Gunnebo interim report january - june 2001

GUNNEBO INTERIM REPORT JANUARY - JUNE 2001 The order intake increased by 39 % to MSEK 3,384 (2,431). Strong order intake at Gunnebo Security, with organic growth of 8 %. Invoiced sales increased by 39 % to MSEK 3,132 (2,255). Gunnebo Security's organic growth amounted to 7 %. Operating profit before depreciation of goodwill amounted to MSEK 154 (159). Exclusive of items affecting comparability, the profit increased by MSEK 31. Gunnebo Security noted a sharp improvement in its result (+72 %) - increase of operating margin to 5.2 % (4.5) Profit after financial items amounted to MSEK 79 (134). For comparable units, the profit was MSEK 10 lower than for the previous year, assigned to Gunnebo Engineering. · For 2001 as a whole, the profit after net financial items and excluding items affecting comparability is expected to reach the same level as the previous year's figure of MSEK 210. Gunnebo Security's operating profit is estimated to increase by at least MSEK 100. · GUNNEBO AB (publ) Information For further information please contact: Bjarne Holmqvist, CEO Gunnebo AB, Phone: +46 (0)31-83 68 00, mobile +46 (0)708-40 03 70, or Lennart Gustavsson, CFO Gunnebo AB, Phone: +46 (0)31- 83 68 00, mobile +46 (0)705-93 40 80 or Janerik Dimming, Director of Information Gunnebo AB, Phone: +46 (0)31-83 68 03, mobile +46 (0)705-83 68 03 E-mail:; Gunnebo is today an international fast growing security group with currently some 8 200 employees in 95 companies, located in 30 countries. The Group has sales to a further hundred markets via agents and distributors. Annual turnover amounts to some MSEK 6 700. Gunnebo has entire disposal of the four world leading brand names within security; Chubb Safes, Fichet-Bauche, Rosengrens and Garny. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download:

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The Gunnebo Group is a global leader in security products, services and solutions with an offering covering cash management, safes and vaults, entrance security and electronic security for banks, retail, mass transit, public & commercial buildings and industrial & high-risk sites. The Group has an annual turnover of MSEK 6,000, employs 5,200 people and has sales companies in 28 countries across Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas as well as Channel Partners on over 100 additional markets. We make your world safer.