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Thursday 27 May, 2010

Hansen Transmissions Internati

Hansen Transmissions International NV - Press R...

Hansen  Transmissions International NV ("Hansen",  "the Group" or "the Company")
(LSE  ticker  'HSN')  announces  that  the  Notice  to the Special Shareholders'
Meeting, to be held on 24 June 2010 in Edegem, Belgium, has been published today
and is now available on the Hansen website:

Copies of the notice, together with the Proxy Form, have been submitted to the
UKLA, and are available for inspection at the UKLA's Document Viewing Facility,
which is situated at:

Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
London  E14 5HS
Tel: +44 20 7066 1000

For more information

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|Investor Relations                                                            |
|Hans Ooms                                                     |+32 3 450 58 62|
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|Maitland                                                                   |
|Sarah Hamilton                                            |+44 20 7395 0464|
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About Hansen Transmissions

Hansen  Transmissions  International  NV  is  an established global wind turbine
gearbox  and  industrial  gearbox  designer,  manufacturer  and supplier, with a
leading  position  (by  MW  supplied)  in  the  wind turbine gearbox market. The
Company  supplies  gearboxes  to  four  of  the  five  largest  manufacturers of
gear-driven  wind turbines globally and provides  durable gear drives for a wide
range  of industrial applications throughout the world. Hansen plans to increase
its  wind turbine gearbox manufacturing capabilities, from 8,500 MW per annum in
the financial year 2010 to 14,300 MW, by financial year 2013. In addition to its
principal  manufacturing facilities in  Belgium - comprising  a wind turbine and
industrial   gearbox   plant   in   Edegem  (Antwerp)  and  a  fully  integrated
state-of-the-art dedicated wind turbine gearbox manufacturing facility in Lommel
(Limburg) - Hansen has a +95.000m² production plant in Coimbatore, India and has
started  the construction,  in September  2008, of a  production plant  for wind
turbine  gearboxes for the  Chinese market on  a 250,000 m² site  in the Beichen
Hi-tech  Industrial park in Tianjin. Hansen  has strong research and development
operations  to maintain  its technological  leadership and employs approximately
2,200 people worldwide.

Forward Looking Statements
This press release may include statements that are "forward-looking statements".
In  some cases, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of
forward-looking   terminology,  including  the  terms  "believes",  "estimates",
"forecasts",   "plans",   "prepares",   "projects",   "anticipates",  "expects",
"intends",  "may",  "will",  "should"  or  other  similar words. Forward-looking
statements  may include, without limitation,  those regarding Hansen's financial
position,  business  strategy,  plans  and  objectives  of management for future
operations  (including  development  plans  and  objectives relating to Hansen's
products)  and  the  wind  turbine  and  gearbox  markets.  Such forward-looking
statements  involve  known  and  unknown  risks, uncertainties and other factors
which  may cause the  actual results, performance  or achievements of Hansen, or
industry   results,   to  be  materially  different  from  any  future  results,
performance  or  achievements  expressed  or  implied  by  such  forward-looking
statements.  Such forward looking  statements are based  on numerous assumptions
regarding Hansen's present and future business strategies and the environment in
which  Hansen will operate in the future. These forward looking statements speak
only  as  of  the  date  of  this  press release. Hansen expressly disclaims any
obligation  or undertaking to  release publicly any  updates or revisions to any
forward-looking  statement contained  herein to  reflect any  change in Hansen's
expectations  with  regard  thereto  or  any  change  in  events,  conditions or
circumstances on which any such statement is based.



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