Press Release

Eckert & Ziegler to Purchase Isotope Company

(Ad hoc press release)

Berlin, 22 December 2008 - Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG (ISIN DE 0005659700) today signed an agreement for the acquisition of a business in the radioisotope industry with revenues in excess of 20 mm EUR. The purchase price including cash (net working capital) is estimated to around 6 mm EUR (and includes the assumption of liabilities). The Berlin based specialist for radioactive applications is considering an increase in capital in order to finance the transaction.

Eckert & Ziegler is one of the largest manufacturers for radioactive components for medical, industrial and scientific applications. It employs about 420 staff members world wide and expects revenues of about 70 mm EUR for 2008.

The Board of Directors