Interim Report (January – June 2014)

New contract wins and good volume growth with increased margins 

January – June 2014

Sales amounted to SEK 701.7 million (483.7), a sales growth of 45.1 percent

Operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) amounted to SEK 134.2 million (70.4), corresponding to an EBITDA margin of 19.1 percent (14.4)

Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 58.9 million (38.5)

Profit after tax amounted to SEK 65.8 million (27.6)

Earnings per share after dilution amounted to SEK 0.25 (0.11)

April – June 2014

Sales amounted to SEK 404.3 million (256.3), a sales growth of 57.7 percent

Operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) amounted to SEK 88.8 million (46.2), corresponding to an EBITDA margin of 21.9 percent (17.7)

Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 78.1 million (27.9)

Profit after tax amounted to SEK 49.1 million (21.4)

Earnings per share after dilution amounted to SEK 0.19 (0.09)

Mölndal, August 21, 2014
Opus Group AB (publ)

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

About Opus Group

Opus Group is a leading company in vehicle inspection technology and vehicle inspection program operations.  The Group has two main business areas which are vehicle inspection and equipment.  Opus Group is one of the market leaders in vehicle inspection operations in the US and Sweden.  Opus Bilprovning has 74 vehicle inspection stations in Sweden.  Opus Inspection operates vehicle inspection programs in the U.S., Bermuda, and Peru and is active in sales and service of emission control equipment in North America and Mexico.  Through the subsidiaries, Opus Equipment and J&B Maskinteknik, Opus Group conducts production, sales, and service of vehicle inspection equipment for vehicle inspection companies and vehicle workshops.  Opus Group’s revenues amounted to approximately SEK 1,047 million in 2013. Opus Group’s shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm.

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About Us

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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