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Software AG to increase its Dividend to €1.00 per share

Darmstadt, Germany, 3/12/2008

The Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of Software AG will recommend a dividend payment for 2007 of €1.00 (previous year €0.90) per share at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on April 29, 2008.

This will result in a pay-out ratio of approximately 33.5 percent based on the average of net profit and free cash flow 2007. Currently 28,539,455 shares are entitled to a dividend payment.

Software AG | Uhlandstraße 12 | 64297 Darmstadt | Germany
Software AG’s 4,000 global customers achieve measurable business results by modernizing and automating their IT systems and rapidly building new systems to meet growing business demands. The company’s industry-leading product portfolio includes best-in-class solutions for managing data, enabling service oriented architecture, and improving business processes. By combining proven technology with industry expertise and best practices, our customers improve and differentiate their businesses – faster. Software AG has more than 38 years of global IT experience and approx. 3,600 employees serving customers in 70 countries. The company is headquartered in Germany and listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (TecDAX, ISIN DE 0003304002 / SOW).  Software AG posted total revenues of €621.3 million in 2007 (IFRS).

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Software AG
Paul Hughes
Director Media Relations
Uhlandstrasse 12
64297 Darmstadt
Germany
Telefone: +49 6151 92-1787
Fax: +49 6151 92-1623
press@softwareag.com
http://www.softwareag.com
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Software AG
Norbert Eder
Vice President Corporate Communications
Uhlandstrasse 12
64297 Darmstadt
Germany
Telefone: +49 6151 92-1146
Fax: +49 6151 92-1623
norbert.eder@softwareag.com
http://www.softwareag.com