Dr. Hönle AG

Hönle Pays Dividend of EUR 0.40

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Gräfeling/München (euro adhoc) - The General Shareholders´ Meeting of Dr. Hönle AG, which is listed in the Prime Standard (SIC 515 710), concurred  with 99.99% of the votes cast concerning the proposal made by the Management Board and the Supervisory Board that a dividend of EUR 0.40 per share be paid for financial year 2006/2007. Accordingly, today (Monday, 3 March), the Company distributes the amount of TEUR 2.075 to its shareholders.

In all, 186 shareholders, representing 53.0% of the Company´s capital stock. attended the General Shareholders´ Meeting which was held in Munich on Friday.

In his speech at the Shareholders´ Meeting, the Board member, Norbert Haimerl, also referred to the Company´s goals: "We plan to increase sales revenue by 60% this financial year and, at the same time, increase the operating result by 40%. The basis for this high momentum is planned growth in the inkjet and offset printing segment and also on two acquisitions of 1 January 2008, namely Panacol AG and PrintConcept GmbH". Hönle aims at integrating these enterprises into the Hönle Group through a swift and targeted approach and, according to Board member Heiko Runge, "to further expand Hönle´s good market position through additional take-overs in the future".

In detail the results of the vote were:

Appropriation of retained earnings from the 2006/2007 financial year: consent: 99.99% Discharge of the Management Board members from responsibility for the 2006/2007financial year: consent: 100.00% Discharge of the Supervisory Board members for the 2006/2007 financial year: consent: 100.00% Appointment of the annual auditor for financial year 2007/2008: consent: 100.00%

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Further inquiry note:
Peter Weinert
Tel: +49 89 85608 173
E-Mail peter.weinert@hoenle.de

Branche: Instrument Engineering
ISIN:      DE0005157101
WKN:        515710
Index:    CDAX, Prime All Share, Technologie All Share
Börsen:  Börse Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
              Börse Berlin / free trade
              Börse Hamburg / free trade
              Börse Stuttgart / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Börse Hannover / free trade
              Börse München / free trade

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