Wirecard AG continues previous year's positive business trend

DGAP-News: Wirecard AG / Key word(s): Quarter Results/Interim Report
15.05.2014 / 07:36

Wirecard continued its positive business trend during the first quarter of 2014.

Consolidated revenue grew by 24.9 percent, from EUR 101.1 million in the prior-year period to EUR 126.2 million. Operating earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) were up by 33.1 percent to EUR 35.0 million (Q1/2013: EUR 26.3 million). 

Transaction volumes processed through the Wirecard platform grew by 28.1 percent year-on-year to reach EUR 7.3 billion. At EUR 1.4 billion, the share of total volumes generated in Asia stood at 19.2 percent.
Cash flow from operating activities (adjusted) grew to EUR 25.0 million.
As a technology-provider for electronic payment transactions, Wirecard occupies a globally leading role today. Internet technologies are increasingly dominating payment functionalities across all sales channels. A Wirecard USP is to develop innovative, Internet-based software solutions and combine them with financial services.

Dr. Markus Braun, CEO of Wirecard AG, comments: "We have made a very good start in all business areas, and expect 2014 to be a successful fiscal year."

Wirecard AG's Management Board confirms its forecast of operating earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of between EUR 160 million and EUR 175 million in the 2014 fiscal year.
2014 Q1 report download: ir.wirecard.com/financialreports

Iris Stöckl 
VP Corp.Com./IR 
Tel.: +49 (0)89-4424-1424
e-Mail: iris.stoeckl@wirecard.com
ISIN DE0007472060
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Wirecard AG is one of the world's leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions. The Wirecard Group has been supporting companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels. A global multi-channel platform bundles international payment acceptances and methods, supplemented by fraud prevention solutions. When it comes to issuing their own payment instruments in the form of cards or mobile payment solutions, Wirecard provides companies with an end-to-end infrastructure, including the requisite licenses for card and account products.
Wirecard AG is listed on the Frankfurt Securities Exchange (TecDAX, ISIN DE0007472060, WDI).

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Language: English Company: Wirecard AG Einsteinring 35 85609 Aschheim b. München Germany Phone: +49 (0)89-4424 1400 Fax: +49 (0)89-4424 1500 E-mail: ir@wirecard.com Internet: www.wirecard.com ISIN: DE0007472060 WKN: 747206 Indices: TecDAX, Prime All Share, Technology All Share Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München, Stuttgart  
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