SOURCE: DASSAULT AVIATION

February 25, 2009 04:20 ET

DASSAULT AVIATION : 2008 Net Sales

SAINT CLOUD, FRANCE--(Marketwire - February 25, 2009) -


Consolidated 2008 net sales are down 8% compared to 2007 (on December 18th, 2008, the Group forecasted down 10%).

Consolidated net sales

+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
|  (in thousands of euros)|    2008   |    2007   |  % variation|
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
|  First quarter          |    754,746|    724,184|      + 4.2 %|
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
|  Second quarter         |    789,425|  1,065,961|      -25.9 %|
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
|  Third quarter          |    989,257|    900,083|      + 9.9 %|
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
|  Fourth quarter         |  1,214,718|  1,394,513|     - 12.9 %|
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
|  TOTAL                  |  3,748,146|  4,084,741|      - 8.2 %|
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+

Parent company net sales

+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
|  (in thousands of euros)|    2008   |    2007   |  % variation|
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
|  First quarter          |    704,014|    743,958|      - 5.4 %|
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
|  Second quarter         |    771,830|    925,444|      -16.6 %|
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
|  Third quarter          |    979,093|    721,217|     + 35.8 %|
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
|  Fourth quarter         |  1,085,518|  1,214,731|     - 10.6 %|
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
|  TOTAL                  |  3,540,455|  3,605,350|      - 1.8 %|
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+
+-------------------------+-----------+-----------+-------------+

Comments : the interim figures are not comparable as they do not reflect the annual sales.

You can find all the financial information on our website www.dassault-aviation.com under Finance Publications 2009.

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Contact Information

  • Dassault Aviation:
    Yves ROBINS
    +33 (0) 1 47 11 86 90

    Mathieu DURAND
    +33 (0) 1 47 11 85 88