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28.06.2010

PRESS RELEASE: Raptor Technology AG: Opening of Taiwan branch

Raptor Technology AG / Miscellaneous .. Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer / publisher is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Raptor Gaming Technology GmbH, daughter company of Raptor Technology AG (ISIN: CH0100475216; Austrian Code: RAP; WKN: A0RLJU) opens successfully a new branch in Taipei, Taiwan. The Asia-Pacific-Region is currently the booming spot for the gaming industry. In 2007 the Asia-Pacific-Region generated revenues of nearly USD 15 billion. This number should grow till 2012 to nearly USD 25 billion. Based on researches by leading analysts the total number Online PC-Gamer in the Asia-Pacific-Region is in the range of 110 Mio. Gamer as of today. China is in the lead with close to 50 Mio. Online PC-Gamer, followed by Japan with close to 30 Mio. Online PC-Gamer. Korea with up to 17 Mio. Online PC-Gamer and Taiwan with close to 10 Mio. Online PC-Gamer complete the top 4 markets in the Asia-Pacific-Region. In order to fully utilize the opportunities of this booming region, a local sales & marketing organisation as well as a local logistics infrastructure is absolutely necessary. The new branch will be managed by Todd Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence is active in Taiwan in various entrepreneur development and sales projects since 1995. He is very well connected with customers on site. Together with two sales employees he will drive the RAPTOR-GAMING business in Taiwan, Japan and Korea. First contracts with customers are expected before the end of the summer 2010. Managed by Rebecca Hsiung the new sales and marketing office in Hong Kong is also already operating. Mrs. Hsiung used to work for leading manufacturers in Asia incl. in the input peripherals industry. At the moment Mrs. Hsiung is focused on increasing the brand awareness of RAPTOR-GAMING in China and Hong Kong. Cooperations with big community-sites and print magazines are currently under negotiation. Also cooperations with game publishers and game portals for recommendation of RAPTOR-GAMING products are under preparation. First contracts with customers are expected before the start of the Christmas business 2010. ** End of press release ** Raptor Technology AG is an independent, exchange listed company in the development and distribution of computer appliances with the focus on the gaming community. This news release may contain certain forward-looking statements, expectations, intentions, strategies and beliefs regarding the future. All statements contained herein are based upon information available to the management of Raptor Technology AG as of the date hereof, and actual results may vary based upon future events, both within and without the control of the management, including risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. Management does not take any responsibility to update the contents of this News Release in case new aspects arise or new conditions change the facts available. Raptor Technology AG, Weinreben 1, 6301 Zug, Schweiz, Company number: CH-170.3.032.863-9, info@raptor-gaming.com ISIN: CH0100475216; Austrian Code: RAP; German Code (WKN): A0RLJU Listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange other securites.at. and on the Berliner Stock Exchange http://www.raptor-technology.com Copyright (c) Raptor Technology AG. All rights reserved. ISIN: CH0100475216 WKN: A0RLJU .. Ad hoc announcement, Financial News and Media Release distributed by DGAP. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de =--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Raptor Technology AG / Miscellaneous .. Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer / publisher is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Raptor Gaming Technology GmbH, daughter company of Raptor Technology AG (ISIN: CH0100475216; Austrian Code: RAP; WKN: A0RLJU) opens successfully a new branch in Taipei, Taiwan. The Asia-Pacific-Region is currently the booming spot for the gaming industry. In 2007 the Asia-Pacific-Region generated revenues of nearly USD 15 billion. This number should grow till 2012 to nearly USD 25 billion. Based on researches by leading analysts the total number Online PC-Gamer in the Asia-Pacific-Region is in the range of 110 Mio. Gamer as of today. China is in the lead with close to 50 Mio. Online PC-Gamer, followed by Japan with close to 30 Mio. Online PC-Gamer. Korea with up to 17 Mio. Online PC-Gamer and Taiwan with close to 10 Mio. Online PC-Gamer complete the top 4 markets in the Asia-Pacific-Region. In order to fully utilize the opportunities of this booming region, a local sales & marketing organisation as well as a local logistics infrastructure is absolutely necessary. The new branch will be managed by Todd Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence is active in Taiwan in various entrepreneur development and sales projects since 1995. He is very well connected with customers on site. Together with two sales employees he will drive the RAPTOR-GAMING business in Taiwan, Japan and Korea. First contracts with customers are expected before the end of the summer 2010. Managed by Rebecca Hsiung the new sales and marketing office in Hong Kong is also already operating. Mrs. Hsiung used to work for leading manufacturers in Asia incl. in the input peripherals industry. At the moment Mrs. Hsiung is focused on increasing the brand awareness of RAPTOR-GAMING in China and Hong Kong. Cooperations with big community-sites and print magazines are currently under negotiation. Also cooperations with game publishers and game portals for recommendation of RAPTOR-GAMING products are under preparation. First contracts with customers are expected before the start of the Christmas business 2010. ** End of press release ** Raptor Technology AG is an independent, exchange listed company in the development and distribution of computer appliances with the focus on the gaming community. This news release may contain certain forward-looking statements, expectations, intentions, strategies and beliefs regarding the future. All statements contained herein are based upon information available to the management of Raptor Technology AG as of the date hereof, and actual results may vary based upon future events, both within and without the control of the management, including risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. Management does not take any responsibility to update the contents of this News Release in case new aspects arise or new conditions change the facts available. Raptor Technology AG, Weinreben 1, 6301 Zug, Schweiz, Company number: CH-170.3.032.863-9, info@raptor-gaming.com ISIN: CH0100475216; Austrian Code: RAP; German Code (WKN): A0RLJU Listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange other securites.at. and on the Berliner Stock Exchange http://www.raptor-technology.com Copyright (c) Raptor Technology AG. All rights reserved. ISIN: CH0100475216 WKN: A0RLJU .. Ad hoc announcement, Financial News and Media Release distributed by DGAP. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de =--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Copyright (c) Raptor Technology AG. All rights reserved. ISIN: CH0100475216 WKN: A0RLJU .. Ad hoc announcement, Financial News and Media Release distributed by DGAP. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de =--------------------------------------------------------------------------

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June 28, 2010 02:45 ET (06:45 GMT)