Results for the First Quarter of 2022
Stable Organic Perimeter Growth (i) +23.8%
(i) excluding acquisitions and disposals
The consolidated revenue for the first quarter of 2022 is €63.6m.
Excluding Sword GRC, a company sold in February, the consolidated revenue is €58.6m.
This figure takes into account one month of Ping Network Solutions, acquired in March 2022, and three months of AiM, acquired in July 2021.
EBITDA margin is 13.4 % representing €8.5m.
Excluding Sword GRC, EBITDA margin is 12.0% or €7.0m.
1ST QUARTER ACCOUNTS
|Q1 | non audited figures|
ANALYSIS (at constant exchange rates and constant perimeter)
In the first quarter of 2022, the Group achieved organic growth of +22.6% against a budget of 15%, and profitability of 13.4% against a budget of 13%.
The scope retained after the disposal of Sword GRC is up 23.8% while maintaining a profitability of 12.0%.
It should be noted that on 21 April, the sale of Sword GRC was finalised with the receipt of 90% of the total payment as provided for in the sale agreement.
OUTLOOK FOR 2022
The Group is upgrading its 2021-2024 business plan not only because of the acquisitions made but also because of its outperformance.
The budgeted revenue for 2022 is therefore €248m in consolidated terms.
Excluding Sword GRC (one quarter), this figure is €243m.
Dividend proposed to the Annual General Meeting: €10 gross per sghare
Ex-date: April 29th, 2022
Payment date: May 3rd, 2022
Annual General Meeting (2021 Accounts)
2022 Second Quarter Revenue
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