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LaCie is a manufacturer of storage peripherals and monitors. LaCie peripherals are complementary extensions to existing CPUs, workstations and servers. LaCie designs, assembles, and markets its storage solutions mainly to professionals and businesses, in particular multimedia professionals like digital content creators. A majority of LaCie sales are through specialized I.T. retailers.

The evolution of the I.T. market has been characterized by strong growth in data storage needs. New advances in the Internet and the multimedia arena have prompted the explosion of application needs, including e-commerce and information downloading.

LaCie's primary advantages are:

- tangible technical performance of products
- innovative and functional designs
- intuitive purchasing power
- effective global distribution network
- strong brand image - recognized in Europe, America, and Asia

Key indicators

IFRS rules, in Euros (millions)30/06/200930/06/2008
Sales301.2389.8
Gross margin
Gross margin (% Sales)
46.3
15.4%
68.6
17.6%
Operating profit
Margin from operations (% Sales)
4.1
1.4%
25.6
6.6%
Financial result

Income tax
0.5

0.1
- 1.8

- 6.5
Net income for financial year
Net margin (% Sales)
4.6
1.5%
17.3
4.4%
EPS (in euros)0.130.49
The Board of Directors met on October 7, 2009 and approved the accounts
for the period ending June 30, 2009 under IFRS rules and audited by
the statutory auditors.


IFRS rules, in Euros (millions)30/06/200930/06/2008
Net margin from internal financing
Change in Working Capital requirements
Cash flow from business activities
Cash flow from investment
Cash flow from financing
1.7
-1.5
0.2
-5.9
-7.7
20.1
-12.4
7.7
-1.6
-2.3
Cash position at close55.267.9
Debt-2.0-2.4



LaCie is quoted on Euronext, with code: FR0000054314 (LAC)

Eurolist – Compartment C

CAC Small 90
Mid and Small 190
SBF 250 "tech"


Stock ownership, simple structure

As of 30 June 2009
As of 30 June 2008
ShareholdersNumber of shares% of capital
% of voting rights
Number of shares% of capital
% of voting rights
DIVERSITA (company 100%-controlled
by Philippe SPRUCH)
21,060,90458.558.821,060,90458.558.8
PHILIPPE SPRUCH1,050,9922.92.91 050 9922.92.9
TREASURY SHARES214,2500.6224,0400.6
PUBLIC AND OTHERS13,700,54838.038.313,690,75838.038.2
TOTAL36,026,693100.0100.036,026,693100.0100.0


Calendar of Events

EventAnticipated Date
Closing date of financial year6/30/2010
Quarterly financial information
- 1st quarter (closing date 9/30/2009)
- 2nd quarter (closing date 12/31/2009)
- 3nd quarter (closing date 3/31/2010)
- 4nd quarter (closing date 6/30/2010)
10/29/2009
1/28/2010
4/29/2010
8/05/2010
Six-month financial statements2/25/2010
Press release regarding year-end results 10/7/2010
Publication of annual financial reports, consisting of single-entity and consolidated financial statements10/29/2010
Ordinary General Meeting12/15/2010
Dividends paid (if voted by General Meeting)01/31/2011
(Press releases will be issued after the Euronext close)

Dividends

The General Meeting of December 10, 2008 voted to distribute a dividend of € 0.20/share (i.e., a payout ratio of 41%), paid December 19, 2008.

Investor Contact:

LaCie S.A.
33-41 Boulevard du Général Martial Valin
75015 PARIS FRANCE
Tel. : +33 1 58 49 57 57
Fax : +33 1 58 49 57 58

Financial analysts

CM-CICS
Analyst: Jean-Pascal Brivady



Financial Releases


  • LaCie invests in Loewe - November 7, 2011
    LaCie announced today its investment in Loewe AG, holding 11 percent of its voting rights.
 

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