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Total Produce continues strong growth in 2019

Released 07:00 29-Aug-2019

RNS Number : 4794K
Total Produce Plc
29 August 2019
 

                                                                       

     TOTAL PRODUCE PLC
 

RESULTS TO 30 JUNE 2019 

 

Total Produce continues strong earnings growth in 2019

 

 

Total Revenue up 39.6% to €3.051 billion 

 

Adjusted EBITDA up 106.6% to €117.1m

 

Adjusted EBITA up 103.5% to €92.8m

 

Adjusted profit before tax up 57.8% to €65.9m

 

Adjusted fully diluted EPS (excluding impact of new lease accounting standard) up 71.4% to 10.30 cent

 

Adjusted fully diluted EPS up 63.1% to 9.80 cent

 

Interim dividend of 0.9129 cent per share, unchanged

 

 

Performance measures are defined on page 34

 

 

Commenting on the results, Carl McCann, Chairman, said:

 

"Total Produce, the leading international fresh produce company is pleased to report strong results for the first half of the year. As previously announced, the Group completed the acquisition of a 45% stake in Dole Food Company ('Dole'), one of the largest fresh produce companies in the world on 31 July 2018. This is the first full year incorporating the Group's share of Dole's results.

 

Total Produce recorded a 71.4% increase in adjusted fully diluted EPS in the first half year, excluding the impact of the new lease accounting standard, due primarily to the contribution of Dole. This was in turn slightly offset by certain Eurozone markets. The results of Dole are in line with expectations led by a good recovery in the Fresh Vegetables division. The Dole business is seasonal with the greater share of earnings recorded in the first half of the financial year.

 

For the full year, Total Produce continues to target an increase in the adjusted fully diluted EPS, excluding the impact of the new lease accounting standard, in the mid-to-upper single digit range over the 2018 adjusted fully diluted EPS of 13.50 cent.

 

The Group is pleased to announce an interim dividend of 0.9129 cent per share, unchanged on the prior period".

 

29 August 2019

               

For further information, please contact:
Brian Bell, Wilson Hartnell PR - Tel: +353-1-669-0030, Mobile: +353-87-243-6130

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL PRODUCE PLC INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE

  SIX MONTHS ENDED 30 JUNE 2019

 

 

 

2019

€'million

2018

€'million

 

change

 

 

 

 

Total Revenue(1)

3,051

2,187

+39.6%

 

 

 

 

Group Revenue

1,833

1,857

(1.3%)

 

 

 

 

Adjusted EBITDA(1) (after add back of right-of-use asset depreciation)

144.8

56.7

+155.5%

 

 

 

 

Adjusted EBITDA(1)

117.1

56.7

+106.6%

 

 

 

 

Adjusted EBITA(1)

92.8

45.6

+103.5%

 

 

 

 

Operating profit after intangible asset amortisation

60.9

44.9

+35.6%

 

 

 

 

Adjusted profit before tax(1)

65.9

41.8

+57.8%

 

 

 

 

Profit before tax

55.3

42.3

+30.8%

 

 

 

 

 

€'cent

€'cent

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusted fully diluted earnings per share (excluding IFRS 16)

10.30

6.01

+71.4%

 

 

 

 

Adjusted fully diluted earnings per share

9.80

6.01

+63.1%

 

 

 

 

Basic earnings per share

11.23

7.23

+55.3%

 

 

 

 

Diluted basic earnings per share

11.20

7.20

+55.5%

 

 

 

 

Total dividend per share

0.9129

0.9129

-

 

 

(1)    Alternative Performance Measures

The Group uses a number of alternative performance measures (APMs), which are non-IFRS measures to monitor financial performance. These measures are referred to throughout the discussion of our reported operating performance and financial position and are measures which are regularly reviewed by Group management in assessing Group performance. The APMs are defined on page 34 of this announcement.

 

 

 

 

Forward-looking statement

Any forward-looking statements made in this press release have been made in good faith based on the information available as of the date of this press release and are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results or developments may differ materially from the expectations expressed or implied in these statements, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update any such statements whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Total Produce's Annual Report contains and identifies important factors that could cause these developments or the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements.

 

 

Overview

 

Total Produce (the 'Group') has delivered a good performance in the first half of 2019. The results for the period include the Group's 45% share of Dole Food Company ('Dole'). The comparable prior period did not include Dole, as the transaction completed on 31 July 2018 after receiving regulatory approval. Dole's overall business is seasonal with the greater share of adjusted EBITA earned in the first half of the financial year.    

 

Total revenue in the period grew 39.6% to €3,051m (2018: €2,187m), adjusted EBITDA increased by 106.6% to €117.1m (2018: €56.7m) with adjusted EBITA increasing 103.5% to €92.8m (2018: €45.6m). The increase on the comparative period was due to the incremental benefit of the acquisition of Dole offset in part by competitive conditions in certain markets in the Eurozone division and generally more uncertainty surrounding international trade.

 

Excluding the impact from the new lease accounting standard (IFRS 16 Leases), the adjusted fully diluted earnings per share was 10.30 cent, an increase of 71.4% with the increase due to incremental impact of the acquisition of Dole together with the weighting of its profits to the first half of the year. Including the effect of IFRS 16, adjusted fully diluted earnings per share grew 63.1% to 9.80 cent (2018: 6.01 cent).

 

The Group continues to be cash generative with operating cash flows of €30.7m (2018: €37.8m) before normal seasonal working capital outflows.    

 

The Board is pleased to announce an interim dividend of 0.9129 cent per share, which is unchanged on the comparative period.   

 

Operating review

 

The table below details a segmental breakdown of the Group's total revenue and adjusted EBITA for the six months ended 30 June 2019. The European and International operating segments are primarily involved in the procurement, marketing and distribution of hundreds of lines of fresh fruit and vegetables. The Group's 45% share of the results of Dole is included as a separate operating segment. Dole is one of the world's leading fresh producers/marketers and distributors of fresh fruit and vegetables which are sold through a wide network in North America, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. Segment performance is evaluated based on total revenue and adjusted EBITA.

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to 30 June 2019*

(Unaudited)

6 months to 30 June 2018

 

Total

revenue

€'000

Adjusted

EBITA

€'000

Total

revenue

€'000

Adjusted

EBITA

€'000

Europe - Non-Eurozone

766,403

22,678

781,229

21,378

Europe - Eurozone

816,410

11,211

874,218

14,906

International 

604,917

8,945

556,430

9,320

Dole *

891,021

49,987

-

-

Inter-segment revenue

(27,400)

-

(25,377)

-

Total revenue and adjusted EBITA

3,051,351

92,821

2,186,500

45,604

 

*Dole's financial calendar consists of thirteen 4 weekly periods and the first half results are for the first six periods ended 15 June 2019. The Group's share of the adjusted EBITA of Dole above is after the deduction of the Group's share of the non-controlling interests charge within Dole and an allocation of a corporate overhead.

 

Total revenue increased 39.6% to €3,051m (2018: €2,187m) with adjusted EBITA increasing by 103.5% to €92.8m (2018: €45.6m) due to the incremental impact of the acquisition of Dole offset in part by the continued challenging trading environment in certain parts of the Eurozone. On a like-for-like basis, excluding acquisitions, divestments and currency translation, revenues were 2% behind the comparative period with a small decrease in volume  partially offset by price increases.

 

Fresh produce markets particularly in certain parts of Europe were very competitive. The poor weather in California in April to June led to less optimal growing conditions and weaker trading in the strawberry growing operation. There was a small drop in exported goods from the US to India and China due to higher tariffs.

 

Europe - Non-Eurozone

This segment includes the Group's businesses in the Czech Republic, Poland, Scandinavia and the UK. Revenue decreased by 1.9% to €766m (2017: €781m). This was due in particular to the adverse impact of the translation of the results of foreign currency denominated operations into Euro, the cessation of a small distribution business in the second half of 2018, offset in part by the incremental contribution of bolt-on acquisitions. On a like-for-like basis excluding divestments, acquisitions and disposals, revenue decreased by circa 1% with a small decrease in volumes offset in part by a marginal average price increase. Adjusted EBITA increased 6.1% to €22.7m with the benefit of good operating margins and the incremental impact of the cessation of a small loss making distribution business in the second half of 2018.

 

Europe - Eurozone

This segment includes the Group's businesses in France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. Revenue decreased by 6.6% to €816m (2018: €874m) with a 24.8% decrease in adjusted EBITA to €11.2m (2018: €14.9m). Overall trading conditions were challenging, particularly in the Netherlands in the vegetable and salad categories where the market remains very competitive. Trading was satisfactory in Southern Europe but behind a particularly strong comparable period. Excluding the effect of acquisitions and divestments, revenue on a like-for-like basis was circa 6% behind prior year due to volume decreases  partially offset by a marginal price increase.

 

International

This division includes the Group's businesses in North America, South America and India. Revenue increased by 8.7% to €605m (2018: €556m) with the benefit on translation of results to Euro of the stronger US and Canadian Dollar which strengthened by 6.6% and 2.5% respectively. On a like-for-like basis excluding effects of currency, revenue increased circa 2% with higher average pricing partially offset by some marginal volume decline. Whilst domestic US volumes have marginally increased, there was a small drop in US export volumes to India and China due to increased tariffs.  

 

Adjusted EBITA decreased 4.0% to €8.9m (2018: €9.3m) with poor weather in California in April to June leading to weaker trading in the strawberry growing operation. This was offset in part by the strong US and Canadian Dollar which benefitted results on translation to Euro and good performance in some other produce categories.

 

Dole

This segment includes the Group's share of the results of Dole. As noted earlier, the Group completed the acquisition of the initial tranche of 45% of Dole on 31 July 2018 and is equity accounting for its 45% share of the results of Dole on an IFRS basis with effect from 1 August 2018. The 2019 financial year is therefore the first full year to reflect this transaction.

 

Dole's financial calendar consists of thirteen periods of four weeks, and the first half results are for the first six periods ended 15 June 2019. Dole's overall business is seasonal, with the greater share of adjusted EBITA earned in the first half of the financial year. Hence the results for the period ended are not indicative of the results of the operations for a full year. As Dole is more vertically integrated their operations are sensitive to a number of factors including weather related phenomena and the effects on industry volumes, prices, produce quality and costs.

 

On an IFRS basis, Dole has recorded revenues of $2,236m (€1,980m) for the period ended 15 June 2019. Adjusted EBITDA was $161.0m (€142.9m) with adjusted EBITA of $130.3m (€115.6m). Total Produce's 45% share of revenue and adjusted EBITA was €891m and €50.0m respectively.

 

Trading for the period ended 15 June 2019 has been good.  Revenues on a like-for-like basis, excluding the disposal of the salad business in Sweden, were in line with the comparable period. Adjusted EBITDA and adjusted EBITA increased, led by a recovery in the Fresh Vegetable division which was impacted by two industry-wide safety notices in 2018, not directly linked to Dole, which affected romaine lettuce.  

 

Revenues in the Fresh Fruit division were marginally behind the comparable prior period due primarily to unfavourable foreign currency exchange movements in European denominated revenues and the sale of the salad business in Sweden in the first half of 2019.  Revenues in the Fresh Vegetable division were ahead due to higher pricing of fresh packed vegetables and packaged salads, higher volumes of packaged salads offset in part by lower volumes in the fresh packed vegetable business. 

 

Further details on the acquisition of Dole and its financial performance and position for the period ended 15 June 2019 are outlined in Note 7 of the accompanying financial information.

 

Financial Review

 

Impact of IFRS 16 Leases

As explained in detail in Note 1 of the accompanying financial statements, the Group has adopted IFRS 16 Leases (IFRS 16) with effect from 1 January 2019.

 

As a result of initially applying IFRS 16 in relation to leases that were previously classified as operating leases, the Group  recognised €108.2m of right-of-use assets and €115.2m of lease liabilities at 30 June 2019.

 

The incremental impact of adoption of IFRS 16 in the income statement in the period is a reduction in operating expenses of €661,000 and an increase in the net financial expense of €1,495,000. Profit after tax of joint ventures and associates, which includes the Group's 45% share of the results of Dole has decreased by €1,433,000. The incremental impact of IFRS 16 on the adjusted earnings per share for the six month period was a reduction of 0.50 cent per share.

 

Revenue and adjusted EBITA

An analysis of the factors influencing the changes in revenue and adjusted EBITA are discussed in the operating review above.

 

Share of profits of joint ventures and associates
The Group's share of after tax profits of Dole for the period amounted to €18.6m before exceptional items. Post exceptional items the Group's share of after tax profits was €25.6m. Further details of the performance of Dole and its financial position at  the end of the period is outlined in Note 7 of the accompanying financial statements.

 

Excluding the contribution from Dole the share of after tax profits of joint ventures and associates increased in the period to €4.9m (2018: €4.8m). Dividends declared from joint ventures and associates in the period amounted to €6.0m (2018: €5.9m) with €6.3m (2018: €5.9m) received in cash reflecting the Group's continued focus on cash return from these investments.

 

Intangible asset amortisation
Acquisition related intangible asset amortisation in subsidiaries decreased to €5.0m (2018: €5.3m) due to intangible assets becoming fully amortised. The share of intangible asset amortisation within joint ventures and associates was €1.3m (2018: €1.3m).

 

Exceptional items

Exceptional items in the period amounted to a net credit after tax of €8.7m (2018: net credit €7.0m), which relate to exceptional gains on a disposal of an investment and the Group's share of exceptional items within Dole. A full analysis of these exceptional items is set out in Note 5 of the accompanying financial information and has been excluded from the calculation of the adjusted numbers.   

 

Operating Profit

Operating profit before exceptional items increased by 36.1% in the period to €52.4m (2018: €38.5m). Operating profit after these items amounted to €60.9m (2018: €44.9m).

 

Net Financial Expense

Net financial expense (before exceptional items) in the period increased to €5.5m (2018: €3.2m) due to the impact of applying IFRS 16, higher average net debt in the period due to the acquisition of Dole, partly offset by lower cost of funding. The Group's share of the net interest expense of joint ventures and associates in the period was €21.4m (2018: €0.6m).

 

Profit Before Tax

Excluding acquisition related intangible asset amortisation charges and costs, fair value movements on contingent consideration and share of joint venture interest and tax which is netted in profit before tax in the statutory income statement,  the adjusted profit before tax increased by 57.8% in the period to €65.9m (2018: €41.8m) due primarily to the contribution of Dole partly offset by a reduction in profits in some entities in the Eurozone and higher interest charges from funding the Dole acquisition. Statutory profit before tax after these items was €55.3m (2018: €42.3m).

 

 

 

Non-Controlling Interests

The non-controlling interests' share of after tax profits in the period was €6.1m (2018: €7.8m). Included in this was the non-controlling interests' share of exceptional items, acquisition related intangible asset amortisation charges and costs (net of tax impact) of €1.0m (2018: €1.6m). Excluding these non-trading items, the non-controlling interests' share of after tax profits decreased by €2.3m to €7.1m (2018: €9.4m). The decrease in the period was due primarily to a decrease in certain non-wholly owned companies in Europe and North America.    

 

Adjusted and Basic Earnings per Share

Excluding the impact of the new IFRS 16 Leases standard, adjusted fully diluted earnings per share was 10.30 cent, an increase of 71.4% due to the benefit of the Dole acquisition offset in part by higher interest charges to fund the Dole transaction and challenging conditions in some markets in the Eurozone. Including the effect of IFRS 16, adjusted fully diluted earnings per share increased by 63.1% in the six month period to 9.80 cent per share (2018: 6.01 cent).

 

Management believes that adjusted fully diluted earnings per share, which excludes acquisition related intangible asset amortisation charges and costs, fair value movements on contingent consideration, unrealised gains or losses on derivative financial instruments, gains and losses on foreign currency denominated intercompany borrowings, exceptional items and the related tax on these items, provides a fairer reflection of the underlying trading performance of the Group.

 

Basic earnings per share and diluted earnings per share after these non-trading items amounted to 11.23 cent per share (2018: 7.23 cent) and 11.20 cent per share (2018: 7.20 cent) respectively.

 

Note 6 of the accompanying financial information provide details of the calculation of the respective earnings per share amounts.

 

 

Cash Flow and Net Debt

 

Net debt (excluding lease liabilities) at 30 June 2019 was €294.3m compared to €173.7m (excluding restricted cash of €150.2m) at 30 June 2018. The increase reflects the additional finance of €110m required for the Dole investment which completed on 31 July 2018. Net debt at 31 December 2018 was €219.7m with the increase due to normal seasonal working capital outflows in the period. Average net debt for the six months ended June 2019 was €285.9m compared to €169.2m for the six months ended 30 June 2018 and €217.1m for the year ended 31 December 2018 with both 2018 measures excluding the proceeds from the share placing. In addition, the Group has trade receivables financing at 30 June 2019 of €35.0m (30 June 2018: €48.1m and 31 December 2018: €30.0m).

 

The Group generated €30.7m (2018: €37.8m) in operating cash flows in the period before seasonal working capital outflows of €62.2m (2018: €61.4m). Cash outflows on routine capital expenditure, net of disposals, were €9.8m (2018: €11.0m). Dividends received from joint ventures and associates in the period were €6.3m (2018: €5.9m) while dividends paid to non-controlling interests were €9.7m (2018: €7.6m).

 

Cash outflows on acquisitions amounted to €9.9m (2018: €4.0m) with the payments in 2019 primarily due to payment of Dole acquisition fees and some bolt-on acquisitions in the period. Contingent and deferred consideration payments relating to prior period acquisitions were €7.2m (2018: €6.2m). In the period there were cash outflows of €3.8m (2018: €5.0m) on non-routine capital expenditure. The Group distributed €9.8m (2018: €9.5m) in dividends to equity shareholders in the period, representing the payment of the final 2018 dividend. There was a negative movement of €0.7m (2018: positive €6.5m) on the translation of foreign currency denominated debt/cash into Euro at 30 June 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to 30 June 2019

(Unaudited)

6 months to 30 June 2018

(Audited)

Year-ended 31 Dec 2018

 

€'m

€'m

€'m

Adjusted EBITDA

117.1

56.7

133.3

Deduct adjusted EBITDA of joint ventures and associates

(74.6)

(10.1)

(44.5)

Net financial expense and tax paid

(11.2)

(8.8)

(20.5)

Right-of-use asset depreciation net of IFRS 16 lease payments

1.2

-

-

Other

(1.8)

-

(0.2)

Operating cash flows before working capital movements

30.7

37.8

68.1

Working capital movements

(62.2)

(61.4)

(15.2)

Operating cash flows

(31.5)

(23.6)

52.9

Routine capital expenditure net of routine disposal proceeds

(9.8)

(11.0)

(22.1)

Dividends received from joint ventures and associates

6.3

5.9

10.9

Dividends paid to non-controlling interests

(9.7)

(7.6)

(10.5)

Free cash flow

(44.7)

(36.3)

31.2

Cashflow from exceptional items

(0.6)

0.8

3.0

Acquisition payments, net 1

(9.9)

(4.0)

(259.6)

Net cash assumed on acquisition of subsidiaries

0.4

2.3

3.8

Contingent consideration payments

(7.2)

(6.2)

(7.0)

Non-routine capital expenditure/property additions

(3.8)

(5.0)

(7.4)

Dividends paid to equity shareholders

(9.8)

(9.5)

(13.1)

Proceeds from issue of share capital - share placing

-

141.0

141.0

Proceeds from issue of share capital - other

-

0.2

0.4

Other

0.1

(0.2)

(0.6)

Total net debt movement in period

(75.5)

83.1

(108.3)

Net debt at beginning of period

(219.7)

(113.1)

(113.1)

Finance leases reclassified from net debt to lease liabilities

1.6

-

-

Foreign currency translation

(0.7)

6.5

1.7

Net debt at end of period 2

(294.3)

(23.5)

(219.7)

 

 

 

 

Less restricted cash

-

(150.2)

-

Net debt at end of period, excluding restricted cash2

(294.3)

(173.7)

(219.7)

 

 

 

 

1 Includes payments in the period in respect of subsidiaries, non-controlling interests, joint ventures and associates and is net of contributions from non-controlling interests and proceeds on disposal of shares to non-controlling interests. The 2018 full year figure included €5.1m of long term funding to a joint venture in Europe to fund a development.

 

2 Net debt has been defined on Page 34 and excludes lease liabilities.

 

 

Employee Defined Benefit Obligations

The net liability of the Group's defined benefit pension schemes (net of deferred tax) decreased to €8.4m at 30 June 2019 (31 December 2018: €8.8m). The decrease in the net liability during the period was primarily due to a 10% return on pension scheme assets in the period and a reduction in the long term Irish inflation assumption which decreases the net present value of the scheme's obligations. This was offset by the impact of a reduction in the discount rates for the Irish and UK schemes which results in an increase in the net present value of the schemes' obligations. Other post-employment  defined benefit obligations increased to €6.2m at 30 June 2019 (31 December 2018: €5.0m). Further details are outlined in Note 8 of the accompanying financial information.

 

Shareholders' Equity

Shareholders' equity has increased by €16.0m in the six month period to €449.1m at 30 June 2019. On adoption of IFRS 16 Leases, the net impact to retained earnings at 1 January 2019 was a reduction of €6.9m. Profit after tax of €43.6m attributable to equity shareholders was offset by remeasurement losses of €1.1m (net of deferred tax) on post-employment benefit schemes, a currency translation loss of €2.8m on the retranslation of the net assets of foreign currency denominated operations to Euro, a €5.7m movement in the put option liability and the payment of a dividend of €9.8m to equity shareholders of the Company.

 

 

Development Activity

 

The Group made a number of bolt-on acquisitions during the six months ended 30 June 2019 with committed investment of €4.0m including €1.5m of deferred and contingent consideration payable on the achievement of future profit targets.

 

 

 

Dividends

 

The Board has declared an interim dividend of 0.9129 (2018: 0.9129) cent per share, unchanged on the comparative period. The dividend will be paid on 11 October 2019 to shareholders on the register at 13 September 2019 subject to dividend withholding tax. In accordance with company law and IFRS, this dividend has not been provided for in the balance sheet at 30 June 2019.

 

 

 

Post Balance Sheet Events

 

There have been no material events subsequent to 30 June 2019 which would require disclosure or adjustment in the financial statements.

 

 

 

Going Concern

 

The Directors are satisfied that the Group has adequate resources to continue in operational existence for the foreseeable future. Accordingly, they have adopted the going concern basis in preparing the financial statements.

 

 

 

Changes to Board of Directors

 

As part of a planned transition to ensure orderly board succession, and as previously announced, Imelda Hurley, former Director and CFO of Origin Enterprises plc and Helen Nolan, former Company Secretary of Bank of Ireland have joined the Board.

 

Frank Gernon and Jerome Kennedy have advised the Board that they will retire prior to the 2020 AGM.

 

Following these changes, the Board will comprise nine directors, of which three will be executive and six non-executive. 

 

 

 

Summary and Outlook

 

Total Produce, the leading international fresh produce company is pleased to report strong results for the first half of the year. As previously announced, the Group completed the acquisition of a 45% stake in Dole Food Company ('Dole'), one of the largest fresh produce companies in the world on 31 July 2018. This is the first full year incorporating the Group's share of Dole's results.

 

Total Produce recorded a 71.4% increase in adjusted fully diluted EPS in the first half year, excluding the impact of the new lease accounting standard, due primarily to the contribution of Dole. This was in turn slightly offset by certain Eurozone markets. The results of Dole are in line with expectations led by a good recovery in the Fresh Vegetables division. The Dole business is seasonal with the greater share of earnings recorded in the first half of the financial year.

 

For the full year, Total Produce continues to target an increase in the adjusted fully diluted EPS, excluding the impact of the new lease accounting standard, in the mid-to-upper single digit range over the 2018 adjusted fully diluted EPS of 13.50 cent.

 

The Group is pleased to announce an interim dividend of 0.9129 cent per share, unchanged on the prior period.

 

Carl McCann, Chairman

On behalf of the Board

29 August 2019

 

     

 

Total Produce plc

Condensed Group Income Statement

for the half-year ended 30 June 2019

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2019

Pre-

Exceptional

 

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2019

Exceptional items

(Note 5)

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2019

Total

 

 

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2018

Pre-

Exceptional

 

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2018

Exceptional items

(Note 5)

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2018

Total

 

 

€'000

(Audited)

Year ended

31 Dec 2018

Pre-

Exceptional

 

€'000

(Audited)

Year ended

31 Dec 2018

Exceptional items

(Note 5)

€'000

(Audited)

Year ended

31 Dec 2018

Total

 

 

€'000

Revenue, including Group share of joint ventures and associates

3,051,351

-

3,051,351

2,186,500

-

2,186,500

5,043,490

 

-

5,043,490

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group revenue

1,832,598

-

1,832,598

1,857,024

-

1,857,024

3,727,591

-

3,727,591

Cost of sales

(1,582,218)

-

(1,582,218)

(1,606,397)

-

(1,606,397)

(3,220,805)

-

(3,220,805)

Gross profit

250,380

-

250,380

250,627

-

250,627

506,786

-

506,786

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating expenses

(216,556)

1,447

(215,109)

(211,659)

6,386

(205,273)

(432,618)

9,450

(423,168)

 Share of profit/(loss) of joint venture - Dole

18,638

6,997

25,635

-

-

-

(2,697)

(3,658)

(6,355)

 Share of profit of other joint ventures and associates

4,934

-

4,934

4,782

-

4,782

10,868

-

10,868

 Operating profit before acquisition related intangible asset amortisation

57,396

8,444

65,840

43,750

6,386

50,136

82,339

5,792

88,131

Acquisition related intangible asset amortisation

(4,986)

-

(4,986)

(5,251)

-

(5,251)

(10,281)

-

(10,281)

 Operating profit after acquisition related intangible asset amortisation

52,410

8,444

60,854

38,499

6,386

44,885

72,058

5,792

77,850

Financial expense

(5,515)

-

(5,515)

(3,202)

623

(2,579)

(7,365)

(667)

(8,032)

Profit before tax

46,895

8,444

55,339

35,297

7,009

42,306

64,693

5,125

69,818

Income tax expense

(5,964)

304

(5,660)

(7,350)

(18)

(7,368)

(14,619)

(1,395)

(16,014)

Profit for the period

40,931

8,748

49,679

27,947

6,991

34,938

50,074

3,730

53,804

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attributable to:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity holders of the parent

 

 

43,620

 

 

27,142

 

 

35,793

Non-controlling interests

 

 

6,059

 

 

7,796

 

 

18,011

 

 

 

49,679

 

 

34,938

 

 

53,804

Earnings per ordinary share

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

 

 

11.23

 

 

7.23

 

 

9.37

Fully diluted

 

 

11.20

 

 

7.20

 

 

9.34

 

 

Total Produce plc

Condensed Group Statement of Comprehensive Income

for the half-year ended 30 June 2019

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to 30 June 2019

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to 30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

Year ended 31 Dec 2018

€'000

 

 

 

 

Profit for the period

49,679

34,938

53,804

 

 

 

 

Other comprehensive income:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Items that may be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss:

 

 

 

Foreign currency translation effects:

 

 

 

-  foreign currency net investments - subsidiaries

(1,255)

(3,921)

(6,416)

-  foreign currency net investments - joint ventures and associates

(373)

(139)

3,236

-  foreign currency borrowings designated as net investment hedges

(376)

53

(4,387)

-  foreign currency recycled to income statement on joint venture becoming a subsidiary

 

-

 

-

90

Effective portion of changes in fair value of cash flow hedges, net

(78)

336

340

Changes in fair value of cost of hedging, net

145

26

         23

Deferred tax on items above

(2)

(86)

                    (97)

Share of joint ventures and associates effective portion of cash flow hedges

(1,708)

-

51

Share of joint ventures and associates deferred tax on items above

265

-

696

 

(3,382)

(3,731)

(6,464)

 

 

 

 

Items that will not be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss:

 

 

 

Remeasurement (losses)/gains on post-employment defined benefit schemes

 

(665)

 

7,411

6,323

Remeasurement (losses)/gains on other post-employment defined benefit schemes

 

(523)

 

561

354

Revaluation gains on property, plant and equipment, net

-

-

475

Deferred tax on items above

(128)

(1,217)

(1,172)

Share of joint ventures and associates remeasurement losses on post-employment benefit schemes

 

(1,881)

 

-

(1,867)

Share of joint ventures and associates deferred tax on items above

547

-

854

 

(2,650)

6,755

4,967

Other comprehensive income for the period

(6,032)

3,024

(1,497)

 

 

 

 

Total comprehensive income for the period

43,647

37,962

52,307

 

 

 

 

Attributable to:

 

 

 

Equity holders of the parent

37,021

29,392

33,071

Non-controlling interests

6,626

8,570

19,236

 

43,647

37,962

52,307

 

 

 

Total Produce plc

Condensed Group Balance Sheet

as at 30 June 2019

 

 

(Unaudited)

30 June 2019

€'000

(Unaudited)

30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

31 Dec 2018

€'000

 

Assets

 

 

 

 

Non-current assets

 

 

 

 

Property, plant and equipment

176,573

169,836

175,825

 

Right-of-use assets

109,793

-

-

 

Investment property

7,369

7,228

7,344

 

Goodwill and intangible assets

267,112

276,275

266,950

 

Investments in joint venture - Dole

264,426

-

245,881

 

Investments in  joint ventures and associates - other

104,968

104,342

105,172

 

Other financial assets

4,968

712

               3,465

 

Other receivables

24,181

11,660

18,724

 

Deferred tax assets

12,370

11,965

            12,393

 

Total non-current assets

971,760

582,018

835,754

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assets

 

 

 

 

Inventories

84,134

102,569

90,295

 

Biological assets

4,215

3,036

5,066

 

Trade and other receivables

481,996

493,614

392,786

 

Other investments

8,629

-

6,612

 

Corporation tax receivable

2,765

3,702

4,523

 

Derivative financial instruments

4,584

423

4,388

 

Cash and cash equivalents

78,876

231,617

102,299

 

Total current assets

665,199

834,961

605,969

 

Total assets

1,636,959

1,416,979

1,441,723

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity

 

 

 

 

Share capital

4,105

4,101

4,104

 

Share premium

295,454

295,240

295,421

 

Other reserves

(131,604)

(130,674)

(123,057)

 

Retained earnings

281,148

253,974

256,654

 

Total equity attributable to equity holders of the parent

449,103

422,641

433,122

 

Non-controlling interests

95,484

81,136

82,483

 

Total equity

544,587

503,777

           515,605

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities

 

 

 

 

Non-current liabilities

 

 

 

 

Interest-bearing loans and borrowings

217,611

162,498

263,356

 

Lease liabilities

99,276

-

-

 

Deferred government grants

297

360

322

 

Other payables

1,471

816

1,289

 

Contingent consideration and other provisions

12,499

13,545

12,931

 

Put option liability

25,297

38,604

34,975

 

Corporation tax payable

6,658

6,286

6,676

 

Deferred tax liabilities

30,196

27,645

31,140

 

Employee benefit liabilities

16,140

13,842

             15,964

 

Total non-current liabilities

409,445

263,596

366,653

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current liabilities

 

 

 

 

Interest-bearing loans and borrowings

155,558

92,665

58,686

 

Lease liabilities

17,280

-

-

 

Trade and other payables

500,017

538,697

482,934

 

Contingent consideration and other provisions

7,253

13,543

14,333

 

Derivative financial instruments

405

229

296

 

Corporation tax payable

2,414

4,472

3,216

 

Total current liabilities

682,927

649,606

559,465

 

Total liabilities

1,092,372

913,202

926,118

 

Total liabilities and equity

1,636,959

1,416,979

1,441,723

 

 

Total Produce plc

Condensed Group Statement of Changes in Equity

 

for the half-year ended 30 June 2019

 

Attributable to equity holders of the parent

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the half-year ended 30 June 2019 (Unaudited)

Share

capital

€'000

Share

premium

€'000

 

Unde-

nominated capital

€'000

De-merger

Reserve

€'000

Own shares reserve

€'000

Currency

translation

reserve

€'000

Reval-uation

reserve

€'000

Other equity

reserves

€'000

Retained

earnings

€'000

Total

€'000

Non- controlling interests

€'000

Total

equity

€'000

 

As at 1 January 2019  as presented in balance sheet

4,104

295,421

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(22,721)

28,336

2,289

256,654

433,122

82,483

515,605

 

Adjust for impact of transition to IFRS 16

-

-

-

-

-

159

-

-

(6,937)

(6,778)

(1,337)

(8,115)

 

Balance at 1 January 2019 as presented in the balance sheet

4,104

295,421

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(22,562)

28,336

2,289

249,717

426,344

81,146

507,490

 

Adjust for NCI subject to put option transferred for presentation purposes

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(34,673)

-

(34,673)

34,673

-

 

As at 1 January 2019

4,104

295,421

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(22,562)

28,336

(32,384)

249,717

391,671

115,819

507,490

 

Comprehensive income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Profit for the period

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

43,620

43,620

6,059

49,679

 

Other comprehensive income:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Items that may be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Foreign currency translation effects, net

-

-

-

-

-

(1,730)

-

(1,069)

-

(2,799)

795

(2,004)

 

  Effective portion of cash flow hedges, net

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(49)

-

(49)

(29)

(78)

 

  Changes in fair value of cost of hedging, net

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

135

-

135

10

145

 

  Deferred tax on items above

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(11)

-

(11)

9

(2)

 

  Share of JV & associates effective portion of cashflow hedges

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(1,708)

-

(1,708)

-

(1,708)

 

  Share of JV & associates deferred tax on cashflow hedges

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

265

-

265

-

265

 

  Items that will not be subsequently reclassified to profit or loss:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Remeasurement losses on defined benefit pension schemes

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(432)

(432)

(233)

(665)

 

  Remeasurement losses on other post-employment defined benefits

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(540)

(540)

17

(523)

 

  Deferred tax on items above

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(126)

(126)

(2)

(128)

 

  Share of JV & associates  remeasurement losses on post-employment defined benefit schemes

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(1,881)

(1,881)

-

(1,881)

 

  Share of JV & associates deferred tax on items above

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

547

547

-

547

 

  Total other comprehensive income

-

-

-

-

-

(1,730)

-

(2,437)

(2,432)

(6,599)

567

(6,032)

 

Total comprehensive income

-

-

-

-

-

(1,730)

-

(2,437)

41,188

37,021

6,626

43,647

 

Transactions with equity holders of the parent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New shares issued

1

33

-

-

-

-

-

(10)

10

34

-

34

 

Non-controlling interest arising on acquisition of subsidiaries

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1,537

1,537

 

Put option liability extinguished in the period

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

11,657

-

11,657

-

11,657

 

Fair value movements on put option liability

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(891)

-

(891)

-

(891)

 

Dividends

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(9,767)

(9,767)

(9,229)

(18,996)

 

Share-based payment transactions

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

109

-

109

-

109

 

  Total transactions with equity holders of the parent

1

33

-

-

-

-

-

10,865

(9,757)

1,142

(7,692)

(6,550)

 

As at 30 June 2019

4,105

295,454

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(24,292)

28,336

(23,956)

281,148

429,834

114,753

544,587

 

Transfer of NCI subject to put option for presentation purposes

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

19,269

-

19,269

(19,269)

-

 

As at 30 June 2019 as presented in the balance sheet

4,105

295,454

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(24,292)

28,336

(4,687)

281,148

449,103

95,484

544,587

 

 

 

 

Total Produce plc

 

 

Condensed Group Statement of Changes in Equity

 

 

for the half-year ended 30 June 2019 (Continued)

 

 

Attributable to equity holders of the parent

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the half-year ended 30 June 2018 (Unaudited)

Share

capital

€'000

Share

premium

€'000

 

Unde-nominated capital

€'000

De-merger

Reserve

€'000

Own shares reserve

€'000

Currency

translation

reserve

€'000

Reval-uation

reserve

€'000

Other equity

reserves

€'000

Retained

earnings

€'000

Total

€'000

 

Non- controlling interests

€'000

Total

equity

€'000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As at 1 January 2018 as presented in balance sheet

3,468

150,763

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(14,168)

28,035

(10,960)

233,632

259,809

79,774

339,583

 

Adjust for NCI subject to put option transferred for presentation purposes

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(26,788)

--

(26,788)

26,788

-

-

As at 1 January 2018

3,468

150,763

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(14,168)

28,035

(37,748)

233,632

233,021

106,562

339,583

 

Comprehensive income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Profit for the period

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

27,142

27,142

7,796

34,938

 

Other comprehensive income:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Items that may be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Foreign currency translation effects, net

-

-

-

-

-

(4,551)

-

60

-

(4,491)

484

(4,007)

 

  Effective portion of cash flow hedges, net

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

250

-

250

86

336

 

  Changes in fair value of cost of hedging, net

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

31

-

31

(5)

26

 

  Deferred tax on items above

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(78)

-

(78)

(8)

(86)

 

Items that will not be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Remeasurement gains on defined benefit pension schemes

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7,387

7,387

24

7,411

 

  Remeasurement gains on other post-employment defined benefits

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

365

365

196

561

 

  Deferred tax on items above

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(1,214)

(1,214)

(3)

(1,217)

 

Total other comprehensive income

-

-

-

-

-

(4,551)

-

263

6,538

2,250

774

3,024

 

Total comprehensive income

-

-

-

-

-

(4,551)

-

263

33,680

29,392

8,570

37,962

 

Transactions with equity holders of the parent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New shares issued

633

144,477

-

-

-

-

-

(66)

(3,821)

141,223

-

141,223

 

Non controlling interest arising on acquisition of subsidiary

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

758

758

 

Fair value movements on put option liability

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

297

-

297

-

297

 

Joint venture becoming a subsidiary

             -

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

157

157

 

Termination of subsidiary with NCI

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(57)

(57)

 

Contribution by non-controlling interest

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

300

300

 

Dividends

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(9,517)

(9,517)

(7,217)

(16,734)

 

Share-based payment transactions

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

288

-

288

-

288

 

Total transactions with equity holders of the parent

633

144,477

-

-

-

-

-

519

(13,338)

132,291

(6,059)

126,232

 

As at 30 June 2018

4,101

295,240

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(18,719)

28,035

(36,966)

253,974

394,704

109,073

503,777

 

Transfer of NCI subject to put option for presentation purposes

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

27,937

-

27,937

(27,937)

-

 

As at 30 June 2018 as presented in the balance sheet

4,101

295,240

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(18,719)

28,035

(9,029)

253,974

422,641

81,136

503,777

 

                                                   
 

 

Total Produce plc

Condensed Group Statement of Changes in Equity

for the half-year ended 30 June 2019 (Continued)

 

Attributable to equity holders of the parent

 

 

 

 

For the year ended 31 December 2018 (Unaudited)

 

Share

capital

€'000

 

Share

premium

€'000

Undenominated capital

€'000

 

De-merger

reserve

€'000

Own shares

reserve

€'000

Currency

translation

reserve

€'000

Reval-uation

reserve

€'000

Other equity

Reserves

€'000

 

Retained

earnings

€'000

 

 

Total

€'000

Non-controlling

interests

€'000

 

Total

equity

€'000

 

As at 1 January 2018 as presented in the balance sheet

3,468

150,763

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(14,168)

28,035

(10,960)

233,632

259,809

79,774

339,583

 

Adjust for NCI subject to put option transferred for presentation purposes

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(26,788)

-

(26,788)

26,788

-

 

As at 1 January 2018

3,468

150,763

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(14,168)

28,035

(37,748)

233,632

233,021

106,562

339,583

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comprehensive income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Profit for the year

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

35,793

35,793

18,011

53,804

 

Other comprehensive income:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Items that may be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foreign currency translation effects, net

-

-

-

-

-

(8,553)

-

154

-

(8,399)

922

(7,477)

 

Effective portion of cash flow hedges, net

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

248

-

248

92

340

 

Changes in fair value of cost of hedging, net

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(14)

-

(14)

37

23

 

Deferred tax on items above

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(63)

-

(63)

(34)

(97)

 

Share of JV & associates effective portion of cash flow hedges

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

51

-

51

-

51

 

Share of JV & associates deferred tax on items above

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

696

-

696

-

696

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Items that will not be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revaluation gains on property, plant and equipment, net

-

-

-

-

-

-

409

-

-

409

66

475

 

Remeasurement gains on defined benefit pension schemes

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6,306

6,306

17

6,323

 

Remeasurement gains on other post-employment defined benefits

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

230

230

124

354

 

Deferred tax on items above

-

-

-

-

-

-

(108)

-

(1,065)

(1,173)

1

(1,172)

 

Share of JV & associates remeasurement losses on defined benefit pension schemes

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

(1,867)

 

(1,867)

 

-

 

(1,867)

 

Share of JV & associates deferred tax on items above

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

854

854

-

854

 

Total other comprehensive income

-

-

-

-

-

(8,553)

301

1,072

4,458

(2,722)

1,225

(1,497)

 

Total comprehensive income

-

-

-

-

-

(8,553)

301

1,072

40,251

33,071

19,236

52,307

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transactions with equity holders of the parent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New shares issued

636

144,658

-

-

-

-

-

(97)

(3,790)

141,407

-

141,407

 

Non-controlling interest arising on acquisition of subsidiaries

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2,314

2,314

 

Recognition of put option liability on acquisition

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(896)

-

(896)

-

(896)

 

Fair value movements on put option liability

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4,728

-

4,728

-

4,728

 

Acquisition of non-controlling interests

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(388)

(388)

(723)

(1,111)

 

Disposal of shareholding to non-controlling interest

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

11

11

275

286

 

Contribution by non-controlling interest

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

130

130

 

Dividends 

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

(13,062)

(13,062)

(10,638)

(23,700)

 

Share-based payment transactions

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

557

-

557

-

557

 

Total transactions with equity holders of the parent

636

144,658

-

-

-

-

-

4,292

(17,229)

132,357

(8,642)

123,715

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As at 31 December 2018

4,104

295,421

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(22,721)

28,336

(32,384)

256,654

398,449

117,156

515,605

 

Transfer of NCI subject to put option for presentation purposes

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

34,673

-

34,673

(34,673)

-

 

As at 31 December 2018 as presented in the balance sheet

4,104

295,421

140

(122,521)

(8,580)

(22,721)

28,336

2,289

256,654

433,122

82,483

515,605

 

 

Total Produce plc

 

Condensed Group Statement of Cash Flows

 

for the half-year ended 30 June 2019

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2019

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

Year ended

31 Dec 2018

€'000

Net cash flows from operating activities (Note 12)

(26,570)

(23,623)

44,943

 

 

 

 

Investing activities

 

 

 

Acquisition of subsidiaries

(2,200)

(1,899)

(2,496)

Cash assumed on acquisition of subsidiaries, net

401

2,334

3,833

Acquisition of, and investment in,  joint ventures and associates

(7,715)

(2,371)

(251,949)

Payments of contingent consideration

(7,205)

(6,234)

(7,009)

Acquisition of other investments

-

(5)

-

Proceeds from disposal of joint ventures and associates

48

22

-

Disposal of investment in subsidiary to non-controlling interests

-

-

286

Acquisition of property, plant and equipment

(11,916)

(14,179)

(25,942)

Acquisition of intangible assets - computer software

(1,904)

(2,000)

(4,352)

Acquisition of intangible assets - brands

-

(20)

(19)

Development expenditure capitalised

(56)

(93)

(121)

Proceeds from disposal of property, plant and equipment -routine

301

229

797

Proceeds from exceptional items

2,396

849

5,876

Dividends received from joint ventures and associates

6,282

5,903

10,908

Government grants received

-

-

11

Net cash flows from investing activities

(21,568)

(17,464)

(270,177)

 

 

 

 

Financing activities

 

 

 

Drawdown of borrowings

135,062

84,090

436,319

Repayment of borrowings

(111,788)

(71,036)

(329,766)

Proceeds from the issue of share capital

34

141,223

141,408

Capital element of finance lease repayments

-

(331)

(681)

Lease payments

(7,959)

-

-

Acquisition of non-controlling interests

-

-

(490)

Capital contribution by non-controlling interests

-

300

130

Dividends paid to non-controlling interests

(9,687)

(7,585)

(10,535)

Dividends paid to equity holders of the parent

(9,767)

(9,517)

(13,062)

Net cash flows from financing activities

(4,105)

137,144

223,323

 

 

 

 

Net (decrease)/increase in cash, cash equivalents and overdrafts

(52,243)

96,057

(1,911)

Cash, cash equivalents and overdrafts at start of period

92,739

88,979

88,979

Net foreign exchange difference

(79)

5,978

5,671

Cash, cash equivalents and overdrafts at end of

  the period (Note 13)

40,417

191,014

92,739

 

 

 

 

Less restricted cash *

-

(150,185)

-

Cash, cash equivalents and overdrafts, excluding restricted cash (Note 13)

 

40,417

 

40,829

92,739

         
 

 

Condensed Summary Group Reconciliation of Net Debt

 

for the half-year ended 30 June 2019

 

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2019

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

Year ended

31 Dec 2018

€'000

Net (decrease) /increase in cash, cash equivalents and overdrafts

(52,243)

96,057

(1,911)

Drawdown of borrowings

(135,062)

(84,090)

(436,319)

Repayment of borrowings

111,788

71,036

329,766

Capital element of finance lease repayments

-

331

681

Other movements on finance leases

-

(253)

(500)

Foreign exchange movement

(669)

6,499

1,666

Movement in net debt

(76,186)

89,580

(106,617)

Finance leases reclassified from net debt on adoption of IFRS 16

1,636

-

-

Net debt at beginning of the period

(219,743)

(113,126)

(113,126)

Net debt at end of the period1 (Note 13)

(294,293)

(23,546)

(219,743)

 

 

 

 

Less restricted cash *

-

(150,185)

-

Net debt at end of the period, excluding restricted cash1 (Note 13)

 

(294,293)

 

(173,731)

 

(219,743)

         

 

*The restricted cash of €150.2m related to the proceeds of €141m from the share placing (net of associated costs) that were used to purchase dollars. The €150.2m is the retranslated amount of the US Dollar deposit including accrued interest income. This deposit was held in escrow at 30 June 2018 pending completion of the Dole transaction.

 

1Net debt is defined on page 34 and excludes lease liabilities.

 

  

     

  

Total Produce plc

Notes to the Interim Results for the half-year ended 30 June 2019

 

1.

Basis of preparation

 

 

The condensed consolidated interim financial statements of Total Produce plc as at, and for the six months ended 30 June 2019, have been prepared in accordance with IAS 34 Interim Financial Reporting, as adopted by the EU. The accounting policies and methods of computation adopted in the preparation of the financial information are consistent with those set out in the Group's consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2018, with the exception of those disclosed below, which were prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as adopted by the EU.

 

The interim financial information for both the six months ended 30 June 2019 and the comparative six months ended 30 June 2018 is unaudited. The financial information for the year ended 31 December 2018 represents an abbreviated version of the Group's statutory financial statements for that year. Those statutory financial statements contained an unqualified audit report and have been filed with the Registrar of Companies.

 

The preparation of interim financial statements requires management to make judgements, estimates and assumptions that affect the application of accounting policies and the reported amounts of assets and liabilities, income and expense. Actual results may differ from these estimates. In preparing these condensed consolidated interim financial statements, the significant judgements made by management in applying the Group's accounting policies and the key sources of estimation uncertainty were the same as those applied to the consolidated financial statements as at and for the year ended 31 December 2018.

 

Changes in significant accounting policy and disclosures

Except as described below, the accounting policies applied in these interim financial statements are the same as those applied in the Group's consolidated financial statements as at 31 December 2018.

 

The changes in accounting policy will be reflected in the Group's consolidated financial statements as at 31 December 2019.

 

The Group has initially adopted IFRS 16 Leases with effect from 1 January 2019

 

A number of new standards are also effective from 1 January 2019 but they have not had a material impact on the Group's consolidated financial statements.

 

IFRS 16 Leases

 

The Group has initially adopted IFRS 16 Leases with effect from 1 January 2019.

 

IFRS 16 introduces a single lessee accounting model to be adopted and accordingly the majority of all lease agreements will now result in the recognition of a right-of-use asset and a lease liability on the balance sheet. This will increase the Group's recognised assets and liabilities. The income statement charge in relation to all leases will now comprise a depreciation element relating to the right-of-use asset and also a financing charge relating to the lease liability. Lessor accounting remains similar to previous accounting policies.

 

The Group has applied IFRS 16 using the modified retrospective approach on transition, under which the cumulative effect of initial application is recognised in equity as an adjustment to the opening balance of retained earnings, non-controlling interest and currency translation reserve at 1 January 2019. The comparative information for prior periods has not been re-stated. It is presented as previously reported under IAS 17 and related interpretations.

 

The details of the changes in accounting policies are disclosed below:

 

Definition of a lease

Under IFRS 16 a contract is, or contains a lease if the contract conveys the right to control the use of an identified asset for a period of time in exchange for consideration.  On transition to IFRS 16, the Group used the practical expedient to grandfather the assessment of which contracts were leases and therefore applied IFRS 16 on transition only to those contracts that had previously been identified as leases.

 

Changes as a lessee

As a lessee, the Group previously classified leases as operating or finance leases based on whether the lease transferred substantially all of the risks and rewards of ownership.  Under IFRS 16, the Group recognises right-of-use-assets and lease liabilities for most leases on its balance sheet. However, the Group has elected not to recognise right-of-use assets and lease liabilities for some short-term leases and leases of low-value assets. The Group recognises the lease payments for these leases as an expense on a straight-line basis over the lease term.

 

Accounting policies applied in respect of leases

 

The Group recognises a right-of-use asset and a lease liability at the lease commencement date.

 

The right-of-use asset is initially measured at cost and subsequently at cost less accumulated depreciation and impairments and adjusted for certain remeasurements of the lease liability. The cost of the right-of-use asset includes the lease liability recognised, any initial direct costs, restoration costs and payments made on or before the lease commencement date less any lease incentives received. The right-of-use asset is depreciated on a straight line basis over the lower of the lease term and the useful life of the asset. Where the lease contains a purchase option and the lessee is reasonably certain to exercise the purchase option the asset is depreciated over the useful life of the asset. Right-of-use assets are subject to impairment testing.

 

 

 

The lease liability is initially measured as the present value of the lease payments to be made over the term of the lease, discounted using the rate implicit in the lease or, where this is not available, the Group's incremental borrowing rate. Lease payments include fixed and variable lease payments and amounts expected to be paid under residual value guarantees. Lease payments also include the exercise price of a purchase option where the Group is reasonably certain that they will exercise the option and also any termination costs associated with a lease where the lease term reflects the termination of the lease.

 

The lease liability is subsequently increased by the interest cost of the lease liability and decreased by lease payments made. The lease liability is remeasured when there is a change in future lease payments as a result of a change in an index or rate, a change in the amount expected to be paid under a residual value guarantee, or a change in the assessment of whether a purchase or termination option is reasonably expected to be exercised or not exercised. The Group has availed of the practical expedient not to separate lease components from any associated non-lease components for leases of plant and equipment and motor vehicles.

 

The Group has applied judgement in determining the lease term for leases where they are the lessee and the lease contract contains renewal and/or termination options. The assessment of whether the Group is reasonably certain to exercise such options impacts the lease term which in turn impacts the right-of-use asset and lease liability to be recognised.

 

Transition

At transition, for leases previously classified as operating leases under IAS 17, lease liabilities were measured as the present value of the remaining lease payments, discounted at the incremental borrowing rate at 1 January 2019. Right-of-use assets were measured at either:

§  their carrying amount if IFRS 16 had been applied since the commencement date, discounted using the incremental borrowing rate at 1 January 2019. The Group applied this approach for certain property leases; or

§  an amount equal to the lease liability, adjusted by the amount of any prepaid or accrued lease payments. The Group applied this approach to all other leases.

 

The Group used the following practical expedients when applying IFRS 16 to leases previously classified as operating leases under IAS 17:

§  Applied the exemption not to recognise right-of-use assets and lease liabilities for leases with less than 12 months of a lease term.

§  Excluded initial direct costs from measuring the right-of-use asset at the date of initial application.

§  Used hindsight when determining the lease term if the contract contained options to extend or terminate the lease.

 

At transition, for leases previously classified as finance leases under IAS 17, the carrying amount of the right-of use asset and lease liability at 1 January 2019 were determined at the carrying amount of the lease asset and lease liability under IAS 17  immediately before that date.

 

Impact on the financial statements

 

Impact on transition

On transition to IFRS 16, the Group recognised additional right-of-use assets, lease liabilities and restoration provisions with the difference being recognised in reserves. The impact on transition is summarised below:

 

 

1 January 2019

€'000

Right-of-use assets

115,336

Lease liabilities

(121,101)

Restoration provisions 

(905)

Investment in joint ventures and associates - Dole

(3,326)

Prepayments

1,513

Deferred tax asset

368

Retained earnings

6,937

Non-controlling interests

1,337

Currency translation reserve

(159)

 

When measuring lease liabilities for leases that were classified as operating leases, the Group discounted lease payments using its incremental borrowing rate at 1 January 2019. The weighted average rate applied was 2.6%.

 

The lease liabilities recognised at 1 January 2019 can be reconciled to the operating lease commitments as at 31 December 2018 as follows:

 

 

€'000

Operating lease commitment at 31 December 2018

86,583

Extension options reasonably certain to be exercised

59,416

Non-lease components

3,360

Commitments relating to low value and short-term leases

(997)

Lease contracts not commenced at 1 January 2019

(5,635)

Effect of discounting

(21,626)

Finance lease liabilities recognised at 31 December 2018

1,636

Lease liabilities at 1 January 2019

122,737

 

 

Impact on the Balance Sheet in the period

 

As a result of initially applying IFRS 16, in relation to leases that were previously classified as operating leases, the Group recognised €108.2m of right-of-use assets and €115.2m of lease liabilities at 30 June 2019.

 

The carrying amount of right-of-use assets are as follows;

 

 

Land and

buildings

€'000

Plant and

equipment

€'000

Motor

vehicles

€'000

 

Total

€'000

 

 

 

 

 

 Reclassification of assets held under finance leases from Property, plant and equipment  on adoption of IFRS 16

 

-

 

379

 

1,521

 

1,900

Arising on adoption of IFRS 16

105,372

5,920

4,044

115,336

Additions in period

1,486

185

626

2,297

Arising on acquisition of a business

469

-

-

469

Arising on business disposals

(645)

-

-

(645)

Termination of leases

-

-

(21)

(21)

Depreciation charge

(7,207)

(849)

(1,118)

(9,174)

Foreign exchange movement

(242)

(92)

(35)

(369)

Carrying value at 30 June 2019

99,233

5,543

5,017

109,793

 

The carrying amount of lease liabilities are as follows:

 

2019

€'000

 

 

Reclassification of finance leases on adoption of IFRS 16

1,636

Arising on adoption of IFRS 16

121,101

New leases arising in period

2,297

Arising on acquisition of a business

469

Arising on business disposals

(654)

Leases terminated

(21)

Lease payments

(9,466)

Interest

1,507

Foreign exchange movement

(313)

Balance at 30 June 2019

116,556

 

Impact on the income statement in the period

 

For subsidiaries in relation to those leases previously classified as operating leases, under IFRS 16, the Group has recognised depreciation and interest costs instead of an operating lease expense. During the six months to 30 June 2019 the Group recognised €8,902,000 of depreciation costs and €1,495,000 of interest costs from these leases. Under IAS 17 the operating lease cost associated with these leases would have been €9,563,000.

 

The Group's share of depreciation costs and of interest costs of joint ventures and associates from leases that would previously have been classified as operating leases amounted to €16,607,000 and €5,047,000 respectively. Under IAS 17 the Group's share of the operating lease cost associated with these leases would have been €20,057,000.

 

The net incremental impact on Group's profit after tax and non-controlling interests in the period was a decrease of €1,936,000.

 

The incremental impact of IFRS 16 on adjusted fully diluted earnings per share was a decrease of 0.50 cent for the six month period.

   

 

2.

Translation of foreign currencies

 

The reporting currency of the Group is Euro. The exchange rates used for the translation of the results and balance sheets into Euro are as follows:

 

Average rate

6 months to

Closing rate

 

 

30 June

2019

30 June

2018

% change

30 June

2019

31 Dec 

2018

% change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brazilian Real

4.3410

4.2036

(3.3%)

4.3511

4.4440

2.1%

 

Canadian Dollar

1.5066

1.5450

2.5%

1.4886

1.5601

4.6%

 

Czech Koruna

25.6785

25.5830

(0.4%)

25.4472

25.7240

1.1%

 

Danish Kroner

7.4661

7.4480

(0.2%)

7.4647

7.4668

0.0%

 

Indian Rupee

79.0941

79.4801

0.5%

78.4129

79.5453

1.4%

 

Polish Zloty

4.2915

4.2195

(1.7%)

4.2454

4.2973

1.2%

 

Pound Sterling

0.8712

0.8787

0.9%

0.8955

0.8986

0.3%

 

Swedish Krona

10.5308

10.1669

(3.6%)

10.5577

10.2188

(3.3%)

 

US Dollar

1.1296

1.2100

6.6%

1.1371

1.1445

0.6%

 

                 

 

3.

Segmental Analysis

 

 

The table below details a segmental breakdown of the Group's total revenue and adjusted EBITA for the six months ended 30 June 2019, the six months ended 30 June 2018 and the full year ended 31 December 2018.

 

In accordance with IFRS 8, the Group's reportable operating segments based on how performance is currently assessed and resources are allocated are as follows:

 

 

-

Europe - Non-Eurozone: This operating segment is an aggregation of six operating segments in the Czech Republic, Poland, Scandinavia and the United Kingdom primarily involved in the procurement, marketing and distribution of fresh produce. Up to the middle of 2018 it also included a small healthfoods business that has been discontinued. These operating segments have been aggregated because they have similar economic characteristics.

 

-

Europe - Eurozone: This reportable segment is an aggregation of thirteen operating segments principally in France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain primarily involved in the procurement, marketing and distribution of fresh produce and some healthfoods and consumer goods products. These operating segments have been aggregated because they have similar economic characteristics.

 

-

International: This segment is an aggregation of five operating segments in North America, one in South America and one in India primarily involved in the procurement, marketing and distribution of fresh produce. These operating segments have been aggregated because they have similar customer profiles and primarily transact in US Dollar.

 

-

Dole: This operating segment represents the Group's 45% interest in Dole. Dole is one of the world's leading producers, marketers and distributors of fresh fruit and vegetables. It has an iconic brand and leading market positions and scale. It is one of the world's largest producers of bananas and pineapples and a leader in other fresh fruits, value added and fresh-packed vegetables and berries. In terms of market share they hold the number one and three positions respectively for bananas in North America and Europe and are number two and three respectively for pineapples in North America and Europe. They sell and distribute throughout a wide network in North America, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.

 

Segment performance is evaluated based on total revenue and adjusted EBITA. Management believes that adjusted EBITA, while not a defined term under IFRS, gives a fair reflection of the underlying trading performance of the Group. Adjusted EBITA represents earnings before interest, tax, acquisition related intangible asset amortisation charges and costs, fair value movements on contingent consideration, unrealised gains or losses on derivative financial instruments, gains and losses on foreign currency denominated intercompany borrowings and exceptional items. It also excludes the Group's share of these items within joint ventures and associates. Adjusted EBITA is therefore measured differently from operating profit in the Group financial statements as explained and reconciled in full detail in the analysis that follows.

 

Finance costs, finance income and income taxes are managed on a centralised basis. These items are not allocated between operating segments for the purpose of the information presented to the Chief Operating Decision Maker ('CODM') and are accordingly omitted from the detailed segmental analysis that follows.

  

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2019

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2018

(Audited)

Year ended

31 Dec 2018

 

Total

revenue

€'000

Adjusted

EBITA

€'000

Total

revenue

€'000

Adjusted

EBITA

€'000

Total

revenue

€'000

Adjusted

EBITA

€'000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Europe - Non-Eurozone

766,403

22,678

781,229

21,378

1,511,780

41,593

Europe - Eurozone

816,410

11,211

874,218

14,906

1,716,584

27,252

International 

604,917

8,945

556,430

9,320

1,175,297

18,880

Dole*

891,021

49,987

-

                    -

692,239

10,297

Inter-segment revenue**

(27,400)

(25,377)

(52,410)

Total revenue and adjusted EBITA

3,051,351

92,821

2,186,500

45,604

5,043,490

98,022

                                                                                                                                                 

*Dole's financial calendar consists of thirteen 4 weekly periods and the first half results are for the first six periods ended 15 June 2019. The Group's share of the adjusted EBITA of Dole above is after the deduction of the Group's share of the non-controlling interests charge within Dole and an allocation of corporate overhead

**All inter-segment revenue transactions are at arm's length.

 

Reconciliation of segmental profit to operating profit

 

Below is a reconciliation of adjusted EBITA per the Group's management reports to operating profit and profit before tax as presented in the Group income statement:

 

 

Note

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2019

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

Year ended

31 Dec 2018

€'000

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusted EBITA per management reporting

 

92,821

45,604

98,022

 

 

 

 

 

Acquisition related intangible asset amortisation within subsidiaries

 

(i)

 

(4,986)

 

(5,251)

 

(10,281)

Share of joint ventures and associates acquisition related intangible asset amortisation 

 

(i)

 

(1,349)

 

(1,323)

 

(2,684)

Fair value movements on contingent consideration

(ii)

1,067

1,581

4,043

Acquisition related costs within subsidiaries

(iii)

(23)

(101)

(105)

Share of joint ventures and associates net financial expense

(iv)

(21,359)

(610)

(13,784)

Share of joint ventures and associates tax (before tax on exceptional items)

(iv)

 

(13,761)

 

(1,401)

 

(3,153)

Operating profit before exceptional items

 

52,410

38,499

72,058

Net financial expense before exceptional items

(v)

(5,515)

(3,202)

(7,365)

Profit before tax before exceptional items

 

46,895

35,297

64,693

Exceptional items (Note 5)

(vi)

8,444

7,009

5,125

Profit before tax after exceptional items

 

55,339

42,306

69,818

 

 

 

(i)

Acquisition related intangible asset amortisation charges are not allocated to operating segments in the Group's management reports.

 

(ii)

Fair value movements on contingent consideration are not allocated to operating segments in the Group's management reports.

 

(iii)

Acquisition related costs are transaction costs directly related to the acquisition of subsidiaries and are not allocated to operating segments in the Group's management reports.

 

(iv)

Under IFRS, included within profit before tax is the Group's share of joint ventures and associates profit after acquisition related intangible amortisation charges and costs, tax and interest. In the Group's management reports these items are excluded from the adjusted EBITA calculation.

 

(v)

Financial income and expense is primarily managed at Group level, and is therefore not allocated to individual operating segments in the Group's management reports.

 

(vi)

Exceptional items (Note 5) are not allocated to operating segments in the Group's management reports.

 

             

   

4.

Adjusted profit before tax, adjusted EBITA and adjusted EBITDA

 

For the purpose of assessing the Group's performance, Total Produce management believe that adjusted EBITDA, adjusted EBITA, adjusted profit before tax and adjusted earnings per share (Note 6) are the most appropriate measures of the underlying performance of the Group.

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2019

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to

 30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

Year-ended

 31 Dec 2018

€'000

 

 

 

 

Profit before tax per income statement

55,339

42,306

69,818

 

 

 

 

Adjustments

 

 

 

Exceptional items (Note 5)

(8,444)

(7,009)

Fair value movements on contingent consideration

(1,067)

(1,581)

(4,043)

Share of joint ventures and associates tax (before tax on exceptional items)

13,761

1,401

3,153

Acquisition related intangible asset amortisation within subsidiaries

4,986

5,251

10,281

Share of joint ventures and associates acquisition related intangible asset amortisation 

1,349

1,323

2,684

Acquisition related costs within subsidiaries

23

101

105

Adjusted profit before tax

65,947

41,792

76,873

 

 

 

 

Exclude

 

 

 

Net financial expense - subsidiaries before exceptional items

5,515

3,202

7,365

Net financial expense - share of joint ventures and associates

21,359

610

13,784

Adjusted EBITA

92,821

45,604

98,022

 

 

 

 

Exclude

 

 

Amortisation of software costs

947

771

Depreciation of property, plant and equipment   -  subsidiaries

8,782

8,366

Depreciation of property, plant and equipment - share of joint ventures and associates

14,555

1,947

16,679

Adjusted EBITDA

117,105

56,688

133,292

 

 

 

Exclude

 

 

Depreciation of right of use assets - subsidiaries

9,174

-

Depreciation of right of use assets -  share of joint ventures and associates

18,533

-

-

Adjusted EBITDA (before depreciation on right-of-use assets)

144,812

56,688

133,292

  

 

 

5.

Exceptional items

 

(Unaudited)

6 months  to

 30 June 2019

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to

 30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

Year ended

31 Dec 2018

€'000

 

 

 

 

Gain on disposal of investment (a)

1,447

-

14,728

Share of joint venture and associates exceptional items - Dole (b)

6,199

-

(4,580)

Foreign currency gains arising on foreign currency intercompany borrowings relating to proceeds from share placing (c)

-

7,909

12,535

Costs associated with the Dole transactions, net (d)

-

(900)

(3,225)

Charge on employee defined benefit obligations (e)

-

-

 (1,304)

Impairment of goodwill (f)

-

-

(9,060)

Restructuring costs and costs associated with termination of a business (g)

-

-

(4,891)

Total exceptional items (before share of joint ventures and associates tax)

7,646

7,009

4,203

Share of joint venture and associates tax on exceptional items - Dole (b)

798

-

922

Exceptional items within profit before tax

8,444

7,009

5,125

Net tax credit/ (charge) on exceptional items (h)

304

(18)

(1,395)

Total

8,748

6,991

3,730

 

 

 

 

Attributable as follow:

 

 

 

Equity holders of the parent

8,135

6,991

560

Non-controlling interests

613

-

3,170

 

8,748

6,991

3,730

         

 

(a)     Gain on disposal of farming investment

In 2018 a subsidiary of the Group disposed of an interest in a farming entity for consideration of shares in an equity investment which will be realised over a period of three years and may vary depending on certain circumstances. The exceptional gain, which represents the gain on the disposal of the investment received to date and fair valuing the investment held in escrow, net of associated costs, resulted in an exceptional gain of €1.4m being recorded in the income statement in 2019 and €14.7m being recorded in 2018.

 

(b)    Share of joint ventures and associates exceptional items - Dole

Exceptional items in Dole relate to non-trading exceptional items such as gains on disposal of businesses, non-cash gains/losses on mark to market of derivative financial instruments, foreign currency movements on long term foreign currency denominated inter-company borrowings and restructuring costs. In 2018 it also included some costs associated with the industry wide ban on romaine lettuce.

 

The share of the exceptional items in Dole for the period to 15 June 2019 was a gain of €6.2m and primarily related to the gain on the sale of the Swedish salad business in the period. The Group share of the exceptional loss in the five month period ended 31 December 2018 was a loss of €4.6m. The share of the associated tax credit was €0.8m (31 December 2018: €0.9m).

 

(c)     Foreign currency gains on foreign currency intercompany borrowings relating to proceeds from share placing

In February 2018 the Group issued 63 million new ordinary shares, raising proceeds of €141m (net of associated costs) to finance the Dole transaction. The net proceeds from this share placing were used, via an intercompany loan, to purchase US Dollars in February. The strengthening of the US Dollar from the date of purchase to 30 June 2018 resulted in a foreign currency gain of €7.9m, and from the date of purchase to the date when the intercompany loan was converted to equity in August 2018 following the completion of the acquisition of Dole resulted in a foreign currency gain of €12.5m. 

 

(d)    Costs associated with the Dole transactions, net

Costs associated with the committed financing and other transaction costs associated with Dole net of interest income on the proceeds of share placing were €0.9m in the period to 30 June 2018 and totalled €3.2m in the year ended 31 December 2018.

 

(e)     Charge on employee benefit obligations

In December 2018, a charge of €1.3m relating to the UK defined benefit pension schemes was recognised in the income statement as a result of the UK High Court ruling that pension benefits must be equalised in respect of Guaranteed Minimum Pensions (GMPs) accrued between 17 May 1990 and 5 April 1997.

 

(f)     Impairment of goodwill

In December 2018 the Group recognised a non-cash impairment charge of €9.1m in relation to its fresh produce business in the Netherlands which have experienced a difficult trading environment resulting in a slower recovery than had been anticipated.

               

(g)     Restructuring costs and costs associated with termination of a business

In the second half of 2018, the Group ceased operations in a non-performing sports supplements businesses in the UK. The total costs associated with the termination of this business were €2.3m including the write off of fixed assets, intangible assets, other assets and redundancies. The Group implemented restructuring programmes in a number of entities primarily within the Eurozone Division in late 2018 with the €2.6m of costs associated with these programmes being recorded as an exceptional cost in the income statement.

 

(h)    Tax credit/ (charge) on exceptional items

The net tax effect on the exceptional items above was a credit of €0.3m (year ended 31 December 2018: a charge of €1.4m and a charge of €0.02m for the 6 months ended 30 June 2018).

 

 

Effect of exceptional items on cash flow statement

The net effect of the items above was a cash outflow of €0.6m for the six month period to 30 June 2019 (2018: inflow €0.8m). The net effect of exceptional items for the year ended 31 December 2018 was a cash inflow of €3.0m.

 

6.

Earnings per share

 

Basic earnings per share

Basic earnings per share is calculated by dividing the profit for the period attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent by the weighted average number of ordinary shares outstanding during the period, excluding shares purchased by the Company which are held as treasury shares.

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to

 30 June 2019

€'000

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2018

€'000

 

(Audited)

Year ended

 31 Dec 2018

€'000

 

Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent

43,620

27,142

35,793

 

 

 

 

 

'000

'000

'000

Shares in issue at beginning of period

410,429

346,829

346,829

New shares issued  from exercise of share options (weighted average)

47

130

275

New shares issued  from share placing (weighted average)

-

50,470

56,786

Effect of treasury shares held

(22,000)

(22,000)

(22,000)

Weighted average number of shares at end of period

388,476

375,429

381,890

 

 

 

 

Basic earnings per share - cent

11.23

7.23

9.37

 

 

 

 

Diluted earnings per share

 

 

 

Diluted earnings per share is calculated by dividing the profit for the period attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent by the weighted average number of ordinary shares outstanding after adjustment for the effects of all ordinary shares and options with a dilutive effect.

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to

 30 June 2019

€'000

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to

 30 June 2018

€'000

 

(Audited)

Year ended

31 Dec 2018

€'000

 

Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent

43,620

27,142

35,793

 

 

 

 

 

'000

'000

'000

Weighted average number of shares at end of period

388,476

375,429

381,890

Effect of share options with a dilutive effect

867

1,409

1,257

Weighted average number of shares at end of period (diluted)

 

389,343

 

376,838

383,147

 

 

 

 

Diluted earnings per share - cent

11.20

7.20

9.34

 

 

 

 

The average market value of the Company's shares for the purpose of calculating the dilutive effect of share options was based on the quoted market prices for the period during which the options were outstanding.

         

               

Adjusted basic earnings per share and adjusted fully diluted earnings per share

Management believe that adjusted fully diluted earnings per share as set out below provides a fairer reflection of the underlying trading performance of the Group after eliminating the effect of acquisition related intangible asset amortisation charges and costs, fair value movements on contingent consideration, unrealised gains or losses on derivative financial instruments, gains and losses on foreign currency denominated intercompany borrowings and exceptional items and the related tax on these items.

 

Adjusted basic earnings per share is calculated by dividing the adjusted profit attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent (as calculated below)  by the weighted average number of ordinary shares outstanding during the period, excluding shares purchased by the Company which are held as treasury shares.

 

Adjusted fully diluted earnings per share is calculated by dividing the adjusted profit attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent (as calculated below) by the weighted average number of ordinary shares outstanding after adjustment for the effects of all ordinary shares and options with a dilutive effect.

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to

  30 June 2019

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

Year ended

 31 Dec 2018

€'000

 

 

 

 

Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent

43,620

27,142

35,793

Adjustments:

 

 

 

Exceptional items - net of tax (Note 5)

(8,748)

(6,991)

(3,730)

Acquisition related intangible asset amortisation within subsidiaries

4,986

5,251

10,281

Share of joint ventures and associates acquisition related intangible asset amortisation

1,349

1,323

2,684

Acquisition related costs within subsidiaries

23

101

105

Fair value movements on contingent consideration

(1,067)

(1,581)

(4,043)

Tax effect of amortisation of  goodwill, intangible assets and fair value movements on contingent consideration

(1,006)

(1,029)

(805)

Non-controlling interests share of items above

(1,002)

(1,572)

1

Adjusted profit attributable to equity holders of the parent

38,155

22,644

40,286

 

 

 

 

 

'000

'000

'000

Weighted average number of shares

388,476

375,429

381,890

Weighted average number of shares (diluted)

389,343

376,838

383,147

 

 

 

 

Adjusted basic earnings per share - cent

9.82

6.03

10.55

 

 

 

 

Adjusted fully diluted earnings per share - cent

9.80

6.01

10.51

 

 

 

 

Memo item for 2018

 

 

 

Adjusted fully diluted earnings per share - cent (excluding the effect of the Dole acquisition and related share placing)*

 

6.94

13.50

 

*The calculation presented here is the adjusted fully diluted earnings per share calculated excluding the impact of the Dole acquisition and the related 63 million share placing in early February 2018.

 

7.          Investment in Dole 

 

As disclosed previously on 31 July 2018, the Group completed the transaction to acquire a 45% stake in Dole Food Company ('Dole') for $300m. 

 

In addition, and at any time after closing of the First Tranche, the Group has the right, but not the obligation, to acquire (in any one or more tranches of 1%) up to an additional 6% of Dole common stock (the 'Second Tranche'). The Group has no present intention to exercise its option to acquire the Second Tranche. In the event the Group exercises the right to acquire the additional 6%, the total consideration for the 51% stake shall be $312 million.

 

Following the second anniversary of the closing of the First Tranche, the Group has the right, but not the obligation, to acquire the balance of Dole common stock (the 'Third Tranche'), whereby the consideration for the Third Tranche is to be calculated based on nine times the preceding three year average historical Dole Adjusted EBITDA less net debt.However, in no event shall the Third Tranche purchase price be less than $250 million or exceed $450 million(such cap subject to increase after six years). The Third Tranche consideration is payable in cash or, if the parties mutually agree, Total Produce stock.

 

From the fifth anniversary of completion of the acquisition of the First Tranche, in the event the Group has notexercised its right to acquire 100% of Dole, Mr. David H. Murdock is permitted to cause a process to market and sell 100% of Dole common stock.

 

On completion of the acquisition of the First Tranche on 31 July 2018, the Group and Mr. David H. Murdock have balanced governance rights with respect to Dole. The Board of Directors of Dole comprises of six members, three of which are appointed by Total Produce and three by Mr. David H. Murdock. Mr. David H. Murdock remains Chairman of Dole and Carl McCann was appointed Vice Chairman. Major decisions require consent of at least one Board Member appointed by each of Total Produce and Mr. David H. Murdock.

 

The investment in Dole and its financial contribution is being treated as a joint venture and accounted for under the equity method in accordance with IFRS in the consolidated Group accounts following completion of the acquisition of the First Tranche on 31 July 2018 and until an exercise of the Third Tranche.

 

Total Produce is therefore equity accounting for its 45% share of the results of Dole with effect from 1 August 2018. The overall business is seasonal with the greater share of EBITDA in the first half of the financial year. The 2019 financial year is therefore the first full year reflecting this transaction.

 

The table below summarises the consideration paid and fair value of the net identifiable assets of Dole on acquisition as prepared in accordance with IFRS.  The initial assignment of fair values to net assets for this investment was performed on a provisional basis in respect of this acquisition given the timing of completion of the transaction and could be finalised within twelve months from the acquisition date. A number of adjustments were identified and are presented in the table below. There was no income statement impact from these adjustments in the period from date of acquisition to 31 December 2018. Given that the adjustments are all equity accounted for within investment in joint ventures and associates on the Balance Sheet, no adjustment was required in the Total Produce Group Balance Sheet. 

 

 

Updated within 12 month period

 

Provisional acquisition accounting

 

2018

2018

 

2018

2018

Consideration paid

US$'m

€'m

 

US$'m

€'m

Cash consideration

300

256

 

300

256

Acquisition fees (net of contribution from Dole) (a)

2

2

 

2

2

Fair value of Second Tranche Option (b)

(5)

(4)

 

(5)

(4)

Total cost of acquisition

297

254

 

297

254

Fair value of indemnification assets on acquisition(c)

(4)

(4)

 

(4)

(4)

Total deemed cost of acquisition

293

250

 

293

250

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fair value identifiable assets and liabilities on acquisition

 

 

 

 

 

Intangible assets - Brand

287

245

 

287

245

Property, plant and equipment

1,008

861

 

1,008

861

Assets held for sale / Actively marketed property

185

158

 

185

158

Other non-current assets

105

89

 

105

89

Other current assets

869

742

 

869

742

Net debt

(1,343)

(1,147)

 

(1,343)

(1,147)

Employee benefit obligations

(184)

(157)

 

(184)

(157)

Other current liabilities

(599)

(511)

 

(599)

(511)

Other non-current liabilities

(283)

(242)

 

(286)

(244)

Non-controlling interests

(8)

(7)

 

(8)

(7)

Fair value of identifiable assets and liabilities on acquisition

37

31

 

34

29

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Produce's 45% share of identifiable assets & liabilities on acquisition

17

14

 

15

13

Goodwill arising

276

236

 

278

237

 

(a) As part of the Securities Purchase Agreement, it was agreed that Dole would make a contribution of $15m to cover professional and advisory fees relating to the transaction.

(b) As part of the provisions of acquisition accounting, a fair value was determined for the Second Tranche Option which is recognised as a current derivative financial asset in the Total Produce Group balance sheet and correspondingly reduces the deemed cost of the acquisition of the First Tranche. The fair value of the Third Tranche Option was not deemed material at the date of acquisition.

(c) As part of the Securities Purchase Agreement, the seller provided indemnities against certain liabilities outstanding at the date of acquisition. The fair value of these indemnities was recognised as a long term asset in the Total Produce Group balance sheet with a corresponding reduction in the deemed cost of the acquisition.

 

 

Summary of Financial Information for Dole for the period ended 15 June 2019

 

The following is the summarised financial information of Dole at 15 June 2019 based on consolidated financial statements prepared under IFRS, modified for fair value adjustments on acquisition and differences in the Group's accounting policies.

 

 

 

 

 

Summary income statement for the period ended 15 June 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019

2019

2019

 

2019

2019

2019

 

US$'m

US$'m

US$'m

 

€'m

€'m

€'m

 

Pre-exceptional

Exceptional

Items

 

Total

 

Pre-exceptional

Exceptional

items

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Revenue

2,236

-

2,236

 

1,980

-

1,980

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Operating profit

130.3

15.6

145.9

 

115.6

13.8

129.4

 Net financial expense

(51.1)

-

(51.1)

 

(45.3)

-

(45.3)

 Profit before tax

79.2

15.6

94.8

 

70.3

13.8

84.1

 Income tax

(31.3)

2.0

(29.3)

 

(27.8)

1.8

(26.0)

 Profit for period

47.9

17.6

65.5

 

42.5

15.6

58.1

 Non-controlling interests

(1.2)

-

(1.2)

 

(1.1)

-

(1.1)

Profit for period attributable to  equity shareholders

 

46.7

 

17.6

 

64.3

 

 

41.4

 

15.6

 

57.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Groups' 45% share of profit  attributable to equity shareholders

21.0

7.9

28.9

 

18.6

7.0

25.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summary of other comprehensive income statement for the period ended 15 June 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019

 

 

 

2019

 

 

 

US$'m

 

 

 

€'m

 Other comprehensive expense for the period (net of tax)

(13.0)

 

 

 

(11.5)

 Non-controlling interests share

-

 

 

 

-

Other comprehensive expense for the period attributable to  equity shareholders

(13.0)

 

 

 

(11.5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group's 45% share of other comprehensive expense attributable to equity shareholders

(5.8)

 

 

 

(5.2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key performance indicators for the period ended 15 June 2019

 

 

 

2019

2019

 

US$'m

€'m

Adjusted EBITDA (adding back depreciation of right-of-use assets)

202.4

179.6

Adjusted EBITDA

161.0

142.9

Adjusted EBITA

130.3

115.6

 

 

Impact of IFRS 16 on Dole

 

Impact on transition

As explained in Note 1, the Group has adopted IFRS 16 Leases using the modified retrospective approach, with the date of initial application of 1 January 2019. On transition to IFRS 16, the Group recognised additional right of use assets, lease liabilities and restoration provisions with the difference being recognised in reserves. The impact on transition in Dole is summarised as follows:

 

 

 

 

2019

 

 

US$'m

 

Right-of-use assets

296

 

Lease liabilities

(304)

 

Prepaid  / Deferred rent (net)

(3)

 

Deferred tax asset

3

 

Retained earnings

8

 

 

 

 

Impact for the period ended 15 June 2019

 

 

As a result of applying IFRS 16 to leases that were previously classified as operating leases ,the Group has recognised depreciation and interest costs instead of an operating lease expense.  During the period ended 15 June 2019, Dole recognised $38m of depreciation costs and $12m of interest costs from these leases. Under IAS 17 the operating lease costs associated with these leases would have been $46m.

 

   

 

 

 

Right-of-use assets

The following is a reconciliation of right-of-use lease assets in the period.

 

 

 

2019

 

 

US$'m

 

Reclassification of assets held under finance leases from property, plant and equipment  on adoption

 of IFRS 16

 

21

 

Arising on adoption of IFRS 16

296

 

Additions (net of disposals)

13

 

Depreciation

(41)

 

Carrying value at 15 June 2019

289

 

 

 

Lease liabilities

The following is a reconciliation of right-of-use liabilities in the period.

 

 

 

2019

 

 

US$'m

 

Reclassification of finance leases on adoption of IFRS 16

22

 

Arising on adoption of IFRS 16

304

 

Payments during period

(48)

 

Interest expense

12

 

Additions (net of disposals)

13

 

At 15 June 2019

303

 

 

Summary Balance Sheet of Dole at 15 June 2019

 

 

 

 

15 June 2019

 

31 December 2018

(Restated)*

 

US$'m

€'m

 

US$'m

€'m

Intangible assets - Brand

286

252

 

286

250

Property, plant and equipment

1,024

901

 

1,046

913

Right-of- use assets

289

254

 

-

-

Assets held for sale / Actively marketed property

80

70

 

103

90

Other non-current assets

119

105

 

114

99

Other current assets

858

754

 

863

754

Net debt

(1,272)

(1,118)

 

(1,350)

(1,180)

Lease liabilities

(303)

(267)

 

-

-

Employee benefit obligations

(187)

(164)

 

(186)

(162)

Other non-current liabilities

(258)

(228)

 

(262)

(228)

Other current liabilities

(571)

(502)

 

(593)

(518)

Non-controlling interests

(9)

(8)

 

(9)

(8)

Fair value of net assets attributable to equity shareholders

56

49

 

12

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Produce's 45% share of net assets

25

22

 

6

5

Goodwill

276

242

 

276

241

Total carrying amount of 45% interest in Dole

301

264

 

282

246

 

 

*  As explained on page 26, the fair value of the net identifiable assets on Dole were revised and finalised within twelve months from the acquisition date.

 

Reconciliation of Group's carrying value of investment in Dole

 

 

 

2019

2019

 

US$'m

€'m

Carrying amount at start of 1 January 2019

282

246

Retained earnings adjustment on transition to IFRS 16

(4)

(3)

Group share of profit for period attributable to equity shareholders

29

25

Group share of other comprehensive expense for period attributable to equity shareholders

(6)

(5)

Foreign exchange movement

-

1

Total carrying amount of 45% interest in Dole at 15 June 2019

301

264

 

 

8.

Post-employment obligations

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

30 June 2019

€'000

(Unaudited)

30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

31 Dec 2018

€'000

Employee defined benefit pension schemes obligations

(9,955)

(9,029)

(10,941)

Other post-employment defined benefit obligations

(6,185)

(4,813)

(5,023)

 

(16,140)

(13,842)

(15,964)

 

 

 

 

 

Employee defined benefit pension schemes

 

 

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to  

30 June 2019

€'000

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

Year ended

31 Dec 2018

€'000

 

Pension assets

185,179

173,316

168,766

 

Pension obligations

(195,134)

(182,345)

(179,707)

 

Net liability

(9,955)

(9,029)

(10,941)

 

Net related deferred tax asset

1,557

1,619

1,889

 

Net liability after tax

(8,398)

(7,410)

(9,052)

 

Movement in period

 

 

 

 

 

Net liability at beginning of period

(10,941)

(16,707)

(16,707)

 

Net interest expense and current service cost recognised in the income statement

 

(872)

 

(1,005)

(2,035)

 

Exceptional charge to the income statement

-

-

(1,304)

 

Employer contributions to schemes - normal

2,537

1,355

2,693

 

Remeasurement (loss)/gain recognised in other comprehensive income

 

(523)

 

7,411

6,323

 

Translation adjustment

(156)

(83)

89

 

Net liability at end of period before deferred tax

(9,955)

(9,029)

(10,941)

 

 

 

 

 

 

The table above summarises the movements in the net liability of the Group's various defined benefit pension schemes in Ireland, the UK, Continental Europe and North America in accordance with IAS 19 Employee Benefits (2011).

 

The Group's balance sheet at 30 June 2019 reflects net pension liabilities of €10.0m in respect of schemes in deficit, resulting in a net deficit of €8.4m after deferred tax.

 

The current and past service costs, settlement credits and the net finance expense on the net scheme liabilities are charged to the income statement. Remeasurement gains and losses are recognised in other comprehensive income. In determining the valuation of pension obligations, consultation with independent actuaries is required. The estimation of employee benefit obligations requires the determination of appropriate assumptions such as discount rates, inflation rates and mortality rates.

 

The decrease in the net liability during the period was primarily due to a 10% return on pension scheme assets in the period and a reduction in the long term Irish inflation assumption which decreases the net present value of the scheme's obligations. This was offset by the impact of a reduction in the discount rates for the Irish and UK schemes which results in an increase in the net present value of the schemes' obligations.  The discount rate in Ireland and the Eurozone decreased to 1.40% (31 December 2018: 2.10% and 30 June 2018: 2.10%) and in the UK decreased to 2.30% (31 December 2018: (2.90% - 3.00% and 30 June 2018: 2.90%). The inflation assumption for Ireland and the Eurozone decreased to 1.20% (31 December 2018: 1.60% and 30 June 2018: 1.70%).

 

                 

 

9.

Dividends

 

The Board has declared an interim dividend of 0.9129 (2018: 0.9129) cent per share, unchanged on the comparative period. The dividend will be paid on 11 October 2019 to shareholders on the register at 13 September 2019 subject to dividend withholding tax.  In accordance with company law and IFRS, this dividend has not been provided for in the balance sheet at 30 June 2019. The final dividend for 2018 of €9,767,000 was paid in June 2019.

 

During the period, the Group declared dividends of €9,229,000 to non-controlling shareholders in certain of the Group's non wholly-owned subsidiaries. In the same period cash dividends of €9,687,000 were paid.

  

 

 

 

 

10.

Businesses acquired and other developments

 

 

 

A key part of the Group's strategy is to grow by acquisition. During the six month period, the Group made a number of acquisitions and investments with committed investment of €4.0m including €1.5m of deferred and contingent consideration payable on the achievement of future profit targets.

 

The initial assignment of fair values to net assets for all investments has been performed on a provisional basis in respect of these acquisitions given the timing of the completion of these transactions and will be finalised within twelve months from the acquisition date, as permitted by IFRS 3 (Revised) Business Combinations.

 

Payment of contingent and deferred consideration in the period

During the period, the Group paid €7,205,000 of contingent consideration relating to prior period acquisitions.

     

 

11.

Financial instruments

 

 

The fair values of financial assets and financial liabilities, together with the carrying amounts in the Condensed Group Balance Sheet at 30 June 2019, 30 June 2018 and 31 December 2018 are as follows:

 

 

(Unaudited)

30 June 2019

(Unaudited)

30 June 2018

(Audited)

31 Dec 2018

 

 

Carrying

value

€'000

Fair

value

€'000

Carrying

value

€'000

Fair

value

€'000

Carrying

value

€'000

Fair

value

€'000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other investments1

13,597

n/a

712

n/a

10,077

10,077

Trade and other receivables - current1*

463,690

n/a

476,011

n/a

381,295

n/a

Trade and other receivables - non- current1*

 

24,181

 

n/a

 

11,660

 

n/a

 

18,724

 

n/a

Cash and cash equivalents1

78,876

n/a

231,617

n/a

102,299

n/a

Derivative financial assets

4,584

4,584

423

423

4,388

4,388

 

584,928

 

720,423

 

516,783

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trade and other payables - current1

 

(500,017)

 

n/a

 

(538,697)

 

n/a

 

(482,934)

 

n/a

Trade and other payables - non-current1

(1,471)

n/a

(816)

n/a

     (1,289)

n/a

Bank overdrafts1

(38,459)

n/a

(40,603)

n/a

(9,560)

n/a

Bank borrowings

(334,710)

(335,210)

(212,854)

(212,324)

(310,846)

(310,817)

Derivative financial liabilities

(405)

(405)

(229)

(229)

(296)

(296)

Contingent consideration

(17,924)

(17,924)

(27,088)

(27,088)

(24,517)

(24,517)

Other provisions1

(1,828)

n/a

-

-

(2,747)

n/a

Put option liability

(25,297)

(25,297)

(38,604)

(38,604)

(34,975)

(34,975)

 

(920,111 )

 

(858,891)

 

(867,164)

 

 

 

1 The Group has availed of the exemption under IFRS 7 Financial Instruments: Disclosure for additional disclosures where fair value closely approximates carrying value.

 

* For the purposes of this analysis prepayments have not been included within other receivables. Carrying value of other financial assets, trade receivables and other receivables are stated net of impairment provisions where appropriate and consequently fair value is considered to approximate to carrying value.

 

A number of other put and call options arising from acquisitions are of immaterial fair value.

 

The Group uses the following hierarchy for determining and disclosing the fair value of financial instruments by valuation technique:

·    Level 1: quoted (unadjusted) prices in active markets for identical assets or liabilities;

·    Level 2: other  techniques for which all inputs which have a significant effect on the recorded fair value are observable, either directly or indirectly;

·    Level 3: techniques which use inputs which have a significant effect on the recorded fair value that are not based on observable market data.

 

  

 

(Unaudited)

(Unaudited)

(Audited)

 

 30 June

2019

Level 1

 30June

2019

Level 2

 30 June

2019

Level 3

 30 June

2018

Level 2

 30 June

2018

Level 3

31 Dec

2018

Level 1

31 Dec

2018

Level 2

31 Dec

2018

Level 3

 

€'000

€'000

€'000

€'000

€'000

€'000

€'000

€'000

Assets measured at fair value

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At fair value through profit or loss

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other investments

12,230

-

1,367

-

712

9,550

-

527

Interest rate swap

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

Options to acquire additional shares in subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates

-

-

4,344

-

-

-

-

4,317

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Designated as hedging instruments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foreign exchange contracts

-

240

-

423

-

-

70

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities measured at fair value

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At fair value through profit or loss

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foreign exchange contracts

-

(25)

-

(23)

-

-

(8)

-

Interest rate swaps

-

(5)

-

(27)

-

-

(12)

-

Contingent consideration

-

-

(17,924)

-

(27,088)

-

-

(24,517)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At  fair value  through equity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Put option liability

-

-

(25,297)

-

(38,604)

-

-

(34,975)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Designated as hedging instruments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foreign exchange contracts

-

(375)

-

(177)

-

-

(276)

-

Interest rate swaps

-

-

-

(2)

-

-

-

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional disclosures for Level 3 fair value measurements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

Other investments €'000

(Unaudited)

Options to acquire additional shares 1

 €'000

 

 

(Unaudited)

Contingent consideration

€'000

 

 

(Unaudited)

Put option liability

€'000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At 1 January 2019

527

4,317

(24,517)

(34,975)

 

Paid during the period

-

-

7,205

-

 

Arising on acquisition of subsidiaries

              -

              -

         (1,461)

-

 

Included in the income statement

 

 

 

 

 

-  Fair value movements

848

-

1,067

-

 

At 30 June 2019

1,367

4,344

(17,924)

(25,297)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presented on Balance Sheet as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

Current asset/(liability)

846

-

(6,337)

-

 

Non-current asset/(liability)

521

4,344

(11,587)

(25,297)

 

 

1,367

4,344

(17,924)

(25,297)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1The Group has options to acquire additional shares in certain subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates at the end of the period.

 

 

 

Contingent consideration

Contingent consideration represents the provision for the net present value of the amounts expected to be payable in respect of acquisitions which are subject to earn-out arrangements. Contingent consideration for each individual transaction is valued internally by the Group Finance team in consultation with Senior Management and updated as required at each reporting period.

     

Put option liability

The Group has a number of contractual put options and forward commitments in place in relation to non-controlling interest ('NCI') shares in subsidiaries whereby the NCI shareholder can require the Group, or the Group has agreed to acquire ('forward commitment') the shares in these subsidiaries at various future dates. The value of the put option or forward commitment liability recognised represents management's best estimate of the fair value of the amounts which may be payable discounted to net present value. The put option or forward commitment for each individual transaction is valued internally by the Group Finance team in consultation with Senior Management and updated as required at each reporting period.

 

During the period, and with consent of the Group, a non-controlling shareholder sold their shares to other third parties (existing management). As a result the put option between the Group and this non-controlling shareholder was extinguished.

 

                 

 

12.

Cash flows generated from operations

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2019

€'000

 

 

(Unaudited)

6 months to

30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

Year ended

31 Dec 2018

€'000

Operating activities

 

 

 

 

Profit for the period 

49,679

34,938

53,804

 

Adjustments for non-cash items:

 

 

 

 

Income tax expense

5,660

7,368

16,014

 

Income tax paid

(5,659)

(6,031)

(13,349)

 

Depreciation of property, plant and equipment

8,782

8,366

17,194

 

Depreciation of right of use assets

9,174

-

-

 

Exceptional items - operating expenses

(1,447)

(6,386)

(9,450)

 

Restructuring and termination payments - exceptional

(1,354)

-

(1,219)

 

Other exceptional cash flow

(1,690)

-

(1,665)

 

Fair value movements on contingent consideration

(1,067)

(1,581)

(4,043)

 

Amortisation of intangible assets - acquisition related

4,986

5,251

10,281

 

Amortisation of intangible assets - capitalised development costs

120

164

267

 

Amortisation of intangible assets - computer software

947

771

1,397

 

Amortisation of government grants

(25)

(26)

(75)

 

Defined benefit pension scheme expense - normal

872

1,005

2,035

 

Contributions to defined benefit pension schemes - normal

(2,537)

(1,355)

(2,693)

 

Other post-employment benefit schemes' expense

223

218

442

 

Net contributions/(payments) for other post-employment benefit schemes

22

(29)

(168)

 

Share-based payment expense

109

288

557

 

Net gain on disposal of property, plant and equipment

(68)

(112)

(492)

 

Currency recycled to income statement on joint venture becoming subsidiary

-

-

90

 

Net finance expense

5,515

2,579

8,032

 

Net financial expense paid

(5,531)

(2,748)

(7,173)

 

(Gain)/loss on non-hedging derivative financial instruments

(42)

91

(59)

 

Gain on disposal of joint venture

(88)

-

-

 

Fair value movements on biological assets

713

(162)

(6)

 

Fair value gain on other investments

(848)

-

-

 

Movements in provisions

(298)

-

-

 

Share of profits of joint ventures and associates

(30,569)

(4,782)

(4,513)

 

Net cash flows from operations before working capital movements

35,579

37,827

65,208

 

Movements in working capital:

 

 

 

 

-    Movements in inventories

6,400

(12,293)

1,179

 

-    Movements in biological assets

182

1,179

(851)

 

-    Movements in trade and other receivables

(94,034)

(123,912)

(23,571)

 

-    Movement in trade and other payables

25,303

73,576

2,978

 

Total movements in working capital

(62,149)

(61,450)

(20,265)

 

Cash flows from operating activities

(26,570)

(23,623)

44,943

 

           

  

 

13.

Analysis of Net Debt and Cash and Cash Equivalents

 

Net debt is a non-IFRS measure which comprises cash and cash equivalents and current and non-current borrowings. The calculation of net debt at 30 June 2019, 30 June 2018 and 31 December 2018 is as follows:

 

 

(Unaudited)

30 June 2019

€'000

(Unaudited)

30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

31 Dec  2018

€'000

Current assets

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

67,706

*218,376

91,099

Call deposits (demand balances)

11,170

13,241

11,200

Current liabilities

 

 

 

Bank overdrafts

(38,459)

(40,603)

(9,560)

Current bank borrowings

(117,099)

(51,527)

(48,658)

Current finance leases

-

(535)

(468)

Non-current liabilities

 

 

 

Non-current bank borrowing

(217,611)

(161,327)

(262,188)

Non-current finance leases

-

(1,171)

(1,168)

Net debt at end of the period1

(294,293)

(23,546)

(219,743)

 

 

 

 

Less restricted cash *

-

(150,185)

-

Net debt at end of the period, excluding restricted cash1

(294,293)

(173,731)

(219,743)

 

Reconciliation of cash and cash equivalents per balance sheet to cashflow statement

 

 

 

(Unaudited)

30 June 2019

€'000

(Unaudited)

30 June 2018

€'000

(Audited)

31 Dec  2018

€'000

Cash and cash equivalents per balance sheet

78,876

231,617

102,299

Bank overdrafts

(38,459)

(40,603)

(9,560)

Cash, cash equivalents and bank overdrafts per

 cash flow statement

 

40,417

 

191,014

 

92,739

Less restricted cash *

-

(150,185)

-

Cash, cash equivalents and bank overdrafts per

 cash flow statement , excluding restricted cash

 

40,417

 

40,829

 

92,739

 

*The restricted cash of €150.2m at June 2018 relates to the proceeds of €141m from the share placing (net of associated costs) that were used to purchase dollars. The €150.2m is the retranslated amount of the US Dollar deposit including accrued interest income. This deposit was held in escrow at 30 June 2018 pending completion of the Dole transaction.

 

1 Net debt is defined on page 34 and excludes lease liabilities.

 

14.

Post balance sheet events

 

 

There have been no material events subsequent to 30 June 2019 which would require disclosure or adjustment in the financial statements.

 

15.

Related party transactions

 

 

There have been no related party transactions or changes to related party transactions other from those as described in the 2018 Annual Report that materially affect the financial position or affect the performance of the Group for the six month period ended 30 June 2019.

 

16.

Board approval

 

 

This interim results statement was approved by the Board of Directors of Total Produce plc on 28 August 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glossary

 

 

Alternative Performance Measures defined

 

The Group uses a number of alternative performance measures (APMs), which are non-IFRS measures to monitor financial performance. These measures are referred to throughout the discussion of our reported operating performance and financial position and are measures which are regularly reviewed by Group management.

 

The principal APMs used by the Group are defined as follows:

 

Total revenue includes the Group's share of the revenue of its joint ventures and associates.

 

Adjusted EBITDA is earnings before interest, tax, depreciation on property, plant and equipment, acquisition related intangible asset amortisation charges and costs, fair value movements on contingent consideration, unrealised gains or losses on derivative financial instruments, gains and losses on foreign currency denominated intercompany borrowings and exceptional items. It also excludes the Group's share of these items within joint ventures and associates. The calculation is outlined on page 22 of this announcement.

 

Adjusted EBITDA (after add back of right-of-use asset depreciation) is earnings before interest, tax, depreciation on property, plant and equipment, depreciation on right-of-use assets, acquisition related intangible asset amortisation charges and costs, fair value movements on contingent consideration, unrealised gains or losses on derivative financial instruments, gains and losses on foreign currency denominated intercompany borrowings and exceptional items. It also excludes the Group's share of these items within joint ventures and associates. The calculation is outlined on page 22 of this announcement.

 

Adjusted EBITA is earnings before interest, tax, acquisition related intangible asset amortisation charges and costs, fair value movements on contingent consideration, unrealised gains or losses on derivative financial instruments, gains and losses on foreign currency denominated intercompany borrowings and exceptional items. It also excludes the Group's share of these items within joint ventures and associates. The calculation is outlined on page 22 of this announcement.

 

Adjusted profit before tax excludes acquisition related intangible asset amortisation charges and costs, fair value movements on contingent consideration, unrealised gains or losses on derivative financial instruments, gains and losses on foreign currency denominated intercompany borrowings and exceptional items. It also excludes the Group's share of these items within joint ventures and associates. The calculation is outlined on page 22 of this announcement.

 

Adjusted fully diluted earnings per share excludes acquisition related intangible asset amortisation charges and costs, fair value movements on contingent consideration, unrealised gains or losses on derivative financial instruments, gains and losses on foreign currency denominated intercompany borrowings, exceptional items and related tax on such items. It also excludes the Group's share of these items within joint ventures and associates. The calculation is outlined on page 25 of this announcement.

 

Net debt represents the net total of current and non-current borrowings and cash and cash equivalents as presented in the Consolidated Group Balance Sheet. It excludes lease liabilities.  The calculation is outlined on page 33 of this announcement.

 

 

 

 


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