Ratos: Year-end report 2011
Regulatory Information 2012-02-16
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* Profit before tax SEK 860m (2,868) * Earnings per share before dilution SEK 1.63 (7.09) * Proposed dividend SEK 5.50 per share (5.25) * Weak development in the holdings in 2011, better in the fourth quarter * Refinancing of holdings Stofa, SB Seating and Contex Group * Total return on Ratos shares -32%
Telephone conference at 10.00 a.m. CET, tel +46 8 505 201 10
Stockholm, 16 February 2012
Arne Karlsson CEO
For further information, please contact: Arne Karlsson, CEO, +46 8 700 17 00 Emma Rheborg, Head of Corporate Communications and IR, +46 8 700 17 20
Financial calendar from Ratos:
Annual General Meeting 18 April 2012
Interim Report January - March 2012 8 May 2012
Interim Report January - June 2012 17 August 2012
Interim Report January - September 2012 9 November 2012
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, Anticimex, Arcus-Gruppen, Biolin Scientific, Bisnode, Contex, DIAB, Euromaint, Finnkino, GS-Hydro, Hafa Bathroom Group, HL Display, Inwido, Jøtul, KVD Kvarndammen, Lindab, Mobile Climate Control, SB Seating and Stofa. Ratos is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and market capitalisation amounts to approximately SEK 28 billion.
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