Valora Half-year Results 2012

28.08.2012 / 07:00 / Ad hoc, Shareholder, Stories

External sales and gross profits increased thanks to successful acquisitions - Sale of Valora Services Austria reduces Group's dependence on press market - focus on core areas of expertise with a view to strengthening retail activities

  • External sales and gross profits increased thanks to successful acquisitions - Valora Retail outperforms local competitors
  • Earnings adversely affected by persistent contraction of press market, challenging market environment and higher costs at Corporate division
  • Sale of Valora Services Austria reduces Group’s dependence on press market
  • Agreement signed for sale of Muttenz facility, generating financing for future investments
  • Outlook: focus on core areas of expertise with a view to strengthening retail activities