Preliminary results for first quarter of 2013

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Nuremberg, Amsterdam, April 17, 2013 – Based on preliminary figures, ad pepper media International N.V. ended the first three months of the financial year with sales of EUR 12,996k. This represents a 2.4 percent reduction compared with the previous year’s figure (Q1 2012: EUR 13,313k). Gross profit, by contrast, showed a marked increase of 12.0 percent, thus reaching EUR 5,741k (Q1 2012: EUR 5,127k). The ad pepper media Group managed to boost its gross profit in all three of its business segments. At the same time, operating expenses dropped by 5.8 percent to EUR 5,673k (Q1 2012: EUR 6,023k).

The company can thus report positive key profitability figures at the end of the first three-month period. EBITDA for the past quarter amounted to EUR 134k (Q1 2012: EUR -778k). EBIT amounted to EUR 68k (Q1 2012: EUR -896k). EBT for the first quarter of 2013 amounted to EUR 106k (Q1 2012: EUR -551k).
Liquid funds (including securities measured at fair value and time deposits) amount to EUR 14,742k (December 31, 2012: EUR 15,749k). The company still has no liabilities to banks.

The report on the first quarter of 2013 will be published on May 10, 2013.

Year-on-year comparison of key figures (unaudited):

Q1 2013 Q1 2012 % change
Sales EUR 000s 12,996 13,313 -2.4
Gross profit EUR 000s 5,741 5,127 12.0
EBITDA EUR 000s 134 -778 117.1
EBIT EUR 000s 68 -896 107.6
EBT EUR 000s 106 -551 119.2
net income
EUR 000s 43 -691 106.2
EUR 0.00 -0.04 100.0
Liquid funds EUR 000s 14,742 16,811 -12.3
Equity EUR 000s 18,542 23,406 -20.8
Total assets EUR 000s 29,563 33,352 -11.4

For more information:
Jens Körner (CFO)
ad pepper media International N.V.
phone: +49 (0) 911 929057-0
fax: +49 (0) 911 929057-157