icon-facebook icon-arrow-right icon-arrow-left icon-linkedin icon-search icon-twitter icon-youtube icon-mail icon-phone icon-mobiliteit-engineering icon-bouw icon-energienetwerken icon-installatietechniek icon-energie-telecom icon-infrastructuur icon-civieletechniek icon-spoorbouw icon-telecom icon-toelevering icon-vastgoedontwikkeling icon-wegenbouw icon-bullets icon-maps icon-whatsapp icon-arrow-up icon-arrow-down icon-assetmanagement icon-dienstverlening icon-close icon-filter icon-round-close
Sorry

This page is not available in English.

Do you want to go to the English homepage?

Further growth in VolkerWessels profit

News
17 March 2016

VolkerWessels has posted satisfactory results for 2015. The operational profit (EBITDA) rose to €235 million, as compared to  €228 million in 2014.  Net profit was €125 million, an increase of €4 million.

Operating income rose by around 11%. This arises partly from exchange rate effects and three acquisitions by Building and Property Development in the Netherlands. The liquidity position also developed favourably. At the end of 2015, after deduction of interest-bearing debt, the liquidity was € 153 million. This is an improvement of around € 100 million compared to the end of 2014. 

After a dividend payment of €50 million, solvency increased, from 26 to 27%. As did our order book, which exhibited further growth to €7billion, a historically high level.

CFO Jan van Rooijen: “All the sectors within VolkerWessels have contributed to these good operating results. This is despite changing market conditions for our sectors, where overcapacity and low margins, especially in the infrastructure sector  continue to be a particular concern. Our good performance was the result of operational and financial discipline. This means managing our upside opportunities combined with a focus on delivering margin rather than volume, cost control and maintaining a healthy risk-return ratio.”