Wirecard AG: Preliminary results 2014, EBITDA Guidance 2015 raised

Wirecard AG / Key word(s): Final Results/Change in Forecast
20.01.2015 20:15

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Aschheim (Munich). In the fiscal year 2014, Wirecard AG once again increased revenue and operating profit.
According to preliminary figures consolidated revenues were up by approx. 25 percent year-on-year to reach EUR mn 600.8 million (2013: EUR mn 481.7). Preliminary earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) grew by approx. 37 percent from EUR mn 126.0 to EUR mn 173.0. In the fourth quarter of 2014 revenue increased by approx. 26 percent to EUR mn 176.6, up from prior-year figure of EUR mn 140.6. EBITDA climbed by approx. 44 percent to EUR mn 52.0 (Q4/2014: EUR mn 36.2)
Given the positive business trends as well as the earnings contribution from M&A activities in December 2014, Wirecard AG's Management Board has raised its EBITDA forecast for 2015 which was published in November 2014. Instead of EUR mn 205 to EUR mn 225, it is raised to a bandwidth of between EUR mn 210 to EUR mn 230.

All results are preliminary. The Annual Financial Statements/Annual Report 2014 will be published on April 8, 2015.

Iris Stöckl 
VP Corp.Com./IR 
Tel.: +49 (0)89-4424-1424
e-Mail: iris.stoeckl@wirecard.com
ISIN DE0007472060
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Language:     English
Company:      Wirecard AG
              Einsteinring 35
              85609 Aschheim b. München
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
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