11/05/2017

Micropole: first quarter turnover

Last year’s positive dynamic continues with significant growth in the 2017 1st quarter turnover. Perfectly positioned today on its different markets with high value-added Digital and Data –geared offers, the Group is confident in the sustainable continuation of this growth.

 

Micropole, an International Group in consulting and innovative technologies, specialized in Digital Transformation, Performance Management and Data Governance, achieved 8.9% growth in turnover over the first quarter 2017, to stand at €29.3 m, as opposed to the €26.9 m recorded over the same period in 2016. Like on like, turnover growth stands 7.5%.

 

This new operational performance, clearly higher than the market average, is in line with the prospects announced on publication of the 2016 income statement. It reflects both the excellence and the complementarity of the Group’s offers, ideally positioned to respond to the stakes of digital transformation with which all corporations’ business and IT management are confronted today, and more specifically those linked to Digital usage and Data enhancement.

 

All geographical areas where the Group is established have shown sustained growth over the first quarter. The businesses in France (Paris and the Regions) continue to progress well, (+5%), and the international subsidiaries (Switzerland, Benelux and China) have recorded sustained growth rates (+25%).   

 

In line with its development, the group is specifically investing in three areas in 2017:

  • Human Resources: in an employment market which is again showing signs of tension Micropole pursues its active recruitment policy, notably of business consultant, project manager and data expert profiles, providing opportunities of participation in innovative and complex projects requiring high levels of Business and Technological complementarity.
  • Research & Innovation; a crucial lever to continue anticipating customer expectations and to help us meet their future needs.
  • New offers; by leveraging ever more cutting-edge projects undertaken by the Group, notably relating to new services or new usage, new offers are being packaged or marketed.

 

«In this starting phase of 2017, the Group is benefiting from favorable prospects to meet the ambitious targets which it has set for the year. Our ideal positioning, our multiple development levers and the favorable direction of the market enable us to reassert our confidence in our continued, sustainable growth», commented Christian Poyau, Micropole CEO.

 

Next financial date Thursday July 27th 2017 for publication of the 1st half-year.

The complete financial calendar is available on the Group website.