SHARP BUSINESS GROWTH IN 2018: +14.4%
Revenue reaches €2,269.9 M with an increase of 14.4% as compared to 2017.
On a like‐for‐like basis and constant exchange rate, the activity increases by 12% (11.3% in France and 12.7% outside France), experiencing sharp growth in the second half of 2018. In all geographical areas – Germany excluded, organic growth has been exceeding 10%.
All business sectors, more especially Aerospace, Automotive, Life Sciences, Defence/Security and Rail/Naval have contributed to accelerate growth.
OPERATING PROFIT ON ACTIVITY: 9.9% OF REVENUE
The operating profit on activity reaches €224 M and accounts for 9.9% of revenue, up by 15.3% as compared to 2017 (9.8% of revenue). Despite significant efforts to strengthen to the Group organizations and the management teams to support its development, ALTEN improved its operating margin.
It increased in the second half to reach 10.4% of revenue.