EIFFAGE: sales for the fourth quarter of 2012

PR Newswire/Les Echos/ 
8 February 2013 
In millions of euro 
                             4th quarter  4th quarter   % change 
                                  2011         2012
CONSTRUCTION                         1,038       1,068        +2.9%
Of which Property                      196         206
PUBLIC WORKS                         1,019       1,084        +6.4%
ENERGY                                 853         884        +3.6%
METAL                                  212         236       +11.3%
Sub-total Contracting  Activities    3,122       3,272        +4.8%
CONCESSIONS (excluding IFRIC 12)       491         502        +2.2%
TOTAL GROUP (excluding IFRIC 12)     3,613       3,774        +4.5%
Construction revenue of Concessions 
(IFRIC 12)                              13          87         n/m 
In millions of euro 
                              2011    2012     Actual    Like for  
CONSTRUCTION                      3,781   3,798     +0.4%      +3.0%
Of which Property                   575     599
PUBLIC WORKS                      3,889   3,941     +1.3%      +1.4%
ENERGY                            3,143   3,229     +2.7%      +1.3%
METAL                               775     892    +15.1%     +11.7%
Sub-total Contracting Activities 11,588  11,860     +2.3%      +2.7%
CONCESSIONS (excluding IFRIC 12)  2,144   2,175     +1.4%      +2.1%
GROUP TOTAL (excluding IFRIC 12) 13,732  14,035     +2.2%      +2.6%
Of which:
France                           11,579  11,889     +2.7%      +2.8%
Rest of Europe                    1,983   1,903     -4.0%      -2.1%
Rest of world                       170     243    +42.9%     +42.9%
Construction revenue of 
Concessions (IFRIC 12)              186     225           n/m 
With consolidated sales of EUR3.8bn, EIFFAGE posted upbeat performances for the
fourth quarter of 2012, up 4.5% from the fourth quarter of 2011, of which 4.8%
for the Contracting activities and 2.2% for the Concessions. 
For the whole year 2012, consolidated sales came to EUR14.0bn, in line with
management guidance; it is up by 2.6% on a like-for-like basis. 
On an actual basis, consolidated sales increased by 2.2%, with a more 
pronounced increase in France (+2.7%), whereas sales contributed by the rest 
of Europe were down overall (-4.0%) where a number of loss-making activities 
have been discontinued towards the end of 2011. 
In 2012, the Contracting activities recorded a further increase in sales to
EUR11.9bn (up by 2.3% on an actual basis and by 2.7% on a like-for-like basis),
with a particularly strong performance in the fourth quarter (up 4.8% to
Construction: sales of EUR3,798m (up by 0.4% on an actual basis and by 3.0% on 
a like-for-like basis) 
 . In France (EUR3,112m, up 5.3% on a like-for-like basis), EIFFAGE 
CONSTRUCTION continued to post particularly upbeat performances (up by 4%  
over the year as a whole and by 4.5% in the fourth quarter), particularly  
in the Ile-de-France region. As regards the Property business, 885  
residential units were sold in the fourth quarter for a total of 2,785 in  
2012, down by only 11.3% compared with 2011, whereas the sector is expecting 
a far steeper decline. 
 . In Europe (EUR686m, down 6.5% on a like-for-like basis), sales declined 
slightly in the Benelux countries (down 2.0%) but more sharply in Poland 
  (down 26.6%), due notably to a more stringent selectivity of orders intake. 
Public Works: sales of EUR3,941 m (up by 1.3% on an actual basis and by 1.4% on
a like-for-like basis 
 . In France (EUR3,221m, up 2.5% on a like-for-like basis), all of the 
activities of EIFFAGE TRAVAUX PUBLICS performed strongly in the fourth  
quarter, with an overall increase in sales of 6.4%. After trailing by 1.5%  
in the first nine months, the Road Construction and Maintenance business  
posted an increase of 0.4% over the year as a whole. The Large Projects and  
Civil Engineering businesses, recorded an increase of 7.4%. 
 . In Europe, (EUR590m, down 6.5% on a like-for-like basis), activity continued 
to decline in Spain (23.4% decrease in a still depressed economic  
environment whereas activity remained stable in Germany. 
 . In the rest of the world (EUR1 30m, up 14.0% on a like-for-like basis), most 
of the activity was concentrated in Senegal. 
Energy: sales of EUR3.229m (up by 2.7% on an actual basis and by 1.3% on a
like-for-like basis) 
. In France (EUR2,663m, down 0.2% on a like-for-like basis), sales contributed 
by the ENERGY division increased by 1.4% over the year as a whole and by  
2.3% in the fourth quarter, thanks notably to the aeronautics, nuclear and  
space sectors. 
 . In Europe (EUR524m, up 7.5% on a like-for-like basis), after the 7.1% 
decrease recorded in 2011, sales continued to grow in Italy with a 10.4% 
increase, while they recovered significantly in Germany (up 24,1 %), in  
Belgium (up 5,6 %) and in Spain (up 2,1 %). 
 . In the rest of the world, sales remained modest at EUR42m but increased by 
27.3% in 2012.  
Metal: sales of EUR892m (up by 15.1 % on an actual basis and by 11.7% on a
like-for-like basis) 
 . In France (EUR722m, up 5.2% on a like-for-like basis), EIFFAGE CONSTRUCTION 
MÉTALLIQUE recorded an overall increase of 7.1% compared with 2011, fuelled 
mainly by metallic construction (up 5.0%) and facades (up sharply by 32.8%), 
whereas industrial services recorded a slight decrease in 2012. 
. In Europe (EUR103m, up 15.4% on a like-for-like basis), sales increased
slightly in Germany (up 0.8%) but very strongly in Spain (construction of
windmill masts). 
 . In the rest of the world (EUR67m), sales increased nearly threefold (from 
EUR23m in 2011) thanks mainly to work performed in Nigeria on Total's Ofon 
In Concessions, total traffic on the APRR network, as measured by the number 
of kilometres travelled, declined by 2.7% in the fourth quarter of 2012 and by 
1.7% over the year as a whole. 
Light vehicle traffic declined by 1.3% in 2012 mainly because of the
unfavourable weather conditions in the first half, while heavy goods vehicle
traffic declined by 3.8%, still affected by the slowdown in economic activity.
As toll revenues increased by 0.5% and other revenues by 11.3%, sales
contributed by APRR increased to EUR2,039m in 2012, up by 0.8% from EUR2,022m 
in 2011. 
Overall traffic on the MILLAU VIADUCT was down by 1.9% compared with 2011, with
decreases of 1.7% for light vehicles and 3.7% for heavy goods vehicles. Toll
revenues increased by 2.4% to EUR37m in 2012. 
As regards the A65 motorway operated by A'LIÉNOR, overall traffic increased
sharply by 4.6%, with increases of 4.3% for light vehicles and of 9.1% for 
heavy goods vehicles. Toll revenues increased by 9.9% to EUR38m in 2012. 
THE AUTOROUTE DE L'AVENIR  in Senegal generated nearly EUR4m in toll revenues 
in its first year of operation. 
Facilities operated under PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS (PPPs) and other
concessions generated sales of EUR58m in 2012, up 12.9% from EUR51m in 2011
(which included a contribution of EUR13m by Optimep, which was sold at the end
of 2011). 
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The order book came to EUR12.2bn at 1 January 2013, down by 9.7% compared with 
1 January 2012. However, it is up 13% from 1 January 2011 and remains at an
historically high level.

This order book, which represents more than 12 months of Contracting revenues,
ensures a sustained level of activity for 2013.
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Results for the year ended 31 December 2012 will be published on 27 February
after market. 

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Investor contact: 
Xavier Ombredanne
163 Quai du Docteur-Dervaux, 92601 Asnières-sur-Seine Cedex 
Tel: +33 (0)1 41 32 81 44 - E-mail: xavier.ombredanne@eiffage.com 
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