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20.02.2012

CENIT with preliminary figures 2011 – significant increase of result in relation to previous year 2011

CENIT AG (ISIN: DE0005407100) - Stuttgart, February 20th, 2012 – Group sales increase of 16% and EBIT increase of 57% compared to previous year.

Ad hoc Report in accordance with § 15 WpHG

According to preliminary, unaudited figures sales totaled 107.84 m EUR (2010: 93.17 m EUR/+16%), representing EBITDA of 8.71 m EUR (2010: 5.74 m EUR/+52%) and EBIT of 6.24 m EUR (2010: 3.97 m EUR/+57%). Earnings per share (EPS) attained 0.51 EUR (2010: 0.36 EUR/+42%). On 31 December 2011 CENIT Group employed 657 staff plus approx. 31 trainees and students (2010: 634 plus 43 trainees). On the balance-sheet date equity capital totaled 32.1 m EUR (2010: 29.0 m EUR) and bank deposits and short-term securities totaled 18.13 m EUR (2010: 13.30 m EUR).

Detailed results of the 2011 business year as well as the proposal on the appropriation of the net profits will be published together with the approved annual financial statements on 16 April 2012. The figures provided above are preliminary and unaudited consolidated figures within the meaning of IFRS.