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24.07.2007 – 13:32

Basler AG

euro adhoc: Basler AG
Solid order income for 2nd Quarter, Changes in Management Board

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Ahrensburg, 24 July 2007 - Basler AG recorded order income for the 
second quarter of Euro 15.3 million. This represents an increase of 
39% over first quarter results and is the second best quarterly 
result in the company's history. Total order income for the first 
half year came to Euro 26.3 million. This marks a 16% drop against 
the previous year's record results which were shaped by block orders 
placed by the flat screen industry.
Vision Systems marked up first half year orders of Euro 11.8 million 
(39% down on last year's figures). Euro 8.0 million of orders came in
the second quarter heralding the expected pickup of revenue in the 
second half year. Vision Components recorded first half year order 
income of Euro 14.5 million - a new record and a 19% increase over 
last year's figures.
In the light of the order income for the first half year, the 
Management Board maintains its forecast for the 2007 financial year.
Chief Financial Officer Peter Krumhoff will be leaving Basler AG on 
31 August 2007 to join the Management Board of IQ Power AG. The 
Supervisory Board and Management Board of Basler AG would like to 
thank Mr. Krumhoff for the amicable and highly fruitful working 
relationship over the past six years. The recruitment of a possible 
successor has reached an advanced stage. Until a new CFO is 
appointed, the post will be provisionally taken over by the company's
CEO, Dr. Dietmar Ley.
end of announcement                               euro adhoc 24.07.2007 13:00:00

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Basler AG, Dr. Dietmar Ley (CEO), Verena Fehling (IR), An der Strusbek 60-62,
22926 Ahrensburg, Tel. +49(0)4102-463100,,,
ISIN DE 0005102008

Branche: Semiconductors & active components
ISIN: DE0005102008
WKN: 510200
Index: CDAX
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