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G4S plc UK DK : Interim Management Statement

7 May 2014


G4S, the leading global integrated security company, reports today on trading
for the year to date and provides an overview of financial performance for
the three months ended 31 March 2014. This Interim Management Statement has
been prepared following the adoption of IFRS10/11/12 effective 1 January

All figures are stated at, and all commentary refers to, constant exchange

Financial performance for the three months to 31 March was in line with our
plans. Revenues, compared to the same three month period last year grew by
4.8%, with organic growth of 5.0%. We continued to invest in organic growth
and our wider programme of corporate transformation and underlying profit
before interest, tax and amortisation (PBITA) and earnings were slightly
higher than the same period of 2013.

Emerging markets organic revenue growth was 16% with double-digit growth
across all emerging markets regions. Developed markets' revenue was flat
compared with 2013.

The group had a positive start to the year winning new business with annual
revenues of over
£440 million. Major contract wins include retail and services customers in the
US, retail customers in Brazil, port security consultancy in the Middle East,
cash solutions contracts in the Netherlands and significant new business with
the UK Government.

In April, the UK Government gave a positive assessment of the group's
Corporate Renewal Plan in the UK which forms part of the group's wider
corporate transformation programme

The group continues to have a strong financial position, with S&P recently
confirming its investment grade credit rating at BBB- (Stable).

Commenting on current trading and outlook, Ashley Almanza, CEO said "Our
trading performance is in line with our plans, reflecting strong growth in
emerging markets and satisfactory performance in developed markets. We
continue to implement a group-wide transformation programme which is focused
on embedding our group values, restructuring key businesses and investing in
organic growth, technology, innovation and cost leadership and which supports
our long term objectives of delivering sustainable growth in earnings, cash
flow and dividend."

For further enquiries, please contact G4S plc:

Helen Parris - Director of Investor Relations +44 (0) 1293

For Media enquiries, please contact
Adam Mynott - Director of Media Relations +44(0) 1293
Faeth Birch - RLM Finsbury +44 (0)
207 251 3801

G4S will be hosting an investor conference call at 8am today, details are as

Webcast Link:
Telephone Dial-in Details

Standard International Access: +44 (0) 20 3003 2666
Denmark Toll Free: 8088 8649
UK Toll Free: 0808 109 0700
USA Toll Free: 1 866 966 5335

Password: G4S

A replay of the call will be available for 7 days after the event, details as

Replay Details:

Standard International Access : +44 (0) 20 8196 1998
Denmark Toll Free : 8088 7109
UK Toll Free : 0800 633 8453
USA Toll Free 1 866 583 1035
Access PIN : 9442417

The AGM will take place on 5 June 2014 and the final dividend of 5.54 pence
(DKK 0.4954) per share is proposed for payment on 13 June 2014.
Half year results
Results for the six months to 30 June 2014 will be published on 13 August

Notes to Editors:

G4S is the leading global integrated security company which specialises in the
provision of security products, services and solutions to customers.

G4S is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange
listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations on six continents and 618,000
employees. For more information on G4S,


This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: G4S plc UK DK via Globenewswire


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