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NKT A/S

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CVR No. 62 72 52 14

 

Tel.:+45 4348 2000
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NKT

front-line supplier of power cables

NKT Photonics

supplier of high-quality photonic products

Nilfisk

global provider of professional cleaning equipment

Active ownership

- our key to growth and value creation

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Who we are

NKT is an industrial conglomerate with businesses specialising in professional cleaning equipment, power cables and high-tech photonic products 

Our mission is to create value by exercising long-term and active ownership in businesses where NKT is best owner.

We identify promising businesses which we develop over time by means of active ownership to become profitable global players. In this way we realise strong value creation for the benefit of our shareholders.

The NKT Group consists of three businesses: Nilfisk, NKT Cables and NKT Photonics. We are present in more than 100 countries worldwide and employ some 8,950 people.

NKT has been listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange since 1898, and is part of the LargeCap index.

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Business Units

NKT

NKT Photonics

Nilfisk

Profile

NKT designs, manufactures and markets power cables for low, medium and high voltage solutions primarily in Europe.

NKT has production facilities in Europe as well as sales offices around the world. The company employs some 2,769 people (end-2016). 

 

Vision

By driving ‘excellence’ we will be the best power cable company by 2020 in the eyes of our customers and our people

   
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QADDY installation

Special cables

Building wires

Submarine cables turntable

High voltage key projects

High-voltage onshore cables

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The NKT Cables Group Management team:
  

  • Michael Hedegaard Lyng, President & CEO

  • Roland Munkerod Andersen, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer 

  • Dietmar Müller, Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer

  • Frida Norrbom Sams, Executive Vice President, Head of Applications

  • Oliver Schlodder, Executive Vice President, Head of Service & Accessories

  • Lika Thiesen, Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

  • Andreas Berthou, Executive Vice President, Head of HV Solutions
  • Detlev Waimann, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Michael Hedegaard Lyng

Roland Andersen

Dietmar Müller

Frida Norrbom Sams

Oliver Schlodder

Lika Thiesen

Andreas Berthou

Detlev Waimann

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5-year financial highlights

Amounts in EURm

2016

2015

2014

2013 2012

Income statement

 

 

 

   

Revenue

1,003.7 

1,211.90

1,173.00

1,205.70 1,144.40

Revenue in std. metal prices

750.4 

857.5

812.8

807.6 727.6

Operational EBITDA

72.5 

77

65

45.1 39

EBITDA

26.2 

53.8

24.2

50.1 39

Depreciation and amortisation

-36.8 

-39.6

-39.7

-40.1 -39.1

Impairment

- 

-37.8

-1.7

-7.7 -

Operational EBIT

35.7 

37.5

24

5 -0.1

EBIT 

-10.6 

-23.6

-17.2

2.3 -0.1

Financial items, net

-3.0 

-9.9

-18.2

-21.3 -24.5

EBT

-13.6 

-33.5

-35.4

-19 -24.6

Profit for the year

-22.3 

-44.2

-27.5

-13.7 -17.4

Cash flow

 

 

 

   

Cash flow from operating activities

33.7 

102.6

128.2

-9 48.5

Cash flow from investing activites, excl. acq. & div.

-31.5 

-21.2

-27.5

-28.9 -36

Free cash flow

2.2 

81.4

100.7

-37.9 12.5

Balance sheet

 

 

 

   

Capital employed

348.4 

381.3

491.5

611.6 583.4

Working capital

57.8 

87.1

129.6

225.5 172

Financial ratios and employees

         

Organic growth

-10%

4%

-5%

4% -4%

Gross margin*

43.4%

40.60%

39.30%

37.70% 37.30%

Operational EBITDA margin*

9.7%

9.00%

8.00%

5.60% 5.30%

RoCE

9.3%

8.20%

4.20%

0.80% 0.00%

Full-time employees, end of period

2,769 

3,208

3,211

3,560 3,395
* Std.metal prices          

Strategy

 

 EXCELLENCE 2020

   

The NKT strategy; EXCELLENCE 2020 aims at driving excellence into every aspect of the business with the following ambitions:

   

Strategic targets

  • Realising RoCE >15%
  • Becoming customers’ preferred choice
  • Reaching a trust index >80% in terms of employee satisfaction  

 

 

Increased profitability and targeted growth
EXCELLENCE 2020 identifies four overall ‘must-win-battles’ and a number of specific initiatives for each product segment to achieve increased profitability and, on the longer term, targeted growth.

   
The four ‘must-win-battles’ relate to:

1.  Safety, people and organisation
2.  Operational and Commercial Excellence
3.  Material and product development
4.  Digitalisation
   
Download more information on the NKT strategy EXCELLENCE 2020

Our ambition is to create a competitive advantage for our business that is based, above all, on the qualities and abilities of the people that we employ. To fulfil that ambition we need a highly-skilled, dedicated and creative workforce, with competencies and expertise across a broad range of areas.

Therefore, we are constantly looking for talented new employees in several fields, including engineering, industrial production, administration and sales. We offer a variety of career possibilities in a fast-paced, international business context, with many opportunities for gaining broad experience and rapid personal development.  

Our company headquarters are in Cologne, Germany. We also have facilities in Denmark, Sweden, Poland and Czech Republic. Our sales and service forces are located and operate from locations around the globe.

If you wish to discover more about the career and job opportunities in NKT, or wish to send an unsolicited application, please go to http://www.nkt.com/carrer

QADDY 2

Profile

NKT Photonics is the leading supplier of fiber lasers, photonic crystal fibers and Distributed Temperature Systems (DTS).The products are sold to a broad spectrum of industries, including life sciences and energy.

NKT Photonics is headquartered in Denmark with world-wide sales and service and employs some 240 people (end-2016)          

Vision   

Through optical fiber- and laser technology, we deliver state-of-the-art commercial solutions in collaboration with our partners for the benefit of mankind

Koheras laser system

Photonic crystal fiber

SuperK white light laser

Lios - testing

Lios DTS system

Lios DTS system, rear, to connect cables

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NKT Photonics Management:

  • President and CEO of NKT Photonics, Basil Garabet 

Basil Garabet

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5-year financial highlights

Amounts in EURm

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

Income statement

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

43.1 

40.6

39.1

35.7

31.8

Operational EBITDA

6.3 

3.7

2.9

0.9

1.3

EBITDA

6.3 

3.7

2.9

0.9

1.3

Depreciation and amortisation

-4.8 

-3.6

-3

-2.2

-2.4

Impairment

-2.6

-0.5

-1

-

Operational EBIT

1.5 

0.1

-0.6

-2.3

-1.1

EBIT 

1.5 

-2.5

-0.6

-2.3

-1.1

Financial items, net

-1.2 

-0.5

-0.3

-0.7

-0.6

EBT

0.3 

-3

-0.9

-3

-1.7

Profit for the year

0.2 

-3.1

-0.9

-3.1

-1.4

Cash flow

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flow from operating activities

-1.4 

4.3

1.7

3

-1.3

Cash flow from investing activities 

-3.3 

-3.8

-3.2

-4.7

-3.6

Free cash flow, excl. acq./divest.

-4.7 

0.5

-1.5

-1.7

-4.9

Balance sheet

 

 

 

 

 

Capital employed

49.3 

19.2

26.8

26.6

28.2

Working capital

18.5 

8.5

11.7

11.5

11

Financial ratios and employees

     

 

 

Organic growth

7%

9%

9%

13%

10%

Gross margin

70.9%

69.40%

67.70%

68.30%

68.20%

Overhead cost ratio

44.6%

45.50%

44.90%

48.60%

48.00%

Operational EBITDA margin

14.7%

9.60%

7.20%

2.30%

3.70%

RoCE

4.1%

0.40%

neg.

neg.

neg.

Full-time employees, end of period

240 

174

209

205

182

Strategy

NKT Photonics’s strategy is to achieve significant growth and gain commercial scale in the segments in which it operates.

Long-term financial targets

 

  • Annual average growth rates of >10%

  • Return on capital employed (RoCE) ~20%

 

Five key elements will support the ambitions:

  • Move up the value chain
  • Active pursuit of partnerships and joint ventures
  • Organic growth and growth through M&A
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Fast introduction of new products

 

Download more information on NKT Photonics’ strategy in here

Careers

Photonics Group’s ambition is to grow - and much faster than our industry in general. We therefore have a constant need for talented and ambitious employees.

We are headquartered at two different locations: in Cologne, Germany (Lios Technology) and in Birkerød, Denmark (NKT Photonics). At each location we have management, R&D, manufacturing and office functions. Our sales and service forces are located both at head offices and around the world.

We are always in search of new employees with competencies that can take Photonics Group forward to a higher level. So if your abilities and ambitions match our aims and activities, do not hesitate to contact us.

You will find contact details as well as more specific information on our activities at the following links. Current vacancies will be listed but you are very welcome to send us an unsolicited application:

NKT Photonicswww.nktphotonics.com/career  

Lios Technologieswww.lios-tech.com/Menu/LIOS+Technology/careers

World

Profile

Nilfisk is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of professional cleaning equipment to commercial and industrial customers across the world. One product programme is marketed to private consumers.

Vision and mission 

We enable sustainable cleaning worldwide to improve quality of life

Nilfisk has assembly facilities in Europe, China and the Americas. The company has own sales entities in 45 countries around the world, and with a network of distributors covering an additional 70 countries Nilfisk products are sold in far more than 100 countries. The company employs 5,607 people (end-2016). 

To learn more read the Nilfisk corporate profile brochure 

See also the '110 years of knowledge' folder.

Asia Training Center & Showroom, Shanghai

VP600 professional vacuum cleaner

Household vacuum cleaner

Nilfisk high pressure cleaner

Industrial cleaning equipment

Outdoor multifunctional utility machines

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The Nilfisk Group Management team:

    • EVP Global Operations, Lars Gjødsbøl (acting CEO)

    • EVP and CFO, Karina Deacon

    • EVP Global Marketing and Product Management, Tina Mayn

    • EVP Americas Sales & Service, Andrew Ray 

    • EVP EMEA Sales & Service, Anders Terkildsen

    • EVP HR, Jacob Blom

    • CEO, Hans Henrik Lund (as of mid-August 2017)

Lars Gjødsbøl

Karina Deacon

Tina Mayn

Andrew Ray

Anders Terkildsen

Jacob Blom

Hans Henrik Lund

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5-year financial highlights 

EUR millon

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

Income statement

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

1,058.5

980.0

917.6

880.7

871.2

EBITDA before special items

116.8

98.0

107.3

104.4

103.8

EBITDA

96.8

98.0

120.2

104.4

99.8

EBIT before special items

75.8

63.8

77.4

75.8

73.5

EBIT

54.0

63.8

90.3

75.8

69.4

Special items

-21.8

0.0

12.9

0.0

-4.0

Financial items, net

-11.0

-7.9

-10.3

-14.8

-15.0

Profit for the yesr

29.5

41.8

58.1

45.2

40.3

Cash flow

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flow from operating activities

114.7

59.8

75.7

67.1

89.4

Cash flow from investing activities

-72.6

-67.5

-19.0

-31.3

-31.8

- Hereof investments in property, plant and equipment

-20.6

-21.7

-13.7

-11.1

-13.2

Free cash flow excluding acquisitions acquisitions and divestments

74.2

19.8 45.7 39.5

57.3 

Balance sheet

 

 

 

 

 

Total assets

983.1

935.5

862.3

802.2

819.8

Total equity

224.8

200.7

334.8

286.6

266.1

Working capital

141.7

173.3

159.7

146.6

139.5

Capital employed

490.6

501.6

440.7

411.7

411.6

Financial ratios and employees

 

 

 

 

 

Organic revenue growth

3%

0%

6%

3%

0%

EBITDA margin before special items

11.0%

10.0%

11.7%

11.9%

11.9%

EBIT margin before special items

7.2%

6.5%

8.4%

8.6%

8.4%

EBITDA margin

9.1%

10.0%

13.1%

11.9%

11.5%

EBIT margin

5.1%

6.5%

9.8%

8.6%

8.0%

Overhead costs ratio

33.3%

33.7%

32.1%

31.8%

32.9%

Return on capital employed (RoCE)

14.6%

12.9%

17.6%

17.5%

16.9%

Number of full-time employees, year-end

5,607

5,545

5,420

5,321

5,224

Definitions appear in note 8.6 to the consolidated financial statements
See note 1.1 to the financial statements for a description of a reclassification made to 2015 figures

See Nilfisk 2016 Annual Report

 

Strategy

Nilfisk Accelerate Logo
   
‘Accelerate’, Nilfisk’s business strategy for the period 2015-2018
is strongly focused on increasing market share and to consolidate
its market leadership    

Financial targets

  • Organic growth of 2-3% above GDP
  • Return on capital employed of 18-19%
Analyses indicate that the average growth for the industry is slightly below the global GDP growth, due to customers general focus on more cost-effective cleaning solutions. Nilfisk aims to play an active part in the global consolidation of cleaning equipment industry and potential acquisitions are expected to dilute the return on capital employed on the short run, while the integration of the businesses occur.
   
  Nilfisk Accelerate Model

Growth aimed at market leadership

Continued investments in sales and marketing activities in emerging markets will strengthen the company’s reach and position in these markets. Nilfisk also aims to play an active part in the global consolidation of the cleaning equipment industry and continues to seek relevant opportunities for mergers and acquisitions.

Four strategic levers will support the growth initiatives:

  1. Strengthen front-end
  2. Drive competitive offerings
  3. Build strong brands
  4. Power supply chain performance
Download Nilfisk’s 2015-2018 ‘Accelerate’ strategy

Careers

At Nilfisk we continuously strive to develop both our company and our people.

Our people are one of our core assets and their development is therefore a key focus area and goes hand in hand with that of our company.

As an employee at Nilfisk you will have the freedom to influence and shape your own area of work. In return, we expect high performance.

We make sure you receive plenty of development opportunities, which may potentially include an international career.  

https://www.nilfisk.com/en/about/career/Pages/default.aspx

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