U.C.A. AG: Final results up to 31.12.05 in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB)

5/19/2006, 8:00 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)
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With sales revenue from investment business standing at € 1.87
million (prev. yr. € 0.99 million), and other operating income of €
8.53 million (prev. yr. € 0.58 million), resulting, in particular,
from the Asset Management Division as well as from the restructuring
of the U.C.A. Group through the transfer of Deutsche Technologie
Beteiligungen AG to Equity A Beteiligungen GmbH, a subsidiary of
U.C.A., the overall operating result amounts to € 10.4 million. This
is offset by expenditure of € 7.39 million (prev. yr. € 2.39
million), including proportionate purchase costs, personnel
expenditure and the costs of forward cover in the Asset Management
Division. The operating result stands at € 3.00 million (prev. yr.
./. € 0.82 million).

The financial result stands at € 0.54 million (prev. yr. € 0.24
million) and includes, among other items, earnings from investment
securities and other interest amounting to € 0.95 million, as well as
interest costs for refinancing loans amounting to € 0.27 million.

The result from ordinary business activity (EBT) amounts € 3.54
million (prev. yr. ./. € 0.58 million), with the surplus for the year
(after taxes) € 3.44 million (prev. yr. ./. € 0.57 million). It is
against this background that the AGM to be held on 27 July 2006 will
be proposing a dividend of € 0.39 per share.

The book value of the entire investment portfolio in accordance with
the German Commercial Code (HGB) as at 31.12.05 stands at € 8.2
million (prev. yr. 3.6 million). This figure includes, among other
investments, four stock exchange listed holdings and Equity A
Beteiligungen GmbH with Deutsche Technologiebeteiligungen AG and its
four holdings, one of which is Plan Optik AG. U.C.A.'s available
liquidity amounted to € 24.0 million as at 31.12.05.

U.C.A. Aktiengesellschaft
The Board

Investor Relations
Oliver Schulte
Tel. : + 49 (0) 89 - 99 31 94-25
E-mail: investor.relations@uca.de

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