Outlook

On July 26, 2018, Ahlstrom-Munksjö specified its guidance for 2018 comparable EBITDA.

Market outlook

Demand for Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s fiber-based products is expected to remain stable at the current good level for most of the product segments and to reflect the seasonal pattern. 

Specified guidance for comparable EBITDA

EBITDA:Comparable EBITDA in 2018 is expected to be slightly below the previous year’s level (pro forma EUR 290.4 million) hence gaining momentum in the second half of the year.

Former guidance for comparable EBITDA

EBITDA: Comparable EBITDA in 2018 is expected to be approximately at the previous year’s level (pro forma EUR 290.4 million), or slightly below. In the first-half of 2018, comparable EBITDA is expected to be lower than in the comparison period and to gain momentum in the second half of the year.

Capital expenditure

The cash flow effect of current capital expenditure of fixed assets as well as strategic investments is expected to be approximately EUR 150 million in 2018 (EUR 89.7 million in 2017).

Updated: July 26, 2018.

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