DGAP-News: Aroundtown SA
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AROUNDTOWN ANNOUNCES Q1 2020 RESULTS
- Net rental income increased by 33% to €236 million in Q1 2020, from €178 million in Q1 2019
- Adjusted EBITDAincreased to €237 million in Q1 2020, an increase of 32% from €180 million in Q1 2019
- FFO I increased by 25% to €147 million compared to €118 million in Q1 2019
- FFO I per share increased by 9% to €0.114 from €0.105 in Q1 2019, reflecting an FFO yield of 9.5% based on annualized FFO I per share and a share price of €4.84
- FFO I per share after perpetual notes attributionamounted to €0.098 compared to €0.095 in Q1 2019
- FFO II amounted to €170 million including disposals at a high margin of 68% over total costs
- Net Profit for Q1 2020 amounted to €246 million and EPS (basic) resulted in €0.14, compared to €437 million and €0.36 in Q1 2019
- EPRA NAV increased to €12.1 billion and EPRA NAV per shareincreased to €8.8, compared to €10.6 billion and €8.7 in Dec 2019
- Total Equity increased to €16.2 billion and amounted to an equity ratio of 50%
- Investment property increased to €23.2 billion, from €18.1 billion as of Dec 2019
- Strong liquidity provided by significant cash and liquid assets of over €3 billion and substantial amount of unencumbered assets at the amount of €16.6 billion (ratio of 74%)
- Low leverage maintained withLTV at 36%, well below the 45% Board of Directors' limit and well below the EMTN bond covenants of 60%
- Strong ICR at 4.7x, longaverage debt maturity of 6.4 years, low average cost of debtof 1.6%
- Strong operational performance with a total net rent LFL growth of 3.7%, with 3.2% from in-place rent increases and 0.5% as a result of occupancy increases.
- Insignificant impact from Covid-19 on Q1 2020 operational results and Q1 2020 collection rates have been in line with previous periods.
- Q1 2020 includes full consolidation of TLG starting from February 19th, 2020 as of the final the takeover date
STRONG GROWTH DRIVEN BY OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENT AND INCREASED SIZE THROUGH TLG MERGER
LARGE PORTFOLIO IN TOP TIER LOCATIONS
UPDATE ON COVID-19
Shmuel Mayo, CEO of Aroundtown: "The past weeks have further highlighted the strength of our Company. The dedication of our teams and their ability to swiftly change their processes and work remotely, supported by our flexible IT infrastructure, have allowed us to continue operations efficiently and without significant interruptions. We are working closely with our tenants and other stakeholders to minimize the impact of lockdowns."
The financial statements for Q1 2020 are available on the Company's website:
For definitions and reconciliations of the Alternative Performance Measures, please see the relevant sections in the pages 42-44 of the Q1 2020 financial statements. You can find the financial statements in AT's website under Investor Relations > Publications > Financial Reports or under this link:
Aroundtown SA (ISIN: LU1673108939) is a public limited liability company (société anonyme) established under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register (Registre de Commerce et des Sociétés, Luxembourg) under number B217868, having its registered office at 40, Rue du Curé, L-1368 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
T: +352 285 7741
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|40, Rue du Curé|
|Grand Duchy of Luxembourg|
|Phone:||+352 288 313|
|ISIN:||LU1673108939, XS1227093611, XS1336607715, XS1403685636, XS1449707055, XS1532877757, XS1540071724, XS1586386739, XS1649193403, XS1700429308, XS1715306012, XS1761721262, XS1815135352, XS1753814141, CH0398677689, XS1857310814|
|WKN:||A2DW8Z, A1Z07A, A18V71, A180VY, A1839S, A1899S, A19LQR, A19QUX, A19Q3W, A19VK9, A19Z76, A19U7Q|
|Indices:||MDAX, MSCI, STOXX Europe 600, S&P 350, FTSE EPRA/NAREIT, GPR 250|
|Listed:||Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Stuttgart; Dublin, Luxembourg Stock Exchange, SIX|
|EQS News ID:||1056059|
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