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AKKA: Q1 2018: Activity growth of 10.2%
Published on 27/04/2018 à 09:38
Q1 2018 REVENUE
As in 2017, momentum was driven by an 10.1% year-on-year increase in the workforce, confirming AKKA’s ability to attract talent and skills in the engineering professions of the future. As of 31 March 2018, the Group had 16,051 employees, compared with 15,515 at the end of December 2017 and 14,578 at the end of March 2017. The 3.5% increase in the headcount over the quarter results in the following geographical breakdown: 7,247 in France, 4,842 in Germany and 3,962 in International. Reflecting the Group’s growing international footprint, operations outside France now account for 55% of the Group’s engineers.
- The Group’s International operations (excluding Germany) posted revenue of €77.3 million in the first quarter, an organic increase of 8.9% and an economic increase of 11.0%. Growth in the first quarter was driven by North America, Asia, Italy and the United Kingdom. The energy business resumed growth after reaching a low point in 2017. It recorded organic growth of 4.8% over the quarter. Life sciences activities won a promising contract for the construction of a factory of the future for an international group specialising in medical equipment and devices.
FIRST QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS : 13th consecutive quarter of organic growth
AKKA will leverage its unique combination of mobility expertise through its expertise in connected technologies, integrated electronics, embedded systems and electromechanical systems.
H1 2018 results: Wednesday 12 September 2018
APPENDIX: Q1 2018 GROWTH TABLE
About AKKA Technologies
“The best way to predict the future is to invent it. Let’s share our passion for technology.”
Founded in 1984, AKKA today ranks as the European leader in engineering consulting and R&D services in the field of mobility. With 16,300 talented employees working in more than 20 countries, the Group recorded revenue of €1.3 billion in 2017.
A partner in innovation, AKKA boasts a prestigious customer portfolio featuring leading companies in the automotive, aerospace and rail sectors, as well as in the life sciences, services, telecommunications and defence. The list includes Airbus Group, Alstom, BMW, Daimler, GE, GlaxoSmithKline, Renault, Safran, Thales, Volkswagen and Volvo.
AKKA provides technological solutions to these major groups, enabling them to improve their innovation processes, their added value, their productivity and their efficiency when designing new products or processes, right through to the industrial production phase. Its unique geographical positioning around its Franco-German axis, its capacity to deliver cross-sector and transnational solutions and its in-depth expertise in the technologies of the future (AI, ADAS, IoT, Big Data, robotics, embedded computing, machine learning, etc.) allow it to assist its customers in their two key challenges, namely globalisation and digitisation. Digital technologies and the technologies of the future today represent 15% of AKKA’s revenue.
AKKA Technologies is listed on Euronext Paris - Segment B - ISIN code: FR0004180537.
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