Ratos: Year-end report 2013
Regulatory Information 2014-02-20
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* Profit before tax SEK 1,083m (767) * Earnings per share before dilution SEK 2.13 (1.90) * Proposed dividend SEK 3 per share (3) * Steady improvement in the holdings * Acquisition of Aibel, HENT, Nebula, merger of SF Bio and Finnkino and add-on investment in Jøtul completed during the year * Stofa divested - exit gain SEK 895m * Issue of preference shares carried out in June * Total return on Ratos shares -2%
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Stockholm 20 February 2014
Susanna Campbell CEO
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: Annual General Meeting 2014 27 March 2014 Interim Report January-March 2014 8 May 2014 Interim Report January-June 2014 14 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, Mobile Climate Control, Nebula, Nordic Cinema Group and SB Seating. Ratos is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and market capitalisation amounts to approximately SEK 22 billion.
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