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Interim Results 2005/06

Dynamic growth through superior innovation

Further expansion of market share and sharp rise in profitability


  • Sales increase by 23% (in local currencies and in CHF) to CHF 399 million
  • Market share gains in all major markets
  • Savia establishes itself as the benchmark product in the hearing instrument industry
  • EBIT margin rises to 24% (prior year 17%)
  • Income after taxes grows by 88%
  • 131 new jobs created in the first half of 2005/06
  • eXtra and microSavia launched at EUHA
  • Outlook for financial year 2005/06:
    sales growth of 17-19% (in local currencies) and EBIT margin of 22-24%