Rosenbauer International AG

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Quarterly or Semiannual Financial Statements
* Best-ever result in the first half year 2003 * EBT rose to EUR 9,9 m * Positive forecast for 2003 stands unchanged (E)

--------------------------------------------------------------------- Disclosure announcement transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------- ~ IAS-Key figures 1st half year 2003 1-6/2003 1-6/2002 Revenue in EUR m 154.5 137.7 EBIT in EUR m 11.4 8.9 EBT in EUR m 9.9 7.0 Net profit for the period in EUR m 4.0 1.9 Cash-flow from pre-tax profit in EUR m 13.2 8.6 Order books as of 30.06. in EUR m 223.4 237.5 Order intake in EUR m 134.9 134.9 Employees (30.06.) 1,278 1,237 Market capitalisation (30.06.) in EUR m 56.9 47.6 ~ On Group revenues that were up by 12% at EUR 154.5 m (1-6/2002: EUR 137.7 m), EBT was boosted from EUR 7.0 m (1-6/2002) to EUR 9.9 m. This atypically high half-year result is primarily attributable to stepped-up shipments from the Spanish and American subsidiaries, as well as to the consequences of the ongoing rationalisation projects at the Leonding site. In the first half of 2003, for ex-ample, the EBIT of Madrid-based Rosenbauer Española rose by around 50% to EUR 2.97 m. The same period saw results in the USA improve by 62% to EUR 3.85 m. Outlook 2003 The healthy state of the Group's order books, and the high level of capacity utilisation at its main production facilities, give Management grounds for expecting revenues to grow to over EUR 300 m (2002: EUR 286.5 m), with a result to match that posted for the 2002 Financial Year (EBT: EUR 15.7 m). end of announcement euro adhoc 22.08.2003 --------------------------------------------------------------------- Further inquiry note: Robert Kastil, Executive Vice President, Phone: +43 732 6794-570. Gerda Königstorfer, Investor Relations, Telefon: +43 732 6794-568 or Branche: Machine Manufacturing ISIN: AT0000922554 WKN: 092255 Index: ATX Prime, WBI Börsen: Wiener Börse AG / official dealing Berliner Wertpapierbörse / free trade Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade

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