Atos announces preliminary 2021 financial figures below objectives

Paris, January 10, 2022

Referring to EU regulation No. 596/2014, which offers that issuers shall notify the general public as quickly as doable of inside of data immediately related to them, Atos announces right now that the aims communicated to the marketplace on July twelve, 2021 will not be satisfied due to several considerable results described herein beneath.

The figures in this push launch, including the earnings progress at continual currency, operating margin charge and free dollars circulation for the calendar year 2021, are not finalized at this phase nor audited. The thorough entire calendar year figures for 2021, including probable impairment more to the assessment of the recoverable sum of belongings, will be released as prepared on February 28, 2022 (soon after marketplace close).

Rodolphe Belmer, Atos CEO, explained: “I joined the Organization very last 7 days, at the time when the figures were staying collected and consolidated. The present-day state of economical perception prospects us to the obligation to difficulty a income warning right now due to the considerable variance in the economical KPIs. However, most of the items fundamental this severe gap are non-recurring. In particular, the significant gap in Free of charge Income Movement mostly stems from operating money.

I am persuaded that the Organization has the required belongings and all the talents to run a swift turnaround. In this context, I will current at the conclusion of February a new group to the Board of Directors, and in Q2 a system that will exhibit the motorists of this turnaround and the target on profitable progress and price creation.”


Earnings progress

Earnings in 2021 reached c. € 10.eight billion, a lower of c. -2.4% at continual currency.

The variance as opposed to the entire-calendar year objective of “stable” earnings came from:

  • The surprising reassessment of the price tag to go on transformation, replatforming and functions of a economical services BPO agreement, signed in 2018 for fifteen years with a significant British isles economical establishment, foremost to a significant revision of the completion charge on the undertaking, at the conclusion of December 2021, and therefore translating into a adverse earnings effect in 2021.Impact on entire-calendar year earnings progress: c. 70 bps
  • Large Facts/HPCs and Unified Communications & Collaboration undertaking slippages from conclusion of 2021 to 2022 due to provide chain troubles as well as to shopper postponements in Public Sector & Protection in the Netherlands and the British isles.Impact on entire-calendar year earnings progress: c. ninety bps
  • Hold off to 2022 of last agreements with several significant shoppers to get compensated for added perform executed in 2021. These amendments, envisioned to be signed in December, would have led to extra earnings in 2021.Impact on entire-calendar year earnings progress: thirty bps and
  • The minimized level of lower margin components and application resale in December 2021.Impact on entire-calendar year earnings progress: c. 50 bps.


Working margin

Working margin amounted to c. 4% of earnings in 2021. The variance as opposed to the objective of c. six% came mostly from:

  • The reduction of the earnings booked and extra costs in 2021 on the significant BPO agreement in the British isles outlined over.Impact on operating margin charge: c. ninety bps

Additionally, the run section of the BPO agreement on the remaining subsequent twelve years necessitates the provision of c. € sixty five million for upcoming losses under “Other Working Cash flow and Expenses”.

  • Job slippages to 2022 due to provide chain troubles as well as to shopper postponements.Impact on operating margin charge: c. thirty bps
  • Hold off to 2022 of last agreements with several significant shoppers as outlined over to get compensated for added perform executed in 2021.
    Impact on operating margin charge: c. thirty bps and
  • Larger costs than expected in 2021 on settlements to close disputes with several shoppers at calendar year-conclusion.Impact on operating margin charge: c. 40 bps.



Free of charge Income Movement

Free of charge Income Movement is estimated at c. €-420 million. The variance as opposed to the objective of positive free dollars circulation is mostly due to operating money and in particular to:

  • € two hundred million from accelerated provider payments at the conclusion of 2021, as a result of unexpected force from vital suppliers and subcontractors in the last months of 2021
  • € one hundred fifty million of shopper collections postponed from conclusion of 2021 to 2022 due to the late acceptance of assignments by several shoppers which ultimately prevented selection by calendar year-conclusion
  • € sixty million, of which € thirty million relevant to advance payments from shoppers and € thirty million effect from the significant BPO agreement in the British isles outlined herein over and
  • € thirty million from the decreased level of revenue of receivables.

As a reminder, the entire calendar year Free of charge Income Movement figure of €-420 million also comprises the effect of the German turnaround system for €-180 million and a reduction of advance payments from shoppers for €-two hundred million, as communicated on July twelve, 2021.

The Internet Financial debt at the conclusion of December 2021 is envisioned to be at c. €-one.2 billion foremost to a Internet Financial debt on OMDA (under IFRS) ratio of c. Taking into account the Worldline shares masking the Optional Trade Bond, Internet Financial debt on OMDA ratio is estimated at c. .eight.

The aims for 2022 will be released on February 28, 2022 at the occasion of the entire-calendar year 2021 final results launch.


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2021 Goals 2021 Provisional figures
Earnings progress at continual currency Steady c. -2.4%
% Working Margin to earnings c. six% c. 4%
Free of charge Income Movement Good c. €-420 million


Meeting get in touch with

The Administration of Atos invites you to an worldwide conference get in touch with, on Monday, January 10, 2022 at 08:00 am (CET – Paris) chaired by Rodolphe Belmer, CEO.

You can be a part of the webcast of the conference:

  • through the next connection:
  • by phone with the dial-in, 10 minutes prior the beginning time. You should notice that if you want to be a part of the webcast by phone, you need to sign up in advance of the conference working with the next connection:

On registration, you will be delivered with Participant Dial In Quantities, a Immediate Party Passcode and a unique Registrant ID. Through the 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the get in touch with, you will have to have to use the conference entry data delivered in the e mail acquired upon registration.

After the conference, a replay of the webcast will be obtainable on atos.internet, in the Traders segment.


Forthcoming gatherings

February 28, 2022 (After Market Near) Whole Calendar year 2021 final results

April 27, 2022 (Just before Market Opening) Very first Quarter 2022 earnings

May well eighteen, 2022 Yearly General Meeting

July 27, 2022 (Just before Market Opening) Very first semester 2022 final results



Trader Relations: Gilles Arditti – +33 one 73 26 00 66 – [email protected]

Media: Anette Rey – +33 six sixty nine seventy nine eighty four 88 – [email protected]


About Atos

Atos is a worldwide chief in digital transformation with 107,000 employees and annual earnings of above € 11 billion. European selection a person in cybersecurity, cloud and high efficiency computing, the Group offers tailored conclusion-to-conclusion remedies for all industries in seventy one nations around the world. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products and solutions, Atos is dedicated to a safe and decarbonized digital for its purchasers. Atos is an SE (Societas Europaea), listed on Euronext Paris and integrated in the CAC 40 ESG and Future 20 indexes.

The objective of Atos is to enable structure the upcoming of the data area. Its know-how and services guidance the development of know-how, schooling and analysis in a multicultural strategy and add to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the environment, the Group allows its shoppers and employees, and associates of societies at significant to are living, perform and develop sustainably, in a safe and sound and safe data area.



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