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As an international provider of communication and information systems for safety-critical control centres, the Frequentis Group develops and markets custom-tailored control centre solutions for air traffic management (civil and military air traffic control) and public safety & transport (for police, fire brigades, emergency rescue services, shipping, and railways).

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Investment story

Frequentis stands for solutions for a safer world. Wherever Frequentis’ systems are used, people are responsible for the safety of other people and of goods. Innovative capability and a strong focus on technology make Frequentis a global success story and a reliable partner. On average, around 90% of orders are based on installed base business with established customers throughout the world.

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Company profile

Frequentis, headquartered in Vienna, is an international supplier of communication and information systems for control centres with safety-critical tasks. Such 'control centre solutions' are developed and marketed by Frequentis in the business sectors Air Traffic Management (civil and military air traffic control, air defence) and Public Safety & Transport (police, fire brigade, ambulance services, shipping, railways). As a global player, Frequentis operates a worldwide network of branches, subsidiaries and local representatives in more than 50 countries.


Products and solutions from Frequentis can be found in over 35,000 operator working positions and in approximately 150 countries. Founded in 1947, Frequentis considers itself to be the global market leader in voice communication systems for air traffic control with a market share of around 30%. In addition, the Frequentis Group's AIM (aeronautical information management) and AMHS (aeronautical message handling) systems, as well as GSM-R systems for Public Transport are industry leading global solutions. The shares of Frequentis AG are traded on the Vienna and Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol FQT (ISIN: ATFREQUENT09). In 2020, the Frequentis Group had about 1,900 employees worldwide and generated revenues of EUR 299.4 million and EBIT of EUR 26.8 million.
 

SEASONALITY OF BUSINESS PERFORMANCE

Business performance during the year is exposed to seasonal fluctuations due to the customer structure and the nature of its project business. Order intake and project acceptance are generally highest at year-end, which typically results in negative half-year results.

 

KEY FIGURES

Key figures Frequentis Group 2017-2020 (07.04.2021)

Share

The Frequentis share, ISIN: ATFREQUENT09, is listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange (prime market) and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (general standard) since 14 May 2019. The share capital of the company amounts to EUR 13,280,000 and is divided into 13,280,000 shares.

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Basic Data

The Frequentis share is listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange (prime market) and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (general standard).

ISIN ATFREQUENT09
Ticker symbol FQT 
Initial listing 14 May 2019 
Issue price at IPO                       18.00 EUR
No. of shares           13,280,000 shares

 

Shareholder structure

Core shareholder Johannes Bardach holds around 68% (around 8% directly and around 60% indirectly through Frequentis Group Holding GmbH), B&C Holding Österreich GmbH holds more than 10% and around 22% are free float.

The owner of share no. 1 (Johannes Bardach) is entitled to delegate one third of the maximum number of shareholder representatives (six shareholder representatives) set out in the articles of association to the company’s Supervisory Board.

 

Analysts

Company Analyst Contact       Recommendation              Target Price (in EUR)
BankM Daniel Großjohann                               email Buy 23.93
Commerzbank                        Adrian Pehl email Hold 22.00
Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI)     Teresa Schinwald email Buy Under review

 


Share repurchase 2021

Adhoc: FREQUENTIS resolves share repurchase programme (from 8 April 2021, 02:55 PM)

FREQUENTIS AG terminates share repurchase programme (from 6 May 2021)
 

Overview of the trades made within the framework of the share repurchase programme:

1) 15.04.-16.04.2021 Overview of underlying individual trades (ZIP), Notification (PDF)

2) 19.04.-23.04.2021 Overview of underlying individual trades (ZIP), Notification (PDF)

3) 26.04.-30.04.2021 Overview of underlying individual trades (ZIP), Notification (PDF)

4) 03.05.-06.05.2021 Overview of underlying individual trades (ZIP), Notification (PDF)
 

Share price

Publications

Here you can find Investor & Adhoc news, presentations and financial reports.

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Investor & Adhoc News

Please find here press releases for investors and Adhoc news.

 

Presentations

 

Financial Reports

NON-FINANCIAL REPORTS

 

Capital increase for employee participation program 2020

Videos

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Frequentis solutions for Germany

With communication and information systems for control centres with safety-critical tasks, Frequentis Group's German subsidiary has been making Germany a safer place for more than 25 years, protecting over 200 million passengers in the air as well as 2.3 billion rail travellers each year. In addition, Frequentis Germany has already equipped around 6,000 working positions in the region.


Air Traffic Management Civil / Remote Tower

Since 2018, the international airport of Saarbrücken is remotely controlled from the remote tower centre in Leipzig. We took the opportunity to review the first year of operations with controllers and management. Find out more at http://aerosense.solutions.


Public Safety: Case Study Bavarian Police

We visited Bavarian Police at its Police Headquarters in Nuremberg. At the heart of the communication system is our 3020 LifeX software platform including digital radio connections and the newly developed AudioHub.


Public Safety

Frequentis Public Safety has been supplying emergency services organisations with highly reliable, easy-to-use control centre solutions for more than two decades. As communication technology evolves toward more open and multimedia-oriented standards and platforms, Frequentis is leading the way in defining and implementing them through active participation in industry organisations, such as EENA, NENA, APCO and TCCA.


Public Transport

How is Frequentis supporting railway organisations and railway infrastructure operators to resolve incidents and boost operational performance?


Air Traffic Management / Defence

The German Armed Forces monitor German airspace around the clock to ensure airspace security and to efficiently detect irregular activity and incident. Through cooperation with other agencies and consultation with Alliance partners, any situation can be promptly and appropriately addressed. Frequentis provides support through innovative technology, thus ensuring the success of the mission. At all levels of command, for all involved parties, reliably both day and night.


Maritime

Frequentis’ Maritime organisation provides functionality that supports the needs of today’s rescue coordination and traffic management authority market segments. We understand the needs of modern Search and Rescue / Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) and the Navy. Find out about the requirements of this industry and how we increase safety in the maritime sphere.


Financial calendar

The financial calendar includes events like investor conferences / roadshows, General Meetings, publication of financial results, and dividend payment date.

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INVESTOR CONFERENCES AND ROADSHOWS 2021

13.01.2021 ODDO BHF Forum
12.-13.04.2021 Virtual Zürs Investor Conference, RBI / Raiffeisen Bank International
12.05.2021 Investor Conference DACH Region (in German)
02.09.2021 Sector Conference, Commerzbank, Frankfurt
23.-24.11.2021 Deutsches Eigenkapitalforum 2021


For individual conference calls please contact us at investor@frequentis.com.
 

FINANCIAL CALENDAR 2021

17.08.2021 Half-year financial report 2021

 

HISTORICAL INVESTOR CONFERENCES / ROADSHOWS
 

03.09.2019 Frankfurt, Equity Forum Investor Conference
04.09.2019 Vienna, Non-deal roadshow, Commerzbank
10.09.2019 London, Non-deal roadshow, Commerzbank
11.09.2019 Vienna, Börse-Informationstag, Wiener Börse
18.10.2019 Vienna, Gewinnmesse Wien, Star der Stunde
05.11.2019 Paris, Non-deal roadshow, Oddo BHF
21.11.2019 Warsaw, Austrian Day, RCB / Wiener Börse
25.-27.11.2019 Frankfurt, Deutsches Eigenkapitalforum 2019
27.11.2019 London, Austrian Capital Markets Day, RCB / Wiener Börse
09.01.2020 Lyon, ODDO BHF Forum
03.09.2020 Sector Conference, Commerzbank
22.10.2020 Gewinnmesse Wien, Norbert Haslacher als Star der Stunde, 18.30 (in German)
17.-18.11.2020 Deutsches Eigenkapitalforum 2020

 

HISTORICAL FINANCIAL CALENDAR
 

28.08.2019 Half-year financial report 2019
10.09.2019 Record date for General Meeting
20.09.2019 Extraordinary General Meeting, Vienna
16.10.2019 Ex-dividend day
17.10.2019 Record date for dividend
18.10.2019 Dividend payment
02.04.2020 Annual financial statements 2019
04.05.2020 Record date for General Meeting
14.05.2020 Annual General Meeting, Vienna
18.08.2020 Half-year financial report 2020
25.11.2020 Ex-dividend day
26.11.2020 Record date for dividend
27.11.2020 Dividend payment day
07.04.2021 Annual financial statements 2020
10.05.2021 Record date for General Meeting
20.05.2021 Annual General Meeting, Vienna (virtual)
26.05.2021 Ex-dividend day
27.05.2021 Record date for dividend
28.05.2021 Dividend payment day

Corporate governance

This section provides all corporate governance related information.

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Corporate Governance Code

Frequentis AG is committed to accountable management of the company geared to creating sustainable, long-term value. In keeping with this, Frequentis AG also supports the objective of the Austrian Code of Corporate Governance of strengthening the confidence of national and international investors in the Austrian capital market by increasing transparency and establishing uniform principles of good corporate management. Please access the declaration from Frequentis below.

 

Corporate Governance Reports

 

Remuneration Reports

 

Executive Board and Supervisory Board

Please find all information about the executive and supervisory board here.

 

Directors' Dealings

Transactions with shares or debt instruments of the company or related derivatives respectively financial instruments carried out by members of the Management Board or the Supervisory Board are published in accordance with Article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation: http://issuerinfo.oekb.at/startpage.html

 

Major holdings notifications

 

Voting rights

 

Articles of association

 

General Meeting

Frequentis AG held its Annual General Meeting 2021 on 20 May 2021 as a virtual Annual General Meeting with transmission on the Internet (in German language only).

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GENERAL MEETING 2021

Frequentis AG held its Annual General Meeting 2021 on Thursday, 20 May 2021, as a virtual Annual General Meeting (in German language only).

  1. Convocation
  2. Draft resolutions
  3. Proposal on the appropriation of the balance sheet profit
  4. Remuneration Report 2020
  5. Long Term Incentive Plan 2021
  6. Request from Frequentis Group Holding GmbH
  7. CV and declaration Sylvia Bardach
  8. Power of Attorney and Instructions
  9. Question Form
  10. Revocation of Power of Attorney
  11. Annual Report 2020
  12. Annual Financial Report 2020 - ESEF (ZIP - German only)
  13. Annual Financial Report 2020 - ESEF (ZIP with viewer - German only)
  14. Annual Financial Report 2020 - PDF version (German only)
  15. Consolidated Financial Statements and Group Management Report 2020
  16. Financial Statements and Management Report 2020 (German only)
  17. Consolidated Corporate Governance Report 2020
  18. Report of the Supervisory Board 2020
  19. Consolidated Non-financial Report 2020
  20. For information only: Articles of association (as at 22 June 2020)
  21. Schwerpunktfragen IVA 2021 (available in German language only)
  22. Presentation (available in German language only)
  23. Dividend Announcement
  24. Voting results for the ordinary general meeting of Frequentis AG on 20 May 2021
     

GENERAL MEETING 2020

Frequentis AG held its Annual General Meeting 2020 on Thursday, 14 May 2020, as a virtual Annual General Meeting (in German language only).

  1. Convocation
  2. Draft resolutions
  3. Proposal on the appropriation of the balance sheet profit
  4. CV and declaration Karl Michael Millauer
  5. CV and declaration Boris Nemsic
  6. Remuneration policy for members of the Executive Board
  7. Remuneration policy for members of the Supervisory Board
  8. Long Term Incentive Plan 2020
  9. Power of attorney and Instructions
  10. Question Form
  11. Revocation of Power of Attorney
  12. Annual Financial Report 2019 (available in German language only)
  13. Annual Report 2019
  14. Financial Statements and Management Report (available in German language only)
  15. Consolidated Financial Statements and Group Management Report
  16. Consolidated Corporate Governance Report
  17. Report of the Supervisory Board
  18. Consolidated Non-financial Report
  19. For information only: Articles of association (as at 4 May 2020)
  20. Schwerpunktfragen IVA 2020 (available in German language only)
  21. Presentation (available in German language only)
  22. Dividend Announcement
  23. Voting results for the ordinary general meeting of Frequentis AG on 14 Mai 2020
  24. Press Release: FREQUENTIS one year after the IPO. First virtual General Meeting went well.

 

EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING 2019

Frequentis AG held its Extraordinary General Meeting 2019 in Vienna on 20 September 2019 at 1120 Vienna, Am Euro-Platz 2, EURO-PLAZA, Gebäude G (Building G).

  1. Convocation
  2. Draft resolutions
  3. Proposal for the appropriation of the profits
  4. Comparison of the proposed amendment to the Articles of Association
  5. CV and declaration Petra Preining
  6. Report on items 5. and 6.
  7. Power of attorney
  8. Power of attorney Dr. Wilhelm Rasinger, IVA
  9. Revocation of power of attorney
  10. Schwerpunktfragen IVA 2019 (available in German language only)
  11. Abstimmungsergebnisse zur außerordentlichen Hauptversammlung der Frequentis AG am 20. September 2019 (available in German language only)
  12. Press Release: FREQUENTIS AG: First public general meeting; resolution on dividend
  13. Dividend Announcement
  14. Authorisation for purchase of own shares
  15. Authorisation for disposal of own shares
  16. Presentation Executive Board (available in German language only) 

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