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Initial Public Offering of TPK in the second half of 2010 considered

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Financing, Stock Offerings (IPO)

Bad Oeynhausen (euro adhoc) - Balda AG: Initial Public Offering of TPK in the second half of 2010 considered

Bad Oeynhausen, 19 January 2010 - In a first general meeting on 8 January 2010 the shareholders of TPK Holding Co. approved the proposal of the TPK management to move forward with an initial public offering (IPO) and to have the company's shares listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. Balda currently holds around 19.25 percent of the outstanding TPK shares. This decision taken by the general meeting of TPK represents a basic resolution to be undertaken in every IPO process in Taiwan. The proceeding remains subject to a favourable economic environment and that the TPK management will continue to consider the conditions for an IPO as being advantageous.

*** Company Profile Balda AG The Balda Group develops and produces complete plastic assemblies, electronic products and products for the medical industry. The customers of Balda are leaders in business from the mobile, entertainment and electronic communications as well as pharmaceutical and medical technology markets. The group has an international position with product sites in China, Malaysia, India and Germany. A subsidiary in the United States serves North American customers in product design and development. As part of a shareholding in a leading manufacturer of touch screens in China, Balda participates in the dynamic touch screen displays market.

* * * This corporate news announcement includes "forward-looking statements" which are based on the current expectations of the management of Balda. They are subject to risks and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future, such as, for example, developments in the mobile communications industry, changes in technology and the ability to timely and successfully develop new products and various other factors. Balda does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or revise forward-looking statements except to the extent legally required. This corporate news announcement is not an offer of securities for sale or a solicitation of an offer to purchase securities in the United States or elsewhere. The shares in Balda AG (the "Shares") may not be offered or sold in the United States or to or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons (as such term is defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") unless registered under the Securities Act or pursuant to an exemption from such registration. The Shares have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act.

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Branche: Semiconductors & active components
ISIN: DE0005215107
WKN: 521510
Index: CDAX, Prime All Share
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