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26.07.2011 – 17:47

Kapsch TrafficCom AG

EANS-Adhoc: Kapsch TrafficCom AG
Capital increase of up to 800,000 new shares to finance further growth and placement of up to 300,000 existing shares by majority shareholder to increase free float

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- Kapsch TrafficCom launches capital increase of up to 800,000 new shares to
pursue further growth opportunities.
- Majority shareholder KAPSCH-Group Beteiligungs GmbH sells up to 300,000
- Transaction will significantly increase Kapsch TrafficCom's free float from
31.6% to up to 38.1%.

Vienna, 26 July 2011 - With the approval of the supervisory board, the
management board of Kapsch TrafficCom AG (ISIN AT000KAPSCH9), listed in the
Prime Market segment of the Vienna Stock Exchange, this evening resolved on a
capital increase from authorized capital through the issuance of up to 800,000
new ordinary no-par value bearer shares against cash contributions. Accordingly,
the share capital of Kapsch TrafficCom AG will be increased from EUR 12,200,000
by up to EUR 800,000 to up to EUR 13,000,000. The new shares will be issued from
Kapsch TrafficCom AG's authorized capital without subscription rights for
existing shareholders as approved by the shareholders' meeting on 15 May 2007.
Upon issuance, the new shares will represent approximately 6.6% of the then
existing share capital and will carry full dividend rights from and including
the fiscal year 2010/2011 (from 1 April, 2010).

The transaction also includes a secondary component of up to 300,000 shares from
the holdings of the majority shareholder KAPSCH-Group Beteiligungs GmbH aiming
to further increase free float and liquidity of the Kapsch TrafficCom stock post

The shares will be placed to domestic and international institutional investors
through an accelerated book-building process to be launched immediately. The
offering is expected to price on Wednesday, 27 July 2011. The shares will not be
offered to the public.

Application has been made to admit the up to 800,000 new shares to trading on
the Official Market (Prime Market segment) of the Vienna Stock Exchange. The
first trading day in the new shares on the Vienna Stock Exchange is expected to
be 1 August 2011.

Kapsch TrafficCom intends to use the net proceeds from the placement of the new
shares to finance future toll collection projects and to enable Kapsch
TrafficCom to play an active role in the expected convergence of intelligent
transportation systems and the expected consolidation of the electronic toll
collection industry.

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Kapsch TrafficCom is an international supplier of superior Intelligent
Transportation Systems (ITS). Its principle business is the development and
supply of electronic toll collection systems, in particular for the multi-lane
free-flow of traffic, and the technical and commercial operation of such
systems. Kapsch TrafficCom also supplies traffic management systems, urban
traffic solutions and selected ITS and telematic applications. With 260
references in 41 countries in all 5 continents, and with almost 44 million
on-board units delivered and more than 18,000 lanes equipped, Kapsch TrafficCom
has positioned itself among the internationally recognized suppliers of
electronic toll collection systems. Kapsch TrafficCom is headquartered in
Vienna, Austria, and has subsidiaries and representative offices in 25


The information contained in this ad-hoc release serves information purposes in
Austria and does not constitute an offer to sell nor a solicitation to buy or
subscribe for any securities of Kapsch TrafficCom AG. Investors should not
purchase any securities referred to in this ad-hoc release.

This ad-hoc release and the information it contains are not for publication in
the United States of America (U.S.A.) and may not be distributed to U.S. persons
(as defined in Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act (“Securities Act”) of
1933, as amended) or to publications with a general circulation in the United
States, except to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional
buyers, as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act. This ad-hoc release
does not constitute an offer for the sale of securities or solicitation of an
offer to purchase securities in the United States. The securities of Kapsch
TrafficCom AG have not been registered under the provisions of the Securities
Act and may not be offered, sold or delivered to U.S. persons without prior
registration under or exemption from the registration requirements. 

This ad-hoc release is exclusively addressed to persons (i) outside the United
Kingdom, or (ii) who are investment professionals for the purposes of article
19(5) U.K. Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order
2005 (the “Order”), as amended, or (iii) who are included under article
49(2)(a)–(d) of the Order (“high net worth companies, unincorporated
associations, etc.). All such persons are hereinafter referred to as “Relevant
Persons”. No person who is not a Relevant Person may take action on the basis of
this press release or the information contained herein or rely thereon.
Investment or investment activities in connection with this press release are
only available to Relevant Persons, and investment business will only be
transacted with Relevant Persons.

Further inquiry note:
Marcus Handl 
Investor Relations 
Kapsch TrafficCom AG 
Tel: +43 (0) 50 811 1120 
Am Europlatz 2, A-1120 Vienna, Austria 

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issuer:      Kapsch TrafficCom AG
             Am Europlatz  2
             A-1121 Wien
phone:       +43 1 50811 1122
FAX:         +43 1 50811 99 1122
sector:      Technology
ISIN:        AT000KAPSCH9
indexes:     Prime Market
stockmarkets: official market: Wien 
language:   English

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