Nemetschek AG / Key word(s): Preliminary Results
- Revenue grows by 17.5% to EUR 218.5 million
- Above-average EBITDA growth of 23.5% to EUR 57.1 million
- EBITDA margin at a high 26.1% despite acquisition costs
- Q4 best quarter in company history
Munich, February 2, 2015 - Today the Nemetschek Group (ISIN 0006452907) announced its preliminary financial key figures for the 4th quarter and the 2014 financial year.
Record figures for revenue and EBITDA
The increase in the operating result was above-average in relation to revenue. With a plus of 23.5%, EBITDA rose to EUR 57.1 million (previous year: EUR 46.3 million). The EBITDA margin improved over the course of one year from 24.9% to 26.1% and was therefore higher than the forecast target corridor of 23% to 25% despite acquisition costs for Bluebeam. On a quarterly basis, we were able to increase EBITDA to EUR 18.3 million, a plus of 26.5% compared to the quarter of the previous year (EUR 14.5 million). The better than anticipated EBITDA margin can be traced back to investments in growth projects which are not yet cash items such as the extension of 5D expertise and the further internationalization, among other things.
"We achieved an extremely positive final quarter and exceeded our forecast targets for the fiscal year," says Patrik Heider, Spokesman of the Executive Board and CFOO of the Nemetschek Group. "We were able to substantiate our core competency as a globally leading provider of Open BIM solutions in the AEC industry. We have already successfully reached our declared inorganic growth targets within the scope of our newly defined acquisition strategy: With investments in megatrend collaboration and in internationalization with a focus on the US market," continues Heider.
The detailed and audited figures for the 2014 financial year and guidance for the 2015 financial year are due for publication on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
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