AURELIUS with a considerable increase in revenues and net operating income in the first half of the year
- Consolidated revenues up 33 percent, operating EBITDA up 36 percent
- Already five acquisitions and one exit in the first half of 2013
- Considerable increase in AURELIUS
Munich, August 14, 2013 – The Munich-based AURELIUS Group (ISIN DE000A0JK2A8) increased its consolidated revenues in the first half of 2013 (1/1 – 6/30/2013) by 33 percent to €758.7 million (H1 2012: €571.3 million). This increase can be attributed to the Group entities acquired in the last twelve months. Consolidated revenues were up 25 percent to €1,657.4 million (H1 2012: €1,334.8 million) on an annualized basis. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) rose by 10 percent to €47.4 million (H1 2012: €43.0 million). This includes a total of €13.6 million in income from the reversal of bargain purchase gains from the capital consolidation from the companies acquired in the first half of 2013 (H1 2012: €24.6 million) as well as restructuring and non-recurring expenses in the amount of €14.7 million (H1 2012: €17.3 million). Operating EBITDA rose correspondingly by 36 percent to €48.5 million (H1 2012: €35.7 million).
Operating cash flow increased considerably to €29.0 million (H1 2012: €-1.0 million), while cash and cash equivalents amounted to €220.0 million at the end of the first half of 2013 (December 31, 2012: €244.7 million). Equity amounted to 26 percent of assets (December 31, 2012: 30%), which shows the AURELIUS Group