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HELMA Eigenheimbau AG books record orders in 2010


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12.01.2011 / 12:30

HELMA Eigenheimbau AG books record orders in 2010

Lehrte, January 12, 2011 - HELMA Eigenheimbau AG, the specialist in individual solid construction homes and sustainable energy concepts, recorded a higher order intake in its 2010 financial year than ever before in the company's 30-year history. Net orders booked by the Group (houses and land) amounted to EUR 97.6 million, compared with EUR 86.6 million in the year before. The increase of EUR 11.0 million represented growth of 12.7 percent. In this context, the total intake of new orders consisted of 564 houses and 56 plots of land (2009:496 houses and 37 plots of land), with each of the land plots being sold to customers along with a HELMA house, in line with the tried and tested business model.
With this gratifying sales result, the HELMA Group was once again well ahead of the market for detached and semi-detached houses and continued to boost its market share. The decision to expand the project business undertaken by subsidiary HELMA Wohnungsbau GmbH proved a profitable one, as this unit delivered an important contribution to the Group's sales success in 2010.

The board of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG expects to see further appreciable growth in orders in 2011. Besides the company's own strong growth prospects, the uptrend in the market for detached and semi-detached houses driven by the buoyant economic conditions represents a promising position.
NOTE CONCERNING THE PUBLICATION OF SALES FIGURES:

The sales figures for the 2010 financial year presented above already include all cancellations received up until the day preceding the publication of this announcement. The previous year's figures are based on the same reporting date to allow optimal comparability.
ABOUT HELMA EIGENHEIMBAU AG:

HELMA Eigenheimbau AG is a customer-oriented building services-provider offering a full range of services. The focus is on the development, planning, sale, and construction management of turnkey or partially completed detached and semi-detached houses using the solid construction method. Particularly the option of individual planning and individualisation without extra costs, as well as the company's outstanding know-how in the area of energy-efficient construction methods, are perceived on the markets as HELMA Eigenheimbau AG's unique selling propositions. With its persuasive sustainable energy concepts, the company has established itself as one of the leading providers of solar energy-saving homes, and is one of the most experienced companies in the solid construction house sector, having constructed several thousand owner-occupier homes. As a property development company and a finance broker respectively, HELMA Wohnungsbau GmbH and Hausbau Finanz GmbH expand HELMA Group's product range.


INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT:

Gerrit Janssen, Management Board member, CFO
Tel.: +49 (0)5132 8850 113
E-mail: ir@helma.de


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Language: English Company: HELMA Eigenheimbau AG Zum Meersefeld 4 31275 Lehrte Deutschland Phone: +49 (0)5132/8850-0 Fax: +49 (0)5132/8850-111 E-mail: info@helma.de Internet: www.helma.de ISIN: DE000A0EQ578 WKN: A0EQ57 Listed: Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Stuttgart; Entry Standard in Frankfurt  
 
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