2017 was characterized by strong acquisitive growth driven by 34 acquisitions globally and stable organic growth largely driven by digital pest control solutions and cooperation with insurance companies. Operational EBITA margin uptick contributed to increasing operational EBITA by 30 percent compared to 2016. Additionally, after owning a 22 percent stake in WiseCon, a manufacturer of digital pest control products, Anticimex acquired the remaining percent of the company and created the Anticimex Innovation Centre.
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- Revenue increased by 22 (16) per cent to SEK 5,434 (4,452) million. Organic revenue growth amounted to 4.2 (4.9) per cent. Pest control segment represented 82 (79) per cent of total revenue.
- Operational EBITA increased by 30 per cent to SEK 864 (664) million and the operational EBITA margin improved 1.0 percentage points, from 14.9 to 15.9 per cent.