Ratos: Interim report January-September 2013
Regulatory Information 2013-11-08
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* Profit before tax SEK 1,072m (1,056) * Earnings per share before dilution SEK 2.81 (3.04) * Gradual improvement in holdings * Acquisition of HENT and additional investment in Jøtul completed in third quarter * Acquisition of Aibel and Nebula and merger of SF Bio and Finnkino completed in second quarter * Stofa sold in first quarter - exit gain SEK 895m * Issue of preference shares carried out in June * Total return on Ratos shares +1%
Telephone conference today at 10.00 a.m. CET, tel +46 8 505 201 10. Conference ID "Ratos".
Stockholm 8 November 2013 Ratos AB (publ)
For further information, please contact: Susanna Campbell, CEO, +46 8 700 17 00 Emma Rheborg, Head of Corporate Communications and IR, +46 8 700 17 20
Financial calendar from Ratos:
Year-end report 2013 20 February 2014
Annual General Meeting 2014 27 March 2014
Interim Report January-March 2014 8 May 2014
Interim Report January-June 2014 15 August 2014
Interim Report January-September 2014 7 November 2014
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 Kvarndammen, Mobile Climate Control, Nebula, Nordic Cinema Group and SB Seating. Ratos is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and market capitalisation amounts to approximately SEK 19 billion.