d+s europe AG

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Financial Figures/Balance Sheet
Provisional numbers for 2006: Turnover and results record for EBIT rises by 93 to 18.7 million euros

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Provisional numbers for 2006


@@start.t2@@•          EBIT margin increased from 8.7 per cent (2005) to 11.3 per cent (2006)
•          Large orders confirm the 2007 prognosis with organic sales increase of
            more than 25 per cent
•          D+S increases the EBIT growth prognosis for 2007 of more than 30 per
            cent to 40 per cent
•          Chairman of the Board solidifies acquisition plans@@end@@

HAMBURG, February 16, 2007. According to the provisional numbers, D+S europe AG (ISIN: DE0005336804), leading solutions provider for comprehensive customer management, reached record turnover and results in the past year. The net turnover increased by 48.6 per cent from 110.9 million euros in the previous year to 164.8 million euros. EBITDA was able to rise by 91.6 per cent from 14.3 million euros in the previous year to 27.4 million euros. EBIT rose by 92.7 per cent from 9.7 million euros in the previous year to 18.7 million euros. The EBIT margin therefore improved substantially in the previous year, rising from 8.7 per cent to 11.3 per cent. The per share result at a value of 35 cents resulted in unique financing expenditures of approx. 1 million euros (approximately 3 cents per share) in connection with the refinancing made at the end of September 2006. With this, the company succeeded in increasing its bonded capital program by more than approx. 50 per cent (around 25 million euros) with an interest charge that remained virtually the same. Adjustments for this one-time effect led to results per share rising by 81 per cent from 21 cents in the 2005 to 38 cents in the past financial year.

In the current financial year, D+S europe AG is expecting an organic, company-level turnover increase of over 25 per cent. EBIT should then add a super-proportional 40 per cent. So far, the company has worked with the assumption of a 30 per cent EBIT increase. Purchases have not yet been incorporated, though they are a part of the overall strategy. In the promising area of on-line transaction management or the increasingly lucrative field of address and collection services, there are attractive opportunities for acquisition, and the aim is to make an acquisition which would lead to a significant jump in profits; thus, a company with an EBIT that is within the range of double-digit millions is desirable. Purchases would then be financed largely through outside capital.

Explanatory note:

The D+S mobile & telephony services division, which was first consolidated annually following the dtms takeover in the middle of 2005, contributed 81.1 million euros, including mobileview AG, which was only consolidated in the fourth quarter, to the company turnover. Thus the EBIT margin for this division was increased to 14.3 per cent, as opposed to 10.3 per cent (only dtms) in 2005. D+S europe AG plans to increase this margin to 15-17 per cent by 2008.

For the D+S communication & dialogue technology services division, with a turnover equalling 74.0 million euros, achieved a 5.5 per cent margin. With numerous new large orders from telecommunications, energy, and Internet companies, this division started off the new year with great success, and for the first time enjoyed full utilization of a nationwide communication centre. On this foundation, D+S europe AG is striving to raise the margin to more than 8 per cent this year and to 10 per cent in 2008.

The D+S of consumer information & collection services division, which developed organically in 2006, achieved a turnover 9.7 million euros in the past year with a margin of 31.2 per cent. Within the two years to come, D+S europe AG is counting on a margin increase here of up to 40 per cent.

About D+S europe: D+S europe AG is one of the leading solution providers for comprehensive customer management. Regardless of the method of communication, whether a landline, cell phone, over the Internet, television, or in writing, D+S europe manages the contacts between its companies and its most important assets, the private customers. D+S europe connects, supplies information as well as content for, and financially manages the companies. The company can thus keep track of all customer management processes: from identifying interested potential clients to determining ideal communication methods to addressing collection procedures, if necessary. The support of most modern technology ensures the highest satisfaction among our clients and final customers. Internationally renowned enterprises co-operate with D+S europe, which has more than 3,500 employees throughout Germany as well as in Austria, Poland and the Czech Republic. D+S europe AG shares are listed in Prime Standard and represented in the SDAX.

You can find additional information on the Internet at www.dseurope.AG

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Further inquiry note:
D+S europe AG, Kapstadtring 10, 22297 Hamburg
Head of Corporate Communications
Thiess Johannssen, Phone: +49.40.4114-1400

Branche: Advertising
ISIN:      DE0005336804
WKN:        533680
Index:    CDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share, SDAX
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / regulated dealing/prime
              Börse Berlin-Bremen / free trade
              Hamburger Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Bayerische Börse / free trade

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