MPC Münchmeyer Petersen Capital AG

MPC Capital AG reports steady placement in first nine months

. Continued demand for ship investments . Comparison affected by previous year's non-recurrent income . Placement volume expected to increase in fourth quarter

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companies/9-month results

Hamburg (euro adhoc) - Hamburg, November 5, 2007 - MPC Münchmeyer Petersen Capital AG, the  SDAX-listed asset manager, generated sales of EUR 144.9 million in the first nine months  of 2007.  The  10%   decline  from  the  previous  year's  EUR  160.3    million    is attributable to the fact that equity placed was 8% lower than  in   the  previous year (EUR 662 million vs. EUR 722 million) as well as   to  the  previous  year's income from the sale of fund properties in an amount of approx. EUR 13  million. At 37.5 million, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) were down 17% on  the previous year's  EUR  44.9  million.  Consolidated  net  income  after   minority interests  declined  by  13%  from  EUR  32.4  million  to   EUR  28.1    million. Accordingly, earnings per share changed  from   EUR  3.06  to  EUR  2.65.  As  of September 30, 2007, the MPC Capital Group on average employed 305 people  (2006: 256).

In view of the diverse product  portfolio  of  established  and  new investment concepts,  the  Managing  Board  expects  the  placement   volume    to    increase significantly in the fourth quarter. Accordingly, the equity capital placed  and the consolidated net income for  the  full  year  2007  will  be  in  line  with expectations, amounting up to  EUR  1.1  billion  and  up  to  EUR   45  million, respectively.

"The  first  nine  months  of  fiscal  2006  were  characterised  by a    steady development  of  the  placement  volumes.  Continued  high demand    for    ship investments  and  the  product  portfolio  of   established  and  new  investment concepts that is available for the fourth quarter  suggest  that  the  placement volumes will increase. MPC Capital continues to evolve and to develop new  asset classes and products for institutional investors and has  strengthened  the  MPC Capital brand by restructuring its sales organisation. All this will create  an excellent position and growth perspective for the coming years," said  Dr.  Axel Schroeder, CEO of MPC Capital AG.

Key figures of the first nine months

@@start.t2@@|In TEUR                                      |1.1.-30.09.07|1.1.-30.09.06|+/-        |
|Sales                                         |144,901         |160,277         |- 10%    |
|EBIT                                          |37,483          |43,712          |- 17%    |
|Consolidated net income after  |28,130          |32,404          |- 13%    |
|minority interests                    |                    |                    |            |
|Earnings per share in EUR         |2.65              |3.06              |- 13%    |
|Employees                                  |305                |256                |+ 19%    |

Equity placed in the first nine months
|Business segment in EUR million|1.1.-30.09.07|1.1.-30.09.06|+/-        |
|Real estate funds                      |180                |178                |+ 1%      |
|  thereof real estate                |145                |88                 |+ 65%    |
|opportunity funds                      |                    |                    |            |
|Corporate investments                |309                |302                |+ 2%      |
|  thereof ship investments        |291                |293                |- 1%      |
|Life insurance funds                 |83                 |113                |- 27%    |
|Structured products                  |48                 |87                 |- 58%    |
|Private equity funds                 |16                 |34                 |- 53%    |
|Investment funds                        |25                 |9                  |+ 178%  |
|TOTAL                                         |662                |722                |- 8%      |

*Differences due to rounding.

Since 1994, over 157,000 customers (YE 2006: 141,000)  have  invested  EUR  6.43 billion in 277 funds with a total investment volume of EUR 16.17 billion.

The interim report  on  the  nine-month  period  ended  September  30,  2007  is available in the Investor Relations section at www.mpc-capital.com.@@end@@

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Further inquiry note:
Andreas Schwarzwälder
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