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[December 04, 2012]

DGAP-Adhoc: RIB Software AG: RIB Software AG decides on share buyback

(DGAP Ad Hoc Disclosures Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) RIB Software AG / Key word(s): Share Buyback 04.12.2012 17:59 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.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ad hoc disclosure pursuant to § 15 Securities Trading Act (WpHG): Share buyback RIB Software AG decides on share buyback Stuttgart, 4 December 2012 - The Executive Board of RIB Software AG (ISIN DE000A0Z2XN6) resolved today to buy back up to 1 million treasury shares via the stock exchange.

The decision is based on the authorisation granted by the annual general meeting on 24 May 2012 to acquire treasury shares representing up to 10% of the capital stock (equivalent to 3,871,542 shares) by 23 May 2017.

The buyback programme will initially be limited in time until 15 April 2013 and to 1 million shares in total. The shares will be bought back exclusively via the stock exchange. In accordance with the more detailed provisions of the authorisation granted by the annual general meeting on 24 May 2012, the purchase price per share may not be more than 10% above or below the share's stock exchange price in Xetra trading to be determined.

The shares may be used for any and all purposes specified in the authorisation granted by the annual general meeting on 24 May 2012, in particular in exchange for the acquisition of companies or to service rights stemming from employee stock option programmes.

The share buyback will be managed by a bank. The company has instructed the bank to ensure that these measures are carried out in accordance with the trading conditions set forth in Article 5 (1) and (2) of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2273/2003 of 22 December 2003 implementing Directive 2003/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council regarding exemptions for buyback programmes and price stabilisation measures (OJ EU No. L 336/33 of 23 December 2003), hereinafter referred to as 'EC Regulation', and the provisions of this share buyback programme. The company has also instructed the bank to provide it with the information necessary to ensure that the company can comply with the disclosure requirements imposed upon it by the EC regulation. The decisions on the timing and volume of the share buyback will be taken by the bank alone and these decisions will not be influenced by the company.

The buyback programme may be suspended at any time if required, so far as is permitted by law. RIB Software AG will post regular updates on the progress of the share buyback programme online at www.rib-software.com.

RIB Software AG is an innovative international software company that develops and sells integrated project management software solutions for the construction industry. In October 2009, the company launched the German version of its flagship product RIB iTWO business suite, its new software solution for digital construction, enabling virtual planning combined with cost and time control and simulation of manufacturing and maintenance processes. In 2010, it launched the English version and the Chinese version. RIB iTWO business suite has been developed in research centres in Stuttgart and China. The company is continuing to invest in promising future technologies such as cloud computing which involve open platforms for e-commerce and services as well as price and product databases.

Contact: Verena Mikeleit Tel.: +49 (0)711-7873 369 Fax: +49 (0)711-7873 88369 E-Mail: press[at]rib-software.com 04.12.2012 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: RIB Software AG Vaihinger Str. 151 70567 Stuttgart Germany Phone: +49 (0)711-7873-0 Fax: +49 (0)711-7873-311 E-mail: info@rib-software.com Internet: www.rib-software.com ISIN: DE000A0Z2XN6 WKN: A0Z2XN Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München, Stuttgart End of Announcement DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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