Financial Targets

Balco Group’s objective is to increase shareholder value, primarily through net asset value growth.

In order to clarify our strategy the Board of Directors has decided to communicate financial targets. These reflect Balco Group’s evaluation of its balance sheet structure and the return targets on the portfolio companies.


Balco Group's net sales shall grow by 10 percent during a business cycle.

Capital structure

Balco Group’s net interest-bearing debt shall not exceed 2.5 times operating profit before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA), other than temporarily.


Balco Group’s profit per share shall grow by 20 percent during a business cycle.

Dividend policy

Balco Group shall distribute 30-50 percent of profits after tax, taking into consideration needs for Balco’s long-term growth and prevailing market conditions.