Alimak Group: Interim Report January-June 2015

Strong sales growth

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Alimak Group (STO:ALIG):

Second Quarter 2015

· Successful IPO during the quarter. Alimak also won the largest single order to date for SEK 155 million.

· Order intake grew by 35 percent to SEK 663 (489) million. In local currencies the increase was 24 percent, of which acquisitions accounted for 2 percentage points.

· Revenue grew by 22 percent to SEK 552 (454) million.

· Operating profit (EBIT) before items affecting comparability grew by 23 percent to SEK 104 (84) million. Reported EBIT fell by 36 percent to SEK 54 (84) million.

· Items affecting comparability amounted to SEK 50 (0) million related to the Group’s stock-exchange listing, and the impairment of capitalized financing costs related to the previous loan agreement.

· The operating margin (EBIT percentage) before items affecting comparability amounted to SEK 18.8 (18.6) percent.

· Net income after taxes amounted to SEK 22 (20) million.

· Earnings per share amounted to SEK 0.51 (0.45)

· Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 42 (-29) million.

January-june 2015

· Order intake grew by 30 percent to SEK 1,199 (925) million. In local currencies the increase was 16 percent, of which acquisitions accounted for 4 percentage points.

· Revenue grew by 27 percent to SEK 1,014 (797) million.

· Operating profit (EBIT) before items affecting comparability grew by 33 percent to SEK 180 (136) million Reported EBIT fell by 7 percent to SEK 126 (135) million.

· Items affecting comparability amounted to SEK 54 (1) million related to the Group’s stock-exchange listing, and the impairment of capitalized financing costs related to the previous loan agreement.

· The operating margin (EBIT percentage) before items affecting comparability amounted to SEK 17.7 (17.0) percent.

· Reported net income after taxes amounted to SEK 27 (27) million.

· Earnings per share amounted to SEK 0.62 (0.63).

· Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 55 (38) million.

Press and analyst conference

A press and analyst telephone and web conference will be held on Wednesday 19 August at 10.00 CET. CEO Tormod Gunleiksrud and CFO Stefan Rinaldo will present and comment on the report.

SE: +46 8 566 426 61

UK: +44 203 428 14 10

The presentation can also be followed via: http://cloud.magneetto.com/wonderland/2015_0819_Alimak_Group_Q2_Report/view

About Alimak Group

Alimak is a global market leader and pioneer in designing, developing, manufacturing, distributing and servicing industrial vertical access solutions. The company provide high quality hoists, elevators and platforms primarily for the industrial and construction sectors. Alimak has a global sales, services and distribution platform across more than 50 countries with strong market positions. The company has a well-established and highly resilient aftersales business and its large global installed base of ca. 21,000 units provides unique know-how into its customer’s needs. Alimak was founded in 1948, is headquartered in Stockholm and employ over 1,100 people across the world. The Group had revenues of SEK 1.8 billion in 2014.

The information above has been published pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act (Swe. lag om värdepappersmarknaden) and Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act (Swe. lagen om handel med finansiella instrument).

This information was released for publication at 08.00 CET on 19 August 2015.

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Contacts

Alimak Group,
Stefan Rinaldo, CFO
Phone: +46 8 402 1447
or
John Womack, Director of IR
Phone; +46 70 678 2499

Contacts

Alimak Group,
Stefan Rinaldo, CFO
Phone: +46 8 402 1447
or
John Womack, Director of IR
Phone; +46 70 678 2499