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Profit before tax SEK 1,422m (1,382)
Profit before tax adjusted for exit gains and impairment SEK 364m (208)
Earnings per share before dilution SEK 3.34 (3.53)
Good earnings and sales development in the companies
Acquisition of Speed Group and TFS
Sale of Nordic Cinema Group and Inwido - exit gain of SEK 1,142m
Sale of remaining shares in Inwido and of Hafa Bathroom Group after end of the period
Continued strong financial position
Total return on Ratos shares +13%
All information related to the interim report can be found here.
A recording of the telephone conference is available at www.ratos.se.
Watch the film where CEO Susanna Campbell comments on the interim report: www.ratos.se/report.
Stockholm 6 November 2015
Ratos AB (publ)
For further information, please contact:
Susanna Campbell, CEO, +46 8 700 17 00
Elin Ljung, Head of Corporate Communications, +46 8 700 17 20