Leipzig/Zörbig, March 24, 2010 – In the 2009 financial year Vereinigte BioEnergie AG (VERBIO) achieved sales of EUR 501.7 million, which was nearly 25 percent below the previous years value (2008: EUR 666.6 million) due to demand development and pricing. The Group’s operating profit (EBIT) was EUR -3.0 million (2008: EUR 13.9 million). Besides the decline in sales, high cost of materials, which could only partially be transferred into the market, have burdened the result. The total result for the period disclosed amounts to EUR -7.3 million (2008: EUR 9.1 million). Hence earnings per share (basic and diluted) are EUR -0.12 (2008: EUR 0.15 per share).
Leipzig, February 2, 2010 – The master agreement about the delivery of rye, which is acknowledged between the Landesbauernverbänden (national farmers’ unions) Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt and Saxony as well as VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG, generated in a short time first contracts with farmers.
VERBIO achieved Group revenues of EUR 380 million in the first nine months of 2009 – Group-EBIT again positive in the third quarter 2009
Leipzig/Zörbig, November 12, 2009: VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie AG (VERBIO) achieved Group revenues of EUR 380.0 million (9 M 2008: EUR 490.6 mill.) in the first nine months of the 2009 financial year. The Group-EBIT of the respective period was EUR -10.4 million (9 M 2008: EUR 15.1 mill.) and improved by EUR 0.8 million compared to 2009 half year’s Group- EBIT. The result of the period was EUR -14.9 million (9 M 2008: EUR 9.5 mill.).