AvW Management-Beteiligungs AG

euro adhoc: AvW Gruppe AG
Annual Reports
AvW Group posts record result

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In 2006, the Austrian investment group AvW Gruppe AG recorded the best result in its entire history. Consolidated sales increased by 43.1 per cent from EUR 35.777 million in 2005 to EUR 51.202 million in 2006. Profit before taxes (POA) climbed from EUR 10.189 million in 2005 to EUR 14.937 million in 2006, thus showing a 46.6 per cent increase. Consolidated profits rose by 35.9 per cent over the previous year, from EUR 6.323 million in 2005 to EUR 8.596 million in 2006.

Key financial figures in EUR mill.         2006      2005      Increase
in %
Consolidated sales                                  51.202  35.777  + 43.1%
Profit before taxes (POA)                        14.937  10.189  + 46.6%
Profit after taxes                                  10.585    7.461  + 41.9%
Consolidated profits                                 8.596    6.323  + 35.9%
Balance sheet total                                266.332 184.748  + 44.2%
Equity capital                                        251.408 175.390  + 43.4%
Equity ratio                                                 94%      95%
Credit rating                                                5A1      5A1
Employees                                                      240      206    + 16.5%

AvW Gruppe AG is one of the largest private investment companies in Austria focusing on small caps listed on stock exchanges. "As our largest listed investments show rapidly accelerating growth rates, we are expecting a balance sheet total of more than EUR 350 million for 2007. In 2008, we might even reach the EUR 500 million mark", says Wolfgang Auer von Welsbach, Chairman of the Management Board of the AvW Group. "As AvW invests in a large number of listed Austrian companies, we feel an obligation to establish a position as a core shareholder in many small cap companies as well", Mr. Auer von Welsbach continues.

The key listed investments of the AvW Group are:

Financial services providers:

@@start.t2@@•          approx. 74 per cent of AvW Invest AG (AvWI.VI) with registered offices
in Krumpendorf
•          approx. 8 per cent of C-Quadrat (C8I.DE) with registered offices in
•          approx. 5 per cent of the Cash Financial Services Group (8122.HK) with
registered offices in Hong Kong@@end@@

IT systems providers:

@@start.t3@@•          approx. 24 per cent of S&T (SNTS.VI) with registered offices in Vienna
•          approx. 18 per cent in Cancom AG (COKG.DE) with registered offices in
•          approx.  13 per cent in Realtech AG (RTCG.DE) with registered offices in
•          approx. 10 per cent of nextevolution (N5EG.DE) with registered offices
in Hamburg@@end@@

Industrial enterprises:

@@start.t4@@•          approx. 15 per cent of Binder & CO AG (BIND.VI) with registered offices
in Gleisdorf
•          approx. 10 per cent of Hirsch Servo (HISE.VI) with registered offices in
•          approx. 3 per cent of RHI AG (RHIV.VI) with registered offices in Vienna@@end@@

High-tech companies and service providers:

•          approx. 6 per cent of D + S europe AG (DSJG.DE) with
registered offices in Hamburg •          approx. 5 per cent of
Euromicron AG (EUCG.DE) with registered offices in Frankfurt

Raw materials companies:

•          approx. 2 per cent of Equigold (EQUI.AX) with registered
offices in Australia •          approx. 2 per cent of CBH Resources
(CBH.AX) with registered offices in Australia

One of the Group´s key goals is to further enhance its growth rates in the future and to continue its strategy of expansion towards Asia and Australia.

The full annual report is available on our website at www.avw.eu.

About AvW Gruppe AG:

AvW Gruppe AG is an Austrian investment company focusing on small caps in Austria, Germany, Asia and Australia. AvW participating certificates (AVWIga.F, ISIN AT0000703269) of the AvW Group are listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. More information about AvW is available on the Internet at www.avw.eu.

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Further inquiry note:
AvW Gruppe AG
Mag. Brigitte Burger
Investor Relations
Tel.:  04229/3621-24

Branche: Economy, Business & Finance
ISIN:      AT0000703269
WKN:        763759
Börsen:  Börse Frankfurt / free trade

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