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EANS-News: CompuGroup Medical Enters the Pharmacy Software Market in Germany

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Subtitle: Acquisition of a majority of the shares in LAUER-FISCHER GmbH in

Koblenz (euro adhoc) - June 22, 2011: CompuGroup Medical AG, one of the leading
global providers of eHealth solutions, has today entered the market for pharmacy
software. The company acquired 75% of the shares in LAUER-FISCHER GmbH from ARZ
Haan AG for the purchase price of 52,5 million Euros. CompuGroup Medical
continues on the path of profitable growth and complements the current
activities by entering the pharmacy sector.

LAUER-FISCHER is one of the leading and most innovative companies in the market
and services approximately 20% of German pharmacies today. The company has 470
employees who develop software and system solutions for pharmacies, with a
sales volume of 49.8 million euros in 2010. The operative result (EBITDA) was
9.8 million euros and earnings before taxes (EBT) were 6.2 million euros.

Frank Gotthardt, CEO and Founder of CompuGroup Medical AG, emphasized this new
milestone in the company´s history: "CompuGroup Medical has unique experience
in cross-sector linkage. With LAUER-FISCHER, we are enhancing our portfolio in
the German market with a significant component." CompuGroup Medical´s customers
already include private practice physicians and dentists, hospitals,
rehabilitation facilities, health insurance companies and industry customers
and the new pharmacy customers complete the position in German healthcare.

"We are happy to complete our product line with the entry into the pharmacy
market.", comments Uwe Eibich, CompuGroup Medical´s Executive Vice President
for Central Europe. "Pharmacies are important institutions in outpatient
healthcare and are also of great importance to the new regulatory environment.
From our new ownership position, we will be able to provide the LAUER-FISCHER
customers with new options for increased efficiency and future-oriented patient
services, with comprehensive service and product options. Our existing
customers, especially physicians, will also be able to benefit from our
expanded portfolio."

About CompuGroup Medical AG
CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. Its
software products are designed to support all medical and organizational
activities in doctors´ offices and hospitals. Its information services for all
parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health
records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare.  CompuGroup
Medical´s services are based on a unique customer base of over 380,000 doctors,
dentists, hospitals and networks as well as other service providers. With
locations in 21 countries and customers in 34 countries worldwide, CompuGroup
Medical is the eHealth company with one of the highest coverage among eHealth
service providers. Approximately 3200 highly qualified employees support
customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the
healthcare system.

Further inquiry note:
CompuGroup Medical AG
Barbara Müller
Consultant Press & Media
P +49 (0) 261 8000-1293
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company:     CompuGroup Medical AG
             Maria Trost 21
             D-56070 Koblenz
phone:       +49 (0) 261 8000-0
FAX:         +49 (0) 261 8000-1166
sector:      Software
ISIN:        DE0005437305
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, free trade: Berlin,
             Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, München 
language:   English

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