Why invest in Vaisala

Here are 7 reasons why you should invest in Vaisala- a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement.

Why invest in Vaisala?

 1 Technology leader and strong market position

• Leading technologies in environmental and industrial sensing with most accurate and reliable instruments, algorithms, and software
• Clear market leadership position in key products, high customer satisfaction, estimated total market size over EUR 2.5 billion
• High continuous investments in R&D (2019: 52.8 MEUR or 13.1% of net sales)

 2 Growth potential in multiple dimensions

• New technologies
• New products, applications, and digital solutions by leveraging latest technologies and platforms
• Geographical expansion

 3 Well diversified sales mix

• Vaisala is a global player in its relevant markets with representatives in more than 100 countries
• 2019 geographical net sales split: 37% Americas | 30% APAC | 33% EMEA
• Several customer segments in governmental and private sectors

 4 Asset-light business model

• High-mix–low-volume business model
• Sales growth does not require capex: related annual capex around EUR 10 million
• Potential for productivity improvement with volume growth

 5 Strong cash generation and financial position

• Enable investing in growth and long-term business development
• Strong cash conversion rate (2019: 1.0)
• Solvency ratio 55.7% (2019)
• Gearing -2.4% (2019)

 6 Solid dividend payer

• Aim to distribute a stable dividend which will increase in line with net profit development
• Dividend per share for the last five years paid at the average rate of 87% on earnings, and the average effective dividend yield of share 3.9%

 7 Sustainable technologies in a responsible way

• Reliable partner, whose corporate responsibility work has been recognized, for example, by CDP and RE100
• Member of several organizations that promote responsible business, such as Climate Leadership Coalition, Cleantech Finland, and the Caring for Climate initiative of the UN Global Compact
• Technologies and products that contribute to building better informed, safer and more resource efficient societies

Fact sheet about Vaisala

Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on over 80 years of experience, Vaisala provides observations for a better world. We are a reliable partner for customers around the world, offering a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services. Headquartered in Finland, Vaisala employs approximately 1,850 professionals worldwide and is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange. www.vaisala.com www.twitter.com/VaisalaGroup