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Gütersloh, 05 November 2013
Reply Deutschland AG today published the 9 months results of financial year 2013. In the group, the software integrator achieved revenues of EUR 44.8 million, 4% above the previous year. Earnings before taxes, interest and depreciation (EBITDA) amounted to EUR 5.0 million following EUR 2.2 million in the last year. Earnings before taxes (EBT) were EUR 4.2 million coming from EUR 1.5 million in 2012. Altogether, Reply Deutschland group after tax and minority shares obtained a net profit of EUR 3.3 million until now (previous year: net profit EUR 0.7 million). The profitability situation has been influenced by one-off effects of the sale of Tool Reply (EUR 1.8 million pre-tax).
Third Quarter – Reply Deutschland AG Group achieved revenues of EUR 15.3 million in the third quarter of 2013, 4% more than those of the third quarter 2012. The EBITDA has increased to EUR 1.6 million, 40% more than in the third quarter 2012 (EUR 1.1 million). Amounting to 10.3% the EBITDA margin is back to the double-digit range (Q3 2012: EBITDA-margin 7.6%).
Liquidity and staff – Cash flow (according to DVFA/SG) up to now amounted to EUR 4.6 million (previous year: EUR 1.9 million) in 2013. Liquidity was EUR 12.8 million, subject to seasonal influences lower than the value achieved at the end of 2012 (EUR 15.3 million). The equity ratio rose to 58% following 55% at the end of 2012. 394 employees were active in the group at the end of September 2013, 2% less compared to the respective period of 2012.
Status and Outlook – Reply Deutschland AG group unchanged assumes to be able to continue the current development path with regard to growth and profitability. We therefore confirm the guidance for the year 2013 stating the revenue shall increase slightly. We as well work on the profitability which shall exceed the EBITDA margin of 6.2% obtained in 2012 on an annual basis.
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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 3,700 IT experts. In 2012, Reply had a turnover of over 494 million euros in the main offices in Italy, Germany and the United Kingdom. For further information visit www.reply.de.