GRAPHISOFT TO BE LISTED ON THE BUDAPEST STOCK EXCHANGE IN MID-MAY
Budapest/Amsterdam, March 21, 2000 - Graphisoft N.V. is pleased to announce that the secondary listing of Graphisoft shares on the Budapest Stock Exchange is scheduled for mid-May, subject to documentation. Graphisoft is one of the world's leading technology companies in computer-aided design (CAD) software development used by architects and builders.
Graphisoft has been listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange's Neuer Markt since 1998. The listing in Budapest is an important further step in Graphisoft's development, as it will raise public awareness of the company and make the stock accessible to a broader set of investors.
Nomura Securities Hungary Ltd. has been appointed as Financial Advisor and Sponsor for the Listing. Nomura Securities Hungary Ltd. is the Hungarian subsidiary of the Nomura Group, one of the world's largest investment banks and market leader in the emerging economies of Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East, where Nomura plays a major role in introducing international capital to fast growing companies in those regions.
For further information, please contact:
|Gabor Diossy, Director of Investor Relations, Graphisoft,||+36-1-437-3120|
|Janos Kovago, Nomura Securities Hungary Ltd.||+36-1-235-5212|
|Sean Murphy, Research, Nomura International plc.||+44-207-521-2392|
|Michael Boardman, Equity Capital Markets, Nomura International plc.||+44-207-521-2733|
Graphisoft is a leading provider of computer-aided design (CAD) software solutions for the architectural profession and the building industry. Founded in 1982, Graphisoft is ranked today among the largest AEC CAD software developers in the world, with 12 offices all over the world in addition to its headquarters. Graphisoft's flagship product, ARCHICAD, is used by more than 75,000 architects worldwide and distributed in 25 languages and 80 countries. Shares of Graphisoft are traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange Neuer Markt under the symbol GPH. More information about Graphisoft is available at www.graphisoft.com.