Neue Sentimental Film AG

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Mergers - Acquisitions - Takeovers
The corporate Group of Neue Sentimental Film AG takes over 51 percent of a german film production incorporation

--------------------------------------------------------------------- Disclosure announcement transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------- Frankfurt, December 16th, 2004 - The corporate Group of Neue Sentimental Film expands again. The 100 percent affiliated company Neue Sentimental Film Frankfurt GmbH Werbefilmproduktion, Frankfurt, takes over 51 percent of the Wiesbaden-based company Bewegte Zeiten Filmproduktion GmbH. The acquisition represents the consistent prosecution of the long standing, prosperous cooperation between both companies. The corporate group of Neue Sentimental Film aims to concentrate all courses of business in the field of German TV-production in the corporate body of Bewegte Zeiten Filmproduktion GmbH. Under the management of Stephan Rebelein and Frank Jansen the merger results in high synergy levels for both companies, because of the outstanding reputation as well as the wide experience of the decision-making body. The new investment contributes to the operating profit of the whole group already in 2004. The actual EBIT margin is between 8 to 10 percent. The sales volume is clearly more than 500.000,-- EUR. Concerning the price of purchase the contracting parties agreed to maintain silence. However it is lower than the fivefold of the EBIT. About Bewegte Zeiten: Founded as "nimmdrei Filmproduktion" in the year 1993, the company’s name changed in 2001 into "Bewegte Zeiten". Actually there are branches in Munich as well as in Los Angeles. The head office is based in Wiesbaden. 8 employees are salaried. The track record includes public broadcasting services like ZDF (Einfach besser kochen, Gottschalk Amerika), 3sat (HITEC, Neues) and KIKA/ BR (Karen in Action). Bewegte Zeiten produces contributions to tv-magazines as well as substantial self-contained tv-formats. About Neue Sentimental Film: The Neue Sentimental Film AG Group is an international producer and service company in the field of audio-visual corporate and brand communication. In addition to the production of advertising films, through its subsidiary Group.IE - Identity Engineering Neue Sentimental Film AG is the first company in Europe to offer the complete planning and project implementation of corporate presentations and major events, such as brand and theme parks, trade fairs and museums. end of announcement euro adhoc 16.12.2004 07:38:00 --------------------------------------------------------------------- Further inquiry note: Klaus Niemeyer, CFO, Neue Sentimental Film AG, Tel.: +49 (0)69/ 943314-0, E-Mail: klaus.niemeyer@nsf.de Branche: Cinema ISIN: DE0005341408 WKN: 534 140 Index: Prime Standard, CDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share Börsen: Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / regulated dealing Berliner Wertpapierbörse / free trade Hamburger Wertpapierbörse / free trade Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade Börse Düsseldorf / free trade Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover / free trade

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