Published: 2020-02-28 22:55:00 CET
Silvano Fashion Group
Annual Financial Report

Silvano Fashion Group Consolidated Interim Financial Report for Q4 and 12 months of 2019 (unaudited)

Selected Financial Indicators

Summarized selected financial indicators of the Group for 12 months of 2019 compared to 12 months of 2018 and 31.12.2019 compared to 31.12.2018 were as follows:

in thousands of EUR 12m 2019 12m 2018 Change
Revenue 56 943 62 213 -8.5%
EBITDA 17 004 19 310 -11.9%
Net profit for the period 11 149 11 525 -3.3%
Net profit attributable equity holders of the Parent company 10 663 10 796 -1.2%
Earnings per share (EUR) 0,30 0,30 0.0%
Operating cash flow for the period 15 086 11 240 34.2%
    
in thousands of EUR 31.12.2019 31.12.2018 Change
Total assets 46 309 45 504 1.8%
Total current assets 27 123 34 904 -22.3%
Total equity attributable to equity holders of the Parent company 26 324 27 462 -4.1%
Cash and cash equivalents 5 152 13 603 -62.1%
    
Margin analysis, % 12m 2019 12m 2018 Change
Gross profit 52,1 55,6 -6.3%
EBITDA 29,9 31,0 -3.5%
Net profit 19,6 18,5 5.9%
Net profit attributable to equity holders of the Parent company 18,7 17,4 7.5%
    
Financial ratios, % 31.12.2019 31.12.2018 Change
ROA 22,2 22,9 -3.1%
ROE 38,9 34,7 12.1%
Price to earnings ratio (P/E) 7,3 7,7 -5.2%
Current ratio 2,7 2,4 12.5%
Quick ratio 0,8 1,2 -33.3%

Financial performance

The Group`s sales amounted to 56 943 thousand EUR during 12 months of 2019, representing a 8.5% decrease as compared to the same period of previous year. Overall, wholesales decreased by 13.2%, measured in EUR.

The Group’s gross profit during 12 months of 2019 amounted to 29 651 thousand EUR and decrease by 14.4% compared to previous year. The gross margin during 12 months of 2019 decreased to 52.1%, from 55.6% in the respective period of previous year. The cost of sold goods decreased by 1.1%.

Consolidated operating profit for 12 months of 2019 amounted to 12 712 thousand EUR, compared to 17 736 thousand EUR in 12 months of 2018, decrease 28.3%. The consolidated operating profit margin was 22.3% for 12 months of 2019 (28.5% in 12 months of 2018). Consolidated EBITDA for 12 months of 2019 decreased by 11.9% and amounted to 17 004 thousand EUR, which is 29.9% in margin terms (19 310 thousand EUR and 31.0% for 12 months of 2018).

Reported consolidated net profit attributable to equity holders of the Parent company for 12 months of 2019 amounted to 10 663 thousand EUR, compared to net profit of 10 796 thousand EUR in 12 months of 2018, net profit margin attributable to equity holders of the Parent company for 12 months of 2019 was 18.7% against 17.4% in 12 months of 2018.

Financial position

As of 31 December 2019 consolidated assets amounted to 46 309 thousand EUR representing increase by 1.8% as compared to the position as of 31 December 2018.

Trade and other receivables decreased by 1 038 thousand EUR as compared to 31 December 2018 and amounted to    2 610 thousand EUR as of 31 December 2019. Inventory balance increased by 1 714 thousand EUR and amounted to 19 359 thousand EUR as of 31 December 2019.

Equity attributable to equity holders of the Parent company decreased by 1 138 thousand EUR and amounted to 26 324 thousand EUR as of 31 December 2019. Current liabilities decreased by 4 675 thousand EUR during  12 months of 2019.

Investments

During 12 months of 2019 the Group’s investments into property, plant and equipment totalled 1 216 thousand EUR, in previous year same period 497 thousand EUR. Investments were made mainly into opening and renovating own stores, as well into equipment and facilities to maintain effective production for future periods.

Personnel

As of 31 December 2019, the Group employed 1 888 employees, including 503 people in retail operations. The rest were employed in production, wholesale, administration and support operations. In 31.12.2018 there were 2 073 employees, including 500 people in retail operations.

Total salaries and related taxes during 12 months of 2019 amounted to 13 195 thousand EUR (12 500 thousand EUR in 12 months of 2018). The remuneration of key management of the Group, including the key executives of all subsidiaries, totalled 870 thousand EUR.

Decisions made by governing bodies after Q4 2019

On May 03, 2019 Silvano Fashion Group held its regular Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. The Meeting adopted the following decisions. 

  • The Meeting approved the 2018 Annual Report.
  • The Meeting decided to distribute dividends in the amount 0.20 EUR per share (record date 16.05.2019).

To pay to the entitled shareholders of AS Silvano Fashion Group as dividends EUR 0.20 per share as follows:
-       to pay dividends EUR 0.10 per share by 20 May 2019 latest, (payment completed on 20.05.2019);

  •  to pay dividends EUR 0.10 per share by 10 October 2019 latest, (payment completed on 29.08.2019);
  • The Meeting decided to recall Mr. Ants Susi from the Supervisory Board of SFG. The authorities of Mr. Ants Susi as the member of the Supervisory Board of SFG shall be deemed to have expired as of May 3, 2019.
  • The Meeting decided to elect Triin Nellis as the new member of the Supervisory Board of SFG, whose term of office shall start on May 3, 2019 and expire on June 30, 2021.
  • The meeting decided to amend the remuneration policy of the supervisory board members, approved by the shareholders’ meeting on June 30, 2012 as follows:

  -    to assign monthly gross remuneration of 5,000 euros for the chairman of the supervisory board;
   -    to assign monthly gross remuneration of 2,000 euros for the supervisory board;

  • The meeting decided to amend section 2.2. of the Articles of Association and reinstate it in the following wording: “All shares of the Company are registered shares. The nominal value of a registered share is 0,20 (twenty) cents. A share grants 1 (one) vote at the General Meeting. “;
  • The meeting decided:

  -   The share capital of SFG shall be increased by 3,600,000 EUR from 3,600,000 EUR to 7 200 000 EUR by   the increase of the nominal value of existing shares by 0,10 EUR per share, i.e. from 0.10 EUR to 0.20 EUR;  
  -   The share capital of SFG shall be increased via a bonus issue on the account of the share premium. The bonus issue shall be carried out on the basis of the 2018 annual report, that has been approved by the shareholders together with the decision on the distribution of profit. The bonus issue shall be carried out on the account of the share premium in the amount of 3,600,000 EUR. After the bonus issue, the new size of the share capital shall be 7,200,000 EUR that is divided into 36,000,000 shares with the nominal value of 0,20 EUR each share;
-    The list of shareholders who shall be entitled to participate in the bonus issue shall be fixed as at 17 May 2019 as at the end of the working day of the settlement system. The ex‑date is 16 May 2019; as of this date a person who acquired shares is not entitled to participate in the bonus issue. The increase of the nominal value of the shares shall take place immediately after the registration of the share capital increase with the Commercial Register. As of 15 May 2019, Tartu County Court registered the increase of the share capital to 7 200 thousand EUR according to the resolution of the Annual General Meeting (May 03, 2019).
On June 19,2019 Silvano Fashion Group held its  Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders . The Meeting adopted the following decisions:

 -    To amend section 2.2. of the Articles of Association and reinstate it in the following wording: “All shares of the Company are registered shares. The nominal value of a registered share is 0.10 (ten) cents. One share gives 1 (one) vote at the General Meeting “.

  -    The share capital of SFG shall be reduced by a reduction of the nominal value of the shares by EUR 0.10 per share;
  -    To reduce the share capital, make a payment to the shareholders in the amount of EUR 0.10 per share. No payments will be made to the Company for its own shares. The disbursement shall be made to the hareholders not earlier than three months after entry of the reduction of share capital in the commercial register, provided that the claims submitted by the creditors in due time are secured or satisfied;

-      The share capital shall be reduced in connection with the adjustment of the Company's capital structure and finally the Company's share capital shall be consistent with the Company's strategic objectives. The amount of the reduced share capital is in accordance with the requirements arising from law and the Articles of Association of the Company. Following the decision, the new share capital will amount to EUR 3,600,000, divided into 36,000,000 shares with a nominal value of EUR 0.10 per share;

-     The list of shareholders entitled to the payment of share capital shall be fixed on 04.07.2019. at the end of the working day. Ex-date of the rights attached to the shares is 03.07.2019; as of that date, the acquirer is not entitled to receive any reduction in share capital. As of 23 September 2019, Tartu County Court registered the decrease of the share capital to 3 600 thousand EUR according to the resolution of the General Meeting (June 19, 2019). Payment completed on 27.09.2019.

Consolidated Statement of Financial Position

in thousands of EUR Note 31.12.2019 31.12.2018
ASSETS    
Current assets    
Cash and cash equivalents   5 152 13 603
Current loans granted   2 8
Trade and other receivables 2 2 610 3 648
Inventories 3 19 359 17 645
Total current assets   27 123 34 904
    
Non-current assets    
Long-term receivables   334 292
Investments in associates   82 64
Available-for-sale investments   321 305
Deferred tax asset   905 1 433
Intangible assets   423 261
Investment property   869 851
Property, plant and equipment 4 16 252 7 394
Total non-current assets   19 186 10 600
TOTAL ASSETS   46 309 45 504
      
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY    
Current liabilities    
Short-term finance lease obligations   2 362 0
Trade and other payables 5 6 899 14 163
Tax liabilities   889 662
Total current liabilities   10 150 14 825
    
Non-current liabilities    
Deferred tax liability   14 7
Long-term finance lease obligations   6 333 0
Long-term provisions   61 61
Total non-current liabilities   6 408 68
Total liabilities   16 558 14 893
    
Equity    
Share capital 6 3 600 3 600
Share premium   4 967 8 567
Statutory reserve capital   1 306 1 306
Revaluation reserve   355 355
Unrealised exchange rate differences   -15 697 -14 696
Retained earnings   31 793 28 330
Total equity attributable to equity holders of the Parent company   26 324 27 462
Non-controlling interest   3 427 3 149
Total equity   29 751 30 611
TOTAL EQUITY AND LIABILITIES   46 309 45 504

Consolidated Income Statement

in thousands of EUR Note 4Q 2019 4Q 2018 12m 2019 12m 2018
Revenue 8 12 132 12 378 56 943 62 213
Cost of goods sold   -5 138 -6 227 -27 292 -27 594
Gross Profit   6 994 6 151 29 651 34 619
          
Distribution expenses   -2 958 -3 007 -11 714 -11 963
Administrative expenses   -1 181 -1 101 -4 582 -4 279
Other operating income   81 84 300 281
Other operating expenses   -314 -317 -943 -922
Operating profit   2 622 1 810 12 712 17 736
          
Currency exchange income/(expense)   144 -922 3 057 -2 842
Other finance income/(expenses)   -223 6 -590 61
Net financial income   -79 -916 2 467 -2 781
      
Profit (loss) from associates using equity method   5 2 8 20
Profit before tax   2 548 896 15 187 14 975
        
Income tax expense   -1 163 -138 -4 038 -3 450
      
Profit for the period   1 385 758 11 149 11 525
Attributable to :          
  Equity holders of the Parent company   1 371 938 10 663 10 796
  Non-controlling interest   14 -180 486 729
          
Earnings per share from profit attributable to equity holders of the Parent company, both basic and diluted (EUR) 7 0,04 0,03 0,30 0,30

Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income

in thousands of EUR Note 4Q 2019 4Q 2018 12m 2019 12m 2018
      
Profit for the period   1 385 758 11 149 11 525
      
Exchange rate differences attributable to foreign operations   -1 035 707 -699 715
Attributable to :      
  Equity holders of the Parent company   -1 035 739 -1 001 892
  Non-controlling interest   0 -32 302 -177
          
Total comprehensive income for the period   350 1 465 10 450 12 240
Attributable to :      
  Equity holders of the Parent company   336 1 677 9 662 11 688
  Non-controlling interest   14 -212 788 552

Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows

in thousands of EUR 12m 2019 12m 2018
Cash flow from operating activities   
Profit for the period 11 149 11 525
Adjustments for:   
  Depreciation and amortization of non-current assets 4 292 1 574
  Share of profit of equity accounted investees -8 -20
  (Gains)/ losses on the sale of PPE and IA 50 16
  Net finance income / costs -2 467 240
  Provision for impairment losses on trade receivables 45 5
  Provision for inventories 263 0
  Provision for long-term benefits 0 9
  Provision for deferred tax asset 678 0
Income tax expense 4 038 3 450
Change in inventories -1 714 115
Change in trade and other receivables 944 -871
Change in trade and other payables 114 -1 260
Income tax paid -2 298 -3 543
Net cash from operating activities 15 086 11 240
   
Cash flow from investing activities   
Interest received 12 31
Dividends received 0 3
Proceeds from disposal of property, plant and equipment 84 18
Proceeds from repayments of loans granted 6 0
Acquisition of property, plant and equipment -1 216 -497
Acquisition of intangible assets -219 -156
Acquisition of shares of a subsidiary 0 -8
Net cash used in/from investing activities -1 333 -609
   
Cash flow from financing activities   
Repayment of finance lease -2 988 0
Interest paid  of finance lease -636 0
Dividends paid -7 710 -18 373
Reduction of share capital -10 800 0
Net cash used in/ from financing activities -22 134 -18 373
   
Increase in cash and cash equivalents -8 381 -7 742
Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of period 13 603 21 230
Effect of exchange rate fluctuations on cash held -70 115
Cash and cash equivalents at the end of period 5 152 13 603

Jarek Särgava
AS Silvano Fashion Group
Member of the Board
Phone: +372 6845 000
Email: info@silvanofashon.com

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SFG cosolidated interim financial report for Q4 ad 12m of 2019.pdf