EANS-Adhoc: Goldbach Media AG / 15 % sales growth in challenging market environment

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19.01.2010

Ad hoc press release

Provisional net revenue results for the year 2009:
Goldbach Media: 15% sales growth in challenging market environment

CHF 306 million revenue - more than 15% growth despite negative currency influences - increase in online and offline divisions - around 9% organic growth in exchange rate adjusted terms - sales portion of international business at 20%

Küsnacht, January 19, 2010. Together with its international subsidiaries in nine countries, Goldbach Media, the leading advertising marketer for private electronic, interactive and mobile media in Switzerland, expects a net revenue of CHF 306 million (prior year CHF 265 million) and sales growth of more than 15% in the 2009 fiscal year (prior year: 12%) based on provisional year-end results. 63% of the total turnover was generated in the offline division and 37% in the online division (prior year: 70% off-line; 30% online). The sales share in international business increased to 20% (prior year 14%).

The online division for performance marketing and advertising logistics for digital and interactive media grew by 42% (prior year: 49%). In the offline division for private radio and television airtime marketing with a focus on Switzerland, sales grew by almost 4% (prior year 1%). Adjusted for negative currency influences - primarily through the Polish zloty and the euro - the organic increase in turnover amounted around 9% (prior year: 4%). In the online division the organic growth in exchange rate adjusted terms is 21% (prior year:
15%).

The definitive sales and EBIT figures will be announced on March 4, 2010.

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issuer: Goldbach Media AG Seestrasse 39 CH-8700 Küsnacht phone: +41 44 914 91 00 FAX: +41 44 914 93 60 mail: info@goldbachmedia.ch WWW: www.goldbachmedia.ch sector: Media ISIN: CH0004870942 indexes: SPI, SPIEX

stockmarkets: official dealing: SIX Swiss Exchange
language: English

Digitale Pressemappe: http://www.ots.at/pressemappe/EASY_100002098

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Paul Riesen, Germaine Müller
Tel. +41 44 914 91 00
Mobile: +41 79 688 24 74
germaine.mueller@goldbachmedia.com
paul.riesen@goldbachmedia.com

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