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Gütersloh, 1st February 2012
Reply Deutschland AG has announced today the results of the financial year 2011 - subject to the auditor‘s report. In 2011 the revenues of Euro 58.5 million have slightly declined by 3% in comparison to the previous year. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased by 0.4% and amounted to Euro 6.1 million. The EBITDA margin increased from 10.1% to 10.4%. Earnings before taxes (EBT) increased to Euro 5.2 million following Euro 3.6 million in the previous year.
Fourth Quarter – In Q4 2011 a group revenue of Euro 14.7 million was achieved, 14% above Q3 of the same year. EBITDA-margin amounted to 8.4% in Q4 compared to 9.3% in Q3 2011.
Balance Sheet development – Reply Deutschland’s total assets slightly decreased by 2% to Euro 51.6 million. The equity ratio improved from 57.7% to 61%. The liquidity declined to Euro 16.1 million (2010: Euro 22 million). In return, the long-term financial assets increased from Euro 2.7 million to Euro 7.9 million. The cash flow could be expanded in 2011 to Euro 4.4 million (previous year Euro 4.1 million).
Status and Outlook – Unchanged Reply Deutschland is currently following the announced development path. With Power Reply (Energy and Utilities) and Twice Reply (consulting for media companies), two new companies have started their activity/operations. The capital spending of our customers is currently stable and slightly growing; moreover, larger projects are still on our agenda. Under the condition that no further burdens/strains arise from the European debt crisis, Reply Deutschland expects in the fiscal year 2012 to be able to increase sales in the mid-single digit percentage range. The EBITDA margin of 10.4% achieved in 2011 should also be slightly improved in the next fiscal year.
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About Reply Deutschland AG
Reply Deutschland is a leading IT service provider which provides consulting, integration and outsourcing services for efficient corporate management. For our innovative, flexible and reliable solutions of the highest quality, we use adaptive and agile IT platforms and extend them with customer-specific components. This makes it possible for our customers to differentiate themselves in the market and creates long-term competitive advantages. Our customers profit from our sound knowledge of the industry they are operating in and the partnership-like cooperation with us. Reply Deutschland is organized as a network of independent and highly-specialized companies. The inclusion in the network of the European-wide IT service provider Reply gives Reply Deutschland additional access to the knowledge of over 3,000 IT experts. In 2010, Reply had a turnover of over 384 million euros in the main offices in Italy, Germany and the United Kingdom. For further information visit www.reply.de