Why invest in Vaisala

Data-driven technology leader

We are a stable, sustainable, and globally operating company headquartered in Finland. As a technological leader in our field, we aim for long-term growth as well as a globally leading position in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements by responding to different megatrends and investing in research and development.

Why invest in Vaisala?

 1 Technology leader and strong market position

• Leading technologies in weather, environmental and industrial measurements with the most reliable instruments, algorithms, and software
• Clear market leadership position in key products, high customer satisfaction, estimated total market size 3 billion EUR
• High continuous investments in R&D (2023: 67.7 MEUR or 12.5% of net sales)

 2 Growth potential in multiple dimensions

• New technologies
• New products, applications, and digital solutions that leverage latest technologies, platforms, as well as business models based on recurring revenue
• Expansion into new customer segments and geographical regions

 3 Well diversified sales mix

• Vaisala is a global player in its relevant markets with representatives in more than 100 countries
• 2023 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 large CAPEX investments: annual maintenance CAPEX roughly at a level of depreciations
• 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 (2023: 1.3)
• Solvency ratio 61.3% (2023)
• Gearing -10.5% (2023)

 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 65% on earnings and the average effective dividend yield of share 2.0%

 7 Technology with an impact in a responsible way

• Technologies, products, and digital solutions that enhance customers’ decision-making and development of operations and that contribute significantly to solving global challenges related to climate change, energy transition and decarbonization, and health and well-being, for example
• Very low ESG risk: in the evaluation by Sustainalytics, Vaisala’s ESG risk score is 9.6 which is defined as negligible
• We use 100% renewable electricity: in 2023, we formulated our near-term science-based emission reduction targets aligned with the requirements of the Science-Based Targets initiative SBTi) and sent them to SBTi for validation.

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Fact sheet about Vaisala

Vaisala is a global leader in measurement instruments and intelligence for climate action. We equip our customers with devices and data to improve resource efficiency, drive energy transition, and care for the safety and well-being of people and societies worldwide. With almost 90 years of innovation and expertise, we employ a team of over 2,300 experts committed to taking every measure for the planet. Vaisala series A shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.