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Trading update: Sif Full Year 2018 results

Gearing up for improved and newmarket outlook.

Summary

Sif Holding N.V. (Euronext symbol SIFG / ISIN code NL0011660485) - Regulatory news

Operational highlights:

  • Continued strong safety performance resulting in LTIF of 0.97 for FY 2018 (1.49 in 2017)
  • Production and/or delivery of monopiles and transition pieces for Borssele 3+4, Hohe See, Albatros, Trianel and Norther offshore wind farms
  • Delivery of pin piles for Peregrino and Sverdrup jacket foundations
  • Innovations support decreasing LCOE for offshore wind
  • Contracts won for Seamade and Borssele 1+2+3+4
  • New exclusive position for 75 Kton project
  • Total throughput of approximately 138 Kton of steel (2017: 232 Kton)
  • 102 Kton (or 74%) for offshore wind

  • 34 Kton (or 24%) for oil & gas

  • 2 Kton (or 2%) for other

Key figures:

  • FY 2018 contribution of € 74.3 million (FY 2017: € 135.6 million)
  • FY 2018 normalized EBITDA of € 13.3 million (FY 2017: € 57.1 million);
  • FY 2018 profit attributable to the shareholder -€ 2.1 million (FY 2017: € 30.8 million);
  • Earnings per share 2018 -€ 0.08 (€ 1.21 in 2017);
  • Dividend proposal € 0.10 in cash per share (€ 0.30 for 2017);
  • Year-end 2018 net working capital € 14.2 million (YE 2017: € 7.1 million)
  • Year-end 2018 net debt € 30.4 million (YE 2017: € 25.1 million)
  • Order book 210 Kton signed contracts for 2019; 155 Kton exclusive negotiations for 2020 and beyond

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About Sif Holding N.V.

Sif is a leading manufacturer of large steel tubulars, which are used as foundation components for the offshore wind and offshore oil & gas markets. The Company manufactures customised tubular components for offshore foundations, predominantly in the greater North Sea region. Sif combines a highly automated and flexible production facility with technology leadership in rolling and welding of heavy steel plates, which is based on over 70 years of experience and innovative in-house developed techniques and processes. Sif primarily produces monopiles, transition pieces and piles that are used to anchor jacket foundations in the seabed for offshore wind turbines, as well as legs, pile sleeves, and piles of the larger jackets for oil & gas as well as tubular structures for various uses such as jetties.

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