2016 HALF YEAR RESULTS

Highlights:

  • Solid Group performance with revenues & OOI up by +11.6% and net profit increasing by +115.2%
  • Robust performance of the integrated Digital TV division with +51.8% growth in Asia/Pacific & Africa
  • Further wins in core digital TV markets on all continents
  • Expanding the digital TV technology portfolio through R&D and acquisition of NexGuard, the watermarking leader (July 2016)
  • Continued patent licensing momentum with the addition of new major licensees including Verizon, Yahoo and a Fortune 50 company
  • Establishing the basis for future growth for Kudelski Security in the USA by setting up the Phoenix Kudelski Security HQ, acquiring Milestone and recruiting key global executives
  • Executing upon the global expansion strategy of Public Access initiated in 2015 with strong momentum and revenue growth reaching 51.3%
  • Positive outlook for 2016 with a guidance of more than CHF 1 billion in revenues and between CHF 90-100 million of operating income