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secunet Security Networks AG: Annual General Meeting 2010

[Essen, 25 August 2010] secunet Security Networks AG (ISIN DE0007276503, WKN 727650), a leading European provider of IT security and high security products and solutions, today held an extremely successful Annual General Meeting.

Attendance at the Annual General Meeting represented 83.2 % of share capital. All agenda items were approved by over 99 %.

"The 2009 financial year proves that secunet is building on a successful business model: despite the financial crisis, we managed to increase sales and earnings considerably", commented Dr. Rainer Baumgart, Chairman of secunet Security Networks AG, in his statements on the conclusion of 2009 and the position of the company. "The market for IT security is continuing to grow – with our excellent position, we will continue to benefit from these impulses in future." The Board of Management reaffirmed its forecast for the 2010 and 2011 financial years: for 2010, stable sales and earnings figures are expected. In 2011, sales are to increase by 10 % and the EBIT margin will be at the level seen in 2009.

You can find further information as well as a detailed breakdown of the voting results on the Internet at under The Company / Investor Relations / Annual General Meeting. Next date in the financial calendar: 9-month report on 10 November, 2010.