News and Press Releases - 2013
July 12, 2013
Results first six months 2013
Marked increase in turnover and profit. The Bossard Group achieved a turnover of CHF 311.5 million in the first six months of the 2013 business year (2012: CHF 251.4 million). This represents an increase of 23.9 percent in Swiss francs. This amounts to a growth in turnover of 22.7 percent based on local currencies.
June 26, 2013
Successful trade seminars in Zug
At the trade seminars held from 4-7 June in Zug, Bossard customers were able to refresh their knowledge, experience the latest innovations in fastening technology and maintain contacts. With a total of 125 participants from all parts of the country this year's edition of the seminar was also a success.
June 20, 2013
Award for CEO David Dean
Bossard CEO David Dean has received the Gold Pin from Obermatt, an international financial research firm. The head of the Zug-based compa-ny, which specializes in fastener technology, earned the honor for the company’s top-ranking investment performance over the last three years.
April 15, 2013
Sales for Q1 2013
The Bossard Group generated a turnover of CHF 156.1 million in the first quarter of 2013. This represents an increase of 22.8 percent in Swiss francs compared to the previous year. The turnover growth in local currencies was 21.8 percent. This jump in turnover is due to the integration of KVT-Fastening which was acquired at the end of November 2012.
March 22, 2013
Completion of capital increase
Bossard Holding AG has successfully completed the capital increase of 665,000 new bearer shares with a nominal value of CHF 10 per share. The new bearer shares have been offered at a subscription price of CHF 100 for each new bearer share to the existing holders of bearer shares. The net proceeds in connection with the capital increase after deduction of transaction costs and taxes will be approximately CHF 79.9 million. This includes the issue of the new bearer shares, the issue of the 675,000 new registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 2 per share, which were fully taken up by the majority shareholder at a subscription price of CHF 20 per new registered share, and also the proceeds resulting from the sale of the subscription rights to bearer shares, held by Bossard Holding AG as own shares.
January 15, 2013
Sales increased slightly
In a challenging market environment that was also marked by conflicting economic developments in Q4 of 2012, the Bossard Group achieved sales of CHF 117.0 million, which corresponds to a 4.7 percent increase compared to last year. In local currency, sales increased by 4.0 percent. Adjusted for the acquisition and sale of shareholdings, sales increased by 1.5 percent in Swiss francs and by 0.8 percent in local currency in Q4 compared to same period last year.
January 11, 2013
Bühler Innovation Partner
Bühler is a specialist and technology partner for plant and equipment and related services for processing basic foods and manufacturing highgrade materials. At this year’s Supplier Excellence Day 2012, 60 of Bühler’s best suppliers worldwide were distinguished. In total, 12 awards were presented in two categories, “Bühler Innovation Partners” and “Supplier Performance”.