EANS-Adhoc: Einhell Germany AG / Preliminary financial figures 2008

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20.03.2009

"Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG"

Preliminary financial figures 2008

Einhell Germany AG announces the following:

According to the preliminary financial figures the Einhell group has concluded the year 2008 also with a very positive result.

Because of the difficult worldwide economic situation the turnover has reduced to EUR 358,5 million compared to the last year's turnover of EUR 385,7 million.

Earnings before tax have reached EUR 18,4 million (previous year EUR 24,6 million).

The profit margin before tax amounts to 5.1 % (6.4 % previous year).

The net income after minority's interest has reached EUR 14,2 million compared to
the previous year with EUR 16,7 million.

The profit per share according DVFA decreased from EUR 4.4 to EUR 3.8.

In spite of the difficult framework the Einhell group has reached to the year end of 2008 also a good result. This confirmed the sustainable profitability.

Einhell group continues to show up a very solid balance sheet structure with an equity-ratio of around 50%.
Also the net debt of Einhell group has been further reduced.

Landau a. d. Isar, 20th March 2009

Board of Directors

Ende der Mitteilung euro adhoc

Emittent: Einhell Germany AG Wiesenweg 22 D-94405 Landau/Isar Telefon: +49 (0)9951 942 166 FAX: +49 (0)9951 942 293 Email: helmut.angermeier@einhell.com WWW: http://www.einhell.com Branche: Grosshandel ISIN: DE0005654933, DE0005654909 Indizes: CDAX Börsen: Regulierter Markt/Prime Standard: Börse Frankfurt, Freiverkehr: Börse Berlin, Börse Hamburg, Börse Stuttgart, Börse Düsseldorf, Börse München Sprache: Deutsch

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Melanie Köppl, Finanzbuchhaltung, Investor Relations
Telefon: +49 (0)9951-942 178
Fax: +49 (0) 9951-942 293
E-Mail: melanie.koeppl@einhell.com

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