SOURCE: BAVARIA Industriekapital AG

April 17, 2008 01:35 ET

BAVARIA Industriekapital AG: Withdrawal of own shares

MUNCHEN, GERMANY--(Marketwire - April 17, 2008) -

Under authorisation attained at the annual general meeting of BAVARIA Industriekapital AG, the Executive Board, with approval from the Supervisory Board, has resolved to withdraw from circulation a total of 220,500 shares acquired in the context of a share repurchasing program.

Under this resolution, 220,500 no-par value bearer shares of the Company at a nominal value of 1.00 euro will be withdrawn. Following registration in the trade register, the number of circulated shares will thereby be reduced from 6,615,000 shares to 6,394,500 shares. The capital stock will be reduced accordingly to the amount of 6,394,500 euros. The calculative nominal value of the circulating shares remains unchanged at the value of 1.- euro per share.

BAVARIA Industriekapital AG's 2006 group revenues were EUR 333 million, with an EBITDA of EUR 51 million. The company is listed in the Entry Standard on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE0002605557). Headquartered in Munich, this industrial group invests in companies with strong market positions and a potential to improve profits.

For further information please contact:

BAVARIA Industriekapital AG

Ms. Svea Troester
Investor Relations
Tel +49 (0)89 7298 967 0

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