AvW Management-Beteiligungs AG

Rating agency D&B confirms highest credit rating for AvW Group

AvW announces current investments as of 30.06.2008

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Krumpendorf/Wörthersee (euro adhoc) - In July 2008, the Carinthian investment group AvW Gruppe AG was once again awarded the excellent rating of 5A1 by the renowned rating agency Dun & Bradstreet. "Thanks to its strong equity base and an equity ratio of 91 per cent, the company enjoys an excellent financial standing, which is confirmed by this highly satisfactory rating", says Wolfgang Auer von Welsbach, Chairman of the AvW Management Board.

In the 2007 financial year, the AvW Group was able to raise its equity capital to EUR 317.11 million as compared to 2006 (EUR 251.41 million) - this represents an increase by 26.1 per cent. The rating confirms that the overall situation of AvW Gruppe AG is very satisfactory and that the company has a sound financial standing within the industry. The fact that AvW Gruppe AG is part of a group of companies was particularly taken into account in determining the risk class.

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.

The key investments of the AvW Group as of 30.6.2009 in detail are as follows:

Financial services providers:

~ 74% AvW INVEST AG (AvWI.VI) ~ 31% C-Quadrat (C81.DE) ~  5% Cash Financial Services Group (8122.HK)


~ 27% S & T (SNTS.VI) ~ 22% Nextevolution (N5EG.DE) ~ 20% Cancom AG (COKG.DE) ~ 16% Realtech AG (RTCG.DE) ~ 11% Ecotel (E4CG.DE) ~  6% GFT Gruppe (GFTG.DE) ~  5% Euromicron (EUCG.DE)

Industrial enterprises:

~ 27% Binder & CO AG (BIND.VI) ~ 10% Hirsch Servo AG (HISE.VI) ~  6% RHI AG (RHIV.VI)

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Further inquiry note:
AvW Gruppe AG
Brigitte Burger
Tel.: +43 (0)4229/3621-24
mailto: b.burger@avw.eu

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

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