Major PV equipment supplier, Meyer Burger posted preliminary results inline with guidance. The company posted revenue of CHF1.3 billion, up approximately 45% for the prior year. Though the consolidation of Roth & Rau had only a small impact at the EBITDA level the losses at Roth & Rau in 2011 could negatively impact at the EBIT level, by as much as 10%.
According to Meyer Burger, the consolidation effects from the results of Roth & Rau on an EBIT level would amount to approximately CHF -110 million. On the level of Group Earnings, the company expects a substantially lower profit compared to the previous year.
Meyer Burger is expected to publish full-year results on March 22, 2012.