P&I Personal & Informatik AG

P&I: Sales and results increase due to higher licensing sales in first quarter

. Sales growth of 35.4 percent . EBIT increased to 4.3 million euros

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Wiesbaden (euro adhoc) - With a sales growth of 35.4 percent, P&I Personal & Informatik AG has increased its operating group results before tax (EBIT) from 2.0 million euros in the same period in the previous year to 4.3 million euros in the first quarter of the 2007/2008 fiscal year (April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008). As a result of this, the P&I group has achieved an EBIT margin of 27.6 percent compared to 17.4 percent in the previous year. The result before depreciation (EBITDA) has risen by 2.8 million euros to 5.2 million euros. This personnel management software specialist from Wiesbaden, quoted in Prime Standard, has doubled its DFVA/SG result from 1.4 million euros to a current 2.8 million euros. P&I shares have continued to show positive development during the first quarter: The share price has increased from 17.87 to 23.24 euros on June 30, 2007, an improvement of 30 percent.

The gain in the operative result comes from an increase in total sales, which for the first quarter amount to 15.7 million euros. Sales increases have been achieved in all categories. The increase in the area of licensing and service business has however been crucial for this very good first quarter result. The licensing business has almost doubled compared to the same period last year, to 5.4 million euros (last year: 2.8 million euros). This gain has been achieved by sales obtained from a major long-term project abroad.

The maintenance business has improved by 8.2 percent compared to last year, same period, and now amounts to 5.0 million euros. In total, the P&I group achieves 69 percent of its sales from the "Product" segment (previous year: 67 percent).

Compared to the previous year, the service business is also displaying significant growth of almost 28 percent. Sales in this area amount to 4.5 million euros and contribute 29 percent of Group revenues. The positive development in the "International" business segment continues from the previous year: 5.4 million euros (previous year 1.9 million euros) were achieved in the first quarter with international clients, also reflecting the positive EBIT contribution to the Group result of 3.5 million euros (last year: 0.3 million euros).

P&I confirms the outlook for the 2007/2008 business year of increasing sales by more than 5 percent and establishing the EBIT margin above the 20 percent mark. In our experience, the first quarter is usually the weakest P&I quarter. "To achieve our ambitious goals, we had to overcome the weakness of the first quarter. We have succeeded", Vasilios Triadis, managing director of the P&I Group, states happily. "We are confident of achieving our goals."

The P&I Group in figures

@@start.t2@@|Key Figures        |June 30,      |June 30, 2006 |Change            |Change              |
|according to IAS|2007            |'000 euros      |'000 euros      |%                      |
|                         |'000 euros  |                      |                      |                        |
|Group sales        |15,671         |11,576            |4,095              |35.4 %              |
|EBITDA                |5,192          |2,839              |2,353              |82.9 %              |
|EBIT                  |4,331          |2,017              |2,314              |114.7 %            |
|EBT                    |4,344          |2,238              |2,106              |91.1 %              |
|Consolidated      |                  |                      |                      |                        |
|result (DVFA/SG)|2,847          |1,435              |1,412              |98,4 %              |
|Return on Sales |18.2 %         |12.4 %            |./.                 |./.                  |
|EPS (DVFA/SG)    |E 0.37         |0.19 E            |0.18 E            |98.3 %              |
|BQU (()*            |295              |264                 |31                  |11.8 %              |
|BQU (Closing      |292              |263                 |29                  |11.2 %              |
|Day)**                |                  |                      |                      |                        |

*        Number of Employees in average period
**      Average employment quotient in average period on closing day
Sales segmentation

|Sales                                  |Apr. 1, - June  |Apr. 1, - June|Apr. 1, - June|
|                                          |30, 2005            |30, 2006         |30, 2007         |
|                                          |'000      |share    |'000    |share |'000    |share |
|                                          |euros    |            |euros  |         |euros  |         |
|                                          |            |            |          |         |          |         |
|Sales according to category|            |            |          |         |          |         |
|Licences                              |2,921    |27 %      |2,765  |24 %  |5,413  |35 %  |
|Maintenance                         |4,479    |41 %      |4,979  |43 %  |5,386  |34 %  |
|Product line                        |7,400    |68 %      |7,744  |67 %  |10,799 |69 %  |
|Consulting                          |3,243    |30 %      |3,528  |30 %  |4,502  |29 %  |
|Other*                                 |317        |2 %        |304      |3 %    |370      |2 %    |
|Total                                  |10,960  |100 %    |11,576 |100 % |15,671 |100 % |
|                                          |            |            |          |         |          |         |
|Geographical segment          |            |            |          |         |          |         |
|Germany (domestic)              |9,686    |88 %      |9,692  |84 %  |10,244 |65 %  |
|International (foreign)      |1,274    |12 %      |1,884  |16 %  |5,427  |35 %  |
|Total                                  |10,960  |100 %    |11,576 |100 % |15,671 |100 % |

*comprises Third Party and ASP (Application Service Providing)

Find out more about P&I AG on the Internet: www.pi-ag.com

Press contact:

P&I Personal & Informatik AG Andreas Granderath / Investor Relations Kreuzberger Ring 56 65205 Wiesbaden Tel.: +49 (0) 611 / 7147-267 Fax: +49 (0) 611 / 7147-369 Email: aktie@pi-ag.com

P&I: software for human resources management DE 006913403

P&I Personal & Informatik AG specialise in HR management software  solutions  - from payroll accounting, personnel management and time management  to  employee portals. The solutions are international and can be deployed  in  any  industry sector. P&I is represented by more  than  300  employees  at  10  locations  in Europe. The Wiesbaden-based company has over 35 years experience in the market. Around 3,700 businesses and institutions of all sizes place their trust in  P&I solutions. P&I is listed on the Prime Standard and in fiscal 2006/2007 achieved sales of E 54.5 million.@@end@@

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Andreas Granderath
Telefon: +49(0)611 7147 267
E-Mail: agranderath@pi-ag.com

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