Interim report January-March 2017


Press release 8 May 2107
This information is information that Ratos AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation.
The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 08.00 CET on 8 May 2017.

Development in company portfolio

  • Sales growth of 7%
  • Increase in EBITA from SEK 14m to SEK 102m
  • Increase of adjusted EBITA from SEK 95m to SEK 110m, +16%

Acquisitions and divestments

  • Divestment of the remaining shareholding in Arcus, exit gain SEK 33m. Total exit gain amounted to SEK 1,437m
  • Divestment of AH Industries completed, exit loss amounted to SEK 32m

Financial information

  • Consolidated net sales SEK 5,561m (5,905)
  • Loss before tax SEK -32m (-25)
  • Earnings per share before and after dilution SEK -0.38 (-0.18)
  • Cash and cash equivalents in the parent company totaled SEK 3,386m (4,123)

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

Stockholm 8 May 2017
Magnus Agervald

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Helene Gustafsson, Head of IR & Press, +46 8 700 17 98