White collar staffing

Poolia

Poolia is a well-known brand within white collar staffing and was founded 1989 (as Ekonompoolen), three years before the de-regulation of the Swedish staffing market. The founder, Björn Örås, is still the largest owner and COB. Poolia help companies both with their temporary staffing as well as recruitment. Besides Sweden, it has offices in Germany and Finland. Some of Poolia’s specialty areas are banking & finance, HR, sales & markets & administration. Poolia’s task is to help companies with, for example, temporarily high workloads, bridging employee turnover and decreasing employee administration.

Financials

POOLIA

SEKm 2017 2018 2019
Sales 772 786 806
Sales growth (%) -1,7 1,8 2,6
EBITDA 25 5 21
EBITDA margin (%) 3,2 0,7 2,7
EBIT adj 24 12 18
EBIT adj margin (%) 3,1 1,5 2,3
Pretax profit 21 2 18
EPS rep 0,74 -0,01 0,75
EPS growth (%) -7,3 -100,8 12203,7
EPS adj 0,84 0,54 0,75
DPS 0,6 0 0,7
EV/EBITDA (x) 9,3 37,8 8,6
EV/EBIT adj (x) 9,7 17 10,1
P/E (x) 21,6 -1916,6 15,8
P/E adj (x) 19 22,2 15,8
EV/sales (x) 0,3 0,3 0,2
FCF yield (%) 5,4 -0,6 9,4
Dividend yield (%) 3,8 0 5,9
Net IB debt/EBITDA -1,7 -1,3 -0,9