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A company with a strong financial foundation, growth and future promise, Oerlikon is on the leading edge of technology and innovation, serving our customers in ways that profoundly improve their businesses.

We generated sales of CHF 2.6 billion (FY 2019) and distribute a sustainable dividend to our shareholders. Our net cash position and unlevered balance sheet allow for organic and inorganic investments.

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Kerstin Flötner

Kerstin Flötner

Head of Corporate Communications, Investor Relations & Marketing
Peter Dickson

Peter Dickson

Senior Investor Relations Manager

Q2/HY 2020 Results

Cost/Cash Measures Ahead of Schedule; Manmade Fibers Segment on Track Despite Pandemic

  • Manmade Fibers Segment 1H order intake of CHF 510 million; 2020 delivery schedules on track.
  • Surface Solutions Segment Q2 sales -31% year-over-year; COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted all business lines. Swift cost actions executed to offset volume impact.
  • Completed in 1H >400 of targeted 800 headcount reduction; Expecting annual run-rate savings of CHF ~60 million.
  • Program expected to yield further margin benefits in 2H2020 and in 2021.
  • Group 1H operational EBITDA margin: 10.9%
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Full-Year 2019 Results

Resilient 2019 results in challenging market environment

  • Group FY sales up 1.1% organically showing the strength of portfolio
  • Group sustained FY EBITDA margin of 15.1% before exceptional items
  • Surface Solutions Segment delivered resilient sales in challenging markets while generating EBITDA margin of 16.6% before exceptional items
  • Manmade Fibers Segment continued strong execution. Strong project pipeline reaching into 2022 and beyond
  • Comprehensive productivity program initiated
  • Outlook 2020: order intake and sales are expected to be between CHF 2.5 - 2.6 billion; EBITDA margin before exceptional items to be between 15.0 and 15.5%
  • Group EBITDA margin expected to improve to 16% to 18% in the medium term
  • Proposing a dividend payout of CHF 1.00 per share
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