Quadient financial results – Strong rebound in Q3 2020

Quadient – Strong rebound in Q3 2020 driven by improved organic performance across all solutions, and an upgraded 2020 outlook

Quadient (Euronext Paris: QDT), a leader in business solutions for meaningful customer connections through digital and physical channels, today announces its third-quarter 2020 consolidated sales.

Geoffrey Godet, Chief Executive Officer of Quadient, stated: “We are very pleased with the strong rebound in revenue trend recorded in the third quarter of 2020 in all our solutions and in every geography. As the economy has been recovering from the impact of the lockdowns, Quadient has taken full advantage of its truly unified organization and benefitted from multiple synergies across the board, from commercial cross-selling to back-office efficiencies and from mutualized R&D to more integrated supply chains and logistics.

The success of our newly-launched software solutions provides strong evidence of the valuable synergies generated by our combined R&D platform to offer our clients critical multi-channel communications tools supporting small and medium-sized companies in their efforts to digitize their internal processes and larger entities, such as government services, utilities or financial services, in their ability to personalize their communication flows and improve customer experience.
The value brought by our software solutions enabled us to record strong double-digit growth in Business Process Automation, including an impressive growth in YayPay, our newly acquired US fintech. In the meantime, our Customer Experience Management software solutions have continued to benefit from new client gains.

In our smart hardware businesses, we recorded strong double-digit growth in Parcel Lockers Solutions, demonstrating the relevance of our smart lockers for retailers, carriers and property managers in the context of further e-commerce booming, while our Mail Related Solutions also recorded a much better performance thanks to a substantial rebound in equipment sales and supplies.

Against the backdrop of this strong rebound, we are upgrading our guidance for full-year 2020. Our sales performance will continue to be supported by strong growth in both Business Process Automation and Parcel Locker Solutions. We also continue to successfully adapt our operating expenses to best optimize our profitability. We keep on prioritizing our growth investments without giving up on new product launches. And we maintain a very healthy balance sheet as well as a strong liquidity position.”

The full quarterly results press release, presentation and webcast replay are available on the Quadient Investors website. 

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