AvW Invest AG

euro adhoc: AvW INVEST AG
AvW Invest intends to raise dividend by 100 per cent

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The Austrian company AvW Invest AG intends to double its dividend in the 2006 financial year, increasing it from EUR 0.30 to EUR 0.60. According to Wolfgang Auer von Welsbach, Chairman of the AvW Board of Management, this measure is aimed at enabling all shareholders to participate in the company's strong profitability growth. For the current financial year, AvW is expecting an increase in net profits of at least 50 per cent. The mid-year figures will be released on August 17. Over the next years, the growth company plans to increase its dividend even further.

About AvW Invest AG:  AvW Invest AG is a company of the AvW Group (www.avw.at). AvW’s shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange on the ATX Prime Market (ISIN number: AT0000930409, Reuters: AVWI.VI). The Austrian company, which is domiciled in Krumpendorf at Lake Wörthersee, specialises in the fields of financial services, equity investments and real estate.

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Further inquiry note:
AvW Invest AG
Nicole Kahn
Investor Relations
Tel.:  04229/3621-25

Branche: Financial & Business Services
ISIN:      AT0000930409
WKN:        892661
Index:    Prime.market
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Wiener Börse AG / official dealing

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