Acquisition in the Sheet Metal Processing segment

Bystronic acquires Antil S.p.A, San Giuliano Milanese (Italy)

Zurich, June 26, 2018 – Conzzeta has reported signing an agreement to acquire a 70% majority stake in the Italian automation specialist Antil S.p.A, based in San Giuliano Milanese, Milan. Antil S.p.A has been operating since 1989; in 2017, its around 100 employees generated revenue of a little over EUR 18 million. The transaction is planned to be concluded in the coming weeks.

Bystronic, which is part of the Conzzeta Group, is one of the world’s leading providers of premium sheet metal processing solutions. With Antil, Bystronic is expanding its current range of services in the rapidly growing area of automation. Antil specializes in the loading and unloading of sheet metal processing machines and the corresponding storage systems.

Alex Waser, CEO of Bystronic and member of Conzzeta’s Executive Committee, commented: “The automation of production processes is becoming increasingly important for the economic success of our customers. Antil and Bystronic are a great fit for each other in this area, both technologically and culturally. Together, we will set standards in the automated processing of sheet metal.”


 

Extraordinary General Meeting: Special dividend approved

Zurich, September 27, 2019 – At the Extraordinary General Meeting of Conzzeta AG on September 27, 2019, shareholders approved the proposed special dividend by a large majority. 83.3% of the votes were represented.

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Increase of participation from 51% to 70%: Conzzeta acquires additional stake in DNE Laser

Zurich, August 27, 2019 – As part of the growth strategy in the Sheet Metal Processing segment, Conzzeta announces the signing of an equity transfer agreement to increase its participation in DNE Laser, Shenzhen, China, from 51% to 70%.

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Half-Year Report at June 30, 2019: First half of 2019 with expected slowdown

  • Market-related slowdown compared with strong previous-year period
  • Net revenue CHF 770.1 million; on a comparable1 basis 5.6% below the previous year
  • EBIT CHF 90.5 million, including divestment gain of CHF 30.6 million
  • EBIT margin excluding divestment gain stable at 7.6% of total revenue
  • Earnings per share A including divestment gain at CHF 34.76, up 66.0%
  • Extraordinary AGM with proposal for a special dividend of CHF 30.00 per share A
  • More decentralized management for accelerated strategic and operational development 
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