e-m-s news media AG

euro adhoc: e-m-s new media AG
Quarterly or Semiannual Financial Statements
e-m-s new media AG attains new record sales in the first quarter 2004 (E)

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In the first quarter 2004, e-m-s new media AG (WKN 521280/ISIN DE0005212807) realized a turnover adjusted by return shipments and proceed detractions in the core Home Entertainment division (DVDs) of 4.69 million Euro. Compared with the same period last year, this constitutes an increase of around 35 percent. In the first quarter 2003, the consolidated turnover inclusive the sale of licence rights amounted to 3.8 million Euro.

With the turnover in the first quarter 2004 e-m-s attained a new quarterly record and even exceeded the - by the Christmas trade favourable influenced - fourth quarter 2003, in which the company realized 3.9 million Euro.

As e-m-s new media AG will bring to account the agreed licence fee not before delivery and acceptance of the material, the TV-revenues of the film "Monster", which have been transacted in the first quarter 2004, have not yet been considered. This is excepted for the second quarter 2004. In the second quarter 2004, e-m-s also expects additional revenues from the theatrical release of the film "Monster" starting on 15. April, in which the Oscar laureate Charlize Theron stars.

The full report on the first quarter 2004 will be available for download in the middle of May from our website at www.ems-newmedia.com.

end of announcement            euro adhoc 06.04.2004

Further inquiry note: Sonja Norden Tel.: +49 (0) 231 9455 333 E-Mail: s.norden@ems-newmedia.com

Branche: Media
ISIN:      DE0005212807
WKN:        521280
Index:    CDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share, Prime Standard
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / regulated dealing
              Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover / free trade
              Berliner Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Bayerische Börse / free trade
              Hamburger Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Bremer Wertpapierbörse (BWB) / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade

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