With Heidelberg set to receive 865 million Euros in government loan assistance, PrintWeek is reporting its rivals Manroland and KBA have voiced concern over the bailout. According to the article KBA CEO Helge Hansen stated KBA is "concerned about possible competitive imbalances."

At the Print 09 Media Days, Vince Lapinski, CEO of Manroland USA also addressed Heidelberg's bailout during the Q&A portion of Manroland's presentation.

On June 9th Heidelberg released its financial year 2008/2009 report.