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									HYDRO Exploitation SA

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HYDRO Exploitation SA                                             Financial Snapshot

                                                                  Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                Rue des Creusets 41, Sion, 1951   The company reported revenue of US$2.51 million
Headquarters Address
                                ,Switzerland                      during the fiscal year 2008 (2008). The company's
                                                                  revenue grew at a CAGR of 34.98% during 2004–
Telephone                       + 41 27 328 44 11
                                                                  2008, with an annual growth of 55.54% over 2007. In
                                                                  2008, the company recorded an operating margin of
Fax                             + 41 27 328 44 12                 17.19%, as against 13.29% in 2007.

Website                         www.hydro-exploitation.ch
                                                                  Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange   MLHYE, Euronext Paris

Number of Employees             660

Fiscal Year End                 December

Revenue (in US$ million)        2.51

Revenue (in EUR million)        1.70




                                                                  Return on Equity

                                                                  The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                  1.50% for 2008, as compared to its peers,
                                                                  Sechilienne-Sidec (Ticker: SECH), EDF Energies
                                                                  Nouvelles SA (Ticker: EEN) and BKW FMB Energie
                                                                  AG (Ticker: BKWN), which recorded ROEs of
                                                                  25.13%, 5.65% and 4.58% respectively. The
                                                                  company reported an operating margin of 17.19% in
                                                                  2008.


                                                                  Return on Equity




                                                                  Liquidity Position

                                                                  The company reported a current ratio of 1.39 in 2008,
                                                                  as compared to its peers, Sechilienne-Sidec, EDF
                                                                  Energies Nouvelles SA and BKW FMB Energie AG,
                                                                  which recorded current ratios of 1.31, 1.00 and 2.78
                                                                  respectively. As of December 2008, the company
                                                                  recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                  US$0.76 million, against zero current debt. The
                                                                  company reported a debt to equity ratio of 0.76 in
                                                                  2008 as compared to its peers, Sechilienne-Sidec,
                                                                  EDF Energies Nouvelles SA and BKW FMB Energie
                                                                  AG, which recorded debt to equity ratios of 2.19, 1.64
                                                                  and 0.08 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset and Liabilities .........................................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
    2.3       Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................14
3     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 15
4     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 16
    4.1       Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................16
    4.2       Ratio Definitions ...........................................................
								
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