Borussia Dortmund announces preliminary results for the fiscal year 2014/2015
Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Preliminary Results
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Borussia Dortmund increased group revenues by 5.9% to 276.0 m. and EBITDA by 13.2% to EUR 55,6 m.
In the past financial year (1.7.2014 - 30.6.2015) the Borussia Dortmund Group recorded consolidated revenues of EUR 276.0 m. (previous year EUR 260.7 m.) despite of the early elimination in the round of the last sixteen in the UEFA Champions League season this year and the missing of a subsequent qualification for the group stage of UEFA Champions League in the season 2015/2016.
Consolidated net profit of the group amounted to EUR 5.5 m. (previous year EUR 12.0 m.). Especially one-off expenses for prepayment penalties and discharge of credit hedging transactions as a consequence of the complete repayment of loan liabilities of the Borussia Dortmund Group had a negative impact in an total amount of EUR 4.3 m here.
The group revenues amounted to EUR 276.0 m. (previous year EUR 260.7 m.) and spread as follows: EUR 39.9 m. (previous year EUR 40.5 m.) match operations; EUR 82.1 m. (previous year EUR 81.4 m.) TV-Rights; EUR 75.7 m. (previous year EUR 73.0 m.) advertising; EUR12.4 m. (previous year EUR 4.5 m.) transfers; EUR 26.6 m. (previous year EUR 26.3 m.) catering/other and EUR 39.3 m. (previous year EUR 35.0 m.) merchandise.
Other operating income increased from EUR 5.2 m. by EUR 11.8 m. to EUR 17.0 m. in the group financial statement mainly driven by received insurance compensations of an insurance in the event of the missing of a subsequent qualification for the group stage of UEFA Champions League.
Gross revenue of the group amounted EUR 293.0 m. (previous year EUR 266.0 m.).
Personnel expenses of the group increased from EUR 107.8 m. (previous year) by EUR 10.1 m. to EUR 117.9 m. Depreciations of the group increased from EUR 30.7 m. (previous year) by EUR 11.7 m. to EUR 42.4 m. Compared to the previous year the other operating expenses increased from EUR 88.7 m. by EUR 10.1 m. to EUR 98.8 m.
The group financial result improved and decreased from EUR -3.9 m. (previous year) by EUR 3.3 m. to EUR -7.2 m. Profit after taxes of the group in the fiscal year 2014/2015 amounted to EUR 5.5 m. (previous year EUR 12.0m.).
The consolidated earnings before taxes (EBT) amounted to EUR 6,0 m. (previous year EUR 14,6 m.). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounted to EUR 55,6 m. (previous year EUR 49,1 m.).
The statements above are key figures determined in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) of the group financial statement of Borussia Dortmund.
The revenues in the individual financial statement of the company in the past fiscal year 2014/2015 (1.7.2014 - 30.6.2015) amounted to EUR 233.0 m. (previous year EUR 223.8 m.). In the individual financial statement Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA recorded profit after taxes of EUR 2.4 m. (previous year EUR 10.6 m.)
Earnings before taxes (EBT) in the individual financial statement amounted EUR 3.3 m. (previous year EUR 12.4 m.), earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) in the individual financial statement amounted EUR 43.5 m. (previous year EUR 40.8 m.).
Given to the result situation in the Borussia Dortmund group the management intends to propose to the supervisory board the payment of a dividend in an amount of 0.05 EUR per share for the decision to be jointly taken regarding the proposal of appropriation of profits to the annual shareholders' meeting 2015. The supervisory board will adopt a decision about this in its meeting on September 9th, 2015.
Dortmund, August 21st, 2015
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Today Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA will hold an annual press conference regarding the preliminary results of the fiscal year 2014/2015 in Dortmund on 12:00 CET which can be followed real-time via LIVE-Streaming hosted at our IR website http://aktie.bvb.de/eng.
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