Fiscal 2019/2020 at a glance.
The coronavirus pandemic and its consequences characterized the course of fiscal year 2019/2020. The primary objective of all our measures was to protect employees while at the same time maintaining operations and safeguarding earnings and liquidity. The Company has managed to weather the pandemic thanks to its around 7,000 mobile employees, its certified high-performance IT infrastructure and an earnings optimization program. In FY 2019/2020, total group revenues fell by around 13% to EUR 916.582 million. The Bertrandt Group generated EBIT of EUR 15.161 million, corresponding to a margin of 1.7%. Earnings after taxes were EUR 3.735 million.
Despite an overall restrictive spending behavior, strategic investments were made according to anticipation and amounted to EUR 51.638 million. Bertrandt’s equity ratio of 42.7% reflects a solid financial foundation. Our headcount amounted to 12,335 employees in fiscal year 2019/2020.