Key figures

 
EUR million 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Results          
Revenue 1,529.8 1,358.3 1,233.4 1,116.6 1,023.4
Year on year revenue growth 13% 10% 10% 9% 20%
Gross profit 332.8 287.6 261.3 237.9 218.0
Gross profit in % of revenue 21.8% 21.2% 21.2% 21.3% 21.3%
Operating EBITA 1 128.3 110.0 96.6 90.2 85.3
Year on year Operating EBITA growth 17% 14% 7% 6% 25%
Operating EBITA in % of revenue 8.4% 8.1% 7.8% 8.1% 8.3%
Cash flow          
Free cash flow 2 119.3 94.6 80.5 86.5 76.3
Cash conversion margin 3 90.5% 83.9% 81.3% 94.0% 88.1%
Balance sheet          
Working capital 227.8 179.7 150.7 121.0 105.9
Total equity 653.8 530.8 (67.0) (49.7) (27.9)
Net debt 437.5 266.6 823.5 724.6 671.6
Net debt/Operating EBITDA ratio 4 2.9 2.4 8.3 7.9 7.8
Employees          
Number of full time employees end of period 1,746 1,512 1,452 1,108 979
Shares          
Number of shares issued at year end (x 1,000) 52,592 50,000      
Weighted average number of shares (x 1,000) 51,612 25,118      
Earnings per share (weighted) 1.20 0.79      
Cash earnings per share (weighted) 5 1.79 1.42      
Proposed dividend per share 0.44 0.20      
 
1   Result from operating activities before amortisation of intangibles and non-recurring items
2   Operating EBITDA plus/less changes in working capital less capital expenditures
3   Free cash flow in percentage of Operating EBITDA
4   Including full year impact of acquisitions 2015
5   Result for the year before amortisation (net of tax)