Heliad Equity Partners publishes preliminary results for 2006; Positive result exceeds expectations by more than 50 %

Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA / Preliminary Results

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++ Heliad publishes preliminary results for 2006
++ Positive result of EUR 11.0 million after tax exceeds expectations of    EUR 7.2 million by more than 50 %
++ Best result in Company’s history

According to initial preliminary figures in line with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Heliad Equity Partners generated net income of EUR 11.0 million for the 2006 financial year (PY: EUR 1.95 million). Compared to the earnings guidance of EUR 7.2 million communicated last year, the result is now 53% higher than expected. On the basis of the average number of shares over the year, earnings per share were EUR 0.27 (PY: EUR 0.20).

The Company thus generated the best result in its corporate history and has confirmed the unbroken earnings trend of several quarters. With provisionally calculated equity of EUR 90 million (PY: 15.2 million) as at 31 December 2006, Heliad is now consistently one of Germany's key growth financers.

The full annual report for 2006 is scheduled to be published on 28 February.

Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA 
Christiane Kriesche
Head of Marketing & Communication
Grüneburgweg 18
60322 Frankfurt

Phone: +49(0)69 719 15 965 17
Fax: +49(0)69 719 15 965 89
E-Mail: christiane.kriesche@sigma-capital.de

DGAP 08.02.2007 

Language:     English
Issuer: Heliad Equity Partners GmbH & Co. KGaA               Grüneburgweg 18
              60322 Frankfurt am Main Deutschland
Phone:        +49 (0)69 719 15 965 0
Fax:          +49(0)69 719 15 965 11
E-mail: christiane.kriesche@sigma-capital.de WWW:          www.heliad.de
ISIN:         DE0006047293
WKN:          604729
Listed: Geregelter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin-Bremen, München, Stuttgart  
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