CompuGROUP Holding AG

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CompuGROUP provides preliminary unaudited results for fourth quarter and full year 2008 and provides preliminary 2009 outlook

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29.01.2009

(Koblenz, January 29, 2009) CompuGROUP (XETRA,FRA:COP) today announced  that  it expects reported revenues for the fourth quarter of  2008  to  be  approximately Euro 71.4 million and reported operating income  (EBITDA)  to  be  approximately Euro 12.0 million. CompuGROUP expects on a preliminary basis its full year  2008 reported revenue to be approximately Euro 229.7 million and  reported operating income to be approximately Euro 49.1 million,

On an EBIT level, the reported  results  include  a  non-cash  asset impairment charge of Euro 8.0 million in the fourth quarter 2008.

In the preliminary outlook for 2009, revenue growth  is  expected  to reach  or exceed 25 percent on  a  year-on-year  basis  and  the   2009  EBITDA  result  is expected to reach or exceed Euro 59 million. The guidance is based on  the  full year contribution of companies acquired in 2008,  organic  growth  and  on-going efficiency improvement programs.

For further details, the full preliminary  and  unaudited  fourth   quarter  2008 report can be downloaded at www.compugroup.com.

The preliminary results are based on  unaudited  financial   information  and  on preliminary information reviewed  by  the   management  to  date.  These  results remain subject to the completion of the CompuGROUP accounting  closing  process, and approval by the Supervisory Board.  The  company  will  provide  its fourth quarter and full year 2008 results on Thursday, March 12, 2009.

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Conference Call for Journalists, Investors and Analysts: The management board of CompuGROUP Holding AG will go  through  the   preliminary results of 2008 at a conference call on  Friday,  January 30th  2009  at  15:00 hours CET (3:00 pm CET). It will  be  broadcast live  via  telephone  (see  the following list of telephone numbers).

You can participate in this conference call by  dialing  one  of  the following phone numbers:

+49 69 210869703 (Germany)
+44 16 16018902  (UK)
+1 2153054495      (USA)

Participant code: 671361

At the beginning of the conference call, a presentation will be  made available for download on the CompuGROUP website at www.compugroup.com

The presentation can be viewed live at

https://compugroup.webex.com/compugroup/j.php?ED=115795662&UID=0

About CompuGROUP CompuGROUP is one of the  leading  eHealth   companies  worldwide.  Its  software products, designed to support   all  medical  and  organizational  activities  in doctors' offices   and  hospitals,  its  information  services  for  all  parties involved in the healthcare system and  its  web-based  personal   health  records contribute  towards  safer  and  more  efficient   healthcare.  The  services  of CompuGROUP are based on its unique customer  base  of  around  320,000  doctors, dentists, hospitals and networks as well as other service providers.  CompuGROUP is  the   eHealth  company  with  the  biggest  coverage  among  eHealth   service providers worldwide. The company operates in 14  European   countries,  Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and in South Africa and currently employs around 2,500 people.

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Further inquiry note:
Ralf Glass
Vicepresident CEO support
Tel.: +49 (0)261 8000 1236
E-Mail: investor@compugroup.com

Branche: Software
ISIN:      DE0005437305
WKN:        543730
Börsen:  Börse Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
              Börse Berlin / free trade
              Börse Hamburg / free trade
              Börse Stuttgart / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Börse München / free trade



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