syskoplan AG / Quarter Results


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Clear improvement on last year

Gütersloh, 04.29.2008 – syskoplan has announced the results to the first
quarter of the financial year 2008 today. In the group, the software
integrator achieved revenues of 14.9 million euros, 10% more than in the
previous year. Earnings before taxes, interest and depreciation (EBITDA)
amounted to 1.8 million euros after 1.3 million euros in last year.
Altogether, syskoplan group after tax and minority shares obtained a net
income of 0.9 million euros till now, 75% more than previous year’s 0.5
million euros. Liquidity was 16 million euros (end of 2007: 17.6 million

Positive course of business - In the 1st quarter syskoplan already reached
an organic growth in sales of 10%. The sales generated per FTE employee
came to EUR 37.2 thsd. in the quarter, meaning another 8%-rise in
productivity compared to the year before. Projects started for customers
such as Home Shopping Europe (HSE) and HSH Nordbank have led to a
considerable stimulation of business. After the successful implementation
at HSE in the area of service, the second phase now begins for the area of
sales. The SAP unit established a business relationship with Q-Cells in the
field of CRM. Sales of the facility management tool IFMS could be further
improved as a result of additional projects at the University of Kassel and
Österreichische Nationalbank. The partnership with CAS is also progressing

Liquidity and personnel – Cash Flow (according to DVFA/SG) amounted to 1.4
million euros in first quarter 2008 (+38% compared to 1.0 million euros in
the previous year). In competition for highly qualified talents syskoplan
considerably intensified the recruiting activities. Up to now 30
engagements have been closed for the 1st half year. On March 31, 2008 416
employees are working in syskoplan group (end of 2007: 403 employees).

Guidance confirmed – Based on the current utilization and starting
productivity of newly hired employees, syskoplan anticipates an additional
improvement regarding the revenue and earnings situation in the course of
the year. Despite of damped economic outlook and the subprime crisis the
European chief information officers are planning increases of their budgets
at around 4%. This is the outcome of recent research of Experton Group. On
this basis, syskoplan is confirming its target for organic growth in
revenue of 10% combined with a double-digit EBITDA margin for the 2008
financial year.

As announced the conference call will take place tomorrow at 10.00 a.m.

For information, please contact:
syskoplan AG
Michael Lückenkötter
Investor Relations / Mergers & Acquisitions
Bartholomäusweg 26
33334 Gütersloh
Tel. 05241-5009-1017
DGAP 29.04.2008 
Language:     English
Issuer:       syskoplan AG
              Bartholomäusweg 26
              33334 Gütersloh
Phone:        +49 (0)5241 5009-1017
Fax:          +49 (0)5241 5009-1033
ISIN:         DE0005501456
WKN:          550145
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
              in Berlin, Hannover, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München, Stuttgart
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