A-TEC Industries AG

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Financial Figures/Balance Sheet
A-TEC Industries financial report first half of 2007

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6-month report/1 HY 2007

13.08.2007

Highlights: - First half Group revenue was up by 47.1% year on year to EUR 970.3 million (m), driven by growth across all four divisions. - EBITDA more than doubled to EUR 66.1m, EBITDA margin up from 4.8% to 6.8%. - EBIT for the first half rose by 124.4% year on year to EUR 46.6m; EBIT margin up to 4.8%. - Strong growth recorded in H1 2007 earnings before tax and profit for the period, to EUR 34.9m and EUR 36.2m, respectively. - Net debt increased from year end 2006 by EUR 444.3m to EUR 511.2m at end of June 2007. - Long-term investments in leading European copper manufacturers, Norddeutsche Affinerie and Cumerio (15.1% and 25% interests, respectively). - Planned hybrid bond issue was delayed due to market volatility and high financing costs. - Gindre Duchavany acquisition closed on 5 June 2007. - Drive Technology Division UK acquired electric motor manufacturers Lawrence Scott & Electromotors and McClure.

Key financial figures      Q2      Q2  change          H1        H1    change
A-TEC Industries AG         07      06          %          07        06            %
(Mio. EUR)
Revenue                        517.7 358.7      44.3      970.3    659.7      47.1
EBITDA                          43.8  20.4    114.4        66.1      31.6    109.2
Operating income          33.3  16.1    107.1        46.6      22.5    124.4
EBIT margin                  6.4%  4.5%                    4.8%      3.4%
Earnings bevore tax      27.3  11.6    135.6        34.9      14.7    138.1
Profit for the period  28.9    8.5    241.0        36.2      11.0    228.0
(after minority interests)

Order intake                570.4 410.1      39.1  1,034.7    720.5      43.6
Order backlog (as at end of June)                1,953.2 1,045.9      86.7

Investment*                    7.9  14.0    -53.6        27.8      18.8      47.9
Employees (as at end of June)                        10,825    7,135      51.7

* Investment comprises additions to intangible assets, property, plant and equipment, and financial assets.

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Further inquiry note:
A-TEC INDUSTRIES AG
Wächtergasse 1
A-1010 Wien

Contact Investor Relations:
Gerald Wechselauer
Head of Investor Relations
Phone:  +43 1 22760 - 130
Mobile: +43 (0)664 6104475
Email: gerald.wechselauer@a-tecindustries.com
www.a-tecindustries.com

Press Contact:
Claudia Müller-Stralz
Pleon Publico Public Relations & Lobbying
Phone: +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 free trade



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