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ots Ad hoc-Service: TA Triumph-Adler AG TA Triumph-Adler AG acquires Visinfo AG

Ad hoc-announcement edited and sent by DGAP. The sender is solely responsible for the contents of this announcement. ----------------------------------------------------- Nuremberg (ots Ad hoc-Service) - Ad-hoc Announcement by TA Triumph-Adler AG, as Stipulated by Article 15 WphG (German Securities Trading Act) TA Triumph-Adler AG acquires Visinfo AG Acquisition of majority holding in the Swiss company Visinfo AG provides further boost to European market leadership in the fast-growing segment for presentation and media technology Nuremberg: Triumph-Adler Experts @ Output acquired the majority holding in Visinfo AG, Baden on November 20, 2000. Visinfo is one of Switzerland s leading suppliers of presentation technology, with a market share of around 10% in the data and video projectors segment. Visinfo is generating sales in the current year of CHF 11 million with a staff of 15. The previous owner of the company, H. P. Andermatt, will continue to run the company s businesses. This majority holding will underscore Triumph-Adler Experts @ Output s position as European market leader in the presentation and media technology segments. The Triumph-Adler Group entered the presentation and media technology business segment at the end of 1998, when it took over Anders + Kern Presentation Systems GmbH, Norderstedt, meanwhile Germany s leading supplier. As part of the European expansion strategy, the Group acquired the majority holding in PPE Presentations Products, Ridderkerk (NL), the market leader in the Benelux countries, at the end of 1999. The aim is to achieve sales of approximately Euro 190 million by 2003 in the presentation and media technology business segment. Against this background the Triumph-Adler Group is planning the IPO of the business for the fourth quarter 2001. For fiscal year 2000, Triumph-Adler is forecasting an increase in sales for the Group to Euro 700 million on earnings before goodwill amortization and deferred taxes of Euro 1.38 per share. Further details can be obtained from: TA Triumph-Adler AG Petra Pfaffenbach Phone: 089/641902-33 Fax: 089/641902-91 presse@triumph-adler.de www.triumph-adler.de Mailing address: TA Triumph-Adler AG Ludwig-Ganghofer-Str. 6 D-82031 Gruenwald Corporate profile: TA Triumph-Adler AG was listed on the stock exchange as long ago as 1969, and was included in the SDAX in April 1999. With more than 125,000 systems installed for over 30,000 customers, the Triumph-Adler Group is Germany's leading supplier of Output Solutions (distribution, sales and services for printing, copying and presentation technology). The Triumph-Adler Experts@Output core business is ideally positioned in the fast-growing Internet peripherals sector of B2B applications. The second pillar of the Group, the TA Beteiligung division, comprises the Toys & Leisure, BauTech and Electronics/Miscellaneous business units. End ----------------------------------------------------- Internet: http://recherche.newsaktuell.de Original-Content von: TA Triumph-Adler GmbH, übermittelt durch news aktuell

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