EANS-Adhoc: Balda AG extends supervisory board

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Balda AG extends supervisory board

• Shareholders approve proposals of the Board of Directors by the clear
majority of nearly 100 percent

• Supervisory board enlarged by three members to six members

• End to lawsuit filed because of negligent advice

• New orders for China and Malaysia

Bad Oeynhausen / Bielefeld, 25 May 2010 – At the 11th general annual meeting
the shareholders of the specialist in plastics Balda consistently approved the
proposals of the company´s board of directors by a clear majority despite
critical voices from shareholders. At the annual meeting around 200
shareholders represented 40.082 percent of the total capital of Balda AG
amounting to 54.147 million euros. By the clear majority of over 95 percent the
shareholders of the company listed in the SDax segment of the Frankfurt Stock
Exchange elected three further members into the supervisory board of the
company on 25 May 2010 in Bielefeld. Chief financial officer Rainer Mohr
reported on the end of the lawsuit filed because of negligent advice. At the
end of last week Balda agreed on a consistent positive out-of-court settlement.
With this step a lengthy litigation with the appeals process was avoided. Chief
executive officer Michael Sienkiewicz pointed out the major order by a German
company of electronic products for Balda Malaysia. The delivery would start in

By amendment of the company´s statute the annual meeting enlarged the
supervisory body of Balda AG from three to six members. Conditionally until the
end of the annual meeting of 2012 the shareholders newly elected the following
members to the supervisory board almost unanimously: Dr. Michael Naschke,
lawyer and partner of the law firm van Aubel, Berlin. Furthermore, Yu-Sheng
Kai, managing director of Time Asia Capital Resources Limited, Hong Kong, with
residency in Taipei, Taiwan, and Chun-Chen Chen, chairman of TVM Corporation
and Touch Video Monitor Corporation, Taipei, Taiwan.

In their board of directors´ report chief executive officer Michael Sienkiewicz
in particular presented Balda´s new strategy with the three segments: plastic
assemblies in China, electronic products in Malaysia and medical technology in
Germany. Sienkiewicz showed optimism for 2010 and, especially, 2011. Chief
financial officer Rainer Mohr particularly laid out the opportunities and risks
of further growth of the Group.

end of ad-hoc-announcement
Company Profile Balda AG
The Balda Group develops and produces complete plastic assemblies, electronic
products and products for the medical industry. The customers of Balda are
leaders in business from the mobile, entertainment and electronic communications
as well as pharmaceutical and medical technology markets.
The group has an international position with product sites in China, Malaysia
and Germany. A subsidiary in the United States serves North American customers
in product design and development. As part of a shareholding in a leading
manufacturer of touch screens in China, Balda participates in the dynamic touch
screen displays market.
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This ad hoc announcement includes “forward-looking statements” which are based
on the current expectations of the management of Balda. They are subject to
risks and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances
that will occur in the future, such as, for example, developments in the mobile
communications industry, changes in technology and the ability to timely and
successfully develop new products and various other factors. Balda does not
undertake any obligation to update publicly or revise forward-looking statements
except to the extent legally required.
This ad hoc announcement is not an offer of securities for sale or a
solicitation of an offer to purchase securities in the United States or
elsewhere. The shares in Balda AG (the ‘Shares’) may not be offered or sold in
the United States or to or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons (as such
term is defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as
amended (the ‘Securities Act’)) unless registered under the Securities Act or
pursuant to an exemption from such registration. The Shares have not been and
will not be registered under the Securities Act.

Further inquiry note:
Clas Röhl
Tel.: +49 (0) 5734 922-2728
issuer: Balda AG
Bergkirchener Str. 228
D-32549 Bad Oeynhausen
phone: +49 (0) 5734 9 22-0
FAX: +49 (0) 5734 922-2747
mail: info@balda.de
WWW: ¿U1http://www.balda.de¿U0
sector: Semiconductors & active components
ISIN: DE0005215107
indexes: CDAX, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt, free trade: Berlin,
Hamburg, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, München
language: English