BE Group’s Annual Report for 2012 published

The Annual Report for BE Group has now been published and is available on the Group’s website, www.begroup.com.

In his Message from the President, Kimmo Väkiparta states that “The year 2012 was tough for many in our sector. From customers, suppliers and competitors alike came gloomy signals of figures in the red and personnel lay-offs as a consequence of the recession.”

In the outlook for 2013, Kimmo Väkiparta, says: “Following a difficult 2012, we now set our sights ahead. The main priorities for the year are intensified sales efforts, continued cost and capital control and returning loss making operations to profitability. The ongoing cost savings program that we initiated in the first quarter will help us strengthen our competitiveness.

The printed Annual Report will be available from the first week of April and can be ordered via www.begroup.com or by calling +46 40 38 42 00.

For further information, please contact:
Kimmo Väkiparta, President and CEO
tel.: +46 (0)705 972 342  e-mail: kimmo.vakiparta@begroup.com

Torbjörn Clementz, CFO and Executive Vice President
tel.: +46 (0)708 690 788  e-mail: torbjorn.clementz@begroup.com

BE Group, listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm exchange, is a trading and service company in steel and other metals. BE Group provides various forms of service for steel, stainless steel and aluminium applications to customers primarily in the construction and engineering sectors. In 2012, the Group reported sales of SEK 4.6 Bn. BE Group has approximately 900 employees in nine countries, with Sweden and Finland as its largest markets. The head office is located in Malmö, Sweden. Read more about BE Group at www.begroup.com

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BE Group, which is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange, is a trading and service company in steel, stainless steel and aluminium. BE Group offers efficient distribution and value-adding production services to customers primarily in the manufacturing and construction industries. In 2017, the Group reported sales of SEK 4.3 billion. BE Group has approximately 700 employees, with Sweden and Finland as its largest markets. The head office is located in Malmö, Sweden. Read more about BE Group at www.begroup.com.