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22.02.2006

CENIT realises all-time result in 2005 according to provisional figures

Executive Board proposes a dividend doubling up to 60 cent per share

Ad hoc Disclosure in line with Article 15 of the Securities Trading Act

Stuttgart – February 22, 2006 – 08:00 a.m. – According to provisional uncertified figures CENIT AG Systemhaus obtained a consolidated sales of 74.3 million € (2004: 74.9 million €/-1%). Once again, the service sector increased significantly, accompanied by an exceedingly positive progress of CENIT-own software sales. Hardware sales, in comparision, declined considerably by e.g. 7.2 million € from 21.6 million € in 2004 to e.g. 14,4 million € in 2005. Gross profit improved again by 9% up to 52.3 million € (2004:48 million €). EBITDA is 10 million € (2004: 8.2 million €/22%). EBIT climbed from 7.5 million € in 2004 by 23 % to e.g. 9.2 million € in the report period.

CENIT’s Executive Board assumes that the Group’s operative performance will ameliorate furthermore in 2006 and aims additional gain of market share. Therefore, CENIT intends to increase the number of employees by 10% in order to make the base for future growth.

This positive outlook is substantiated by the so far biggest invidual order that Airbus placed to CENIT early in 2006. At the same time, CENIT signed a so-called “Prime Supplier Contract” with Airbus Germany that upgrades CENIT to the status of a preferred IT supplier.

On occasion of this year’s Shareholders’ Meeting., Executive and Supervisory Board will propose to distribute a dividend of 60 cent per share (2004: 30 cent per share).

Certified results and figurs of the financial year 2005 will be announced on occasion of our press conference on financial statements at March 27, 2006.

Forward-Looking Statements
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Information about CENIT:
CENIT AG Systemhaus is an internationally operating consulting company which employs more than 520 people. Focusing Product Lifecycle Management Consulting, Outsourcing and Enterprise Content Management solutions, the company is listed in Germany’s Prime Standard. Customers are BMW, DaimlerChyrsler, Audi, VW, AIRBUS, CONTI, Allianz, Metro, REWE and others.

Please contact:

CENIT AG Systemhaus
Prime Standard Listing - ISIN DE0005407100
Fabian Rau
Vice President Investor Relations & Marketing
Industriestraße 52-54, D-70565 Stuttgart
Tel.:  +49 711 7825-3185
Fax:  +49 711 782544-4185
E-Mail: info@cenit.de