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Cambridge, UK  03/01/2016

Global Graphics publishes 2015 annual report and financial statements

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Cambridge (UK), 1 March 2016 (18.00 CET): Global Graphics SE (Euronext: GLOG) announces that it has published its annual report and financial statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2015.

The full document is available for download from the investors section of the Company’s web site at:  http://www.globalgraphics.com/investors/financial-reports

Should you wish to receive printed copies please send an e-mail to investor-relations@globalgraphics.com or make your request in writing, for the attention of the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, to 2030 Cambourne Business Park, Cambourne, Cambridge, CB23 6DW, UK.

Key consolidated figures
In thousands of euros
2015
2014
Change
Revenue
15,265
11,355
3,910
Operating profit
1,126
1,182
(56)
Profit before tax
1,216
1,160
56
Tax benefit
685
474
211
Profit for the year attributable to equity holders
1,901
1,634
267
Basic earnings per share
0.18
0.16
0.02
Net cash
4,235
4,161
74

The Group presents adjusted financial results when reporting its financial results to provide investors with an additional tool to evaluate the Group’s results in a manner that focuses on what the Group believes to be its underlying business operations.  The Group’s management believes that the inclusion of adjusted financial results provides consistency and comparability with past reports and comparability to similar companies in the Group’s industry, many of which present the same or similar adjusted financial information to investors.
In thousands of euros
2015
2014
Change
Adjusted operating profit
3,215
2,157
1,058
Adjusted net profit
3,597
2,474
1,123
Adjusted basic earnings per share
0.34
0.25
0.09

Additional commentary and analysis of the Group's consolidated results for the year ending 31 December 2015 can be found in the aforementioned annual report and financial statements.

Annual General Meeting
The annual general meeting ("AGM") is scheduled for Tuesday 19 April 2016 in Brussels.  The official notice of the AGM will be issued in accordance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements closer to the time.

New share incentive plan
A new equity-settled share incentive plan for 500,000 share options was approved today.  The options will vest if the award holder is an employee of the Group and the share price is greater than or equal to €3.00 per share for 20 trading days within a six month period.  The IFRS 2 value of the options is expected to be approximately €1.0 million which will be expensed in the Group's financial statements during 2016 and 2017.

Editors notes

About Global Graphics
Global Graphics (Euronext: GLOG) http://www.globalgraphics.com is a leading developer of software platforms on which our partners create solutions for digital printing, digital document and PDF applications. Customers include HP, Corel, Quark, Kodak and Agfa. The roots of the company go back to 1986 and to the iconic university town of Cambridge, and, today the majority of the R&D team is still based near here. There are also offices near Boston, Massachusetts and in Tokyo.

Contact

Jill Taylor Corporate Communications Director Tel: +44 (0)1223 926489 Email: jill.taylor@globalgraphics.com Graeme Huttley Chief Financial Officer Tel: +44 (0)1223 926472 Email: graeme.huttley@globalgraphics.com