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Friday 17 February, 2006

CenturionElectronics

Restoration of Listing-Amend

Centurion Electronics PLC
17 February 2006




17 February 2006


The following replaces the 'Restoration of Listing' announcement released today
at 07:01 a.m. under RNS number 5661Y. The previous announcement referred to 'The
Loan Note Instrument is for up to £1,000,000 redeemable on 13 March 2008'
whereas the announcement should read 'The Loan Note Instrument is for up to
£1,000,000 redeemable on 13 March 2009'. This amendment has also been reflected
in the definition of 'Convertible Loan Notes' which appears in the Definitions
section at the end of the announcement.


Centurion Electronics plc


Placing of 510,000,000 new Ordinary Shares at 0.5p per new Ordinary Share and
Issue of £1.0m Convertible Loan Notes


Preliminary Announcement of Unaudited Results for the 12 months to 30 September
2005



Key Points:


•          £3.50m funding for debt restructuring and working capital

•          Restructuring and repayment of £3.61m debt

•          Placing of 510m new Ordinary Shares at 0.5p per share to raise £2.55m

•          Issue of £1.0m Convertible Loan Notes

•          Debt restructuring through £2.0m repayment, £1.1m debt cancellation
           and £600,000 conversion into new Ordinary Shares

•          Preliminary announcement of unaudited results for year to 30
           September 2005



Enquiries:


Chris Rhodes
Centurion Electronics                    Tel: 01707 330550

Russell Cook
Charles Stanley Securities               Tel: 020 7953 2000


Jeremy Carey / Claire Melly
Tavistock Communications                 Tel: 020 7920 3150







Introduction


Following the announcement on 30 November 2005 that Centurion had requested that
trading of its shares on AIM be suspended, Centurion announced on 7 February
2006 that it had reached agreement with its lenders under the terms of which the
Company's debts and other obligations would be restructured.

The Board is pleased to announce that it has raised £2.55 million through a
placing of 510,000,000 new Ordinary Shares at a placing price of 0.5p per share.
 Centurion is also proposing to raise a further £1,000,000 through the issue of
the Convertible Loan Notes, further details of which are set out below.

The Board also announces that it has reached agreement with its principal lender
Portimao that, simultaneous with and conditional upon completion of the Placing,
of the sum of £3,605,961.35 plus accrued interest due to Portimao, the Company
will repay the amount of £2.6 million due to Portimao, through a cash payment of
£2.6 million, of which the sum of £600,000 will immediately be used by Portimao
to subscribe for 120,000,000 new Ordinary Shares at the Placing Price per share.
The balance of the debt owed by the Company to Portimao of £1,005,961.35, plus
all accrued interest to the date of repayment owed to Portimao will be waived by
Portimao, under the terms of the Loan Repayment Agreement, further details of
which are set out below.

Following implementation of the Loan Repayment Agreement and completion of the
Placing, Centurion will have no borrowings other than the £1,000,000 Convertible
Loan Notes and up to a further £250,000 working capital facility to be provided
by Ravensworth under the Loan Agreement.  Portimao's interest in the Company's
debt arises from an agreement between Portimao and HSBC dated 27 January 2006
under the terms of which HSBC novated all of the Company's indebtedness then
owed to HSBC to Portimao.

The Restructuring is necessary to secure the Company's future.  The Directors
realise that the proposed Placing, the issue of the Convertible Loan Notes and
the allotment of the Charles Stanley Shares and Portimao Shares will be
extremely dilutive to Shareholders, but it is the Board's opinion that these
measures represent the most appropriate and viable option to secure the
Company's future while preserving some value for Shareholders.

The Company is also announcing today the unaudited preliminary results of the
Company for the year to 30 September 2005 as set out below.  The Company's
auditors have yet to complete their audit work in respect of the year to 30
September 2005, but are expected to do so once the Placing, the Loan Repayment
Agreement, the allotment of the Portimao Shares, the Ravensworth Agreement and
the Loan Agreement have all been completed and the Convertible Loan Notes issued
and subscribed.

Completion of the Placing, the Loan Repayment Agreement, the Loan Agreement, the
Ravensworth Agreement, the allotment of the Portimao Shares and the subscription
and issue of the Convertible Loan Notes are subject, inter alia, to the passing
of the Resolutions to be proposed at the Extraordinary General Meeting to be
held at 10.00 am on 13 March 2006.  If the Resolutions to authorise the
allotment of the Placing Shares are passed, it is expected that the Placing
Shares will be admitted to trading on AIM on 14 March 2006.  The Board
anticipates that dealings in the Existing Ordinary Shares will recommence from
8.00 a.m. today, 17 February 2006.



An EGM has been convened for 13 March 2006, at which Shareholders will be asked
to consider, and if thought fit, to approve the Resolutions in order to
implement the Proposals and to enable the Restructuring as outlined in this
document to be completed.  Details of the EGM are set out in the Circular to be
sent to Shareholders today.  All of the Directors have irrevocably undertaken to
vote in favour of the Resolutions in respect of their entire shareholdings,
which total 98,000 Ordinary Shares representing 0.39 per cent. of the issued
ordinary share capital of the Company.



Background to and reasons for the Placing



Centurion has experienced difficult trading conditions over the last eighteen
months, specifically in the Company's retail division.  The management has
sought to restructure the business to focus upon the Company's core activities -
providing high quality rear seat entertainment systems for a number of the
world's leading automotive manufacturers.



The challenges encountered by Centurion in the retail market contributed to
excessively high levels of stocks, which in turn revealed various flaws within
the Company.  The Board has focused, with the support of its bankers, HSBC, on
reducing the stock to more appropriate levels, while at the same time reducing
the level of indebtedness that had been financing the high stock levels.  The
Board has also restructured the Company's operational management and systems and
the Board is now confident that this exercise has been successfully completed.



On 27 January 2006 the Company consented to the novation by HSBC of all of the
loans owed by and debts due from Centurion to HSBC pursuant to an agreement made
between HSBC and Portimao.  The Company has since reached agreement with
Portimao to repay and cancel the Company's debt in accordance with the Loan
Repayment Agreement, details of which are set out below. In addition on 27
January 2006 the Company entered into an agreement with HSBC Invoice Finance
(UK) Limited ('HSBC Finance') and HSBC whereby HSBC Finance agreed to terminate
the debt purchase agreement which it had with the Company and release all the
security which it had been granted over the Company.





Principal terms of the Restructuring



(a)        The Loan Repayment Agreement



On 17 February 2006, Portimao entered into a deed acknowledged by the Company
whereby Portimao agreed that the outstanding debt of £3,605,961 together with
all accrued interest owed to it by the Company would, conditional upon
Admission, be satisfied on the following terms



(i)         on Admission, the Company will repay the sum of £2,600,000 and
immediately thereafter Portimao will subscribe for, and be allotted, 120,000,000
Ordinary Shares at a subscription price of 0.5p per share;



(ii)         following the completion of (i) above, the debt due to Portimao by
the Company will have been reduced to £1,005,961 plus all accrued interest which
will then be cancelled and waived by Portimao and all the security held over the
Company by Portimao will be released.



(b)        The Ravensworth Agreement



On 17 February 2006, the Company entered into an agreement with Ravensworth
pursuant to which Ravensworth has agreed that immediately following Admission it
will subscribe for all of the Convertible Loan Notes in the amount of
£1,000,000.  The subscription of £1,000,000 shall be satisfied by the Company
setting off against the subscription monies all amounts owed on Admission to
Ravensworth by the Company pursuant to the terms of the Existing Loan Agreement
with the amount of any shortfall being subscribed by Ravensworth in cash.  Upon
subscription in full by Ravensworth of the Convertible Loan Notes the Existing
Loan Agreement will be terminated.  The Company anticipates that the Existing
Loan Agreement will have been fully drawndown prior to Admission.



In addition under the terms of the Ravensworth Agreement, Ravensworth has agreed
to enter into the Loan Agreement at Admission and has also agreed to subscribe
for 60,000,000 of the Placing Shares at the Placing Price in the Placing.



 (c)       The Loan Agreement



Pursuant to the terms of the Ravensworth Agreement, Ravensworth has agreed to
enter into the Loan Agreement at Admission.  This provides for working capital
of up to £250,000 to be available to the Company for a period of two years from
Admission by way of a term loan.  Interest is payable under the Loan Agreement
at the rate of 7.5% per annum and is payable in arrears at three monthly
intervals.



The Loan Agreement is a term loan which will become repayable early in the event
that any of its terms are breached including, without limitation, non-payment of
interest and/or capital when due or breach of any other provisions of the Loan
Agreement.  The Loan Agreement also includes an arrangement fee of £5,000
payable on signing.  In addition, the Company is to give certain
representations, warranties and covenants to Ravensworth in respect of its entry
into the Loan Agreement.



The Loan Agreement includes a provision that in the event that the Convertible
Loan Notes are redeemed in full prior to the Loan Agreement itself being repaid
in full, the Company has an obligation to secure such outstanding amount under
the Loan Agreement to Ravensworth by way of a debenture.



(d)        The Loan Note Instrument



Pursuant to the terms of the Loan Note Instrument, whose adoption by the Company
will be sought at the EGM, the Company is proposing to issue up to £1,000,000 of
the Convertible Loan Notes. Under the terms of the Ravensworth Agreement (as
detailed above), Ravensworth has agreed, conditional on Admission, to subscribe
£1,000,000 of the Convertible Loan Notes (being all of the Convertible Loan
Notes) which, if converted in full, would result in the issue of 200,000,000
Ordinary Shares.



The Loan Note Instrument is for up to £1,000,000 redeemable on 13 March 2009 if
not previously converted or redeemed.  The Convertible Loan Notes carry interest
and are payable quarterly in arrears, at 7.5% per annum.  The Convertible Loan
Notes are redeemable at any time by the Company.



The holders of Convertible Loan Notes ('Noteholders') may convert the whole or
part of their holding of Convertible Loan Notes into Ordinary Shares at any time
at the conversion price of 0.5p per new Ordinary Share.



The Noteholders holding more than 50% of the Convertible Loan Notes will have
the right to appoint one director to the Board of the Company and remove from
office such person and appoint another in their place.



Under the terms of the Loan Note Instrument the Company has agreed to pay the
legal fees incurred by the Noteholders (up to £10,000) in preparation and
negotiation of such document.



The new Ordinary Shares to be issued following conversion of any of the
Convertible Loan Notes will rank pari passu in all respects with the Ordinary
Shares then in issue.  The Company shall give notice to the holders of the
Convertible Loan Notes if a general offer is made to all holders of Ordinary
Shares.  Following such notice, the holders of the Convertible Loan Notes shall
be entitled to serve a notice of conversion on the Company or elect that the
Company redeem its Convertible Loan Notes. If a Noteholder chooses not to serve
a notice of conversion or redemption during that period, then that Noteholder's
conversion right shall cease to apply.



The Directors have not applied, and do not intend to apply, to the London Stock
Exchange or any other recognised investment exchange for the Convertible Loan
Notes to be admitted to trading.  The Convertible Loan Notes are transferable in
amounts or integral multiples of £1.  The Company will use its best endeavours
to seek admission to trading of any new Ordinary Shares issued on conversion of
the Convertible Loan Notes on any recognised investment exchange on which the
Ordinary Shares are then traded.



In addition the repayment obligations under the Convertible Loan Notes will be
secured by a debenture issued by the Company over the assets of the Company in
favour of Ravensworth.





Ravensworth (International) Limited



The conversion in full of the Convertible Loan Notes would result in the issue
and allotment of 200,000,000 new Ordinary Shares at the Placing Price per share.
In the event of the conversion in full of the Convertible Loan Notes, together
with the 60,000,000 Placing Shares which are to be subscribed by Ravensworth
pursuant to the Placing and the 5,076,000 Existing Ordinary Shares which it
currently holds, and in the absence of further share issues by the Company or
purchases by Ravensworth, the issue of new Ordinary Shares to Ravensworth upon
the conversion in full of the Convertible Loan Notes would result in Ravensworth
holding 29.9 percent of the then issued share capital of the Company.
Ravensworth is a private equity fund specialising in the acquisition of stakes
in small to medium sized European publicly traded and private companies.



The proposed issue of the Convertible Loan Notes to Ravensworth is a related
party transaction as defined in Rule 13 of the AIM Rules. Accordingly, the
Directors, having consulted with Charles Stanley, consider the transaction to be
fair and reasonable insofar as the Company's Shareholders as a whole are
concerned.





Serious Loss of Capital



The Company's unaudited balance sheet as at 30 September 2005, as set out below,
shows the Company's net liabilities as at 30 September 2005 are £1,593,077
whereas the amount of its paid up share capital is £221,481.  Pursuant to
section 142 of the Act, when the net assets of a public company are half or less
than half of its called-up share capital, the directors of such company are
under a duty to convene an extraordinary general meeting to consider whether
any, and if so what, steps should be taken to deal with the situation. In
accordance with section 142 of the Act, the EGM has also been convened to
consider, in the context of the Placing and the Restructuring, what steps should
be taken to deal with the situation.





Working Capital



The Company's financial position has been uncertain.  However, with the benefit
of the proceeds from the Placing, the Loan Agreement, the allotment of the
Portimao Shares and the issue of the Convertible Loan Notes, and as a result of
completing the Loan Repayment Agreement and the benefit of the Ravensworth
Agreement, the Company's financial position will be considerably improved and
its prospects are, in the Board's opinion, extremely positive. In the Directors'
opinion, having made due and careful enquiry and taking into account the net
proceeds of the Placing, the Loan Agreement, the allotment of the Portimao
Shares, the benefit of the Ravensworth Agreement and the issue of the
Convertible Loan Notes together with completion of the Loan Repayment Agreement,
the Company will have sufficient working capital for at least the next 12
months.





Details of the Placing



The Company is proposing to raise £2.50 million (net of expenses), by way of a
placing of 510,000,000 new Ordinary Shares at 0.5 pence per share.  Charles
Stanley, as agent for the Company, has agreed to use its reasonable endeavours
to procure subscribers for the Placing Shares.  The Placing Shares represent
95.4 per cent. of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company as enlarged
by the Placing. The Placing has not been underwritten.



Under the terms of the Placing certain of the Directors and senior management
have agreed to subscribe for an aggregate of 5.0 million shares at the Placing
Price.



The net proceeds of the Placing will be used by the Company, together with the
subscription monies to be received pursuant to the issue of the Convertible Loan
Notes and upon the allotment of the Portimao Shares, to complete the Loan
Repayment Agreement, to undertake the Restructuring and to provide further
working capital for the Company.



The Board, having been advised by Charles Stanley, consider that it is in the
best interests of the Company and Shareholders as a whole for the funds to be
raised by the Placing.  If the Company does not raise these funds the Board
could not be certain that Portimao would continue to support the Company and the
Board believes that the Company would have been left with very limited
alternative options, none of which it believes would have represented any value
for shareholders. If the Company had made an offer, by way of a rights issue or
open offer, to allow existing shareholders to subscribe for any of the Placing
Shares, this would have necessitated the publication of a prospectus. Given the
precarious financial position of the Company, the costs and extended timescale
which would have been necessary in preparing a prospectus were, in the opinion
of the Directors, beyond the resources of Centurion.



The obligations of Charles Stanley under the Placing Agreement are conditional,
inter alia, upon the passing of the Resolutions and Admission occurring on or
before 14 March 2006 or such later date as may be agreed between the Company and
Charles Stanley, but in any event no later than 28 March 2006.  The Placing
Agreement also contains certain warranties and indemnities given by the Company
and the Directors (in respect only of the warranties) in favour of Charles
Stanley as to certain matters relating to the Company and its business.  The
obligations of Charles Stanley under the Placing Agreement may be terminated in
certain circumstances if there occurs either a material breach of any of the
warranties or an adverse change in the national or international, financial,
economic, market or political conditions and/or in the financial position or
prospects of the Company. Such rights exist in the event that such circumstances
arise prior to Admission.



The Company has agreed to pay all costs charges and expenses connected with the
Placing and Admission, including all fees and expenses payable in connection
with admission of the Placing Shares to trading on AIM, expenses of the
registrars, printing and advertising expenses, postage and all legal, accounting
and other professional fees and expenses and all related VAT. The Placing
Agreement provides for the Company to pay Charles Stanley a fee of £42,000 plus
VAT where applicable together with a commission equal to 6.0 per cent. of the
aggregate of the Placing Price of such number of the Placing Shares as are
procured by Charles Stanley and 2.0 per cent. on the balance of Placing Shares
subscribed for pursuant to the Placing.  Charles Stanley has agreed to receive
its fee and commission by way of the issue of the Charles Stanley Shares,
credited as fully paid, such shares to be admitted to trading on AIM on 14 March
2006.



Application will be made to the London Stock Exchange for the Placing Shares to
be admitted to trading on AIM.  It is expected that Admission will become
effective and that trading in the Placing Shares will commence on AIM on 14
March 2006.



The Placing Shares will, when issued and fully paid, rank pari passu in all
respects with the Existing Ordinary Shares, including the right to receive any
dividend or other distribution declared, made or paid after the date of their
unconditional allotment.



Application will also be made to the London Stock Exchange for the Charles
Stanley Shares and the Portimao Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM.  It is
expected that admission to trading on AIM will become effective and that trading
in the Charles Stanley Shares and the Portimao Shares will commence on AIM on 14
March 2006 and 15 March 2006 respectively.





Current trading and future prospects



With the Company's exit from high street retail now complete, and the associated
stock dispersal activity concluded, it is anticipated that the Company is well
positioned to return to profitability, although the Directors anticipate that
the Company is not likely to report a profit for the first half of the current
financial year to 31 March 2006. Significant progress in expanding the
automotive business beyond the current contracts with Toyota and Renault has
been made and the Board anticipates that details of a further contract will be
announced shortly. The recent appointment of Iwan Rees as Sales & Marketing
Director, further emphasises Centurion's focus on its core automotive business.
Mr Rees is not currently a Board Director of Centurion but it is expected that
he will be appointed to the Board within the next three months.



At 30 September 2005 the Group had net current liabilities of £2,345,000 and net
liabilities of £1,593,000.  The Directors have produced forecast cash flows to
30 September 2007 which indicate that the Group can continue as a going concern
and meet its liabilities as they fall due.  In preparing these cash flows the
Directors have, firstly, assumed that the proposed Restructuring, which is
described in greater detail above, is successful.



Secondly, the forecast assumes no revenue from the specialist market in the
second half of the current year and that the sales pattern of the OEM market
follows that demonstrated in the year-ended 30 September 2005.  In particular,
the sales revenue is dependent upon the OEM customers drawing down product in
line with their existing forecasts for the period.  Further, the cashflows
assume that that the business continues to receive the support of unsecured
creditors in not requiring payment in line with due dates.



The Directors believe that the management cash flow forecasts are achievable and
therefore believe it is appropriate to prepare the accounts to 30 September 2005
on the going concern basis.  The financial statements will not include any
adjustment to the balance sheet tangible fixed assets or provision for future
liabilities which would result should the going concern basis not be
appropriate.





Board Changes



In the event that the Resolutions are passed at the EGM and the Restructuring is
concluded successfully, Mr Brian Hendon, Chairman of the Company, has advised
the Board that he will be resigning from the Board. The Company is pleased to
announce that Mr Ernst Kastner, has agreed to accept the appointment as
non-Executive Chairman of Centurion with effect from completion of the
Proposals.



Mr Ernst Kastner is 35 years old and has been retained by Ravensworth as a
consultant solely for the purposes of this transaction.  He started his career
in 1993 by qualifying as a solicitor in London at Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw.  In
1996, he moved into the private equity industry, working at Security Capital in
London as a Vice President from 1996 to 2000 and then at Doughty Hanson in
London as a Senior Associate from 2000 to 2002.  During his time at the above
private equity houses, he was responsible for analysing and underwriting
numerous corporate and asset acquisitions, carrying out due diligence, leading
negotiation and execution, as well as devising strategies and implementing the
integration of newly acquired businesses.  Most recently he has worked from
March 2002 to April 2004 as a Project Leader at Excel Advisory Group LLC,
providing client advice in the areas of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions,
asset management and fund raising.





Increase in Authorised Share capital



It is also proposed that the authorised share capital of the Company be
increased by £960,000 by the creation of 960,000,000 new Ordinary Shares.
Authority for such increase will be sought at the EGM.





Articles



Since the adoption of the Articles, there have been certain developments in
legislation relating to the use of electronic communications, treasury shares
and CREST. In addition, certain investor bodies require that the articles of
association of listed companies are reviewed regularly to ensure that they
remain in keeping with modern business practice. It is proposed that the New
Articles, which reflect such legal developments, be adopted and the adoption of
the New Articles is proposed at the Extraordinary General Meeting.





Irrevocable undertakings



All of the Directors have irrevocably undertaken to vote in favour of the
Resolutions in respect of their entire holdings of Ordinary Shares, which total
98,000 Ordinary Shares representing 0.39 per cent. of the issued ordinary share
capital of the Company.





Circular to Shareholders



A circular containing further details of the Placing and the other proposals
outlined above, accompanied by the Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting
convened for 13 March 2006, will today be posted to shareholders.







Preliminary Announcement of unaudited results for the year to 30 September 2005




Profit and loss account for the year ended 30 September 2005

                                                           Note               2005                   2004
                                                                                 £                      £

Turnover                                                                14,006,539             15,744,431

Cost of sales                                                           10,334,080             10,727,377
Exceptional cost of sales                                                5,919,966                      0

Gross profit/(loss)                                                    (2,247,507)              5,017,054
Administrative expenses                                                (5,359,385)            (3,351,423)
Exceptional Administrative expenses                                      (783,957)                470,000

Operating Profit/(loss)                                                (8,390,849)              2,135,631
Interest payable and similar charges                                     (659,767)              (174,946)

Profit on ordinary activities before taxation                          (9,050,616)              1,960,685
Taxation on profit on ordinary activities                                  619,096              (558,758)
Profit on ordinary activities after taxation for the                   (8,431,520)              1,401,927
year
Dividends (including non-equity)                                                 0                266,359

Retained profit/(loss) for the financial year                          (8,431,520)              1,135,568
Earnings/(loss) per share                                    2
Basic                                                                     (34.20)p                  5.91p
Diluted                                                                   (34.20)p                  5.75p


Earnings/(loss) per share excluding exceptional income


Basic                                                                      (9.03)p                  4.52p
Diluted                                                                    (9.03)p                  4.40p

All amounts relate to continuing activities.






Statement of total recognised gains and losses for the year
ending 30th September 2005
                                                                                                   Restated
                                                                              2005                     2004
                                                                                 £                        £

(Loss)/profit for the financial year                                   (8,431,520)                1,401,927

Total recognised gains and losses relating to the year                 (8,431,520)                1,401,927
Prior year adjustment                                                    (256,681)
Total gains and losses recognised since last annual report
                                                                       (8,688,201)








Balance sheet at 30 September 2005

                                                           2005            2005            2004          2004
                                                              £               £               £             £
Fixed assets                                                            853,264                       833,369

Current assets                                        4,971,466                      15,867,241
Creditors: amounts falling due within one year
                                                    (7,317,273)                     (9,796,168)
Net current assets / (liabilities)                                  (2,345,807)                     6,071,073
Total assets less current liabilities                               (1,492,543)                     6,904,442
Non-current liabilities                                               (100,534)                     (245,999)
                                                                    (1,593,077)                     6,658,443


Capital and reserves
            Called up share capital                                     221,481                       220,881
            Share premium account                                     4,731,879                     4,552,479
            Capital redemption reserve                                  130,000                       130,000
            Profit and loss account                                 (6,676,437)                     1,755,083
Shareholders' funds                                                 (1,593,077)                     6,658,443






Cash flow statement for the year ended
30 September 2005

                                          Note         2005            2005          2004            2004
                                                          £               £             £               £
Net cash outflow from operating              3
activities                                                      (2,766,048)                   (1,202,590)
Returns on investments and servicing of
finance
  Interest paid                                   (659,767)                     (174,946)
Net cash outflow from returns on
investments and servicing of finance
                                                                  (659,767)                     (174,946)
Taxation
  UK corporation tax paid                                             (170)                     (261,208)
Capital expenditure and financial
investment
  Purchase of tangible fixed assets               (297,883)                     (271,046)
  Sale of tangible fixed assets                      53,141                             -
                                                                  (244,742)                     (271,046)
Equity dividends paid                                             (272,959)                     (184,078)
Cash outflow before financing                                   (3,943,686)                   (2,093,868)

Financing
  Short term import loans (paid)/                 (740,418)                     2,076,060
advanced
  Bank loans paid                                  (45,333)                      (25,000)
  Bank loans received                                     -                        50,833
  Capital element of finance lease
rental payments                                    (76,105)                      (62,114)
  Share issues (net of expenses)                          -                     1,173,701
  Share options exercised                           180,000                        31,500
                                                                  (681,856)                     3,244,980
(Decrease)/Increase in cash                  4                  (4,625,542)                     1,151,112







Notes



1      Basis of preparation and financial information



The financial information set out in this preliminary announcement has been
prepared on the same basis as the accounting policies used in the Company's 2004
statutory accounts.



The information shown for the years ended 30 September 2005 and 30 September
2004 does not constitute statutory accounts within the meaning of S240 of the
Companies Act 1985 and has been extracted from the unaudited preliminary
accounts for the year ended September 2005 and the full accounts for the year
ended 30 September 2004 respectively.



The reports of the auditors on those accounts were unqualified and did not
contain a statement under either S237(2) or S237(3) of the Companies Act 1985.



The accounts for the year ended 30 September 2004 have been filed with the
Registrar of Companies.  The accounts for the year ended 30 September 2005 will
be delivered to the Registrar of Companies in due course.



Our auditors have indicated that the report of the auditors will, subject to the
successful completion of the proposed refinancing, incorporate a fundamental
uncertainty paragraph around the future trading of the company, covering the
factors detailed in the second and third paragraphs of the following 'Directors'
Summary of Financial Position and Forecasts'.



Directors' Summary of Financial Position and Forecasts



At 30 September 2005 the group had unaudited net current liabilities of
£2,345,000 and net liabilities of £1,593,000.  The directors have produced
forecast cash flows to 30 September 2007 which indicate that the group can
continue as a going concern and meet its liabilities as they fall due.  In
preparing these cash flows the directors have, firstly, assumed that the
proposed restructuring is successful.  The restructuring will result in the
issue of new share capital of £2.5 million, the payment of £2.0 million to
Portimao, the cancellation of existing debt due to Portimao of £1.0 million and
the subsequent issue of £1.0 million of convertible loan notes to Ravensworth.
The issue of new share capital is subject to shareholder approval.



Secondly, the forecast assumes no revenue from the specialist market in the
second half of the current year and that the sales pattern of the OEM market
follows that demonstrated in the year-ended 30 September 2005.  In particular,
the sales revenue is dependent upon the OEM customers drawing down product in
line with their existing forecasts for the period.  Further, that the business
continues to receive the support of unsecured creditors in not requiring payment
in line with due date.



The Directors believe that the forecast cash flows are achievable and therefore
believe it is appropriate to prepare the accounts on the going concern basis.
The financial statements do not include any adjustment to the balance sheet
tangible fixed assets or provision for future liabilities which would result
should the going concern not be appropriate





2    Earnings per share



Earnings per ordinary share have been calculated using the weighted average
number of shares in issue during the relevant financial years.  These take into
account the issue of 350,000 ordinary shares on 21 December 2004 and the issue
of 250,000 shares on 2 February 2005.



The weighted average number of equity shares in issue for the basic earnings per
share calculation is 24,651,824 (2004: 23,726,817) and the earnings, being
profit after tax are £(8,341,520) (2004: £1,401,927).



The numerator for the diluted earnings per share disclosure is the same as the
basic earnings per share numerator.



The denominator for the diluted earnings per share disclosure is as follows:


                                                                                    2005               2004



    Basic earnings per share denominator ordinary shares of     0.1 pence
                                                                              24,651,824         23,726,817
    Dilutive effect of company share option schemes                                    -            665,565

                                                                              24,651,824         24,392,382






3     Reconciliation of operating profit to net cash (outflow)/inflow from
operating activities


                                                                                    2005               2004

                                                                                       £                  £

    Operating profit                                                         (8,343,206)          2,135,631

    Depreciation                                                                 246,006            179,914

    Profit on sale of fixed assets                                                     -                  -

    Increase in stocks                                                         2,570,623        (2,443,939)

    Increase in debtors                                                        6,151,798        (6,541,435)

    Increase in creditors                                                    (3,391,269)          5,467,239

    Net cash outflow from operating activities                               (2,766,048)        (1,202,590)








4     Reconciliation of net cash (outflow)/inflow to movement in net funds/
(debt)


                                                   2005                 2005                2004             2004

                                                      £                    £                   £                £

    (Decrease)/Increase in cash in the
    year                                    (4,625,542)                                1,151,112

    Cash inflow/(outflow) from changes
    in debt and lease financing
                                                861,856                              (2,039,779)
    Change in net debt resulting from
    cash flows                                                   (3,763,686)                            (888,667)

    New finance leases                                              (68,802)                            (146,890)

    Movement in net debt in the year                             (3,832,488)                          (1,035,557)

    Net (debt)/funds at start of year                              (267,606)                              767,951

    Net funds/(debt) at end of year                              (4,100,094)                            (267,606)





5   Analysis of net debt                                                                  Other
                                                      At                               non-cash                  At
                                              1 Oct 2004           Cash flow            changes        30 Sept 2005

                                                       £                   £                  £                   £


    Cash in hand and at bank                   2,863,896         (2,180,961)                  -             682,936

    Bank Overdrafts                                              (2,444,581)                  -         (2,444,581)

                                                                 (4,625,542)                            (1,761,645)

    Debt due after 1 year                       (86,750)              45,333                  -            (41,417)

    Debt due within 1 year                   (2,869,154)             740,418                  -         (2,128,736)

    Obligations under finance leases
                                               (175,598)              76,105           (68,802)           (168,295)
    Total                                      (267,606)         (3,763,686)           (68,802)         (4,100,094)








6     Copies of this announcement are available from the Company's offices at
Satellite House, City Park, Welwyn Garden City, Herts. AL7 1LY.









Definitions



The following definitions apply throughout this announcement unless the context
requires otherwise:


'Act'                                 the Companies Act 1985, as amended
'Admission'                           the admission of the Placing Shares and the Charles Stanley Shares to
                                      trading on AIM and such admission becoming effective in accordance with
                                      the AIM Rules
'AIM'                                 AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange
'AIM Rules'                           the rules governing the admission to, and operation of, AIM contained
                                      in the document entitled the 'AIM Rules' published by the London Stock
                                      Exchange
'Articles'                            the articles of association of the Company as at the date of this
                                      document
'Centurion' or the 'Company'          Centurion Electronics PLC
'Charles Stanley'                     Charles Stanley Securities, a division of Charles Stanley & Co. Limited
'Charles Stanley Shares'              the 29,200,000 new Ordinary Shares to be issued and allotted to Charles
                                      Stanley, credited as fully paid, at the Placing Price per share in
                                      accordance with the terms of the Placing Agreement
'Circular'                            means the document to be sent to Shareholders today, 17 February 2006,
                                      containing further details of the Placing and the other proposals
                                      outlined above, accompanied by the Notice of Extraordinary General
                                      Meeting convened for 13 March 2006
'Convertible Loan Notes'              the £1,000,000 7.5% secured convertible loan notes 2009 to be issued to
                                      Ravensworth under the terms of the Loan Note Instrument and in
                                      accordance with the Ravensworth Agreement
'Directors' or the 'Board'            the directors of the Company
'EGM' or 'Extraordinary General       the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company convened for 10.00
Meeting'                              a.m. on 13 March 2006 by the Notice of EGM and any adjournment thereof
'Existing Loan Agreement'             the loan agreement dated 3 February 2006 made between the Company and
                                      Ravensworth for the amount of up to £750,000
'Existing Ordinary Shares'            the Ordinary Shares in issue at the date of this document
'Group'                               the Company and its subsidiaries from time to time
'HSBC'                                HSBC Bank Plc
'Loan Agreement'                      the conditional loan agreement, in the agreed form, to be entered into
                                      at Admission between the Company and Ravensworth in accordance with the
                                      terms of the Ravensworth Agreement for up to £250,000 which can be
                                      drawndown by the Company
'Loan Note Instrument'                the loan note instrument, in the agreed form and constituting the
                                      Convertible Loan Notes, to be approved by the Company at the EGM
'Loan Repayment Agreement'            the conditional agreement dated 17 February 2006 between the Company
                                      and Portimao, which is described in further detail in Part I of this
                                      document
'London Stock Exchange'               London Stock Exchange Plc
'New Articles'                        the articles of association of the Company proposed to be adopted by
                                      the Company pursuant to Resolution 5, further details of which are set
                                      out in this document
'Notice of EGM'                       the notice of EGM set out at the end of this document
'OEM'                                 original equipment manufacturer
'Ordinary Shares'                     ordinary shares of 0.1p each in the capital of the Company
'Placing'                             the conditional placing of the Placing Shares with institutional and
                                      other investors and of the Convertible Loan Notes pursuant to the terms
                                      of the Placing Agreement and as described in this document
'Placing Agreement'                   the agreement dated 17 February  2006 between the Company, the
                                      Directors and Charles Stanley in connection with the Placing
'Placing Price'                       0.5p per Placing Share
'Placing Shares'                      the 510,000,000 new Ordinary Shares which have been conditionally
                                      subscribed in accordance with the terms of the Placing Agreement
'Portimao'                            Portimao Investments Limited, a company registered in Gibraltar with
                                      registration number 33851 whose registered office is 3 Bell Lane,
                                      Gibraltar
'Portimao Shares'                     the 120,000,000 new Ordinary Shares to be subscribed by Portimao in
                                      accordance with the terms of the Loan Repayment Agreement and which are
                                      to be admitted to trading on AIM on the next business day following
                                      Admission
'Ravensworth'                         Ravensworth (International) Limited, a company registered in Gibraltar
                                      with registration number 88668 who registered office is at 57/63 Line
                                      Wall, Gibraltar
'Ravensworth Agreement'               the agreement dated 17 February 2006 between the Company and
                                      Ravensworth, further details of which are set out in Part I of this
                                      document
'Regulations'                         The Uncertificated Securities Regulations 2001 (SI 2001 No. 3755) and
                                      as amended from time to time
'Resolutions'                         the resolutions set out in the Notice of EGM
'Restructuring'                       the restructuring of the Company's finances as outlined in this
                                      announcement
'Shareholders'                        holders of Ordinary Shares






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