SOURCE: DASSAULT AVIATION

August 30, 2007 03:36 ET

DASSAULT AVIATION : First Half-year 2007 Results

SAINT-CLOUD, FRANCE--(Marketwire - August 30, 2007) -


1. CONSOLIDATED RESULTS FOR THE FIRST HALF-YEAR OF 2007

The Board of Directors, which met on August 29th, 2007, approved the financial statements for the first half-year 2007 whose main elements are presented below.

Consolidated orders:

Consolidated half-year 2007 orders amount to 3.03 billion euros. They split as follows:

- Falcon : 82 %

- Defense : 18 %

The export share accounts for 84 % of total consolidated orders.

Consolidated sales:

Consolidated half-year 2007 sales amount to 1.79 billion euros. They split as follows:

- Falcon : 57 %

- Defense : 43 %

The export share accounts for 76 % of consolidated half-year sales.

Consolidated operating profit:

Consolidated half-year 2007 operating profit is 231 million euros. It accounts for 12.9 % of consolidated half-year sales.

Consolidated net profit:

Consolidated half-year 2007 net profit (total Group and net attributable Group profit) amounts to 184 million euros. It accounts for 10.3 % of consolidated half-year sales.

Net consolidated earnings per share:

The net consolidated earnings per share is 18.2 euros as of June 30th, 2007, compared to 12.4 euros as of June 30th, 2006.

2. MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

The Board of Directors took due note of the resignation of Mr. Yves MICHOT and Mr. Jean-Paul GUT from their office as Directors. Mr. MICHOT will not be replaced and Mr. Olivier ANDRIES has been co-opted to replace Mr. GUT.

Contacts:

Yves Robins
33 1 47 11 86 90
Dassault Aviation
78 Quai Marcel Dassault
92552 Saint-Cloud Cedex 300

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