First-Half 2020 Results

02 September, 2020

  • Organic sales growth of 15.7% in first-half 2020:
    • €1,476 million in sales
    • Up 15.8% as reported
  • As expected, a mixed sales performance, with faster momentum in molecular biology solutions contrasting with a slowdown in microbiology, immunoassays and industrial applications
  • Robust growth in contributive operating income before non-recurring items, to €253 million, or 17.1% of sales

Alexandre Mérieux, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said: “In today’s unprecedented health crisis, bioMérieux’s positioning as a specialist in infectious disease diagnostics takes on all of its meaning and allowed to rapidly provide high-performance solutions for diagnosing COVID-19. Despite the pandemic’s negative impact on certain product lines and taking into account health and economic conditions, bioMérieux is expected to deliver a remarkable performance this year. However, this performance is not projectable beyond 2020.”

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