SOITEC HOSTS ITS 2019 CAPITAL MARKETS DAY
- Soitec continues to expand its engineered substrates portfolio from SOI products to new products (POI, GaN)
- Soitec products served addressable markets (SAM) are expected to reach US$ 2.1 to 2.9 billion market within 5 years
- At full capacity, estimated sales would reach € 1.4 billion with an EBITDA margin at 32% of sales
- Mid-term financial outlook: FY'22 sales of around € 900 million with an EBITDA2 margin3 at around 31% of sales
- In addition, Soitec technologies open new business opportunities in compound semiconductors with a SAM above $ 1.0 billion within 5 years
Bernin (Grenoble), France, June 13th, 2019 - Soitec (Euronext Paris), a world leader in designing and manufacturing innovative semiconductor materials, is hosting today its 2019 Capital Markets Day. During the presentations, Soitec's management team will provide an updated vision of the Company's market potential.
Paul Boudre, Soitec's CEO, commented: "Soitec is ready to continue its amazing journey in the semiconductor universe, where technology keeps pushing the performance boundaries of everyday electronic devices. Our innovative engineered substrates bring differentiated value to a wide range of electronics systems in our strategic end markets (smartphones, automotive, internet of things and cloud and mobile infrastructure).
Within the next five years our SOI core business will reach a served addressable market of US$ 1.6 to 2.4 billion representing a 15 to 25% annual growth and our new products (POI, GaN) a served addressable market of US$ 0.5 billion. In addition, Soitec technologies open new business opportunities in compound semiconductors with a served addressable market above $ 1.0 billion within 5 years. Our mid-term ambition is to reach approximately € 900 million of revenues in FY'22. To capture this future growth we will be adding further capacity, focusing in priority on extending our current industrial sites."
Soitec estimates that operating its extended industrial facilities at full capacity would translate into total sales of approximately 1.4 billion Euros with an EBITDA2 of around 450 million Euros or an EBITDA2 margin3 of around 32% based on a $/€ rate at 1.13 (the sensitivity of EBITDA to a 10cts fluctuation of the $/€ rate being estimated at 45 million Euros).
Soitec mid-term target is to reach FY'22 sales of around 900 million Euros with an EBITDA2 margin3 of around 31%, these figures being also based on a $/€ rate at 1.13.
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The slide presentation related to the event will be available on Soitec's website today (13th June, 2019) at 1.30pm together with a live audiocast of the event:
The event will take place from 1.30pm to 6.00pm.
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This document was prepared by Soitec (the "Company") on June 12th, 2019 in connection with the announcement of the fiscal year 2018-2019 ("FY'19") results.
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Q1'20 sales are due to be published on July 17th, 2019 after market close.
Soitec (Euronext, Tech 40 Paris) is a world leader in designing and manufacturing innovative semiconductor materials. The company uses its unique technologies and semiconductor expertise to serve the electronics markets. With more than 3,000 patents worldwide, Soitec's strategy is based on disruptive innovation to answer its customers' needs for high performance, energy efficiency and cost competitiveness. Soitec has manufacturing facilities, R&D centers and offices in Europe, the U.S. and Asia.
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Soitec is a French joint-stock corporation with a Board of Directors (Société Anonyme à Conseil d'administration) with a share capital of € 62,762,070.50, having its registered office located at Parc Technologique des Fontaines - Chemin des Franques - 38190 Bernin (France), and registered with the Grenoble Trade and Companies Register under number 384 711 909.
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 Soitec market estimates
 The EBITDA represents the current operating income (EBIT) before depreciation, amortization, non-monetary items related to share-based payments, and changes in provisions on current assets and provisions for risks and contingencies, excluding income on asset disposals. The impact in equity of the first time application of IFRS 15 is included in EBITDA. This alternative indicator of performance is a non-IFRS quantitative measure used to measure the company's ability to generate cash from its operating activities. EBITDA is not defined by an IFRS standard and must not be considered an alternative to any other financial indicator.
 Electronics EBITDA margin = EBITDA from continuing operations / Sales.
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