EANS-Adhoc: Einhell Germany AG / Financial figures 2008

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Financial figures for the year 2008 are confirmed

The annual financial accounts for the year 2008 for the Einhell group were stated by the supervisory board.

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% (previous year EUR 6,4%).

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 worldwide economic conditions 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.

At the general meeting a dividend of EUR 0.60 per preferred share and EUR 0.54 per
common share will be recommended by the management board and the supervisory board.

Landau/Isar, 6 April 2009

Board of Directors

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emitter: Einhell Germany AG Wiesenweg 22 D-94405 Landau/Isar phone: +49 (0)9951 942 166 FAX: +49 (0)9951 942 293 mail: helmut.angermeier@einhell.com WWW: http://www.einhell.com sector: Wholesale ISIN: DE0005654933, DE0005654909 indexes: CDAX stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Börse Frankfurt, free trade: Börse Berlin, Börse Hamburg, Börse Stuttgart, Börse Düsseldorf, Börse München language: English

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