EANS-Adhoc: LPKF raises forecast for the whole 2010 financial year

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Garbsen/Hannover, 27 April 2010 -LPKF Laser & Electronics AG has raised its forecast for turnover and earnings. The new forecast for the 2010 financial year is for a turnover of at least EUR 60 million (previous year: EUR 51 million) and an EBIT margin of at least 14 % (previous year: 14 %).

The upward revision of the forecast has been made against the background of the strong rise in incoming orders for the Cutting and Structuring Lasers Segment. Following the continued growth in the first quarter of 2010 in the business with systems for Laser Direct Structuring (LDS), LPKF received another major order on 27 April 2010 for LDS systems totaling around EUR 5 million. Further details are being kept confidential in agreement with the client.

The complete interim report for the first three months of 2010 will be published on 12 May.

The shares of LPKF Laser & Electronics AG are listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt stock exchange (ISIN 0006450000).

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issuer: LPKF Laser & Electronics AG Osteriede 7 D-30827 Garbsen phone: +49(0)5131 7095 382 FAX: +49(0)5131 7095 90 mail: investorrelations@lpkf.de WWW: http://www.lpkf.de sector: Semiconductors & active components ISIN: DE0006450000 indexes: CDAX, Prime All Share, Technology All Share

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

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LPKF Laser & Electronics AG
Bettina Schäfer, Investor Relations
Tel: (05131) 7095-382