Interim report January-June 2016

Development in company portfolio

  • Sales growth of +8%, with net sales adjusted for the size of Ratos’s holding amounting to SEK 11,623m (10,736)
  • Earnings trend of -9%, mainly due to the weak performance of GS-Hydro. Adjusted for the size of Ratos’s holding, adjusted EBITA in the portfolio totalled SEK 624m (683)

Acquisitions and divestments

  • Acquisition of Serena Properties and airteam completed in January and April, respectively
  • Agreement to acquire the camping and outdoor equipment company Oase Outdoors signed in June
  • Agreement to acquire the design company Gudrun Sjödén Group signed after the close of the period

Financial information

  • Profit/share of profits from companies totalled SEK 184m (401), a decline mainly attributable to weaker earnings in the portfolio and a changed company portfolio
  • Earnings per share before and after dilution amounted to SEK -0.40 (+0.65)
  • Cash and cash equivalents in the parent company totalled SEK 2,430m (2,990)