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Trading Update

Released 07:00 17-Jan-2013

RNS Number : 7349V
17 January 2013

17 January 2013


SDL plc


Trading Update


Maidenhead, U.K. - Thursday 17 January 2013 - SDL plc, the leading provider of Global Information Management solutions, today announced revenues and profits for the year ended 31 December 2012.


Revenue is expected to be in a range of £269.0m to £270.0m (2011: £229.0m) compared with consensus expectations of £270.1m.  Profits before taxation and amortisation of intangible assets ("PBTA") for the period are expected to be in the range of £35.0m to £36.0m (2011: £39.7m), compared with consensus expectations of £36.1m.  Net cash in the business at the end of the period was slightly in excess of £6m (2011: £70.4m), reflecting the acquisition of Alterian in January 2012. Gross cash at the end of the period was slightly in excess of £28m (2011: £70.4m).


Commenting on today's announcement, Mark Lancaster said:


"2012 saw another year of organic growth and significant strategic progress with the acquisition of Alterian, bringing marketing analytics, campaign management and social intelligence technologies to create a compelling Customer Experience Management solution."


SDL expects to announce its results for the year ended 31 December 2012 on 12 March 2013 when further details will be provided.





SDL plc

Tel: +44 (0)1628 410 127

Mark Lancaster, Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Knight, Chief Financial Officer

FTI Consulting

Tel: + 44 (0)20 7831 3113

Edward Bridges/Jon Snowball/Emma Appleton



About SDL

SDL enables global businesses to enrich their customers' experience through the entire customer journey.  SDL's technology and services help brands to predict what their customers want and engage with them across multiple languages, cultures, channels and devices.


SDL has over 1,500 enterprise customers, 400 partners and a global infrastructure of 70 offices in 38 countries. 42 out of the top 50 brands work with SDL.  For more information, visit


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