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UNITED INTERNET AG (FRA:UTDI) United Internet AG: Extraordinary impairment charge of Sedo Holding AG. Other business divisions developing as planned.

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04/08/2012 09:54
United Internet AG / Key word(s): Miscellaneous 04.08.2012 09:54 Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Montabaur, August 4, 2012. Sedo Holding AG, a listed company in which United Internet AG holds a 79.45% shareholding, announced on August 3, 2012 that the company had recognized non-cash-effective extraordinary impairment charges for goodwill of EUR 60.3 million. These write-downs were necessitated in particular by a significant change in expectations with regard to the company's Domain Parking business. Due to consolidation of the Sedo figures, United Internet will disclose non-cash-effective extraordinary impairment of EUR 46.3 million in its consolidated financial statements. The other business divisions of United Internet AG are developing as planned. The figures for the 1st half of 2012 will be published in the course of financial reporting on August 14, 2012. Contact: Marcus Schaps Head of Press and Public Relations United Internet AG Elgendorfer Strasse 57 56410 Montabaur Germany Tel: +49 2602/96-1076 Fax: +49 2602/96-1013 E-mail: mschaps@united-internet.de Internet: www.united-internet.de 04.08.2012 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: United Internet AG Elgendorfer Straße 57 56410 Montabaur Germany Phone: +49 (0)2602 / 96 - 1100 Fax: +49 (0)2602 / 96 - 1013 E-mail: info@united-internet.de Internet: www.united-internet.de ISIN: DE0005089031 WKN: 508903 Indices: TecDAX Listed: Regulierter Markt in Berlin, Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, München, Stuttgart End of Announcement DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------