Continued good profitability with growth and strong cash flows during the quarter

January – September 2015

Sales amounted to SEK 1,238.7 million (1,063.1), a sales growth of 16.5 percent.

Operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) amounted to SEK 216.3 million (196.9), corresponding to an EBITDA margin of 17.4 percent (18.5).

EBITDA includes a capital loss of SEK 6.6 million related to the divestment of Opus Equipment.

Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 156.6 million (98.7).

Profit for the period amounted to SEK 63.5 million (111.1)

Earnings per share after dilution amounted to SEK 0.22 (0.42).

July – September 2015

Sales amounted to SEK 385.8 million (361.4), a sales growth of 6.8 percent.

Operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) amounted to SEK 71.2 million (62.7) corresponding to an EBITDA margin of 18.4 percent (17.3).

EBITDA includes a capital loss of SEK 6.6 million related to the divestment of Opus Equipment.

Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 60.6 million (39.8).

Profit for the period amounted to SEK 23.3 million (45.3)

Earnings per share after dilution amounted to SEK 0.08 (0.17).

Notable events during the third quarter

Opus Group completed divestment of Opus Equipment to Mekonomen Group

Opus Inspection awarded two concessions in Chile

For additional information, please contact
Magnus Greko
President and CEO
Phone: 46 31 748 34 00
E-mail: magnus.greko@opus.se

Peter Stenström
Investor Relations
Phone: 46 765 25 84 93
E-mail: peter.stenstrom@opus.se

Opus Group is a leading vehicle inspection company with a strong focus on customer service and innovative technology. Opus Group is one of the market leaders in vehicle inspection operations in the US and Sweden.  Opus Bilprovning has 76 vehicle inspection stations in Sweden. Opus Inspection operates vehicle inspection programs in the U.S., Bermuda, Chile, Peru and Pakistan and is active in sales and service of emission control equipment in North America and Mexico. Opus Group’s revenues amounted to approximately SEK 1,458 million in 2014. Opus Group’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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Opus is a technology driven growth company in the vehicle inspection and vehicle services markets. The company has a strong focus on customer service and innovative technology within emission and safety testing and vehicle services. Opus’ plan is to double its revenues to reach USD 400 million in revenues and USD 100 million in EBITDA by 2021. The main growth is estimated to come from the expansion of the vehicle communication and services business and the international expansion of the vehicle inspection business with a primary focus on the Latin American and Asian markets. Opus is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Opus has 30 regional offices of which 20 are located in the United States and the others in Stockholm, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Australia, Germany (dormant), Mexico and Pakistan. Opus has production facilities in the U.S. in Hartford, Ann Arbor and Tucson. The Opus share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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