Ratos: Interim report January-June 2014
Regulatory Information 2014-08-14
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* Profit before tax adjusted for exit gains SEK 13m (-75) * Profit before tax SEK 13m (820) * Earnings per share before dilution SEK -0.39 (2.41) * Steady earnings improvement and increased market activity for several holdings * Unchanged positive outlook for 2014 * Agreement in July to sell SB Seating - exit gain approximately SEK 240m * Total return on Ratos shares +12%
Telephone conference today at 10.00 a.m. CET, tel +46 8 505 201 10. Conference ID "Ratos".
Stockholm 14 August 2014 Ratos AB (publ)
For further information, please contact: Susanna Campbell, CEO, +46 8 700 17 00 Emma Rheborg, Head of Corporate Communications, +46 8 700 17 20
Financial calendar from Ratos:
Interim Report January-September 2014 7 November 2014
Year-end report 2014 19 February 2015
Ratos is a private equity conglomerate. The company's mission is to maximise shareholder value over time through the professional, active and responsible exercise of its ownership role in primarily medium to large unlisted Nordic companies. Ratos's holdings include AH Industries, Aibel, Arcus-Gruppen, Biolin Scientific, Bisnode, DIAB, Euromaint, GS-Hydro, Hafa Bathroom Group, HENT, HL Display, Inwido, Jøtul, KVD, Mobile Climate Control, Nebula, Nordic Cinema Group and SB Seating. Ratos is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and market capitalisation amounts to approximately SEK 20 billion.