BTS Group AB (publ) Year-end Report January 1- December 31, 2006

BTS Group AB reports strong growth in turnover and earnings for the fourth quarter of 2006 and the year as a whole

• Net turnover during the year increased by 32 per cent and amounted to MSEK 379.1 (286.1). Adjusted for changes in exchange rates, growth amounted to 34 percent.
• Net turnover for the fourth quarter increased by 64 per cent to MSEK 131.8 (80.3) Adjusted for changes in exchange rates, growth amounted to 80 percent.
• Earnings for 2006:
 the operating profit increased by 28 percent to MSEK 62.4 (48.7)
 the operating margin amounted to 16 (17) percent
 the operating profit before amortization on intangible assets (EBITA) increased by 33 percent to MSEK 67.6 (50.8)
 the operating margin before amortization on intangible assets (EBITA-margin) amounted to 18 (18) percent
 the profit before tax increased by 11 percent to MSEK 61.0 (55.1)
 the profit after tax increased by 5 percent to MSEK 38.6 (36.8)
 the earnings per share increased by 5 percent during the year to SEK 2.18 (2.07) SEK.
• Earnings for the fourth quarter:
 the operating profit increased by 40 percent to MSEK 20.1 (14.3)
 the operating margin amounted to 15 (18) percent
 the operating profit before amortization on intangible assets (EBITA) increased by 53 percent to MSEK 23.0 (15.0)
 the operating margin before amortization on intangible assets (EBITA-margin) de-creased to 17 (19) percent
 the profit before tax increased by 20 percent to MSEK 18.5 (15.5)
 the profit after tax increased by 8 percent to MSEK 11.6 (10.7)
• New customers secured during the year included Anglo American, BBVA, Bank of America, EADS, Exxon Mobil, National Australia Bank, National Semi Conductor and US Cellular.
• Proposed dividend is SEK 1.00 (0.92) per share
• During the year, BTS acquired all business operations in The Advantage Performance Group (APG) and The Real Learning Company (RLC)

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