Interim report Q4 1997

  • Good growth in sales and income in Europe and the US
  • Higher income for white goods, mainly on basis of considerable improvement in North America
  • Continued good performance by Outdoor Products
  • Streamlining to core areas largely completed through divestment of several operations
  • Restructuring program is on track
  • In addition to an unchanged dividend, the Board proposes a stock split of 5:1 and an increase in the voting rights of B-shares from 1/1,000 to 1/10