Fiscal 2018/2019 at a glance.
In a challenging environment we were able to increase total revenues by 4% to EUR 1,059.870 million in fiscal year 2018/2019. The Bertrandt Group generated EBIT of EUR 60.322 million and a 5.7% margin. Post-tax earnings were EUR 39.014 million. The transformation process in the automobile industry creates various opportunities for engineering services providers and innovation partners. However, short-term delays in the award of projects by some customers and delayed demand for capacity were burdening factors last fiscal year.
Investments of EUR 65.709 million were made as planned in fiscal 2018/2019 and were within the anticipated range of EUR 60 million to EUR 80 million. Like in prior years, we invested specifically in the expansion of our range of services and competences. Bertrandt’s equity ratio of 51.5% reflects a solid financial foundation. Our headcount grew by 435 employees to 13,664 in the period under discussion.