Villepinte, July 17, 2017
  

  

     DRONE VOLT, French maker of skilled drones, announces a two.five-fold increase in its gross margin [1] to 1 half of 2017 as opposed to the exact time period of 2016. The charge Of margin rises 24% of turnover in opposition to 12% one calendar year earlier. The worldwide enlargement and the method of upmarket with the significant accounts allow for the group to enter a dynamic grows successful expansion.
  

  

        

        

        

      

        

        

        

      

        

        

        

      

        

        

        

      

          Non-audits in keuros – IFRS expectations
        
           S1 2016
        
           S1 2017
        
           Variation 2017/2016
        
          Turnover
        
          3,137
        
          3,930
        
          + twenty five%
        
          Gross margin
        
          373
        
          927
        
          + 148%
        
           Gross margin charge
        
           12%
        
           24%
        
           +12 details
        

    Olivier Gualdoni, President and CEO of DRONE VOLT, stated: In line with the road map prepared at the end of 2015, DRONE VOLT has turn out to be a consulting organization recognized by significant accounts and a production plant for civilian skilled drones. The first tailor-built task layouts began on the first semester and resulted in the supply of a lot more than fifteen civilian skilled drones completely formulated by our engineers. This dynamic, supported by significant investments in R & D, is envisioned to select up in the next half and put us on the path of profitability qualified for the end of 2018.
  

  

     Growth sustained by worldwide deployment
  

  

     The turnover 1 of the 1 half of 2017 will come to 3.9 million euros, an increase of twenty five% as opposed to the 1 Er semester 2016. This expansion is primarily linked to the penetration of the DRONE VOLT offer on the worldwide marketplace. The share of turnover reached by subsidiaries outside the house France achieved 39% in the first half as opposed to only eighteen% in the first 6 months of 2016.
  

  

    The Denmark and Canada the first two open up subsidiaries, recorded amazing expansion costs of + 134% and + 38%, respectively. The antennas covering Benelux Italy and Switzerland are suffering from rises in electrical power in line with management anticipations.
  

  

     Margin carried by the solutions and expert services DRONE VOLT
  

  

     The gross margin doubled, .9 million euros on the 1 er half as opposed to considerably less than .four million euros a calendar year earlier. The margin charge is as a result passed in 1 calendar year of 12% of the turnover 24%.
  

  

    This overall performance stems from the incredibly great contribution of the DRONE VOLT offer, as properly as the paid out experiments and creation ( DRONE VOLT Manufacturing unit ), the education ( DRONE VOLT ACADEMY upkeep. The Team now features its expert services to big French (Cac40) and worldwide (Fortune500) accounts, notably in the discipline of BTP as properly as private providers and federal government organizations of protection / protection .
  

  

    The drones made in France, Roissy, in the DRONE VOLT Manufacturing unit (17 on the 1 er semester 2017 with an ordinary marketing price in the order of 15 000 euros), as properly as expert services and education, Now stand for thirty% of the gross margin produced in France. Soon after the feasibility and prototyping phase, which built it possible to validate the relevance of the supply and the hunger of the significant contractors, the industrial electrical power plant is planned by the end of the calendar year .
  

  

    This achievement is in essence centered on R & D financial commitment, which rose from five.two% of half-annually revenues in 2016 to 6.8% in half-calendar year 2017. At the exact time, the amount of personnel Have remained stable given that the starting of the money calendar year (36 personnel), demonstrating the seem management applied and the leverage available by the group&#39s organization design.
  

  

     Upcoming launch: benefits of 1 er semester 2017, week of September eighteen, 2017
  

  
    

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      About About DRONE VOLT
    

  
  

    Cre in 2011, DRONE VOLT is centered in France, the Benelux nations, Canada, Denmark, the United States and Switzerland and is a business specializing in the design and style, manufacture and marketing of civilian drones for skilled use. As a worldwide husband or wife, it features its shoppers turnkey alternatives which includes different expert services and flight education.
  

  

    The young ground breaking business, which reached a turnover of 6.8 million euros in 2016 (+ ninety%), is the leader of the audiovisual drone. It also delivers administration and industrialists for aerial photography. Among its clientele, the business contains FRANCE TELEVISIONS, TF1, Gendarmerie des Transports Ariens (GTA), Position.P, and so forth. DRONE VOLT is known as Ground breaking Corporation by Bpifrance.
  

  

     DRONE VOLT is a shown business on the Euronext Paris Growth marketplace:
  

  

     Motion: Mnmo: ALDRV.PA – ISIN code: FR0013088606 – Suitable: PEA, PEA-PME
  

  

     BSA: Mnmo: DRVBS – ISIN code: FR001286054
  

  

     Additional facts on www.dronevolt.com
  

  
Contacts:

      

    

        
Jean-Michel Marmillon – T: +33 1 53 67 36 73
dronevolt@actus.fr
      
        

Cline Vergely – T: +33 6 08 forty two 75 84
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      [1] Non-audited provisional information, audited information for the money calendar year 2017 will be offered no later than April 2018
    

  


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