Nemetschek plans acquisition of majority stake in Graphisoft

Thu, 21 Dec 2006 21:06:53 DGAP-Ad-hoc: Nemetschek plans acquisition of majority stake in Graphisoft

Nemetschek AG / Letter of Intent/Acquisition

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Munich, December 21, 2006 – Nemetschek AG has reached an agreement with the shareholders of the Hungarian company Graphisoft SE, allowing Nemetschek to acquire a majority stake in Graphisoft (call option) on a acquisition price of 9 EUR per share. Nemetschek is aiming for a strategic financial interest in the Hungarian competitor Graphisoft, announced Gerhard Weiß, CEO of Nemetschek AG. Subject to a successfull completion of the customary due diligence review and the financing agreements, Nemetschek plans to exercise its call option for the majority stake in Graphisoft shortly.
About Graphisoft
Graphisoft SE is headquartered in Budapest and specializes in software solutions for building design. The company was founded in 1982 and today has a staff of 260 with offices in Hungary, Germany, USA, Japan, Great Britain, Spain and Finland. The company’s products are used by more than 100,000 customers in 82 countries. Graphisoft achieved sales revenues of 27 million euros in 2007 and is listed on the stock exchange in Budapest.
About Nemetschek 
Nemetschek is headquartered in Munich and is the only vendor worldwide of IT solutions that encompass the entire building design, construction and management process. The product spectrum ranges from building design and construction through to property and real estate management. The software is used by over 170,000 renowned customers in 142 countries and 16 languages. In fiscal 2005, the group achieved sales of 99 million euros.

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Nemetschek AG
Maren Moisl
Konrad-Zuse-Platz 1
81829 Munich, Germany
Phone +49 (0)9 – 89 27 93 1219
Fax +49 (0)89 -9 27 93 5404

DGAP 21.12.2006 

Language:     English
Issuer:       Nemetschek AG
              Konrad-Zuse-Platz 1
              81829 München Deutschland
Phone:        +49 (0)89 92 793-0
Fax:          +49 (0)89 927 93-5200
ISIN:         DE0006452907
WKN:          645290
Listed: Geregelter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin-Bremen, Stuttgart, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf  
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