2015 – Year in review

Roy Frankilin, Keller Chairman

“The 2015 results demonstrate the continued strength of the Group's business.”

Roy A Franklin (Chairman)

Our performance

Revenue (£m)£1,562.4
(2%)
(2014: £1,599.7m)

Operating profit (£m)1£103.4
+12%
(2014: £92.0m)

Operating margin16.6%
(2014: 5.8%)

Profit before tax (£m)1£95.7
+12%
(2014: £85.1m)

Earnings per share (GBP)186.4p
+15%
(2014: 75.3p)

Total dividend per share (GBP)27.1p
+7.5%
(2014: 25.2p)

1 before pre-tax exceptional items of £39.4m (2014: £56.9m). £31.2m of this relates to a partial impairment of the Keller Canada goodwill balance. The balance relates primarily to the amortisation of acquired intangible assets.

“Keller is best placed to gain market share both organically and through further acquisitions.”

Alain Michaelis

Strategy

Growing

Growing our product range and entering new markets, organically and by acquisition

Building

Building strong, customer-focused local businesses

Leveraging

Leveraging the scale and expertise of the Group

Enhancing

Enhancing our engineering and operational capabilities

Investing

Investing in our people

Who we are

We are the world’s largest independent ground engineering contractor, renowned for providing technically advanced and cost-effective foundation solutions.

Our reputation is built on engineering excellence and a commitment to continual innovation.

We operate in over 40 countries: we are the clear market leader in North America, Australia and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Keller at a glance

10,000

staff world-wide in more than 40 countries

Multimedia

Keller at work

Worldwide contacts

Keller is in over 40 countries across five continents

From our history

1954

Keller is established

1984

Keller acquired Hayward Baker (US)

1994

Keller IPO on London Stock Exchange

2002

Acquired Mckinney (US)

2006

Acquired Piling Contractors (Australia)

2015

c.10,000 employees, Acquired Bencor (North America) and Austral (Australia)