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Barclays Private Equity announces tender offer to shareholders of COMPUTERLINKS AG

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Ad-hoc release pursuant to § 15 German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz - WpHG)

COMPUTERLINKS Aktiengesellschaft, Stefan George Ring 23, 81929 Munich -

Barclays Private Equity announces tender offer to shareholders of COMPUTERLINKS AG

@@start.t2@@. The acquisition company Platin 274.GmbH, in which a fund managed by
         Barclays Private Equity holds an indirect participation, intends to offer
         to COMPUTERLINKS shareholders EUR 15.50 per share in a voluntary public
         tender offer, and is aiming for a minimum acceptance rate of 75 percent.

      . COMPUTERLINKS AG is positive about the offer and will examine it

Munich, 17 June 2008

The acquisition company Platin 274.GmbH (to be renamed in CSS Computer  Security Solutions Erwerbs GmbH), in which currently one,   and  in  the  future  several, funds managed by Barclays Private Equity  Limited  ("Barclays  Private  Equity") hold an indirect participation, today announced pursuant to §  10  Takeover  Act (Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz - WpÜG) to  submit  a   voluntary  public tender offer of EUR 15.50 per bearer share to the shareholders of  COMPUTERLINKS AG. The offer price thus equates to a premium  of  38.9  percent  on  the  Xetra closing price of the COMPUTERLINKS share on Monday 16 June  2008,  and  of  31.6 percent on the volume-weighted average Xetra price of  the  COMPUTERLINKS   share over the past three months.

The takeover offer will be subject to the  condition  of  a  minimum acceptance rate of 75 percent and the approval  of  the  relevant   regulatory  authorities. Barclays Private Equity has stated that  as the  new  majority  shareholder  it wants to support the company in its long-term  development,  and  to  contribute towards COMPUTERLINKS AG expanding its  position  as  market  leader  in   Europe through organic growth and strategic acquisitions. In  the   context  of  the  company's  further  development  and  its  plans   for international  expansion,  the  management  board  of     COMPUTERLINKS    AG,    in principle, welcomes the commitment of a financial investor  experienced  in  the field of medium-sized German companies.  The  management  board  has  therefore decided, in the interests of the company, its shareholders  and  its  employees, and after having consulted the supervisory  board,  to  thoroughly   examine  the offer announced by Barclays Private Equity.

Munich, 17 June 2008 The Management Board

COMPUTERLINKS Aktiengesellschaft Stefan George Ring 23 81929 Munich Tel: +49 89 93099 227 Fax: +49 89 93099 195 Email:

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Branche: Computing & Information Technology
ISIN:      DE0005448807
WKN:        544880
Index:    CDAX, Prime All Share, Technologie All Share
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