MEXICO CITY, Dec. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grupo Elektra, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: ELEKTRA*; Latibex: XEKT), Latin America’s leading specialty retailer and financial services company and the largest non-bank provider of cash advance services in the United States, announced today the amortization of Ps.1,575 million in Certificados Bursatiles.
The payment was done with the company’s own funds, generated from solid financial performance and dynamic operations. During the first nine months of 2015, consolidated revenue grew 4%, boosted by a 20% increase in commercial sales. Operating profit grew 16% and EBITDA increased 10%.
The payment reflects solid results and growing profitability levels and further strengthens the capital structure of the company.
Grupo Elektra (www.grupoelektra.com.mx) is Latin America’s leading financial services company and specialty retailer and the largest non-bank provider of cash advance services in the United States. The Group operates over 8,000 points of contact in Mexico, USA, Brazil, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru, Panama and El Salvador.
Grupo Elektra is a Grupo Salinas company (www.gruposalinas.com), a group of dynamic, fast-growing, and technologically advanced companies focused on creating shareholder value, contributing to build the middle class of the countries in which they operate and improving society through excellence. Created by Mexican entrepreneur Ricardo B. Salinas (www.ricardosalinas.com), Grupo Salinas operates as a management development and decision forum for the top leaders of member companies. The companies include TV Azteca (www.irtvazteca.com), Azteca America (www.aztecaamerica.com), Grupo Elektra (www.grupoelektra.com.mx), Banco Azteca (www.bancoazteca.com.mx), Advance America (www.advanceamerica.net), Afore Azteca (www.aforeazteca.com.mx), Seguros Azteca (www.segurosazteca.com.mx), Totalplay (www.totalplay.com.mx) and Enlace TPE (www.enlacetpe.com.mx). Each of the Grupo Salinas companies operates independently, with its own management, board of directors and shareholders. Grupo Salinas has no equity holdings. However, the member companies share a common vision, values and strategies for achieving rapid growth, superior results and world-class performance.
Except for historical information, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Other risks that may affect Grupo Elektra and its subsidiaries are identified in documents sent to securities authorities.
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