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24.08.2006

The increase of capital of CENIT AG is performed

Stuttgart, 24th August 2006 – On 13 June 2006, at the proposal of the management, the Annual General Meeting of CENIT AG resolved to increase the Company’s share capital of EUR 4,183,879 in accordance with the provisions of the Aktiengesetz (AktG – German Stock Corporation Act) by way of a capital increase from company funds (Articles 207 ff AktG) by EUR 4,183,879 to EUR 8,367,758. The capital increase was effected by issuing 4,183,879 new shares with a pro rata share of capital of EUR 1.00. The new shares will be allocated to shareholders in line with their existing shareholdings in the ratio 1:1.

The capital increase was entered in the Commercial Register on 14 August 2006. As of the entry of CENIT AG’s capital increase in the Commercial Register, this action by the Company has been completed.

The custodian banks will transfer their respective holdings of shares in CENIT AG Systemhaus as of the evening of Wednesday, 30 August 2006, in the ratio of 1:1, and enter an additional new share for each share they are holding on behalf of shareholders. The shareholders do not have to do anything in this regard. CENIT AG Systemhaus is assuming the custodian banks’ costs and fees up to a maximum amount of EUR 2.00 per securities account.

At the start of exchange trading on 31 August, trading in CENIT shares will commence on the basis of half of the closing price on 30 August 2006. Arithmetically, the halved share price corresponds to the doubling of the share capital by way of capital increase from company funds.

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