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2016-08-30

ROBIT PLC INTERIM REPORT JANUARY - JUNE 2016: ACQUISITIONS BOOST COMPANY'S OPERATIONS

ROBIT PLC PRESS RELEASE 30 AUGUST 2016 AT 11.00 A.M.

ROBIT PLC INTERIM REPORT JANUARY - JUNE 2016: ACQUISITIONS BOOST COMPANY'S
OPERATIONS

Acquisitions played a key role of Robit Plc's first half-year. The company
made major acquisitions in Australia and England.

Robit Plc's operative profitability improved in the review period, even though
its net sales declined slightly
(-4,0 percent). The company's EBITDA increased to 12,0 percent so to EUR 2.5
million (10,7 percent and EUR 2.3 million in H1/2015).

The company continued building its international sales network by establishing
a sales office to Thailand (Bangkok). Through the acquisitions Robit Plc has
advanced to a global player and it has four manufacturing plants: Finland,
South Korea, Australia and England. Approximately two thirds of the company's
personnel are located outside Finland.

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| Key financials 1-6/2016 1-6/2015 Change, % 1-12/2015 |
| Net sales, EUR 1.000 21.031 21.913 -4,0 45.588 |
| EBITDA, EUR 1.000 2.515 2.353 6,9 % 5.066 |
| EBITDA, percent of sales 12,0 % 10,7 % - 11,1 % |
| EBITA, EUR 1.000 1.534 1.735 -11,6 3.448 |
| Operating profit, EUR 1.000 1.506 1.706 -11,7 3.389 |
| Operating profit, percent of sales 7,2 7,8 - 7,4 |
| Net income for the review period, EUR 1.000 1.162 1.403 -17,2 2.244 |
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Regionally, Robit Plc increased its net sales in EMEA region (Europe, Middle
East, Africa).

The above mentioned acquisitions broadened significantly the company's product
offering, further strengthened its market coverage and increased production
capacity, so acquisitions will play a very significant role in the future
growth.

ROBIT PLC

Mikko Mattila, CEO

Harri Sjöholm, Chairman

Further information:

Mikko Mattila, CEO
Email:mikko.mattila@robit.fi

Tel. +358 40 736 7001

Harri Sjöholm, Chairman
Email:harri.sjoholm@robit.fi

Tel. + 358 400 622 092

Certified Advisor
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) Helsinki Branch
Tel. +358 9 6162 8101

Robit is a Finnish company selling and servicing global customers in drilling
consumables for applications in tunneling, geothermal heating and cooling,
construction, and mining industries. The company's business is divided into
Top Hammer, Down-the-Hole and Digital Services business units. Robit has
twelve own offices and active sales networks in 115 countries and production
in Finland, South Korea, Australia and UK. The company is listed in Nasdaq
Helsinki Ltd's First North Finland marketplace with trading code ROBIT. For
more information, see
www.robit.fi.

Distribution:

Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd
Key media
www.robit.fi

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This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf of Nasdaq 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: Robit Oyj via Globenewswire

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