Company Announcement No 10/2021
9 July 2021
Sydbank A/S to revise upwards its outlook for 2021
Profit after tax is now projected to be in the range of DKK 1,150-1,350m.
The outlook is revised upwards to a profit after tax in the range of DKK 1,150-1,350m. In connection with the release of the 2020 Annual Report on 2 March 2021, we announced that we expected a profit after tax in the range of DKK 850-1,150m for 2021.
Q2 2021 has been characterised by continued:
High customer activity
Tight cost control
Positive trend in customers’ financial circumstances.
As a consequence of customers’ improved financial circumstances, a net reversal of impairment charges of DKK 125m was recorded in Q2 2021. Impairment charges for 2021 as a whole are expected to amount to a net reversal of around DKK 250m. The management estimates as a result of covid-19 of DKK 325m in 2020 remained unchanged at end-Q2 2021.
Sydbank’s Interim Report for 2021 will be released on 25 August 2021 as planned.
Jørn Adam Møller, Deputy Group Chief Executive, tel +45 74 37 20 30
Louise Lillelund Degn-Ovesen, Head of Communications, tel +45 61 20 48 04.
Karen Frøsig Jørn Adam Møller
CEO Deputy Group Chief Executive