Cesena (Italia)— February 9, 2018 —The Board of Directors of Technogym (MTA: TGYM), a globally leading company operating in the fitness equipment area and active in the broader wellness sector, has reviewed today the unaudited full year 2017 preliminary consolidated revenues, prepared in compliance with the International Reporting Standards issued by the International Accounting Standards Board.
Final and complete 2017 annual results will be reviewed and approved by the Board of Directors on March 28th.
Nerio Alessandri, Chairman and CEO, commented:
“Technogym closed 2017, once again, with a solid revenues growth at global level. We are particularly pleased of the double digit growth we achieved in strategic areas for our future development such as China and the United States. In 2017, Technogym, consistently with its innovation focus, has launched new products like SKILLROW and SKILLRUN, combining Italian design and sport performance, in line with the growing trend of athletic training. As regards digital innovation we launched the new TECHNOGYM app – to offer a personalized wellness experience both on our products and in the daily life – and introduced direct login between Technogym products and Apple Watch with joint launch activities in London, New York and Sydney. When it comes to brand development, we are proud to be, for the 7th time, Official Supplier to the Olympic Games, which will kick off today in Korea”.
Preliminary consolidated Revenues trend
In 2017 Technogym confirms the growth trend recorded in the previous years, achieving a 7.7% growth versus 2016. At constant exchange rates Technogym reported a growth of 9.3%.
Revenues as of 31/12/2017 came in at Euro 598.2 million versus Euro 555.3 million recorded in 2016. Revenues growth in Latin America (+26%), North America (+13%) and Asia Pacific must be highlighted.
Below is reported revenues breakdown per:
- distribution channel;
- geographic areas;
In 2017 more than 90% of Group’s revenues were generated abroad and around 40% outside Europe, in line with the past years trend.
Revenues grew in all geographies. In particular, after the double digit growth recorded in 2016, North America confirmed a sound growth pace (+13%) thanks to the strong contribution from the US (+20%), which testifies major industry operators interest in the Technogym wellness solutions. Asia Pacific (+10%), led by China (+30%), and South America (+26%) reported a double digit growth, further growing compared to what recorded in 2016.
The Manager responsible for preparing the company's financial reports, Stefano Zanelli, declares that, pursuant to paragraph 2 article 154-bis of the Consolidated Law on Finance (TUF), the accounting data contained in this press release reflects the Company's accounts, books and records.
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Established in 1983, Technogym is a world leader in the supply of products, services and solutions for fitness and wellness. The Company has approximately 2,000 employees in its 14 branches in Europe, United States, Asia, Middle East, Australia and South America, and exports around 90% of its products to more than 100 countries. Technogym S.p.A. has been the official supplier of the last six editions of the Olympic Games: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016.
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