Munich, March 23, 2006 – The supervisory board of Nemetschek AG has endorsed the consolidated financial statements for 2005. According to these, the group managed to continue its positive sales and earnings trend. The vendor of software and consulting services in the design, construction and management of buildings and real estate, increased net income (group shares) by 34.7 % to 11.7 million euros (previous year before goodwill amortization: 8.7 million euros). The earnings per share thus amount to 1.21 euros (previous year before goodwill amortization: 0.90 euros). This is the best net profit for the Nemetschek group since its inception. The operating result (EBITA) improved to 13.1 million euros (previous year before goodwill amortization: 11.0 million euros, +18.6 %). Sales amounted to 98.8 million euros (previous year: 96.6 million euros, +2.2 %).
The managing board and the supervisory board of Nemetschek AG will propose a dividend payment of 0.65 euros at the annual general meeting on May 23, 2006.
The company will present the audited figures at its press briefing on annual results today, March 23, 2006, in Munich.