Financial Highlights

  twelve-month period ended
(in EUR million) 31/12/2012 31/12/2013 3 31/12/2014 4 31/12/2015
External revenues 313.5 310.1 345.4 393.6
therein Core operations 273.3 306.9 342.2 390.3
- Share of IS24 176.6 204.9 231.5 266.7
- Share of AS24 90.5 97.5 106.9 120.7
EBITDA 65.7 94.0 87.4 166.9
therein Core operations 73.8 99.8 89.3 166.0
Ordinary operating EBITDA2 - 92.2 148.5 189.6
therein Core operations - 98.0 149.1 188.8
Ordinary operating EBITDA margin2 - 29.7% 43.0% 48.2%
therein Core operations - 31.9% 43.6% 48.4%
Capital expenditure 22.7 14.5 14.2 19.3
therein Core operations 18.6 14.1 14.0 19.3

1 EBITDA is defined as profit before financial results, income taxes, depreciation and amortization, impairment write-downs and the result of sales of  subsidiaries.

2 Ordinary operating EBITDA represents EBITDA adjusted for non-operating and special effects, ordinary operating EBITDA margin of a segment is defined as ordinary operating EBITDA as a percentage of external segment revenues.

3 These figures are obtained from the comparative period information in the audited consolidated financial statements of Scout24 Holding GmbH for the short financial year from January 1, 2014 until March 31, 2014 (FriendScout24 is shown as discontinued operations and therefore eliminated in external revenues, external EBITDA and external ordinary operating EBITDA).

4 2014 figures represent the sum of financials from the audited consolidated financial statements of Scout24 Holding GmbH for the short financial year from January 1, 2014 until March 31, 2014  and the audited consolidated financial statements of Asa NewCo GmbH for the short financial year from April 1, 2014 until December 31, 2014.