20 November 2019
Micro Focus International plc
The Board of Micro Focus International plc ("Micro Focus" or "the Group", LSE: MCRO.L, NYSE: MFGP), the global enterprise software group, today issues a brief trading update for the twelve months ended 31 October 2019.
Micro Focus expects to report full year Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA that are consistent with the revised revenue guidance given at the time of the trading update on 29 August 2019 and in line with Company Compiled Consensus*.
The Group expects to report Net Debt of $4.3bn at a leverage multiple of approximately 3.2x Adjusted EBITDA for the period ended 31 October 2019, following the completion of the share buyback programme and a one-off tax payment in respect of the SUSE disposal.
The Group will announce preliminary results for the twelve month period to 31 October 2019 on 4 February 2020. The Group's strategic review is progressing in line with the original timetable and the Board intends to provide an update as part of the preliminary results announcement.
* Company Compiled Consensus can be found at https://investors.microfocus.com/investors-media/analyst-consensus/
Micro Focus Tel: +44 (0)1635 32646
Kevin Loosemore, Executive Chairman [email protected]
Stephen Murdoch, CEO
Brian McArthur-Muscroft, CFO
Ben Donnelly, Investor relations
Brunswick Tel: +44 (0) 20 7404 5959
Sarah West [email protected]
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About Micro Focus
Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO.L, NYSE: MFGP) is a global enterprise software company supporting the technology needs and challenges of the Global 2000. Our solutions help organizations leverage existing IT investments, enterprise applications and emerging technologies to address complex, rapidly evolving business requirements while protecting corporate information at all times. Our product portfolios are Security, IT Operations Management, Application Delivery Management, Information Management & Governance and Application Modernization & Connectivity. For more information, visit: www.microfocus.com
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