EANS-News: Balda AG / Balda AG receives a request to call an extraordinary general meeting

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Bad Oeynhausen (euro adhoc) – Bad Oeynhausen, 12 December 2011 – Today, the
management board (Vorstand) of the Frankfurt SDax listed company Balda AG
received a request, sent preliminarily by fax, by its shareholder Octavian
Special Master Fund, L.P., New York, USA, to call an extraordinary general
meeting (EGM / außerordentliche Hauptversammlung) of Balda AG pursuant to
Section 122 para. 1 of the German Stock Corporation Act (Aktiengesetz). The
request provides as agenda items of the extraordinary general meeting
resolutions on the dismissal of the current supervisory board members Dr Michael
Naschke, Yu-Sheng Kai and Chun-Chen Chen with effect as of the end of the
extraordinary general meeting to be called and resolutions on the election of Mr
René Charles Jäggi, Mr Igor Kuzniar and Mr Behdad Alizadeh as new supervisory
board members with effect as of the end of the extraordinary general meeting to
be called. Upon receipt of the original of the request to call, the management
board of Balda AG will assess whether the request is to be accepted.

Company profile of Balda AG
The Balda Group develops and produces complete plastic assemblies, electronic
products and products for the medical technology industry. Balda´s
customers are leading companies in the pharmaceutical, medical technology,
consumer electronics electronic communications and mobile phone markets.
The Group is internationally positioned with production sites in Germany and
Malaysia. A subsidiary in the USA operates in product design and development.
Within the scope of its shareholding in a leading touchscreen manufacturer in
China, Balda is participating in the dynamic development of the touchscreen
displays market.

This Corporate News announcement contains forward-looking statements, which are
based on the current expectations of Balda´s management. They therefore contain
a range of risks and uncertainties because they relate to future 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 will neither revise these forward-looking statements nor correct
them in the event of any unexpected development, unless there is a legal
obligation to do so.

This Corporate News announcement represents neither an offer to buy shares nor
an invitation to submit an offer to buy shares in the United States or any other
country. The shares in Balda AG (the ‘shares’) may not be offered or sold in the
United States or to or for the account of U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation
S of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, in its current version (the ‘Securities
Act’)), unless they are registered or are exempt from registration under the
Securities Act. 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

company: 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: www.balda.de
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