Interserve PLC (IRV) - Interim Management Statement RNS Number : 8134Q Interserve PLC 12 November 2012 News Release 12 November 2012 INTERIM MANAGEMENT STATEMENT Interserve, the international support services and construction group, is issuing its Interim Management Statement covering the period from 1 July 2012 to date. Highlights · Trading during the period inline with the Board's expectations, reiterating our guidance for 2012 · More than £500m of new work won, underpinning excellent revenue visibility · £124.5m cash received from the sale of PFI investments Chief Executive Adrian Ringrose commented, "The business continues to progress well in mixed market conditions. Having unlocked material value from our balance sheet we are now well placed to make further progress in our strategic development." Trading Performance The Group continues to perform inline with the Board's expectations. We have won further significant contracts from new and existing clients and continue to benefit from early actions taken to enhance cost-efficiencies. During the second half of the year we have won over £500m of work from clients including NHS, Viridor, Scottish Power Networks, Ministry of Justice, Department for Education, University of Oxford, English Heritage, Northern Powergrid, Malmaison Hotels, West Yorkshire Police Authority, Arabian Industries, Hyundai Engineering, Etihad Airways, and UAE Roads and Transport Authority. PFI divestments On 3^rd of August and 12^th October we disposed, respectively, of half our stake in UCLH and a minority stake in a portfolio comprised of 19 investments. Cash consideration for these transactions, now received, totalled £124.5m. Financial position Following the PFI divestments, the business' financial position has materially strengthened from that reported in the half-year report at 30^th June. - Ends - For further information please contact: Matt Hickman, Investor Relations Manager 0118 960 2280 Robin O'Kelly, Director of Communications 0118 960 2313 Richard Campbell / Ian Brown, Capital MSL0207 307 5334 About Interserve Interserve's vision is to be the Trusted Partner of all our stakeholders. We are one of the world's foremost support services and construction companies, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment and facilities management services for society's infrastructure. Interserve is based in the UK and is listed in the FTSE 250 index. We have gross revenue of £2.3 billion and a workforce of over 50,000 people worldwide. Website: www.interserve.com. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END IMSBKCDDABDDODK -0- Nov/12/2012 07:00 GMT
Interserve PLC IRV Interim Management Statement
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