DGAP-News: Deutsche EuroShop: First half of 2014 solid and on track

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Deutsche EuroShop: First half of 2014 solid and on track

12.08.2014 / 18:00


Deutsche EuroShop: First half of 2014 solid and on track

  - Revenue: EUR99.7 million (+12%), EBIT: EUR88.3 million (+14%)

  - EBT: EUR57.4 million (+24%)

  - Consolidated profit: EUR46.3 million (+23%)

  - FFO: EUR1.09 per share (+16%)

Hamburg, 12 August 2014 - After generating EUR99.7 million in revenue
(previous year: EUR88.8 million) and an EBIT of EUR88.3 million (EUR77.2
million) during the first six months of 2014, the shopping center investor
Deutsche EuroShop is right on track to fulfilling its forecast for the year
as a whole.

Claus-Matthias Böge, Executive Board Spokesman of Deutsche EuroShop,
explains: "The considerable increases can largely be attributed to the
Altmarkt-Galerie Dresden, which we began to fully consolidate in May 2013
after increasing our shareholding to 100 percent."

Consolidated profit experienced an increase year-on-year of just around 23%
to EUR46.3 million. Correspondingly, earnings per share rose to EUR0.86 and
EPRA earnings per share adjusted for valuation effects were 19% higher at
EUR0.91. Funds from operations (FFO) improved by 16% from EUR0.94 to
EUR1.09 per share.

Deutsche EuroShop is standing its forecast and envisages paying a dividend
of EUR1.30 per share for financial year 2014.

Full interim report
The full interim report is available as a PDF document and in ePaper
format. It can be downloaded from

Internet broadcast of the teleconference
Deutsche EuroShop will hold a conference call in English as a live webcast
at 10:30 a.m. (CEST) on Wednesday, 13 August 2014 at

Deutsche EuroShop - The shopping center company
Deutsche EuroShop is the only public company in Germany to invest solely in
shopping centers in prime locations. The MDAX-listed company currently has
investments in 19 shopping centers in Germany, Austria, Poland and Hungary.
The portfolio includes the Main-Taunus-Zentrum near Frankfurt, the
Altmarkt-Galerie in Dresden and the Galeria Baltycka in Gdansk.

Figures for Deutsche EuroShop (IFRS)
                                       01.01.-30.06.  01.01.-30.06.
In EUR million                                  2014           2013  + / -
Revenue                                         99.7           88.8    12%
EBIT                                            88.3           77.2    14%
Net finance costs                              -28.0          -27.7    -1%
Valuation gains/losses                          -2.9           -3.1    -6%
EBT                                             57.4           46.4    24%
Consolidated profit                             46.3           37.7    23%
FFO per share (EUR)                             1.09           0.94    16%
Earnings per share in EUR (undiluted)           0.86           0.70    23%
                                          30.06.2014     31.12.2013  + / -
Equity*                                      1,613.3        1,642.4    -2%
Liabilities                                  1,771.4        1,752.5     1%
Total assets                                 3,384.7        3,394.9     0%
Equity ratio (%)**                              47.7           48.4
LTV ratio (%)                                     43             43
Gearing (%)**                                    110            107
Cash and cash equivalents                       71.8           40.8    76%
* incl. third-party interests in equity


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Language:    English                                                
Company:     Deutsche EuroShop AG                                   
             Heegbarg 36                                            
             22391 Hamburg                                          
Phone:       +49 (0)40 413 579-0                                    
Fax:         +49 (0)40 413 579-29                                   
E-mail:      ir@deutsche-euroshop.de                                
Internet:    www.deutsche-euroshop.de                               
ISIN:        DE0007480204                                           
WKN:         748020                                                 
Indices:     MDAX                                                   
Listed:      Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard);       
             Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover,  
             München, Stuttgart                                     
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