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BTS Group AB (publ) Year-End Report January 1-December 31, 2012

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

BTS increases earnings

Full year 2012

  • Net turnover amounted to MSEK 770.5 (697.7). Adjusted for changes in foreign exchange rates, growth was 8 percent.
  • Profit before tax increased by 10 percent to MSEK 96.7 (88.3).
  • Profit after tax increased by 10 percent to MSEK 63.7 (57.7).
  • Earnings per share increased by 10 percent to SEK 3.53 (3.20).

The fourth quarter 2012

  • Net turnover amounted to MSEK 213.8 (203.2). Adjusted for changes in foreign exchange rates, growth was 7 percent.
  • Profit before tax decreased by 1 percent to MSEK 34.0 (34.2).
  • Profit after tax increased by 4 percent to MSEK 22.9 (22.1).
  • Earnings per share increased by 4 percent to SEK 1.27 (1.22).

Dividend

The proposed dividend is SEK 1.75 (1.60) per share.

New clients secured during the year included:

ANZ Bank, ESPN Inc, Kemira, Lockhead Martin, Peregrine Semiconductor and Schneider Electric.

For more information, please contact:

Thomas Ahlerup

Senior Vice President

Corporate Communications and Investor Relations

BTS Group AB

Phone +46-8-5870 7002

Mobile +46-768-966 300

E-mail thomas.ahlerup@bts.com

About BTS Group

BTS is a world leading strategy implementation firm. The company accelerates execution by ensuring the workforce is aligned to the strategy, has the right mindset, and has mastered the capabilities needed to deliver business results. BTS leverages customized business simulations and experiential learning initiatives to develop the business acumen, leadership and sales capabilities necessary for superior strategy execution. Partnering with today's leading corporations, BTS consult-ants bring passion and deep industry expertise to deliver high-impact solutions that help clients achieve better results, faster.

Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, BTS has approximately 350 professionals in over 25 offices located on six conti-nents. Partnering with nearly 400 organizations, including more than 30 of the world's largest corporations, BTS's major clients are some of the most respected names in business: Anglo American, AT&T, Chevron, Coca-Cola, Ericsson, HP, Rio Tinto, Sony, Telefonica, and Unilever.

BTS Group AB revenues were SEK 770.5 million in 2011

BTS is a public company listed on the NASDAQ-OMX Stockholm and trades under the symbol BTS b.

For more information, please visit www.bts.com.

Disclaimer

Every care has been taken in the translation of this press release. In the event of discrepancies, however, the Swedish original will supersede the English translation

Source:BTS Group AB