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phion AG acquires Swiss Visonys AG

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Company Information

16.06.2008

Ad hoc-ANNOUNCEMENT June 18, 2008

phion AG acquires Swiss Visonys AG

phion AG, listed on the mid market of Vienna Stock Exchange (ISIN AT0000PHION3), and headquartered in Innsbruck, Eduard-Bodem-Gasse 1, A-6020, acquires 100 % of the shares of Visionys AG, a Swiss provider of IT security products. A corresponding agreement was signed today, 16th June 2008, in Zurich. The purchase price, which will not be disclosed and which includes a performance-related component, was paid in cash. Visonys has 20 employees and is headquartered in Zurich. phion AG plans to keep the acquired company as a separate operational unit.

With the acquisition of Visonys, phion AG reinforces its strategic growth plans. In view to the fact that it complements and expands phion´s product portfolio and creates new cross-selling opportunities, phion expects an increase in sales. The acquisition also strengthens phion´s market position in the field of network security.

visonysAirlock solutions protect web applications and web services from malicious software and web-based attacks while maintaining availability, integrity and confidentiality and reducing operational cost. With their products, Visonys AG addresses the increasing need of enterprises for proactive security measures.

Wieland Alge, CEO of phion AG, says: "The security and integrity of web applications and services is vital for all enterprises that have web-based sensitive information, use online banking services and offer or operate e-commerce businesses. Web application security is increasingly becoming a concern for many organizations, as reflected in compliance requirements such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The acquisition of Visonys AG allows phion AG to offer its customers and partners a combined solution that detects and defends Web application vulnerabilities much more efficiently."

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Further inquiry note:
phion AG
Constanze Liebenau, Eduard-Bodem-Gasse 1, A-6020 Innsbruck
Tel: +43 (0)508 100

Branche: Computing & Information Technology
ISIN:      AT0000PHION3
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Index:    mid market
Börsen:  Wiener Börse AG / Regulated free trade



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