MPC Münchmeyer Petersen Capital AG

MPC Capital AG confirms forecast for 2008

. Placement volume influenced by product availability . Consolidated net income down 70% in the first quarter of 2008 . Outlook for 2008 confirmed

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finances/First Quarter Results 2008

Hamburg (euro adhoc) - Hamburg, 6 May 2008 -  MPC  Münchmeyer   Petersen  Capital  AG,  the  SDAX-listed wealth and asset manager, generated sales revenues of EUR 29.0  million  in  the first quarter of 2008 and started into fiscal 2008 with a 30% decline  from  the previous year's EUR 41.6 million. This development is  largely   attributable  to the fact that the availability of products at the   beginning  of  the  year  was lower than last year. At EUR 3.6 million, earnings  before  interest  and  taxes (EBIT) were down 60% on the previous year's EUR 9.1  million.  Consolidated  net income after shares of other shareholders declined by 70% from EUR  7.7   million to EUR 2.3 million, which represents earnings per share of EUR 0.22  (2007:  EUR 0.72).

As of the balance sheet date, the Group's total assets  amounted  to EUR  303.0 million (31 Dec. 2007: EUR 306.4 million). The equity ratio stood at  35.3%  (31

@@start.t2@@Dec. 2007: 39.1%). The balance sheet showed EUR  106.5  million  in  equity  (31 Dec. 2007: EUR 119.7 million).

Key figures of the first quarter of 2008:
|In TEUR                                         |31 Mar 2008|31 Mar 2007|+/-        |
|Sales                                            |29,003        |41,595        |- 30%    |
|EBIT                                              |3,590         |9,079         |- 60%    |
|Consolidated net income after      |2,261         |7,683         |- 70%    |
|other shareholders                        |                 |                 |            |
|Earnings per share in EUR            |0.22          |0.72          |- 70%    |
|Employees                                      |323            |293            |+ 10%    |@@end@@

The Management Board confirmed that it expects a placement volume of EUR  1,100 million (2007: EUR 1,062 million) and net income of EUR 50.0 million (2007:  EUR 38.6 million) in the current fiscal year.

Dr. Axel Schroeder, Board Chairman of MPC Capital AG:  "The  start   into  fiscal 2008 illustrated once more that the availability  of   products  has  a  decisive influence on MPC Capital's quarterly result. The delayed start of  placement  of new product developments as  well  as  the  limited  availability  of  products, especially of ship investments, resulted in a lower placement volume  than  last year.  The  contracted  and  developed  product  portfolio  in  the   established business segments as well as the  start  of  placement   of  the  new  investment concepts suggest that the placement volume will increase  significantly  in  the course of the year. We are therefore able to confirm  our  forecast  for  fiscal 2008 today."

At EUR 123 million, equity placed in the first three months  of  2008 was  down 46% on the previous year's EUR 228 million and was especially influenced by  the large supply of ship investments.

@@start.t3@@|Business segment in EUR         |31 Mar 2008  |31 Mar 2007  |+/-        |
|million*                                 |                    |                    |            |
|Real estate funds                  |31                 |51                 |- 40%    |
|      thereof real estate         |14                 |27                 |- 48%    |
|opportunity funds                  |                    |                    |            |
|Corporate investments            |68                 |117                |- 42%    |
|      thereof ship investments |61                 |109                |- 44%    |
|Life insurance funds              |15                 |17                 |- 9%      |
|Structured products                |9                  |33                 |- 72%    |
|Private equity funds              |--                 |6                  |--         |
|Investment funds                    |--                 |4                  |--         |
|TOTAL                                      |123                |228                |- 46%    |

*Differences due to rounding.

Since 1994, some 164,000 customers (YE 2007: 161,000)  have  invested  EUR  6.96 billion in 283 funds with a total investment volume of EUR 16.85 billion.

The interim report on the three-month period ended 31 March  2008  is  available in the Investor Relations section at www.mpc-capital.com.@@end@@

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Further inquiry note:
Andreas Schwarzwälder

Investor Relations
Phone: +49 40 38022-4347
Fax: +49 40 38022-4878
E-mail: ir@mpc-capital.com

Branche: Financial & Business Services
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