This section contains Cargotec's IR newsletters, mainly published quarterly before the three-week silent period. You can find the most recent letter below.
As the year is soon coming to its end, we would like to highlight some of the most notable events of the fourth and last quarter of 2021. Cargotec’s Financial statements review 2021 will be published on Thursday, 3 February 2022, and the silent period starts on Thursday, 13 January 2022.
Remember to register to our pre-silent call
We will arrange a pre-silent call with our CFO Mikko Puolakka on 10 January at 11am EET. Please register to the call via this form no later than on Wednesday 5 January, if you haven't already done so.
Cargotec Corporation will disclose the following financial information in 2022:
- Financial Statements review 2021, on Thursday, 3 February 2022
- Interim report January–March 2022, on Wednesday, 27 April 2022
- Half year financial report January–June 2022, on Wednesday, 27 July 2022
- Interim report January–September 2022, on Wednesday, 26 October 2022
Cargotec's Financial Statements 2021 and Annual Report 2021 will be available at www.cargotec.com on week 8.
|Date (and booking quarter)||Business area||Description||Country/Customer||Value|
|1 December (Q4/21)||Kalmar||4 diesel-electric straddle carriers||Jamaica/Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL)||Not disclosed|
|30 November (Q4/21)||Kalmar||three-year Kalmar Care service agreement||Sweden/Holmen Iggesund||Not disclosed|
|25 November (Q4/21)||Kalmar||34 Kalmar Straddle Carriers||Belgium/MPET and PSA||Not disclosed (significant order)|
|18 November (Q4/21)||MacGregor||Design & key components, fabrication and delivery of hatch covers for twelve containerships||Japan/Japan Marine United||Not disclosed (significant order)|
Other releases from Q4
On 15 December, Kalmar held its customer event, the New Era of Logistics and launched three new 100% electrically powered solutions – the Kalmar Electric Reachstacker, the Kalmar Electric Heavy Forklift and the Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor.
In the event, Kalmar also announced the introduction of the Kalmar Robotic Portfolio – a future range of intelligent, flexible and autonomous mobile equipment solutions. The portfolio will consist of the Kalmar RoboTractor, RoboLifter, RoboStacker and RoboHandler, and prototypes are currently being tested at different sites around the world.
Kalmar also announced the launch of Kalmar Tracker, an automated container information solution for reachstackers designed to enable safer and more efficient management of container movements.
In December, Cargotec was awarded with a B in CDP’s Climate change rating. The scoring varies from a scale from A to D-. This is the second year in a row for Cargotec to receive CDP’s B rating, which indicates that we are taking coordinated actions on climate issues.
In November, Cargotec announced a voluntary total redemption of the EUR 150 million senior unsecured notes issued on 28 March 2017 which have a maturity date 28 March 2022 (ISIN: FI4000243316). Cargotec announced irrevocably that on 28 December 2021, Cargotec will redeem the Notes in whole at their principal amount, together with any accrued but unpaid interest in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Notes. Cargotec will use existing liquidity reserves to finance the redemption.
In October, Cargotec appointed Michel van Roozendaal, former President of MacGregor, as President of the Kalmar Mobile Solutions strategic business unit. Following Mr. van Roozendaal’s appointment, Leif Byström, former MacGregor’s Chief Operating Officer and Interim Head of the Offshore Solutions Division, was appointed President of the MacGregor business area.
On 9 December, we announced progress in regulatory proceedings in the merger between Cargotec and Konecranes: The companies have submitted commitments to the European Commission to satisfy competition concerns.
On 26 November, we announced that Cargotec and Konecranes note CMA’s announced Provisional Findings regarding the planned merger of Cargotec and Konecranes.
On 4 November, we announced the planned high-level operating model and leadership team of the Future Company.
On 1 October 2020, Cargotec Corporation and Konecranes Plc announced that the companies have signed a combination agreement and plan to combine through a merger, subject to regulatory and other approvals (the “Transaction”). The companies are confident that the approvals are received to allow completion of the Transaction by the end of H1/2022. Until completion, both companies will operate fully separately and independently.
During Q4, we have kept up our active engagement with the financial markets. We met investors on virtual roadshows and hosted standalone meetings and calls with investors and analysts.
Most of our meetings with you have remained virtual and based on the positive feedback received, this may well continue to be our main meeting format in the (near) future as well. However, we are keen to meet you in-person as well, whenever the situation allows.
If you are interested to meet with us, please do not hesitate to contact Heidi at heidi.gustafsson(at)cargotec.com to agree on the details.
Cargotec's refined strategy was published in April this year. Our refined vision is to become global leader in sustainable cargo flow. Check our fresh strategy video to learn about our progress during 2021.
You can follow Cargotec investor-related and other news also in Instagram. Be sure to go to @cargotecglobal and subscribe!
Check our IR blog section for interesting stories about various topics around our industry and activities.
We maintain a list with all mergers and acquisitions as well as divestments on the Cargotec website Investors section - you can find the M&A history here.
Visit the IR calendar section on the Cargotec website for more information about upcoming and past events.
Cargotec’s investor relations offers a podcast channel in Finnish and English, listen to it here. You can also find our leadership podcasts there. Both Finnish and English podcasts are also available on iTunes.
Have a look at the latest VARA consensus estimates.
The third quarter of 2018 is soon coming to its end, and here is a reminder of some highlights of the quarter. Cargotec’s January-September 2018 interim report will be published on Friday, 26 October 2018. The silent period will commence on Friday, 5 October 2018. If you would like to book a call with us before our silent period, please contact Tiina (email@example.com).
On 24 September, Cargotec announced its Board of Directors had confirmed the company's refined strategy for 2019-2021. With the business areas, Cargotec will continue to work towards the vision "Becoming the global leader in intelligent cargo handling".
During the current strategy period 2015-2018, the focus has been on leadership, services and digitalisation, and good progress has been made in all three areas. Services and digitalisation will continue to have a key role during the next strategy period, while leadership - still fundamentally important to the company - will now become an integrated part of Cargotec's processes.
In the coming strategy period, the new strategy elements are customer centricity and productivity.
Cargotec Corporation will disclose the following financial information in 2019:
Cargotec’s Financial Statements 2018 and Annual Report 2018 will be available here on week 8.
|Date (and booking quarter)||Business area||Description||Country/ Customer||Value|
|26 September (Q3/18)||Kalmar||12 hybrid straddle carriers, including maintenance and operator training as well as six months of on-site maintenance support||DP World Southampton||Not disclosed|
|26 September (Q3/18)||MacGregor||Complete hatch cover sets and container fixed fittings for eight 1,800 TEU container ships||Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD), in South Korea||Not disclosed|
|7 September||Kalmar, Navis||Web-based fleet performance solution Bluetracker||Zeaborn Ship Management||Not disclosed|
|6 September (Q3/18)||Kalmar||Two Kalmar Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes, including related spare parts||Curaçao Port Services B.V.||Not disclosed|
|13 August (Q3/18)||Kalmar||Three electrically powered rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs) with DCT specific customisation||Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) Gdansk||Not disclosed|
|9 August (Q3/18)||Kalmar||10 new straddle carriers||Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA)||Not disclosed
On 18 September, Cargotec's Board of Directors confirmed the record date and payment date of the second instalment of the dividend. The second instalment of the dividend, which amounts to EUR 0.52 for each class A shares and EUR 0.52 for each class B shares outstanding, will be paid to shareholders who are registered in the shareholders' register maintained by Euroclear Finland Ltd on the record date 20 September 2018. The payment date was confirmed as 27 September 2018.
On 23 August, Cargotec announced Scott Phillips B.Sc. (Industrial Technology), MBA, (b. 1966, US citizen) had been appointed President of Hiab business area as of 1 October 2018. He will be a member of the Cargotec Executive Board and report to CEO Mika Vehviläinen. Scott Phillips joins Cargotec from General Electric where he holds the position of Vice President and CEO Mining.
Roland Sundén, current President of Hiab, will take up a corporate development role in Cargotec as of 1 October, continuing to report to Mika Vehviläinen and as a member of the Cargotec Executive Board.
On 31 July 2018, Cargotec announced Hiab had entered into an agreement to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from the CTE Group for an enterprise value of EUR 50 million. Effer, founded in 1965, has over 50 years' experience in developing and manufacturing knuckle-boom cranes, with its product range encompassing truck cranes with a 3 to 300 tm lifting capacity, special application truck cranes, and marine cranes. Effer S.p.A. is headquartered in Minerbio, Italy and has approx. 400 employees.
The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals expected to be received in the second half of 2018. Effer's results will be consolidated into Hiab from the closing date.
On 19 July 2018, Cargotec announced it will start to repurchase its own shares. Between 20 and 26 July, a total of 150,000 own shares were repurchased. Cargotec Corporation now holds a total of 219.603 shares including the shares repurchased in July. Read more details about the repurchase on Cargotec’s Investors webpage.
On 13 September, Hiab introduced the upgraded JONSERED recycling crane range for heavy-duty recycling.
On 10 September, Hiab introduced new, pioneering building material crane models to strengthen its loader crane portfolio.
On 4 September, MacGregor introduced a new breakbulk cargo stowage solution, the Breakbulk Optimiser, which enables operators to rapidly and optimally plan the stowage of many different cargoes, increasing vessel utilisation rates significantly and therefore improving business performance.
During the third quarter, Cargotec attended the SEB Industrial and technology seminar in Stockholm and Credit Suisse Industrial conference in London. Take a look at the material from these events at Cargotec’s webpage.
In addition, we hosted roadshows in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, and London.
Read our latest IR blog Reflections from Cargotec IR roadshow in Asia - US equities considered "safe investments" by some Asian investors, written by Hanna-Maria Heikkinen, VP, Investor relations.
Cargotec attended Finnish SijoitusSummit 2018 in August. Watch the interview with CFO Mikko Puolakka about Cargotec as an investment (in Finnish). https://sijoitussummit.fi/haastattelut/cargotec-mikko-puolakka
Take a look at the latest consensus estimates.
On 30-31 October, we will organize Finnish Industrial Days together with Kemira and KONE in Singapore.
Site visit to the production facilities of Hiab and Kalmar in Stargard Szczecinski, Poland will be organized during March 2019. More information will follow.
Take a look at our IR calendar for other upcoming events and roadshows.