Ad hoc: Wacker Construction Equipment AG: Planned merger: Neuson Kramer Baumaschinen AG releases first quarter figures for fiscal 2007/2008

6/28/2007, 6:30 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)
Wacker Construction Equipment AG / Interim report / Planned merger: Neuson Kramer Baumaschinen AG releases first quarter figures for fiscal 2007/2008 Ad hoc announcement according to §15 WpHG processed and transmitted by Hugin ASA. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------

(Munich, June 28, 2007) Neuson Kramer Baumaschinen AG, headquartered
in Linz (Austria), has submitted a report today detailing the first
quarter results for fiscal 2007/2008 (February 1 - April 30) to
Wacker Construction Equipment AG. The report reveals a strong rise in
company sales and profit figures (Expenditure Format) across the
group compared with the same quarter last year, driven by a strong
demand for Neuson Kramer products.

In comparison with the same quarter last year, sales rose by 40.1
percent, from EUR 67.6 million to EUR 94.7 million. Profit before
interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased by
60.7 percent to EUR 19.6 million (previous year: EUR 12.2 million)
and profit before interest and tax (EBIT) rose by 63.6 percent to EUR
18.7 million (previous year: EUR 11.4 million). Profit for the period
amounted to EUR 13.3 million (previous year: EUR 7.9 million).

The merger of Wacker Construction Equipment AG and Neuson Kramer
Baumaschinen AG approved by the German and Austrian antitrust
authorities is still scheduled for summer 2007.

Additional information about the Wacker Construction Equipment AG
Securities Identification number: WACK01
Listing requested: Official Market / Prime Standard; Frankfurt Stock
Registered office of the company: Germany

Wacker Construction Equipment AG
Imre Szerdahelyi
Head of Corporate Communication
Preußenstr. 41
80809 Munich
Tel. + 49 - 89 - 354 02 - 251


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Wacker Construction Equipment AG
Preußenstr. 41 München

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