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HELMA Eigenheimbau AG makes successful start to 2011 with Q1 orders up 23% / HELMA bond already more than 75% placed


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13.04.2011 / 07:52

HELMA Eigenheimbau AG makes successful start to 2011 with Q1 orders up 23% / HELMA bond already more than 75% placed

Lehrte, April 13, 2011 - HELMA Eigenheimbau AG, the specialist for individual solid construction houses and sustainable energy concepts, achieved a consolidated net inflow of new orders (houses and land) of EUR 29.0 million in the first quarter of 2011 (Q1 2010: EUR 23.6 million). This represents significant year-on-year growth of 23%. The expansion of the property development business played an important role again in the continuing good sales trend. The Management Board is also assuming that it will achieve record order levels over the full year, and significantly exceed the previous year's figures due to the continuation of good economic conditions and the HELMA Group's promising overall positioning.
PLACING STATUS OF HELMA BOND ALREADY MORE THAN 75%:
As of April 13, 2011, the placing status of the HELMA bond already stands at more than EUR 7.5 million. As a consequence, more than 75% of the total EUR 10 million volume has already been successfully placed. The HELMA bond can still be subscribed for until June 30, 2011, or until the bond has been fully placed, by issuing a purchase order with German Securities Identification Number (WKN) A1E8QQ on the Düsseldorf Stock Exchange through almost all banks and direct banks. The bond has a five-year maturity, an attractive fixed coupon of 6.5% per year, and a minimum investment of EUR 1,000. Creditreform Rating AG rated HELMA Eigenheimbau AG with the BBB investment grade rating, reflecting the company's high degree of solidity and financial strength.

NOTE CONCERNING THE PUBLICATION OF SALES FIGURES:

The sales figures for the first three months of the 2011 presented above already include all cancellations received until the day preceding the publication of this announcement. The previous year's figures are based on the same reporting date in order to allow optimal comparability.
PUBLICATION OF THE 2010 ANNUAL REPORT:

The 2010 annual report will be published on April 21, 2011 on the Internet at www.helma.de

DISCLAIMER:

This announcement is solely for informational purposes, and represents neither an offer on the part of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG, nor a solicitation to issue an offer to purchase or to subscribe for securities. Interested investors should base their investment decision relating to the bond exclusively on the basis of the information relating to the securities and the risks connected with the purchase of the securities that is contained in the securities prospectus published by HELMA Eigenheimbau AG in connection with the public offering of the securities. The bond is subject to certain restrictions that are set out in the prospectus. The legally applicable securities prospectus has been published, and can be downloaded from www.HELMA-Anleihe.de. This announcement and the bond offering are not addressed to U.S. persons or to persons in the United States of America, Canada, Australia or Japan.

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, holiday home builder, and finance broker respectively, HELMA Wohnungsbau GmbH, HELMA Ferienimmobilien GmbH and Hausbau Finanz GmbH round out 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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