Interim report January - June 2019

April  June

  • Net sales for the period increased by 24% to EUR 49.1 (39.6) million due to the acquisition of Sataservice in August 2018. Organically, net sales declined by 1% compared to prior year
  • During the quarter no contracts were won or renewed, and nine contracts were lost which on balance affected the contract portfolio negatively. Portfolio run rate annualized net sales at the end of the quarter was EUR 186.6 million, compared to EUR 200.0 million in Q1 2019. Of the nine lost contracts, five were part of our discontinued operations, with limited effect on profitability
  • Operating loss amounted to EUR -0.8 million compared to a loss of EUR -1.1 million prior year
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased to EUR 3.0 million from EUR 2.6 million prior year, excluding the effect of implementation of IFRS 16 Leases. Adjusted EBITDA with IFRS 16 implementation was EUR 4.1 million. Currency effects had no impact on the Adjusted EBITDA in the quarter
  • Cash flow from operating activities amounted to EUR 1.8 (-9.0) million, of which change in working capital amounted to EUR 1.6 (-8.7) million
  • Net loss amounted to EUR -2.8 million compared to a loss of EUR -5.2 million prior year
  • The Adjusted EBITDA for Discontinued operations was EUR -0.7 (-0.1) million and the net loss was EUR -15.4 (-0.6) million, which is not included in the reported numbers above. The net loss this quarter was mainly due to write-downs of intangible assets. Group net loss for the quarter, including discontinued operations, was EUR -18.2 (-5.8) million

January – June

  • Net sales for the period increased with 24% to EUR 98.4 (79.7) million due to the acquisition of Sataservice in August 2018.Organically, net sales was flat compared to prior year
  • Operating loss amounted to EUR -2.2 million, down from a loss of EUR –0.7 million prior year
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased to EUR 6.2 million from EUR 6.1 million prior year, excluding the effect of implementation of IFRS 16 Leases. In constant currency Adjusted EBITDA would have been EUR 6.0 million. Adjusted EBITDA with IFRS 16 implementation was EUR 8.4 million
  • Cash flow from operating activities amounted to EUR 2.8 (-7.0) million, of which change in working capital amounted to EUR 2.7 (-7.5) million
  • Net loss amounted to EUR -5.0 million compared to EUR -9.4 million prior year
  • The Adjusted EBITDA for Discontinued operations was EUR -1.1 (0.0) million and the net loss was EUR -15.5 (-0.6) million, which is not included in the reported numbers above. The net loss this year was mainly due to write-downs of intangible assets. Group net loss for the first six months of the year, including discontinued operations, was EUR -20.5 (-9.9) million


Stockholm, 29 August 2019

Quant AB (publ) 


For further information, please contact:

Linda Höljö, CFO: +46 72 507 40 85

André Strömgren, SVP, Transformation & Investor Relations: +46 708 410 796

E-mail: ir@quantservice.com

Quant AB (publ) is a global leader in industrial maintenance. For over 30 years, we have been realizing the full potential of maintenance for our customers. From embedding superior safety practices and building a true maintenance culture, to optimizing maintenance cost and improving plant performance, our people make the difference. We are passionate about maintenance and proud of ensuring we achieve our customers’ goals in the most professional way. The group operates internationally in close to 30 countries world-wide, employing close to 3,000 people. The parent company is located in Stockholm, Sweden.

Quant AB (publ) is privately held by Nordic Capital since 2014. For additional information about the group, please visit www.quantservice.com.