C-QUADRAT Investment AG, an independent European Asset Manager, can look backon a highly successful 1st half-year in 2007.

Consolidated gross income for the first half-year of 2007 has reached EUR26.2 million, which represents an increase of EUR 5.1 million or 24.4 percentover the corresponding period of 2006. The above-average increase of theGroup’s entire revenue-earning volume (Fee Generating Assets) constitutes thebasis of the highly positive company profit, which increased by 21.9 percentfrom EUR 4.3 billion at the end of 2006 to EUR 5.3 billion as at30 June 2007.

Profit before tax (EBT) has increased significantly to EUR 4.8 million, i.e.an increase of 24.5 percent. For the 1st half-year of 2007, net profit amountsto EUR 3.9 million, an increase of 35.9 percent over the corresponding periodof 2006. All business divisions equally contributed to this positiveperformance, continuing on their previously taken profitable path to growth.These results are a significant accomplishment, which once again manifests thestrong position of C-QUADRAT Investment AG in the region and its tendency tobecome a competitive leader on the financial markets.