Amanat Holdings PJSC (“Amanat” or the “Company”), the leading healthcare and education listed investment company, announces financial results for the year ended 31 December 2022.
- Adjusted total income: grew 16% to AED 178.2 million in 2022 vs. AED 153.7 million in 2021
- Adjusted EBITDA: grew 25% to AED 191.6 million in 2022 vs. AED 152.7 million in 2021
- Adjusted net profit: grew 14% to AED 117.4 million in 2022 vs. AED 103.4 million in 2021
- Dividends: AED 100 million dividend proposed, AED 4 fils per share (88% of profit attributable to equity holders)
- Balance sheet: over AED 580 million of cash and low leverage
Commenting on the results, Amanat’s Chairman, Hamad Alshamsi said:
“Amanat continues to deliver on the strategy approved in 2020, with further growth in adjusted profitability following record financial performance in 2021. In the last two years we have concluded 9 transactions at a combined value of AED 2.5 billion, growing our platforms and resulting in a portfolio of market leading assets across the education and healthcare sectors in the GCC.
As we look forward our focus is shareholder value creation, which we intend to deliver through the expansion of our platforms and future monetization events, underpinned by consistent dividend distributions.
In light of the strong financial performance the Board of Directors is recommending an AED 100 million dividend payout of AED 4 fils per share or 88% of profit attributable to equity holders.”
Amanat’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Mohamad Hamade, added:
“Our portfolio comprises market leading platforms across healthcare and education, each of which have clear growth strategies and pathways to monetisation.
At the healthcare platform we are on track to operate c.700 beds by 2024, a 65% increase in capacity, whilst at the education platform we continue to grow through a combination of bolt-on-acquisitions and organic growth. At the newly acquired HDC expansions are in progress that will add additional centers in KSA, whilst concurrently exploring regional expansion opportunities.
As we look forward, we will continue to pursue further acquisitions and opportunities and integrate, scale and synergise our platforms as we build value and deliver return to our shareholders.”
The Company recorded total income of AED 181.8 million in 2022, versus AED 371.0 million in 2021. On an adjusted basis, excluding prior year gain on sale of and trading results from divested entities, total income increased by 16%. Adjusted net profit grew 14% to AED 117.4 million in 2022, versus AED 103.4 million reported in 2021 with 23% growth in Q4-2022 vs. Q4-2021. Reported net profit recorded AED 114.2 million compared with AED 280.8 million in 2021, which in FY-2021 included the gain on sale of and trading results from divested entities.
News Source: Dubai Media Office