Year-end report 2016

Development in company portfolio

  • Sales growth +13%. Adjusted for the size of Ratos’s holding, net sales amounted to SEK 22,794m (20,164)
  • Adjusted EBITA development -2%, adjusted for Ratos’s holding, mainly due to weak performance of GS-Hydro. The portfolio’s adjusted EBITA amounted to SEK 1,384m (1,414)
  • EBITA performance -19%, adjusted for the size of Ratos’s holding. The portfolio’s adjusted EBITA amounted to SEK 1,005m (1,233)

Acquisitions and divestments

  • The acquisitions of Serena Properties, airteam, Oase Outdoors, Gudrun Sjödén Group and Plantagen were completed
  • Divestment of Euromaint, Mobile Climate Control and Analytical Instruments, part of Biolin Scientific
  • Initial public offering for Arcus
  • Agreement signed for the divestment of AH Industries

Financial information

  • The impairment of book values in Aibel, AH Industries, Biolin Scientific, Euromaint, GS Hydro and Jøtul during the year amounted to SEK 1.9 billion, attributable to the owners of the parent, of which SEK 1.1 billion is attributable to Aibel
  • Profit/share of profits from companies amounted to SEK 295m (664), weak earnings development, particularly in GS-Hydro and Aibel
  • Proposed dividend of SEK 2.00 per share (3.25)
  • Earnings per share before and after dilution amounted to SEK -1.79 (1.29)
  • Cash and cash equivalents in the parent company totalled SEK 2,677m (4,677)