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Delticom publishes preliminary figures fort he first nine months of 2006

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- Delticom publishes preliminary figures fort he first nine months of 2006 - EBIT increased by 52%

Hanover, November 16, 2006  -  Delticom  AG  (German  Securities Code  (WKN) 514680, ISIN DE0005146807, stock  exchange  symbol  DEX) has  published  its quarterly results for  the  first  time  since going  public  in  the  Prime Standard. According to preliminary figures, the  company  has  been  able  to improve its revenues by around 28% to EUR 108.9 million  in  the  first  nine months of the current fiscal year compared to the same period of 2005  (Q1-Q3 2005: EUR 85.1 million). The company recorded an  above-average  increase of almost 39% to EUR 95.3 million  in  the  key  eCommerce  segment. Delticom's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) were up by 52% to EUR 4.1  million, compared to EUR 2.7 million last year. The net income  for  the  first  nine months totaled EUR 2.5 million, or EUR 0.81 per share - up  50%  compared  to September 30, 2005 (EUR 0.54).

Sales increased faster than expenses due to the scalability of  the business model and the improved purchasing conditions. This allowed an increase in all

@@start.t2@@key margins. For example, the gross margin  at  the  end  of  September  2006 totaled 21.9% compared to 20.5% in the first nine months of  last  year.  The EBIT margin improved from 3.1% to 3.7%. One  key  reason  for  the  company's  positive  growth  from  January 1    to September 30, 2006 was,  in  particular,  the  significant  increase  in  the customer base with the addition of around 300,000  new  tire  buyers  in  the@@end@@

current fiscal year, lifting the total number of registered, active customers to more than one  million.  In  addition,  the  foreign expansion  has  been consistently continued. Delticom  entered markets  including  Canada  during third quarter, and the 60th online store worldwide has now been opened.

The fourth quarter of the year on  the  tires  market  is traditionally  the period with the highest  sales  as  a  result  of the  weather-related  road conditions. The new legal requirement for winter tires  in  Germany  and  the anticipated subsequent demand for winter tires mean that Delticom's  forecast for the fourth quarter is positive. Delticom AG's Managing Board is confident that it will reach revenues for the year as a whole totaling at least EUR 170 million, and that it will be able to again improve the EBIT  margin compared to these Q3 figures.

The full version of the quarterly report will be  published  on November 22, 2006 and will be available at

This publication constitutes neither an offer to sell nor an invitation  to  buy securities. The offer in Germany was made exclusively by means  of  and  on  the basis of a prospectus published and available free of  charge  at  the  company, the underwriters and the exchange admission board.

This document does not constitute an  offer  for  sale  or subscription  of  or solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe to securities in the United  States of America. The securities of Delticom AG (the "shares") cannot be  offered  for sale or subscription in the United States of America or  to  any  "U.S. Person" (as defined by Regulation S of the United States  Securities Act  of  1933,  as amended) nor for the account of any "U.S. Person" unless they are registered  or freed from the obligation of registering by the Securities Act.  The  securities are not and will not be registered under the Securities Act.

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Branche: Electronic Commerce
ISIN:      DE0005146807
WKN:        514680
Index:    CDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / official dealing/prime standard
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              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
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