Gunnebo interim report january - june 2002

GUNNEBO INTERIM REPORT JANUARY - JUNE 2002 · The profit after financial items increased during the second quarter by 13 per cent to MSEK 70 (62). Invoiced sales amounted to MSEK 1,763 (1,726). · The order intake during the second quarter, adjusted for acquisitions and currency fluctuations, increased by 4 per cent, with Gunnebo Security increasing by 5 per cent. · Strongly improved cash flow. The operative cash flow, excluding structuring costs, increased during the second quarter by MSEK 72 to a surplus of MSEK 71 (deficit 1). For the first half of the year, the cash flow increased by MSEK 107 to a surplus of MSEK 57 (deficit 50). · For the January-June period, the profit after financial items matched that of last year, and amounted to MSEK 80 (79). Invoiced sales increased by 7 per cent to MSEK 3,366 (3,132). · The operating profit before depreciation of goodwill was MSEK 155(154). · Gunnebo Security reported a further improvement in its result to MSEK 136 (129), while Gunnebo Engineering's result declined to MSEK 39 (43). · For 2002 as a whole the profit after financial items is still expected to be significantly better than the result for 2001. GUNNEBO AB (publ) Information For further information, please contact: Bjarne Holmqvist, President and CEO, Gunnebo AB, telephone +46 31 83 68 00, mobile +46 708 40 03 70, or Lennart Gustavsson, Director of Financial Systems and Finance, Gunnebo AB, telephone +46 31 83 68 00 or mobile: +46 705 93 40 80, or Janerik Dimming, Director of information Gunnebo AB, on +46-31-83 68 03 or +46-705-83 68 03 (mobile), e-mail: Gunnebo is today an internationally fast-growing security group with 106 companies located in 32 countries. The Group has sales to a further hun dred markets via agents and distributors. Annual turnover amounts to some MEUR 790. Gunnebo's security products mainly include fire and burglar resistant safes, security products for banks and cash handling, electronic security systems, fire protection, entrance control and access control, alarm centres, and indoor and outdoor perimeter protection. Gunnebo has at its disposal four of the world's leading brand names in security: Chubb Safes, Fichet-Bauche, Rosengrens and Garny. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: The full report