Opus Group: Interim Report (January – March 2014)

Acquisition of Envirotest completed and good volume and margin growth in the quarter

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Opus Group (STO:OPUS):

January – March 2014

Sales amounted to SEK 297,8 million (227.4), a sales growth of 30.8 percent

Operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) amounted to SEK 45.4 million (24.2), corresponding to an EBITDA margin of 15.2 percent (10.6)

Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK -19.3 million (10.6). The negative cash flow is due to a temporary change in working capital.

Profit after tax amounted to SEK 16.7 million (6.2)

Earnings per share after dilution amounted to SEK 0.06 (0.03)

About Opus Group

Opus Group is a leading company in vehicle inspection technology and vehicle inspection program operations. The Group has two main business areas which are vehicle inspection and equipment. Opus Group is one of the market leaders in vehicle inspection operations in the US and Sweden. Opus Bilprovning has 73 vehicle inspection stations in Sweden. Opus Inspection operates vehicle inspection programs in the U.S., Bermuda, and Peru and is active in sales and service of emission control equipment in North America and Mexico. Through the subsidiaries, Opus Equipment and J&B Maskinteknik, Opus Group conducts production, sales, and service of vehicle inspection equipment for vehicle inspection companies and vehicle workshops. Opus Group’s revenues amounted to approximately SEK 1,047 million in 2013. Opus Group’s shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm.

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Contacts

Opus Group
Magnus Greko
President and CEO
Phone: 46 31 748 34 00
E-mail: magnus.greko@opus.se
or
Peter Stenström
Investor Relations
Phone: 46 765 25 84 93
E-mail: peter.stenstrom@opus.se

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Contacts

Opus Group
Magnus Greko
President and CEO
Phone: 46 31 748 34 00
E-mail: magnus.greko@opus.se
or
Peter Stenström
Investor Relations
Phone: 46 765 25 84 93
E-mail: peter.stenstrom@opus.se