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Elektrobit Group Oyj - Bittium Corporation has published its Interim Financial Statements from the period January 1 - July 1, 2015

August 24, 2015

Bittium Corporation has published its Interim Financial Statements from the period January 1 - July 1, 2015


Stock Exchange Release

Free for publication on August 24, 2015 at 8.02 a.m.

Bittium Corporation has published its Interim Financial Statements from the period January 1 - July 1, 2015

As part of the arrangement to distribute the net proceeds from the sale of its Automotive business to its shareholders, Bittium Corporation has prepared its interim financial statements from the period of January 1 - July 1, 2015. The  audited interim financial statements that includes parent company's and Group's consolidated statement of comprehensive income, consolidated balance sheet, consolidated cash flow statement, notes to the financial statements and report by the board of directors, are attached in whole to this release and are available also at company's internet pages at www.bittium.com .

The interim financial statement includes the profits from the Automotive business and the costs from the transaction of the sale of Automotive business and from the discontinued demerger process. The distributable assets of the parent company in the interim financial statements were EUR 631.5 million, of which the profit of the financial year and retained earnings were EUR 605.8 million. On July 1, 2015 the cash and other liquid assets of the Parent Company were EUR 619.4 million. On July 1, 2015 the Group's cash and other liquid assets were EUR 622.1 million, and interest bearing debt were EUR 7.4 million, of which leasing liabilities represent EUR 1.3 million.

According to the stock exchange release announced today, the Board of Directors of Bittium Corporation proposes to the Extraordinary General Meeting that the net proceeds from the sale of Automotive Business, a maximum of EUR 595 million, will be distributed to its shareholders by repurchasing own shares and option rights in a voluntary public tender offer directed to all shareholders and option right owners of the company. A more specific description of the public tender offer and its conditions is presented in the stock exchange release published today.

Bittium Corporation, balance sheet of the parent company July 1, 2015, FAS, million euros

 ASSETS 1.7.2015 31.12.2014
Non-current assets    
  Intangible assets 0.0 0.1
  Tangible assets 0.1 0.1
  Investments 39.7 86.5
Non-current assets total 39.8 86.6
     
Current assets    
  Receivables    
  Non-current receivables 0.0 0.0
  Current receivables 0.2 2.5
  Current assets total 0.2 2.5
  Financing securities 15.8 21.0
  Cash and bank deposits 603.6 0.9
Current assets total 619.6 24.4
TOTAL ASSETS 659.4 111.1

 SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY AND LIABILITIES 1.7.2015 31.12.2014
Shareholders' equity    
  Share capital 12.9 12.9
  Invested non-restricted equity fund 25.8 25.1
  Retained earnings 59.4 67.1
  Net profit for the period 546.4 -2.4
Shareholders' equity total 644.5 102.7
     
Provisions    
  Provisions, non-current 1.0 0.0
  Provisions, current 3.1 0.1
     
Liabilities    
  Non-current liabilities 0.0 0.0
  Current liabilities 10.8 7.9
Liabilities total 10.8 8.2
SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY AND LIABILITIES TOTAL 659.4 111.1

Bittium Corporation, consolidated balance sheet of the Group July 1, 2015, IFRS, million euros

 ASSETS 1.7.2015 31.12.2014
Non-current assets    
Property, plant and equipment 3.9 10.7
Goodwill 1.4 19.3
Intangible assets 6.6 17.0
Other financial assets 0.1 0.1
Deferred tax assets 0.9 1.7
Non-current assets total 13.0 48.8
     
Current assets    
Inventories 1.8 2.2
Trade and other receivables 22.0 72.5
Financial assets at fair value through profit or loss 15.9 21.0
Cash and short-term deposits 606.2 22.3
  645.9 118.0
     
TOTAL ASSETS 658.8 166.8

SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY AND LIABILITIES 1.7.2015 31.12.2014
Equity attributable to equity holders of the parent    
Share capital 12.9 12.9
Translation differences 1.2 1.5
Invested non-restricted equity fund 25.8 25.1
Retained earnings 588.9 53.8
  628.8 93.4
     
Non-controlling interests    
Total equity 628.8 93.4
     
Non-current liabilities    
Deferred tax liabilities 0.1 0.5
Pension obligations 0.0 3.0
Interest-bearing loans and borrowings (non-current) 0.7 3.8
Provisions 1.2 0.2
  2.0 7.6
Current liabilities    
Trade and other payables 16.4 58.5
Financial liabilities at fair value through profit or loss 0.0 0.2
Provisions 5.0 2.6
Interest-bearing loans and borrowings 6.7 4.5
  28.0 65.8
     
Total liabilities 30.0 73.4
     
Total equity and liabilities 658.8 166.8

Oulu, August 24, 2015

Bittium Corporation

Board of Directors

Further Information:

Veli-Pekka Paloranta

CFO

Bittium Corporation

Tel. +358 40 344 5466

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NASDAQ Helsinki

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Bittium

Bittium is specialized in developing reliable and secure communications and connectivity solutions using the latest technologies and deep knowledge on radio technology. Bittium provides innovative products and customized solutions based on its product platforms, and R&D services for customers in various industries. Bittium also offers high quality information security solutions for mobile devices and portable computers. Net sales of continuing operations in 2014 was EUR 52.7 million and operating profit was EUR 0.8 million. Bittium is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.bittium.com

Appendix:  Bittium Corporation Interim Financial Statements July 1, 2015