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04.04.2008

DGAP-Adhoc: Backlog achieved 'all-time-high'with 310 Mio. Euro as of March 2008 , redemption of 1 Mio. shares

Kontron AG / Share Buyback/Miscellaneous 04.04.2008 Release of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- ? Total number of individual share certificates reduced to 50.8 million ? Calculated earnings per share increases by 2% ? Share buy back program not yet finished ? EUR 20 Mio. up to 25 Mio. planned for shareholder value measures in 2008 Eching/Munich, 4th April 2008. The backlog of the Kontron-Group increased at March 2008 up to 310 Mio. Euro. The rise by 42 Mio. Euro since year end 2007 based on organic growth and the acquisition of Thales Computer SA in equal shares. With the approval of its Supervisory Board, the Management Board of Kontron AG took advantage of its various authorizations today and resolved to redeem one million of the company's individual share certificates in the amount of some EUR 10 million, while lowering the company's overall capital stock to a total of EUR 50.8 million. This capital reduction through redemption will be effected by taking the shares of the company's stock portfolio off the books. Consequently, this measure translates into a 2% arithmetical improvement in earnings per share for the company's shareholders in the future. This policy - which focuses on shareholder value - will be underscored in financial year 2008. No less than a total of EUR 20 million up to 25 million will be employed for stock repurchases, redemption of stock options and dividend distribution. Investor Relations: For further information: Gaby Moldan Dr. Udo Nimsdorf Kontron AG Engel & Zimmermann AG Oskar-von-Miller-Str. 1, Agentur für Wirtschaftskommunikation D-85386 Eching Schloss Fußberg, Am Schlosspark 15, Tel:+498165/77212,Fax+498165/77222 D-82131 Gauting Email: Gaby.Moldan@kontron.com Tel.+4989-8935633,Fax:+4989-89398429 Email : info@engel-zimmermann.de 04.04.2008 Financial News transmitted by DGAP =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Issuer: Kontron AG Oskar-von-Miller-Str. 1 85386 Eching Deutschland Phone: 08165-77-225 Fax: 08165-77-222 E-mail: martin.przybyla@kontron.com Internet: www.kontron.com ISIN: DE0006053952 WKN: 605395 Indices: TecDAX Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin, Stuttgart, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf End of News DGAP News-Service =--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Kontron AG / Share Buyback/Miscellaneous 04.04.2008 Release of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- ? Total number of individual share certificates reduced to 50.8 million ? Calculated earnings per share increases by 2% ? Share buy back program not yet finished ? EUR 20 Mio. up to 25 Mio. planned for shareholder value measures in 2008 Eching/Munich, 4th April 2008. The backlog of the Kontron-Group increased at March 2008 up to 310 Mio. Euro. The rise by 42 Mio. Euro since year end 2007 based on organic growth and the acquisition of Thales Computer SA in equal shares. With the approval of its Supervisory Board, the Management Board of Kontron AG took advantage of its various authorizations today and resolved to redeem one million of the company's individual share certificates in the amount of some EUR 10 million, while lowering the company's overall capital stock to a total of EUR 50.8 million. This capital reduction through redemption will be effected by taking the shares of the company's stock portfolio off the books. Consequently, this measure translates into a 2% arithmetical improvement in earnings per share for the company's shareholders in the future. This policy - which focuses on shareholder value - will be underscored in financial year 2008. No less than a total of EUR 20 million up to 25 million will be employed for stock repurchases, redemption of stock options and dividend distribution. Investor Relations: For further information: Gaby Moldan Dr. Udo Nimsdorf Kontron AG Engel & Zimmermann AG Oskar-von-Miller-Str. 1, Agentur für Wirtschaftskommunikation D-85386 Eching Schloss Fußberg, Am Schlosspark 15, Tel:+498165/77212,Fax+498165/77222 D-82131 Gauting Email: Gaby.Moldan@kontron.com Tel.+4989-8935633,Fax:+4989-89398429 Email : info@engel-zimmermann.de 04.04.2008 Financial News transmitted by DGAP =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Issuer: Kontron AG Oskar-von-Miller-Str. 1 85386 Eching Deutschland Phone: 08165-77-225 Fax: 08165-77-222 E-mail: martin.przybyla@kontron.com Internet: www.kontron.com ISIN: DE0006053952 WKN: 605395 Indices: TecDAX Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin, Stuttgart, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf End of News DGAP News-Service =--------------------------------------------------------------------------

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