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A-TEC INDUSTRIES unveils results for 2006

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Disclosure announcement transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 27.04.2007 A-TEC INDUSTRIES unveils results for 2006 Vienna based A-TEC Industries AG (ISIN AT00000ATEC9) expressed great satisfaction with its final results for the 2006 financial year when announcing them today. Just under half a year after its flotation on the Vienna Stock Exchange, both A-TEC's share price and improvements in all the relevant financial performance indicators show that it has rapidly established itself among the leading international industrial groups headquartered in Austria. Marked improvements in revenue and earnings In 2006 robust organic growth and the consolidation of the LJ Group powered a 47.1% gain in consolidated revenue to EUR 1.594 billion (bn) from EUR 1.084bn in 2005. The strong revenue performance was accompanied by improvements in key earnings indicators. Record order intake and backlog These extremely heartening results were mainly driven by a huge increase in the volume of business. Order intake soared by 128.8% to EUR 1,499.8m (2005: EUR 655.4m). At balance sheet date (31 December 2006) A-TEC Industries had record order backlog of EUR 1,775.0m (2005: EUR 456.7m). Healthy balance sheet A-TEC Industries ended 2006 with a solid balance sheet. Total assets were well up on the previous year at EUR 1,573.5m (2005: EUR 1,002.3m), mainly reflecting the consolidation of the LJ Group, as well as the purchase of companies in Australia, the Czech Republic and Germany from Alstom in November 2005 and the spring of 2006. The equity ratio climbed to 20.0% (2005: 15,2 %). The net cash position at balance sheet date was EUR 311.0m - a year-on-year gain of 102.5% (EUR 153.6m). Over 11,000 employees The rapid organic growth recorded by the group, and the acquisitions of the past financial year resulted in a considerable increase in the head count. As at 31 December 2006 A-TEC Industries had over 11,000 employees around the world (31 December 2005: 10,000). Targets exceeded by all four divisions The cornerstones of the A-TEC Industries Group - Austrian Energy & Environment, ATB Austria Antriebstechnik, Montanwerke Brixlegg and EMCO - are all international groups which have been rapidly assembled and integrated by the experienced management team, and are now among the leaders in their respective markets. Today they embody the group's business divisions - Plant Construction, Drive Technologies, Metal Industry and Mechanical Engineering. All four divisions again significantly exceeded the targets set for them in 2006. Dividend of EUR 3 per share Due to the group's strong financial performance and the positive growth outlook the A-TEC Managing Board will recommend a dividend of EUR 3.00 per share for the 2006 financial year to the Annual General Meeting on 7 May 2007. The distribution, if approved, will amount to about EUR 19.8m, corresponding to a dividend rate of 24.6%. The planned ex-dividend date is 21 May 2007. Strong start to 2007 As stated at the time of the IPO in December 2006, the A-TEC Group will continue to aim for strategic growth, and is constantly monitoring potential opportunities to extend its product portfolio and geographical reach across all four divisions. In line with this policy, an agreement for the full acquisition of Gindre Duchavany S.A., France was signed in March 2007. The transaction is expected to be closed during the first half of this year, following clearance by the competition authorities concerned. Lyon based Gindre Duchavany returned over EUR 300m in revenue in 2006, and has a workforce of 450. It is one of Europe's leading manufacturers of semifinished copper products, and electrical parts and components. Since the company's electrical components will complement the Metal Industry Division's product portfolio particularly well it will become a part of the subgroup headed by Montanwerke Brixlegg. The Plant Construction Division made a very bright start to the year, winning several major orders, including the contract for the engineering design and construction of a waste incinerator in Zistersdorf, Lower Austria. Order backlog currently stands at a record EUR 1.55bn. Management sees no obstacle to revenue passing the EUR 2bn mark for a further record, this year. As a group with a majority shareholder, A-TEC is delighted at the highly positive performance of its share price during the first few months of listing - a rise of about 66% - and its rapid inclusion in the ATX index of leading shares. The response shows that the market appreciates management's personal commitment, and has confidence in its experience and its visions for the group's future. end of announcement euro adhoc 27.04.2007 07:00:00 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots Originaltext: A-TEC Industries AG Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.ch Further inquiry note: Pressestelle A-TEC Industries AG Mag. Claudia Müller-Stralz Pleon Publico Public Relations & Lobbying Tel: +43-1-71786-107 E-Mail: claudia.mueller@pleon-publico.at Branche: Holding companies ISIN: AT00000ATEC9 WKN: Index: ATX Prime Börsen: Wiener Börse AG / regulated dealing/prime standard

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