Ad-hoc 18 May 2006

Sixt Group generates record figures in Q1 2006

Sixt Aktiengesellschaft / Quarter ResultsAd-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.----------------------------------------------------------------------Pullach, 18 May 2006 – The Sixt Group generated record figures in terms ofrevenue and earnings in the first three months of 2006, and clearlyexceeded the expectations of the Managing Board. According to the finalfigures in accordance with IFRS now available, the mobility servicesprovider's consolidated operating profit (EBIT) rose by 112% from EUR 17.7million in the corresponding prior-year period to EUR 37.5 million.Consolidated profit before taxes (EBT) improved by 284% from EUR 8.5million in the prior-year quarter to EUR 32.7 million. Quarterly profitafter taxes and minority interests increased by 331% from EUR 4.7 millionto EUR 20.1 million.Consolidated operating revenue from rental and leasing business (excludingrevenue from the sale of used lease vehicles), which best reflects Sixt'sbusiness development, rose by 19.0% in the first quarter to EUR 283.7million (previous year: EUR 238.3 million). Total consolidated revenue(including revenue from the sale of used lease vehicles) reached EUR 379.9million, an increase of 23.9% as against the comparable prior-year period(EUR 306.7 million).The good  development is due to a strong pick-up in business in Germany andabroad in both  vehicle rentals  and  leasing, combined with moderate costincrease, which enables above-average earnings growth.The Vehicle Rental Business Unit expanded rental revenue by 16.8% in thefirst three months of 2006 to EUR 199.2 million (Q1 2005: EUR 170.5million). EBT rose from EUR 4.5 million to EUR 28.5 million.The Leasing Business Unit recorded increased leasing revenue of EUR 84.5million (excluding revenue from vehicle sales) (Q1 2005: EUR 67.8 million;+24.7%). EBT rose from EUR 2.6 million to EUR 2.9 million.On the basis of the encouraging business development of the first threemonths, the Managing Board is confirming its previous forecast forfull-year 2006. Provided no unforeseen negative events occur, Sixt stillexpects to achieve double-digit growth rates for both consolidatedoperating revenue and consolidated operating profit.For further information, please contact: Frank ElsnerFrank Elsner Kommunikation für Unternehmen GmbH,Phone: ++49 – (0) 54 04 – 91 92 0Fax: ++49 – (0) 54 04 – 91 92 29DGAP 18.05.2006 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Language:     EnglishIssuer:       Sixt Aktiengesellschaft              Zugspitzstraße 1              82049 Pullach DeutschlandPhone:        +49 - (0)5404 9192-0Fax:          +49 - (0)5404 9192-29email:        office@elsner-kommunikation.deWWW:          www.elsner-kommunikation.deISIN:         DE0007231326WKN:          723132indices:      SDAXListed:       Amtlicher Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), München;              Freiverkehr in Berlin-Bremen, Hannover, Düsseldorf, Hamburg,              Stuttgart; Foreign Exchange(s) London End of News                                     DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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