Balda AG

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Capital measures

Bad Oeynhausen (euro adhoc) - Balda-shareholding in TPK makes a strong stock market debut

Bad Oeynhausen, 22nd November 2010 - Three weeks  after  the  IPO  of the touch screen manufacturer TPK at the Taipeh Stock Exchange on 29th October 2010 the share price of the company has settled  within a  stable  range. Following on from the issue price of 220 Taiwanese dollars  (5,30  euros) and a closing price on the first day of trading of 505  Taiwanese  dollars (12,16 euros), the share price  of TPK,  in  which  the  Frankfurt  Stock Exchange listed Balda AG owns 16,1% has stabilised at a share price  above 500 Taiwanese dollars.

Balda's Chief Financial Officer Rainer Mohr is  extremely  satisfied with the listing of TPK: "The development of the stock market  share price  of TPK is moving at the upper end of our expectations. The shareholding is  a very valuable asset for Balda." Last Friday (November 19th) the TPK  share closed at 545 Taiwanese dollars (13,12 euros)  from  the  stock  exchange trading. The enterprise value of the current world's largest  touch-screen manufacturer stood at this stock price at 122,1 billion Taiwanese  dollars (2.94 billion euros). The value of the shareholding of Balda in  TPK  thus

@@start.t2@@reached 473,3 million euros. TPK  develops  and  supplies,  among  others, touch-screen systems for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod products.


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Company profile of Balda AG The  Balda  Group  develops  and  produces  complete  plastic    assemblies,@@end@@

electronic products and  products  for  the  medical  technology   industry. Balda´s customers are leading  companies  in  the  mobile   phone,  consumer electronics,  electronic    communications,     pharmaceutical    and    medical technology markets. The Group is internationally positioned with production sites in China, Malaysia and Germany. A subsidiary in the USA serves  North American customers in product design and development. Within the  scope  of

@@start.t3@@its shareholding in a leading touchscreen manufacturer in China,  Balda  is participating in  the  dynamic  development  of  the  touchscreen  displays market.

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Contact: Balda AG, Clas Röhl, Telephone: (05734) 922 - 2728, Fax: (05734) 922 - 2604, E-mail: croehl@balda.de, Internet: www.balda.de

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This corporate  news  announcement  includes  "forward-looking   statements" which are based on the current expectations of  the   management  of  Balda. They are subject to risks and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that  will occur  in  the  future,  such  as,  for example, developments in the mobile  communications  industry,  changes  in technology and the ability to timely and successfully develop new  products and various other factors. Balda  does  not  undertake  any  obligation  to update publicly or revise forward-looking statements except to  the   extent legally required. This corporate news  announcement  is  not   an  offer  of securities for sale or a solicitation of an offer to purchase securities in the United States or elsewhere. The shares in Balda AG (the  "Shares")  may not be offered or sold in the United States or to or  for  the  account  or benefit of U.S. persons (as such term is defined in Regulation S under  the U.S. Securities Act of 1933,  as  amended  (the  "Securities  Act")  unless registered under the Securities Act or pursuant to an exemption  from  such registration. The Shares have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act.

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Further inquiry note: Clas Röhl Tel.: +49 (0) 5734 922-2728 croehl@balda.de

Branche: Semiconductors & active components
ISIN:      DE0005215107
WKN:        521510
Index:    CDAX, Prime All Share
Börsen:  Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
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