Nemetschek AG: Nemetschek posts good first-half result

Thu, 31 Jul 2008 07:30:58
DGAP-Ad-hoc: Nemetschek AG: Nemetschek posts good first-half result


Nemetschek AG / Half Year Results/Interim Report
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- Successful first half in 2008
- Revenues, EBITDA and cash flow increase

Munich, July 31, 2008 – The Nemetschek Group, leading vendor worldwide for information technology for the design, construction and management of buildings, achieves its goals in the first half of 2008. In a challenging economic environment the group once again improves on all key figures.
Revenues increase by 5.1% to 73.3 million euros

Nemetschek increases revenues by 5.1% to 73.3 million euros. Adjusted to take currency fluctuations into account, growth is at 7.5%. The Design segment contributes the lion’s share with segment revenues up by 6.8% to 59.9 million euros. This positive trend is attributable to international business in particular. Compared with the same period in the previous year, revenues abroad increase by 2.0 million euros to 45.9 million euros, thus accounting for two thirds of the group’s overall revenues. At 27.4 million euros, revenues in Germany are up by 1.6 million euros.
EBITDA increases by 9.7% to 15.3 million euros

Nemetschek increases the operating result (EBITDA) by 9.7% to 15.3 million euros compared with 13.9 million euros in 2007. This corresponds to an EBITDA margin of 20.8% compared with 19.9% in the same period last year. The earnings per share improve by 18.3% to 0.69 euros.
High period cash flow thanks to good results

In the first half of 2008, the group achieved a period cash flow of 14.1 million euros, up from 13.1 million euros in 2007. The cash flow from ordinary activities amounts to 16.2 million euros and is thus stable at last year’s level.

The full first-half report for the period to June 30, 2008 will be published on August 8.



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About Nemetschek
The Nemetschek Group is a leading international IT company in the AEC sector (Architecture, Engineering, Construction). The technology group develops integrated solutions for the complete life cycle of buildings and real estate – from building design and construction through to facility management. The company’s products are currently used by more than 270,000 companies in 142 countries and in 16 languages to optimize the complete building creation and management process in terms of quality, cost and time. Nemetschek was founded in 1963 by Prof. Nemetschek and has more than 1,100 employees worldwide. In fiscal 2007, the group achieved revenues of 146 million euros. For more information, see www.nemetschek.com 31.07.2008  Financial News transmitted by DGAP

 
Language:     English
Issuer:       Nemetschek AG
              Konrad-Zuse-Platz 1
              81829 München
              Deutschland
Phone:        +49 (0)89 92 793-0
Fax:          +49 (0)89 927 93-5200
E-mail:       investorrelations@nemetschek.com
Internet:     www.nemetschek.com
ISIN:         DE0006452907
WKN:          645290
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