Datalogic: shareholders approve share capital reduction by means of cancellation of nr. 5.409.981 in treasury shares

Bologna 20th February 2008
- The shareholders of Datalogic S.p.A, at the Extraordinary General Meeting held today, approved the proposal - resolved by the Board of Directors on 15th January 2008 - to reduce the Company's share capital by means of cancellation of nr. 5.409.981 in treasury shares (equal to 8.472% of share capital) currently held by the Company.

The operation will result in a reduction in the share capital by the total nominal sum of Euro 2,813,190.12 and the release of reserves now tied up for the shares for an amount equal to Euro 33.403.391,85.

Subsequent to the cancellation of the shares, the share capital will therefore be composed of nr. 58.446.491 ordinary shares with a nominal value of Euro 0.52 per share and will amount to Euro 30,392,175.32.

The manager responsible for preparing the company's financial reports - Dott. Marco Rondelli - hereby declares, pursuant to paragraph 2 of Art. 154-bis of the Testo Unico della Finanza, that the accounting information contained in this press release corresponds to the document results, books and accounting records.