88.9 million Euro (3rd quarter 2005: 61.6 million Euro). Gross margins stabilised at the same level as the 2nd quarter at 14.3% compared to 14.0% in the 1st quarter. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) improved in the 3rd quarter of 2006 by 68.0% to 3.2 million Euro (3rd quarter 2005: 1.9 million Euro). Net income for the period for the 3rd quarter of 2006 was 1.8 million Euro compared to 0.9 million Euro in the 3rd quarter of 2005 (+ 88.1%). This resulted in an increase in the earnings per share of 89.0% to 0.27 Euro (3rd quarter 2005: 0.14 Euro). The significant increase in the key figures for the Group is combined with the profitability of all the COMPUTERLINKS companies. Issuer's information/explanatory remarks regarding this ad hoc announcement: Stephan Link, founder and CEO of COMPUTERLINKS AG stated: "Following the strong growth in turnover and earnings in the first three quarters of 2006, both in the COMPUTERLINKS divisions and also at our international companies, we feel we are well positioned for business at the end of the year. The strong 4th quarter as experienced in previous years should make an enhanced contribution to the already positive trend this year." The 9-month report as of 30.09.2006 can be accessed under www.COMPUTERLINKS.net. end of announcement euro adhoc 09.11.2006 07:31:03 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots Originaltext: ComputerLinks AG Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.ch Further inquiry note: Bettina Zollner Tel: +49 89 93099-174 Branche: Computing & Information Technology ISIN: DE0005448807 WKN: 544880 Index: Nemax 50, CDAX, Prime All Share, Technologie All Share Börsen: Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / regulated dealing/prime standard Börse Berlin-Bremen / free trade Hamburger Wertpapierbörse / free trade Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade Börse Düsseldorf / free trade Bayerische Börse / free trade

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