30 Apr 2015 -
• The quarter began with weak order intake, which gradually improved. Order intake was 10 percent lower than in the strong first quarter of 2014 • Sales volumes were impacted by the weak order intake at the end of last year and decreased by 8 percent compared with the first quarter of 2014. An improved sales mix limited the decrease in revenue to 7 percent • Operating profit before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) amounted to EUR 27 (30) million and operating profit (EBIT) amounted to EUR 17 (18) million • Cash flows from operating activities amounted to EUR -5 (5) million • Steel and metals distributor Ovako Metals Oy Ab (formerly Tibnor Oy) in Finland was acquired on March 31 which has lead to a 3 MEUR positive one-off effect on operating profit
01 Apr 2015 -
Ovako has completed its acquisition of Tibnor Oy following approval from the European Commission and the competition authorities in Finland and Estonia.