TAG Investor Relations https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/investor-relations.rss RSS Feed für Newschannel TAG Investor Relations en Results for the First Quarter 2018 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2018-4-24-results-for-the-first-quarter-2018 <h4>Key financial and operating highlights in the first quarter 2018</h4> <ul> <li>Group total revenues and EBITDA increased by 1.2% and 0.2% respectively on a proforma(1) basis. On an adjusted basis(2), revenues and EBITDA grew by 4.0% and 6.7%.</li> <li>Last year, revenues and EBITDA included positive one-off effects ( EUR 15.2 mn in EBITDA in Q1 2017) with the main effects in Austria.</li> <li>Negative FX effects in Q1 2018: EUR 13.9 mn in total revenues and EUR 6.9 mn in EBITDA.</li> <li>Operationally, total revenue growth was mostly driven by the increase in equipment revenues and service revenues with the latter growing in all markets except for Slovenia.</li> <li>Solid fixed-line service revenue growth and mobile service revenues rose slightly without the negative roaming impact.</li> <li>Adjusted EBITDA was driven by higher fixed-line service revenues, a better equipmen margin and cost efficiencies: <ul> <li>Investment into A1 Digital and its market entry in Germany were compensated by savings in other markets.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Austria: Higher fixed-line service revenues, a better equipment margin and cost efficiencies drove the adjusted EBITDA growth of 9.7%.</li> <li>Reported net result grew by 30.2% in Q1 2018 excluding D&amp;A from the amortisation of the brand in the amount of EUR 101.1 mn; reported net result of EUR 24.5 mn in Q1 2018 compared to EUR 96.4 mn in Q1 2017, still adversely impacted by the amortisation of the brand which started and was communicated in 2017.</li> <li>Group outlook 2018 unchanged: total revenue growth of 1-2% (on a reported basis), CAPEX(3) of approx. EUR 750 mn.</li> </ul> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:58:56 +0200 Thomas Arnoldner is going to be nominated as CEO of Telekom Austria AG https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2018-4-19-thomas-arnoldner-is-going-to-be-nominated-as-ceo-of-telekom-austria-ag Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:14:27 +0200 A1 Telekom Austria Group Q1 2018 reporting date: 24 April 2018 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2018-3-29-a1-telekom-austria-group-q1-2018-reporting-date-24-april-2018 Today the A1 Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) informs that it will publish its first quarter 2018 results as follows: <ul> <li>Tuesday, 24 April 2018</li> <li>19:00 Uhr CEST / 18:00 BST</li> </ul> Thu, 29 Mar 2018 11:08:51 +0200 Results for the Full Year 2017 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2018-2-13-results-for-the-full-year-2017 Key financial and operating highlights in the full year 2017 <ul> <li>Group total revenues rose by 3.0% on a proforma<sup>1</sup> basis (reported: +4.1%), EBITDA increased by 2.0% (rep.: +3.2%).</li> <li>Revenue increase driven by growth in fixed-line service revenues and equipment revenues, while mobile service revenues were lower due to roaming; the revenue increase was driven by all markets except for the Republic of Macedonia.</li> <li>Full year OPEX increased due to intensified sales activities and investments in A1 Digital, but also regulation-driven roaming expenses and higher than usual non-recurring items in Q4.</li> <li>EBITDA development in the full year 2017 was also impacted by: <ul> <li>Restructuring in Austria: positive EUR&nbsp;18.2&nbsp;mn in 2017 compared to a negative EUR&nbsp;7.2&nbsp;mn effect in 2016.</li> <li>Positive FX effects in 2017: EUR&nbsp;11.0&nbsp;mn in revenues; EUR&nbsp;3.3&nbsp;mn in EBITDA.</li> <li>Positive one-off effects in total revenues and EBITDA of EUR&nbsp;23.8&nbsp;mn in 2017 compared to positive one-off effects in EBITDA of EUR&nbsp;21.4&nbsp;mn in 2016 (details see p. 25).</li> <li>Solid operational trend in the first nine months of 2017 weakened by seasonally lower EBITDA margin in Q4 but also higher Q4 OPEX versus last year driven by additional investments realising market opportunities in the Christmas season, A1 Digital and higher than usual non-recurring items.</li> <li>Negative roaming effect on EBITDA of approx. EUR&nbsp;20&nbsp;mn in 2017; high usage elasticity and higher than expected visitor roaming revenues at a Group level.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Reported net result of EUR&nbsp;345.5&nbsp;mn in 2017 compared to EUR&nbsp;413.2&nbsp;mn in 2016, negatively impacted by brand value amortisation in the amount EUR&nbsp;123.2&nbsp;mn in 2017; excluding D&amp;A from brand value amortisation reported net result grew by 13.4% in 2017.</li> <li>Free cash flow growth of 65.8% year-on-year to EUR&nbsp;384.7&nbsp;mn.</li> <li>Group outlook 2018: total revenue growth of 1-2% (on a reported basis), CAPEX<sup>2</sup> of approximately EUR&nbsp;750&nbsp;mn.</li> </ul> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:20:32 +0100 A1 Telekom Austria Group Q4 2017 reporting date https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2018-1-11-a1-telekom-austria-group-q4-2017-reporting-date Today the A1 Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) informs that it will publish its full year and fourth quarter 2017 results as follows: <ul> <li>Tuesday, 13 February 2018</li> <li>19:00 CET / 18:00 GMT</li> </ul> Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:09:10 +0100 A1 Telekom Austria Group announces redemption of Hybrid bond 2013 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2018-1-3-a1-telekom-austria-group-announces-redemption-of-hybrid-bond-2013 The A1 Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) announces that the Management Board of Telekom Austria AG adopted a resolution today to call and redeem the EUR 600 mn hybrid bond issued by Telekom Austria AG in 2013 (ISIN XS0877720986) (the &#39;Hybrid Bonds&#39;). Wed, 03 Jan 2018 19:10:08 +0100 Results for the First Nine Months 2017 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-10-24-results-for-the-first-nine-months-2017 Key financial and operating highlights third quarter 2017 <ul> <li>Outlook revised: Group revenues 2017 estimated to increase by approx. 3% (previously ~1%, on a reported basis), CAPEX expected at approx. EUR&nbsp;745 mn in 2017 (previously ~EUR&nbsp;725 mn).</li> <li>Reported net result increased by 3.4% in the third quarter of 2017 to EUR&nbsp;148.1&nbsp;mn.</li> <li>Group total revenues rose by 2.3% while EBITDA declined by 2.6% on a proforma basis year-on-year due to one-off effects and changes in restructuring charges.</li> <li>Excluding one-off and FX effects as well as restructuring charges, proforma revenues and EBITDA rose by 1.9% and 1.6% y-o-y. <ul> <li>Positive one-off effect in Bulgaria of EUR&nbsp;5.8&nbsp;mn in OOI in Q3 2017, resulting from a legal settlement.</li> <li>Positive one-off effect in Austria of EUR&nbsp;14.4 mn in Q3 2016 stemming from the reversal of an accrual for copyrights.</li> <li>Restructuring charges in Austria: positive EUR&nbsp;13.3 mn in Q3 2017 due to a revaluation, compared to a positive EUR&nbsp;20.4 mn effect in Q3 2016.</li> <li>Negative FX effects in Q3 2017: EUR&nbsp;1.1&nbsp;mn in revenues; EUR&nbsp;1.3&nbsp;mn in EBITDA.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Operationally, revenues driven by higher equipment revenues and continuing increase in service revenues in all markets except for Slovenia and Macedonia. EBITDA growth in all CEE markets (ex Slovenia).</li> <li>Austria: Retail fixed-line revenues back to growth while mobile service revenues declined due to roaming and prepaid.</li> <li>Negative roaming effect estimated for FY 2017 at approx. 1.5% to 2.0% of Group EBITDA after high usage elasticity in Q3 2017 and higher than expected visitor roaming revenues on a Group level.</li> <li>Free cash flow grew by 133.6% in the third quarter 2017 to EUR&nbsp;184.2 mn due to higher cash flow from operations, lower interest paid and lower capital expenditures paid.</li> </ul> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 16:39:51 +0200 Q3 2017 reporting date: 24 October 2017 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-9-21-q3-2017-reporting-date-24-october-2017 <strong>Today the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) informs that it will publish its first nine months and third quarter 2017 results as follows:</strong> <ul> <li>Tuesday, 24 October 2017</li> <li>19:00 CEST / 18:00 BST<strong></strong></li> </ul> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:18:30 +0200 Telekom Austria Group announces harmonisation of its branding strategy across the Group triggering an amortisation of local brand values https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-9-20-telekom-austria-group-announces-harmonisation-of-its-branding-strategy-across-the-group Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:22:07 +0200 Resolution including Voting Result of the Extraordinary General Meeting 2017 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-9-20-resolution-including-voting-result-of-the-extraordinary-general-meeting-2017 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:35:31 +0200 Results for the First Half 2017 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-7-25-results-for-the-first-half-2017 Today, the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) announces its results for the first half year 2017, ending 30 June 2017. <p>Highlights Second Quarter 2017</p> <ul> <li>Group total revenues increased by 4.0% (reported: +5.1%), with service revenue growth in all markets except from the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Macedonia.</li> <li>Group EBITDA growth of 7.8% (reported: 9.1%) mainly due to growth in Belarus, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia and the Republic of Macedonia.</li> <li>Negative effects from the stepwise abolition of retail roaming in the EU came in slightly lower than expected, while the expected losses for the second half of the year remain the same.<br /><br />CEE:</li> <li>Bulgaria: EBITDA growth after years of decline driven by higher total service revenues, better equipment margin and cost efficiencies</li> <li>Ongoing solid operational performance in Croatia and Belarus</li> <li>Other segments affected by fierce competition and regulatory headwinds<br /><br /><br /></li> <li>Total positive FX effects amounted to EUR 8.9 mn for total revenues and EUR 4.2 mn for EBITDA in Q2 2017, stemming almost entirely from Belarus.</li> <li>Reported net result increased by 36.5% in the second quarter of 2017 from EUR 82.4 mn to EUR 112.5 mn.</li> </ul> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:29:13 +0200 Trading Statement for the second quarter of 2017 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-7-18-trading-statement-fuer-das-2-quartal-2017.1 <div><strong>Today, the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) announces its highlights for the second quarter and the first half of 2017, ending 30 June 2017. The full earnings release including the results for the second quarter and the first half of 2017 will be published on 25 July 2017. The following analysis is presented on a proforma<sup>1</sup> basis if not stated otherwise.</strong></div> <div><strong><br /></strong></div> <div><strong>Highlights for the second quarter of 2017 <br /></strong></div> <div> <ul> <li>Group total revenues increased by 4.0% (reported: +5.1%), with service revenue growth in all markets except from the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Macedonia.</li> <li>Group EBITDA growth of 7.8% (reported: 9.1%) mainly due to growth in Belarus, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia and the Republic of Macedonia.</li> <li>Negative effects from the stepwise abolition of retail roaming in the EU came in slightly lower than expected in Q2 2017, while the expected losses for the second half of the year remain the same.</li> <li>EBITDA growth in Austria was supported by some project-driven revenue contributions which cannot be extrapolated for the rest of the financial year 2017 as well as some non-cash relevant items.</li> <li>Total positive FX effects amounted to EUR 8.9 mn for total revenues and EUR 4.2 mn for EBITDA in Q2 2017, stemming almost entirely from Belarus.</li> <li>Reported net result increased by 36.5% in the second quarter of 2017 from EUR 82.4 mn to EUR 112.5 mn.</li> <li>Results on a reported basis were supported by: <ul> <li>The acquisition of the fixed-line operator Metronet in Croatia, which was closed on 15 February 2017. The company has been consolidated as of 1 February 2017.</li> <li>The acquisition of the fixed-line provider Atlant Telecom and its subsidiary TeleSet in Belarus, consolidated as of 1 December 2016.</li> </ul> </li> <li>There were no one-off effects included in the second quarter of 2016 and 2017.</li> </ul> </div> <p><sup>1</sup> Proforma figures include effects of M&amp;A transactions executed between the start of the comparison period and the end of the reporting period.</p> <span style="color:#191919;font-family:trebuchetms;font-size:medium;"><span style="color:#191919;font-family:trebuchetms;font-size:medium;"><span style="color:#191919;font-family:trebuchetms;font-size:medium;"></span></span></span> <p>Please find further information on the Trading Statement here.</p> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:40:41 +0200 Telekom Austria Group successfully completed a tap issuance in the amount of EUR 250 million https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-7-10-telekom-austria-group-successfully-completed-a-tap-issuance-in-the-amount-of-eur-250 Today the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) announced that its finance subsidiary, Telekom Finanzmanagement GmbH has successfully completed a tap issuance in the amount of EUR 250 million relating to its benchmark bond issued in December 2016.<br /> Mon, 10 Jul 2017 18:24:09 +0200 Telekom Austria Group expects in Q2 2017 a similar revenue and a better EBITDA development than in Q1 2017 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-7-10-telekom-austria-group-expects-in-q2-2017-a-similar-revenue-and-a-better-ebitda-development The Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) informs today that in the second quarter of 2017, the revenue development is expected to show a similar trend as compared to the first quarter of 2017, with year-on-year EBITDA growth anticipated to be higher than in the first quarter 2017, besides Austria mainly supported by a better performance in Bulgaria and Belarus. Mon, 10 Jul 2017 09:30:03 +0200 Telekom Austria Group Q2 2017 reporting dates: 18 July 2017 (Trading statement) and 25 July 2017 (Group management report) https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-6-29-telekom-austria-group-q2-2017-reporting-dates-18-july-2017-trading-statement-and-25-july Today the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) informs about the publication process of its results for the first half and the second quarter of 2017 in alignment with the reporting date of Am&eacute;rica M&oacute;vil. Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:56:35 +0200 Resolutions including Voting Results of the AGM 2017 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-6-9-resolutions-including-voting-results-of-the-agm-2017.1 Fri, 09 Jun 2017 16:20:47 +0200 Results for the First Quarter 2017 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-4-24-results-for-the-first-quarter-2017 Highlights First Quarter 2017 <ul> <li>Group total revenues and EBITDA increased by 4.1% and 0.6% respectively on a proforma basis</li> <li>Revenues and EBITDA included the following one-off and FX effects:</li> <li>A positive one-off effect in Austria in the amount of EUR 10.6 mn in fixed-line and other revenues in Q1 2017, stemming from the reversal of an accrual for wholesale services. <ul> <li>A positive one-off effect of EUR 3.6 mn in the Austrian segment in other operating income in Q1 2017, stemming from a release of an asset retirement obligation.</li> <li>A positive EUR 7.0 mn one-off effect in Austria in cost of equipment in Q1 2016, stemming from the harmonisation of value adjustments for handsets.</li> <li>Positive FX effects in Q1 2017: EUR 11.9 mn in revenues and EUR 5.5 mn in EBITDA.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Operationally, revenue growth was mostly a consequence of improved service revenue trends, but also higher equipment revenues; negative roaming impact in line with expectations</li> <li>EBITDA excl. one-off and FX effects was driven by roaming losses and an increase in revenue-related service costs and cost of equipment, despite better service revenues</li> <li>Austria: Excluding one-off effects revenues remained almost stable while EBITDA decreased by 1.9% due to roaming losses.</li> <li>CEE: Ongoing strong operational trends in Croatia and Belarus, continuing improvements in Bulgaria</li> <li>Group outlook<sup>1</sup> 2017 unchanged: approx. +1% total revenues, CAPEX<sup>2</sup> of approx. EUR 725 mn</li> </ul> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:55:27 +0200 Q1 2017 reporting date: 24 April 2017 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-3-21-q1-2017-reporting-date-24-april-2017 Today the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) informs that it will publish its first quarter 2017 results as follows: <ul> <li>Monday, 24 April 2017</li> <li>19:00 CEST / 18:00 BST</li> </ul> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:21:19 +0100 Results for the Full Year 2016 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-1-30-results-for-the-full-year-2016 <div><strong>Today, the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) announces its results for the full year and fourth quarter 2016, ending 31 December 2016.</strong></div> <div><strong><br /></strong></div> <div></div> <div>Highlights Fourth Quarter 2016</div> <div></div> <ul> <li>Reported net result increased by 26.3% to EUR 106.5mn (Q4 2015: EUR 84.3 mn)</li> <li>Group total revenues declined by 0.9% on a proforma<sup>1</sup> and by 0.7% on a reported basis mainly driven by roaming</li> <li>Group EBITDA declined by 17.7% on a proforma1 and by 17.6% on a reported basis</li> <li>Proforma revenues and EBITDA rose by 1.6% and 2.4% y-o-y on an adjusted basis excluding:</li> <li>EUR 10.5 mn positive one-off effects in total revenues in Austria in Q4 2015: Reversal of accruals in fixed-line and other revenues</li> <li>EUR 10.0 mn positive one-off effect in total revenues in Slovenia in other operating income in Q4 2015: Agreement on settling mutual relations and business collaboration with Telekom Slovenije</li> <li>Restructuring charges amounting to negative EUR 26.8 mn in Q4 2016 vs. positive EUR 16.6 mn in Q4 2015 due to a EUR 21.6 mn positive one-off effect in Q4 2015 stemming from a legal settlement and a negative impact in Q4 2016 resulting from a revaluation in Q3 2016</li> <li>Negative FX effects in Q4 2016: EUR 7.1 mn and EUR 2.4 mn in revenues and EBITDA</li> <li>On an operating level better service revenue trends and ongoing strong cost efficiencies managed to offset effects from the stepwise retail roaming abolition and higher equipment costs</li> <li>Austria: Excluding one-off effects and restructuring charges EBITDA margin rose in spite of lower revenues due to decreases in roaming and equipment revenues</li> <li>CEE: Continuing strong operational trends in Croatia and Belarus, first improvements in Bulgaria;</li> <li>Group outlook<sup>2</sup> 2017: approx. +1% total revenues, CAPEX<sup>3</sup> of approx. EUR 725 mn</li> </ul> Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:17:37 +0100 Telekom Austria Group Q4 2016 reporting date: 30 January 2017 https://www.a1.goup/en/newsroom/2017-1-12-telekom-austria-group-q4-2016-reporting-date-30-january-2017 Today the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) informs that it will release its full year and fourth quarter 2016 results as follows: <ul> <li>Monday, 30 January 2017</li> <li>18:00 CET / 17:00 GMT</li> </ul> Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:35:26 +0100