Interim report January-June 2017


This information is information that Ratos AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Swedish Securities Market Act. 

The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 08.00 CET on 17 August 2017.

Development in company portfolio

  • Sales growth +2%
  • EBITA amounted to SEK 757m (625), +21%
  • Adjusted EBITA totalled SEK 777m (806), -4%

Acquisitions and divestments

  • Agreement signed for the divestment of Nebula, exit gain SEK 515m. The divestment was completed after the end of the period
  • Agreement signed for the divestment of Serena Properties, exit gain approximately SEK 90m. The divestment is expected to be completed during the third quarter
  • Divestment of the remaining shareholding in Arcus during the first quarter, exit gain SEK 33m
  • Divestment of AH Industries completed during the first quarter, exit loss amounted to SEK 32m

Financial information

  • Consolidated net sales SEK 12,303m (12,274)
  • Profit before tax SEK 514m (7)
  • Earnings per share before and after dilution SEK 0.59 (-0.40)
  • Redemption of all Class C preference shares, total redemption proceeds amount to SEK 1,300m
  • Cash and cash equivalents in the parent company SEK 1,281m (2,430)


All information related to the interim report can be found here.

Stockholm 17 August 2017
Magnus Agervald

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