Ratos: Interim report January-September 2014
Regulatory Information 2014-11-07
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* Profit before tax SEK 1,382m (1,072) * Earnings per share before dilution SEK 3.53 (2.81) * Improved operating profit in majority of holdings * Inwido IPO - exit gain approximately SEK 1,174m * Sale of SB Seating after the end of the period - exit gain approximately SEK 200m * Approximately SEK 3,800m in cash after completed transactions * Total return on Ratos shares -6%
Telephone conference today at 10.00 a.m. CET, tel +46 8 505 201 10. Conference ID "Ratos".
Stockholm 7 November 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:
Year-end report 2014 19 February 2015
Annual General Meeting 2015 16 April 2015
Interim report January-March 2015 7 May 2015
Interim report January-June 2015 14 August 2015
Interim report January-September 2015 6 November 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 and Nordic Cinema Group. Ratos is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and market capitalisation amounts to approximately SEK 18 billion.