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EFI to Acquire Radius Solutions, Releases Q1 Results

April 29, 2010
FOSTER CITY, CA—April 29, 2010—Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Radius Solutions, a leading ERP/MIS software provider focused exclusively on the packaging and printing industry. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

"We are very pleased to add Radius to our growing portfolio of industry-leading software solutions targeted to the print industry," said Marc Olin, Sr. VP/GM APPS of EFI. "EFI's goal is to offer our customers a complete product portfolio that assists them from job creation to production, while allowing them to be more efficient and effective, and ultimately, more profitable. Radius allows us to bring this concept to the packaging market, which is one of the largest segments of the print market and an area of strategic focus for EFI, joining our Pace and Monarch MIS systems which are targeted to the display graphics and commercial print markets."

Radius Solutions will become part of the Advanced Professional Print Software (APPS) division of EFI. EFI intends to integrate a number of its award winning products including Fiery, VUTEk, Jetrion, Digital StoreFront, PrintFlow and Auto-Count, with the Radius product line. The Radius acquisition further strengthens EFI's growing product portfolio of software tools, UV Inkjet digital presses and inks, and MIS solutions for the packaging market, which is one of the largest printing markets in the world.

Radius Solutions is headquartered in Chicago, IL, with direct operations in the United States and Europe. Radius brings many years of experience developing and deploying applications developed specifically to manage the unique needs of packaging and printing organizations. Radius has established itself as a leading provider of management information systems specifically designed to help flexible packaging, folding carton and label printers manage their operations.

"We are very excited to have Radius Solutions join the EFI family," said David Taylor, President and CEO of Radius Solutions. "Our ERP packaging software fits strategically within EFI's solutions portfolio. Our clients will gain a supplier with a global footprint and the additional resources of a tier one organization. I look forward to managing the Radius product line within their world class organization." 

EFI Q1 2010 Results:

For the quarter ended March 31, 2010, the company reported revenues of $110.8 million, compared to first quarter 2009 revenue of $96.1 million.

GAAP net loss was $(11.4) million or $(0.25) per diluted share in the first quarter of 2010, compared to GAAP net income of $26.7 million or $0.52 per diluted share for the same period in 2009.

Non-GAAP net loss was $(0.1) million or $(0.00) per diluted share in the first quarter of 2010, compared to non-GAAP net loss of $(4.3) million or $(0.08) per diluted share for the same period in 2009.

"Our product portfolio performed very well in the first quarter, with Inkjet growing 37% over the prior year and Fiery showing strong results during a normally seasonally weak period," said Guy Gecht, CEO of EFI. "Going forward, we expect new innovative products to maintain our growth momentum, as we remain focused on investing in innovation, helping our customers to be more competitive and profitable."

The company also announced that its Chief Financial Officer, John Ritchie, plans to leave the company after the filing of the company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended March 31, 2010 to pursue another opportunity.  The Company intends to appoint Gordon Heneweer, currently Vice President, Finance, as the Company's interim Chief Financial Officer. The company has initiated a search for a new CFO.

"I would like to extend my sincere thanks to John for his significant contribution to EFI over the past 10 years and wish him all the best in his new role," said Guy Gecht, CEO of EFI.

EFI will discuss the Company's financial results by conference call at 2:00 p.m. PDT today. Instructions for listening to the conference call over the Web are available on the investor relations portion of EFI's website at www.efi.com.

About EFI     
EFI (www.efi.com) is a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation. EFI's award-winning solutions, integrated from creation to print, deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity. The company's robust product portfolio includes Fiery® digital color print servers; VUTEk® superwide digital inkjet printers, UV and solvent inks; Rastek UV wide-format inkjet printers; Jetrion® industrial inkjet printing systems; print production workflow and management information software; and corporate printing solutions. EFI maintains 23 offices worldwide.
 

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