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February 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
- A solid performance in a challenging context in europe
- Dividendof €0.65 per share for the 2012results
2012 results in line with objectives
Revenues: €15,102m, + 1.8% gross, growing in all divisions
EBITDA: €2,450m, -2.5% gross, stable at constant scope
EBIT: €1,146m, + 10.3% gross
Net Income Group share: €251m, affected by non-recurring charges during the first half of the year, the second semester's Net Income is €211m
Net financial debt (NFD): down to €7,436m, with a stable Net Debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.0x
Free Cash Flow: up +58% to €1,358m
Final take-over of the Melbourne desalination plant on December 17th, 2012
Positive outlook for 2013
2013 EBITDA of ≥ €2,550m
Stable NFD/EBITDA ratio of around 3x
Dividend ≥ €0.65 per share for 2013 
The Board of Directors, which met on
February 13th, 2013, approved the 2012 financial statements of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT which will be submitted for the approval of the Shareholders General Meeting on
May 23rd, 2013. The consolidated financial statements have been audited and certified by the auditors.
Commenting on these results, Jean-Louis Chaussade, CEO, stated
"In 2012, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT achieved a solid operational performance, notably in water and internationally, in a challenging economic context in
Europe. These results confirm the relevance of its business model.
Throughout the year, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT implemented a double approach focusing on continuous performance improvement while building its future growth. Therefore, the Group continues its transition towards more new added value services in the water sector, more waste recovery, more international growth and more industrial water.