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First Sensor presents provisional figures for first half of 2014 - Successful business development continues

2014-08-06

- Sales increased by 11% to €59.3 million
- Operating result (EBITDA) is €6.8 million (+9.8%)
- EBIT adjusted for write-downs on purchase price allocations is €3.8 million (+22.6%)
- Net income for the period doubled to €1.1 million

Berlin, August 6, 2014 - First Sensor AG, ISIN DE0007201907, is presenting its provisional figures for the first half of 2014. The company increased its total sales by 11% year-on-year to around €59.3 million in the first six months of 2014 (H1 2013: €53.4 million). At just under €6.8 million, the operating result (EBITDA) was up around 9.8% on the comparative figure for the previous year (H1 2013: €6.2 million). EBIT adjusted for write-downs on purchase price allocations increased substantially by around 22.6% to around €3.8 million (H1 2013: €3.1 million). The consolidated net income of the First Sensor Group for the period doubled year-on-year to around €1.1 million.

Incoming orders rose by 18.8% to €78.8 million (H1 2013: €66.3 million), while orders on hand increased by €19.9 million or 27.0% to €93.5 million.

The consolidated interim financial report as of June 30, 2014 will be available for download on the Internet from the Investor Relations pages starting August 28, 2014 (www.first-sensor.com/en/investor-relations/financial-information/financial-reports).

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In the growth market of sensor systems, First Sensor develops and produces customer-specific sensors, electronics, modules and complex systems for the ever-increasing number of applications in the industrial, medical, and mobility target markets. As a solution provider the company offers complete development services from a first draft and proof of concept up to the development of prototypes and finally serial production. First Sensor offers comprehensive development expertise, state-of-the-art packaging technologies and production capacities in clean rooms from ISO class 8 to 5.

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