Emakina Results 2015: a Very Good Performance

Mar 21, 2016, 03:30 ET from Emakina Group

BRUSSELS, March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Income of EUR 70,340,000, up 25%;
EBIDTA of EUR 6,070,000, strong growth of 50% 


   
    Thousands of EUR           2014     2015   Variation
    Income                     56,136   70,340   + 25.3%
    Organic growth            + 10.7%  + 20.6%
    EBITDA                      4,053    6,070   + 49.8%
    Organic growth            + 25.4%  + 35.3%
    Operating margin           + 7.2%   + 8.6%
    Result before tax             -62    1,952   + 2,014
    Net result                   -853    1,147   + 2,000

Résumé of regulatory information  

Emakina Group (ALEMK) today announces its 2015 results, reporting strong progress, with 25% income growth and a further improvement in operating margin of almost 150 basis points. Excellent commercial dynamics led by all the group's teams underpin this performance.

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Earnings before interest, depreciation and amortisation (EBIDTA) increased by 50% to EUR 6,070,000, as a result of improved efficiency, better balance between resources and requirements, cost control and synergies between Emakina's entities.

International expansion continued, with 57% of income coming from outside Belgium.

KEY EVENTS 

New clients   

Ales, AstraZeneca,  Bosch  Siemens, Celio,  Carré  de l'Habitat,  Cofely(Engie), Crea Geneve,  Crédit  Mutuel  Arkéa,  De  Lijn,  European  Defence  Agency, Generali,  Goodman,  Greentube, HypoNÖ, Jimmy Choo,  Kenwood, Kiala(UPS), LolaLiza, Markafoni, Melexis, Merck, Merkur Markt (REWE), Vecos and WeFashion.

Synergies 

The group's entities exceedingly work together on projects, enabling widespread sharing of their respective know-how, resources and technologies.

Acquisitions  

In September 2015, Emakina acquired the Austrian digital agency diamond:dogs (80 experts in Vienna, Zurich, Salzburg and Zagreb), enabling the group's expansion in central Europe.

In 2016, Emakina took over the Swedish digital agency Dempsey, strengthening its presence in Scandinavia.

Partnerships  

In 2015, Emakina Group signed partnerships with Asiance (Korea) and Bubblegum (Spain).

They join existing partners Domino (Italy), Metia (UK, USA, Singapore), Piramit (Turkey) and SinnerSchrader (Germany).

EMAKINA/Things launch  

Emakina innovates, by creating a new centre of experts in the Internet of Things (IoT).

Brand Experience Score© 

Emakina has unveiled an original brand management method and indicator. First comparative studies have been carried out in the cosmetics, women's fashion, D-I-Y and gardening sectors.

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ABOUT EMAKINA 

Emakina Group is a top 3 independent European full-service digital agency (Alternext Brussels ALEMK - ISIN: BE 0003843605). 700 enthusiastic experts working from 15 offices in 8 European countries deliver cutting-edge services in communication, web building, applications and commerce. Emakina guides its clients through their digital transformation, creating user engagement, new opportunities and business lines, and ways to simply work better.

http://www.emakina.com

Emakina Group
Rue Middelbourg 64A
BE-1170 Brussels
Belgium

Press contact
Luc Malcorps
Director of Media Relations
Press@emakina.com
+32-475-594-456
+32-2-400-40-00


SOURCE Emakina Group