Key figures Q1/2013: Very good level of orders received

Schindler recorded a 7.5% increase in orders received to CHF 2 357 million and 4.0% growth in revenue to CHF 1 980 million in the first quarter of 2013. Group operating profit (EBIT) was CHF 217 million, corresponding to an EBIT margin of 11.0% (first quarter of 2012: 11.2%). Net profit totaled CHF 166 million and thus exceeded the same period of the previous year by 6.4%.