EANS-Adhoc: JoWooD Entertainment AG announces preliminary figures for FY 2009

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Turnover at last year´s level, EBIT up by approx. 25%, net income increased by approx. 50%

The results for the fiscal year 2009 of JoWooD Entertainment AG, listed on Wiener Börse in the prime market segment, show satisfying growth. Despite the recession, JoWooD was able to keep turnover at the previous year´s level.

By pursuing the new orientation of the business model to become a world-wide publisher and distributor of game brands, JoWooD was able to increase its earnings before interest and taxes by 24.8% to EUR 2.469 million in 2009 as compared to EUR 1.978 million in 2008.

Net income showed an even more impressive growth, amounting to EUR 1.504 million in 2009 after EUR 1.005 million in 2008, an increase of approximately 50%.

Further increases in turnover and net income are expected for FY 2010.

The final results and the annual report for 2009 will be published on 30 April 2010.

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issuer: JoWooD Entertainment AG Heiligenstädter Straße 201-203 / Top 19 A-1190 Wien phone: +43 (0)1 37909-0 FAX: +43 (0)1 37909-1064 mail: investor@jowood.com WWW: http://www.jowood.com sector: Software ISIN: AT0000747357 indexes: WBI, ATX Prime, ViDX

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JoWooD Entertainment AG
Dr. Albert Seidl, Vorstand
Mag. Philipp Brock, Investor Relations
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