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HELLA Increases Sales & Earnings

17 July 2015

• Publication of preliminary figures for financial year 2014/2015
• Sales grow by 9 percent to circa EUR 5.83 billion
• Adjusted earnings (EBIT) increase to about EUR 445 million
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Lippstadt, 15 July 2015. HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co., a globally leading supplier of lighting technology and electronic products for the automotive industry, further increased sales
and earnings in the past financial year 2014/2015 based on preliminary figures.

Group sales grew by 9 percent to circa EUR 5.83 billion. Adjusted operating earnings (EBIT) are also up year on year to EUR 445
million, which corresponds to an 11.5 percent increase. They have been adjusted for restructuring expenses of about EUR 15 million.
The adjusted EBIT margin reached 7.6 percent. These numbers reflect a continuation of HELLA’s profitable growth in financial year 2014/2015.

We are very satisfied with the past financial year”, says CEO Dr Rolf Breidenbach. “Our business benefited particularly from the strong demand for high quality lighting and electronics products. We have every confidence that we can build on this foundation in the new
financial year.”

The full financial figures for financial year 2014/2015 ending on 31 May 2015 will be published during the annual press conference on
14 August 2015 in Duesseldorf.