EANS-Adhoc: Kapsch TrafficCom announces its intention to issue a corporate bond

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Vienna, 13 October 2010. Kapsch TrafficCom AG (ISIN AT000KAPSCH9), listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange in the prime market segment, announces its intention to issue corporate bonds with a volume of Euro 65 million up to Euro 75 million and a term of seven years. The bonds shall be offered to both private and institutional investors. Erste Group Bank AG and Raiffeisen Bank International AG have been mandated as Joint-Lead Managers.

Kapsch TrafficCom is an international supplier of superior intelligent transportation systems (ITS). Its principle business is the development and supply of electronic toll collection (ETC) systems, in particular for the multi-lane free-flow (MLFF) of the traffic, and the technical and commercial operation of such systems. Kapsch TrafficCom also supplies traffic management systems, with a focus on road safety and traffic control, and electronic access systems and parking management. With approximately 240 references in 39 countries on all 5 continents, and with more than 18 million on-board units (OBUs) delivered and nearly 13,000 lanes equipped, Kapsch TrafficCom has positioned itself among the leading suppliers of ETC systems worldwide. Kapsch TrafficCom is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, and has subsidiaries and representative offices in 25 countries.


This ad-hoc release constitutes neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation to buy any securities. The bonds are exclusively offered by means and on the basis of the prospectus approved by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier, which is passported to Austria. Such prospectus is available on the official website of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange at http//:bourse.lu and will be made available free of charge at registered office of Kapsch TrafficCom AG at Am Europlatz 2, 1120 Vienna, Austria, during regular office hours. In relation to the offering of the bonds only the information in the prospectus is authoritative.

This ad-hoc release and the information it contains are not for publication in the United States of America (U.S.A.) and may not be distributed to U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act ("Securities Act") of 1933, as amended) or to publications with a general circulation in the U.S.A. This stock exchange announcement does not constitute an offer for the sale of securities or solicitation of an offer to purchase securities in the U.S.A. The securities of Kapsch TrafficCom AG have not been registered under the provisions of the Securities Act and may not be offered, sold or delivered to U.S. persons without prior registration under or exemption from the registration requirements.

This ad-hoc release is exclusively addressed to persons (i) outside the United Kingdom, or (ii) who are investment professionals for the purposes of article 19(5) U.K. Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order"), as amended, or (iii) who are included under article 49(2)(a)-(d) of the Order ("high net worth companies, unincorporated associations, etc.). All such persons are hereinafter referred to as "Relevant Persons". No person who is not a Relevant Person may take action on the basis of this press release or the information contained herein or rely thereon. Investment or investment activities in connection with this press release are only available to Relevant Persons, and investment business will only be transacted with Relevant Persons.

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issuer: Kapsch TrafficCom AG Am Europlatz 2 A-1121 Wien phone: +43 1 50811 1122 FAX: +43 1 50811 99 1122 mail: ir.kapschtraffic@kapsch.net WWW: www.kapschtraffic.com sector: Technology ISIN: AT000KAPSCH9 indexes: Prime Market

stockmarkets: official market: Wien
language: English

Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Marcus Handl
Investor Relations
Kapsch TrafficCom AG
Tel: +43 (0) 50 811 1120

Am Europlatz 2, A-1120 Vienna, Austria
E-mail: ir.kapschtraffic@kapsch.net