SOURCE: RHJ International SA

February 08, 2007 04:05 ET

Asahi Tec Corporation Issues Notice of Consolidated Third Quarter Results for Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2007

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 8, 2007 --


Brussels - February 8, 2007 - RHJ International (the "Company"), a limited liability company organized under the laws of Belgium, having its registered office at Avenue Louise 326, 1050 Brussels, announces that Asahi Tec Corporation, filed with the Tokyo Stock Exchange on February 8, 2007 its results for the first half of the fiscal year 2006 ending on March 31, 2007.

A translation in English of the consolidated condensed financial statements (in Japanese GAAP) for the third quarter of fiscal year 2006 ending March 31, 2007, is available on Asahi Tec's website using the following link:

http://www.asahitec.co.jp/english/index.html

Asahi Tec Corporation is one of the current seven portfolio companies of the Company. Asahi Tec Corporation, established in 1938, primarily designs, manufactures and sells ductile iron cast auto parts for truck and construction machinery OEMs, aluminium casting parts for truck automobile OEMs and aluminium wheels for automobile OEMs. Asahi Tec also designs, manufactures and sells environmental systems, equipment and development technologies used by local governments and municipalities and electrical hardware and equipment used by electricity generators.

Asahi Tec Corporation is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange under the ticker 5606.

The Company currently holds approximately 41.7% of Asahi Tec's issued and outstanding shares (not including the exercise of any stock acquisition rights).

DISCLAIMER

This announcement does not constitute an offer or invitation to purchase any securities.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

The attached announcement contains forward-looking statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. These statements are based on the current plans, estimates and projections of Asahi Tec Corp. as well as on its expectations of external conditions and events. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties and speak only as of the date they are made. Neither the Company nor Asahi Tec Corp. undertakes to update any of the statements in light of new information or future events, except to the extent required by applicable law.

For further information, please contact :

Arnaud DENIS
Investor Relations Director
RHJ International
e-mail : adenis@rhji.com
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