EANS-Adhoc: Triplan AG / Results first Quarter 2009

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/// Revenues: +11.6 percent up to 12,058 TEUR (previous year: 10,801 TEUR) /// EBIT: -28.5 percent up to 806 TEUR (previous year: 1,127 TEUR) /// Cash: -10.5 percent up to 5,521 TEUR (previous year: 6,168 TEUR) /// Unchanged prognosis 2009: Revenues 49.0 Mio. EUR / EBIT: 3.0 Mio. EUR

Bad Soden, May 13th, 2009: TRIPLAN AG (ISIN: DE 0007499303) releases the first quarter result 2009. Hereafter, the group boosts its revenues in the period January 1st to March 31th 2009 from 10,801 TEUR in the previous year quarter by 11.6 percent up to 12,058 TEUR. The segment Engineering contributed 11,382 TEUR (previous year: 10,112 TEUR / +12.5 percent), the segment Technology Services 814 TEUR (previous year: 797 TEUR / +2.1 percent) to the group revenues. The overall performance amounts as at March 31 2009 13,068 TEUR (previous year:
11,825 TEUR / +10.5 percent).
EBIT declined from 1,127 TEUR in the period of the previous year by 28.5 percent down to 806 TEUR. The resean for the decline in EBIT is traced back mainly to a superior first quarter 2008, that is - due to a high project settlement - not directly comparable to the first quarter 2009. The EBIT-margin in the amount of 6.7 percent (previous year: 10.4 percent) accords to the planning of the management board and reflects the general going concern of the group. The net profit amounts as of balance sheet day 760 TEUR (previous year: 887 TEUR). This answers to an earnings per share of 0,08 EUR (previous year: 0,09 EUR). With total assets of 26,200 TEUR (previous year: 21,715 TEUR) the equity ratio as of March 31th 2009 is 58.6 percent after 59.3 percent to the period of the first quarter 2008.
The group cash position was as at March 31 2009 with 5,521 TEUR lightly under the year-ago quarter of 6,168 TEUR. The decline of 10.5 percent reflects outstanding payment transactions of customers, that can be traced back mainly to the valuation date view March 31 2009 and the due payment date of the customers.

With the position of the TRIPLAN AG in the industries Life Science, Refinery/Petrochemical, Chemical/Industrial and Energy as well as the involvement in a multiplicy of national and international projects the management board looks ahead confident to the full-year development 2009. TRIPLAN forecasts - despite the challenging prognostiziert economic basic conditions - unchanged group revenues of 49.0 Mio. EUR and an EBIT of 3,0 Mio. EUR fort he business year 2009.

From May 14, 2009 the quarterly report 2009 can be downloaded under www.triplan.com in the investor relations segment.

The Management Board

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