Year-end report 2015


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Development in company portfolio

  • Good development, EBITA +9% (Ratos's share) and adjusted EBITA +6%
  • Sales growth of +4%
  • Profit/share of profits from the companies SEK 664m (392)

Acquisitions and divestments

  • Acquisition of Speed Group, TFS and Serena Properties
  • Three divestments during the year - total exit gain of SEK 1,101m
  • Add-on acquisitions in Bisnode and GS-Hydro, among others
  • Agreement to acquire airteam after period-end

Financial information

  • Profit before tax SEK 892m (1,367)
  • Earnings per share before dilution SEK 1.29 (3.22)
  • Impairment SEK -565m (-250), mainly attributable to Euromaint
  • Proposed dividend SEK 3.25 per share (3.25)
  • Continued strong financial position
  • Total return on Ratos share +9%

All information related to the year-end report can be found here.

Watch the film where CEO Susanna Campbell comments on the interim report:

Stockholm 17 February 2016
Susanna Campbell

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Susanna Campbell, CEO, +46 8 700 17 00
Elin Ljung, Head of Corporate Communications, +46 8 700 17 20