May 28, 2024

Strong growth across all segments in Q1 2024

Paris, May 28th, 2024 - Saur Group reported Q1 2024 revenues of €533 million, up +9.9% year-on-year and +7.2% organic.

Patrick Blethon, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saur said: “In Q1 2024, Saur continued its trajectory of strong growth, recording an increase of +9.9% across all business lines. Our water services activities saw significant growth driven by catch-up price indexation and good commercial dynamism. Furthermore, the successful acquisitions of Natural Systems Utilities (NSU) in the United States and Ekos Poznan in Poland further enhance our portfolio, reinforce our business model focused on water technologies, and expand our global presence. New organization in France paves the way for greater customer proximity and strategic agility.”


Key figures - Q1 2024
(1) Proforma reclassification of French Overseas Territories (From Water services - France to International) for comparability with 2024 figures.

Reported growth was +9.9% in Q1 and +7.2% organic.

Strong growth recorded across all business activities:

  • Water services France reported growth of +7.7% underpinned by price effects through indexation mechanisms, improved works momentum and commercial success.
  • Industrial water solutions achieved double-digit growth of +17.1% in Q1 2024. The strategic acquisition of Natural Systems Utilities (NSU), thanks to highly complementary expertise, fosters new portfolio and geographic synergies.

Water services International revenue increased by +9.7% driven by price increase and favorable volumes, as well as the recent acquisition of Ekos Poznan in Poland.


FY2024 outlook:

  • Revenue growth: Double digits
  • EBITDA margin improvement
  • Committed to deleveraging


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