voestalpine AG

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New record figures for voestalpine in the first quarter 2008/09

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quaterly report

27.08.2008

During the first three months of the business year 2008/09, voestalpine Group continued its growth path as compared to the 1st quarter of the previous year, with revenues and profits soaring to new heights.

The development of the economy of all major key markets and customer industries of voestalpine Group remained positive throughout the first quarter of the business year 2008/09. From today´s point of view, achieving last year´s earnings levels seems very well secured - despite some uncertainties about the general development of the global economy.

Key figures of voestalpine Group

@@start.t2@@(acc. IFRS; in EURm)      Q1 2007/08* Q1 2008/09         Change  Q1 2008/09
                                      1.4.07 -      1.4.08 -            in %      pro forma
                                      30.6.07        30.6.08
                                                         (incl. ppa)****              (excl. ppa)****

Revenue                          1,931.6        3,255.0              +68.5    3,255.0
EBITDA                            407.1          542.6                 +33.3    575.6
EBITDA margin in %         21.1            16.7                                17.7
EBIT                                314.3          357.7                 +13.8    448.0
EBIT margin in %            16.3            11.0                                13.8
Profit before tax          303.0          302.8                 -0.1      393.1
Profit for the period** 242.1          240.3                 -0.7      304.6
EPS (in EUR)***              1.56            1.36                                1.72

* Retrospective adjustment ** Before minority interest and hybrid capital coupons *** From continuing operations **** With respectively without accounting effects from purchase price allocation BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM (IFRS 3)

More information on the 1st quarter result is available on our website www.voestalpine.com or please contact our Investor Relations-Team +43/50304/15-9949.@@end@@

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Further inquiry note:
DI Peter Fleischer
Head of Investor Relations
Tel.: +43/50304/15-9949
Fax:  +43/50304/55-5581
mailto:peter.fleischer@voestalpine.com
http://www.voestalpine.com

Branche: Metal Goods & Engineering
ISIN:      AT0000937503
WKN:        897200
Index:    WBI, ATX Prime, ATX
Börsen:  Wiener Börse AG / official market



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