EANS-Adhoc: SAF AG / SAF will disclose increased expenses in the course of the successful takeover by SAP

ad-hoc disclosure pursuant to section 15 of the WpHG transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.


Tägerwilen/Switzerland, October 2, 2009.
SAF AG, which is listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN CH0024848738), will at today´s level of knowledge presumably disclose a negative net profit for the third quarter 2009 due to increased onetime expenses which arise in the course of the successful takeover by SAP.

The additional expense of approximately EUR 2.5 million consists of accruals and costs in the course of the successful takeover. A precise evaluation of its impact on the net profit for the quarter as well as for the fiscal year can not be given before the quarterly report as of 30.09.2009 has been finally prepared, which is expected for the beginning of November.

end of ad-hoc-announcement ===============================================================================") About SAF AG
SAF Simulation, Analysis and Forecasting AG specializes in the development of automated ordering and forecasting software for retailers and industrial manufacturers. SAF deploys the demand chain management approach, which controls replenishment planning based on consumer demand patterns. SAF software assists users to realize substantial cost savings and optimizes general logistics conditions through its simulation capabilities. As a result, significant competitive advantages are achieved along the entire value chain: lower inventories, improved product availability, and last, but not least, a higher level of customer satisfaction.

SAF AG was established in 1996 by Dr. Andreas von Beringe and Prof. Dr. Gerhard Arminger. SAF shares are listed at the official market (Prime Standard) at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB). Today, the company employs approx. 100 people. Consolidated sales revenues for fiscal year 2008, were approx. 13.4 million EUR with consolidated profit of 2.1 million EUR according to IFRS statements. SAF’s products are distributed in many European countries as well as in the United States. The company is headquartered in Tägerwilen, Switzerland. SAF also has a subsidiary in the United States: SAF Simulation, Analysis and Forecasting U.S.A., Inc., Grapevine, Texas and in Slovakia, Bratislava: SAF Simulation, Analysis and Forecasting Slovakia s.r.o. with the focus on Nearshore-Development.

Forward Looking Statements and Estimates
This information contains forward looking statements based on assumptions and estimates of SAF's Man-agement Board. Although we assume the expectations in these forward looking statements are realistic, we cannot guarantee they will prove to be correct. The assumptions may harbor risks and uncertainties that may cause the actual figures to differ considerably from the forward looking statements. Factors that may cause such discrepancies include, among other things, risks that are mentioned in the annual report 2008. SAF does not plan to update the forward looking statements, nor does it assume the obligation to do so.

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+41 (0)71 666 79 48
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issuer: SAF AG
High-Tech-Center 2 / Bahnstrasse 1
CH-8274 Tägerwilen
phone: +41 (0)71 666 79 48
FAX: +41 (0)71 666 79 40
mail: investorrelations@saf-ag.com
WWW: http://www.saf-ag.com
sector: Software
ISIN: CH0024848738
indexes: Prime All Share, Technologie All Share

stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, free trade: Berlin,
Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, München
language: English


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