DGAP-Adhoc: First Sensor AG: First Sensor presents provisional figures for the financial year 2013

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18.03.2014 11:06

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Ad hoc disclosure in accordance with section 15 WpHG

First Sensor AG
Peter-Behrens-Str. 15
12459 Berlin
Germany

First Sensor's shares: ISIN DE0007201907 Ι WKN (German Securities
Identification Number) 720190

First Sensor presents provisional figures for the financial year 2013 

Sales EUR108.5 million and EBITDA before integration costs EUR13.5 million
within adapted forecasted range for the financial year 2013 - Incoming
orders increased by 3% to EUR121.4 million

Berlin, March 18, 2014 - First Sensor, a leading provider of high-quality,
customer-specific sensor solutions that is listed in the Prime Standard, is
presenting its provisional figures for the financial year 2013 today.
According to these the total sales of EUR108.5 million generated 3% below
the previous year figure (EUR111.9 million).

The consolidated operating result EBITDA before integration costs amounted
to EUR13.5 million for the financial year 2013 (prior-year figure EUR14.3
million). This corresponds to an EBITDA margin of 12.4% (previous year
figure: 12.8%).

Incoming orders recorded pleasing growth of EUR3.6 million (3%) to EUR121.4
million (previous year: EUR117.8 million).

The provisional figures allow the confirmation of the Executive Board's
revised planning for 2013 as a whole (see ad hoc disclosure of August 19,
2013).

For financial year 2014 the First Sensor AG Executive Board expects total
sales in a range between EUR114 million and EUR119 million and an operating
result EBITDA between EUR13 million and EUR15 million.

These figures corresponds to today's state of the audit, may still changes
before its financial publication of the complete and audited group annual
financial report on March 27, 2014.

First Sensor AG
The Executive Board
 
About First Sensor
First Sensor AG is a leading provider of sensor solutions in the segments
Medical, Industry, Mobility and Electronic Engineering & Manufacturing
Services. First Sensor develops and manufactures high-quality,
customer-specific sensor solutions for the detection of light, radiation,
pressure, flow, level and acceleration. The company produces in-house and
along the value adding-chain from component to system level. First Sensor
was founded in Berlin more than 20 years ago and has been listed on the
Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 1999 [Prime Standard Ι WKN (German
Securities Code Number): 720190 Ι ISIN: DE0007201907 Ι SIS]. Further
information on First Sensor can be found on the Internet at
www.first-sensor.com.

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"estimate", "will", "predict" and other similar terms. These statements
relate to plans, estimates and forecasts that are currently available to
the management of First Sensor AG. Forward-looking statements are thus only
applicable on the day on which they are made. We accept no obligation to
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events. Any liability for such statements is expressly excluded.

Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and are subject to
uncertainties. A number of factors may mean that the actual results,
achievements and performance of First Sensor AG differ substantially from
the results, achievements and performance expressly or implicitly referred
to in the forward-looking statements. Such factors include changes to the
general economic and business environment as this may have a direct impact
on processes, customers and suppliers. This may negatively impact our sales
development and also capacity utilization. Other such factors may include
changes to the competitive situation, exchange rate and interest rate
fluctuations or national and international legislative changes.

Furthermore, the information contained in this ad hoc disclosure is
intended for information purposes only and does not represent a
recommendation or an invitation to buy, sell or otherwise trade in First
Sensor AG shares or other securities. First Sensor AG therefore assumes no
liability for direct or indirect damages, including loss of earnings, that
may result from the use of this information.

Contact:
Simone Herrmann I Head of Investor Relations
ir@first-sensor.com
T +49 30 639923-760 I F +49 30 639923-719


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Language:     English
Company:      First Sensor AG
              Peter-Behrens-Straße 15
              12459 Berlin
              Germany
Phone:        +49 (0)30 63 99 23-760
Fax:          +49 (0)30 63 99 23-719
E-mail:       ir@first-sensor.com
Internet:     www.first-sensor.com
ISIN:         DE0007201907
WKN:          720190
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
              in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München, Stuttgart
 
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