“Our business continued to develop well in the second quarter. Volumes are back to pre-pandemic levels and we are confident about the second half of the year. With this momentum and the successful acquisition of Emerald Kalama Chemical, we are able to once again accelerate our growth path and raise our guidance for the full year,” said Matthias Zachert, Chairman of the Board of Management of LANXESS AG.
|EUR million||Q2/2020||Q2/2021||Change %||H1/2020||H1/2021||Change %|
|EBITDA pre exceptionals||224||277||23.7||469||519||10.7|
|EBITDA margin pre exceptionals||15.6%||15.1%||14.9%||14.7%|
|from continuing operations||803||77||-90.4||866||140||-83.8|
|from discontinued operations||-5||23||>100||-4||24||>100|
|Net financial liabilities||1,012*||1,309||29.3|
*As of December 31, 2020
**Employed in continuing operations as of the reporting date.
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