Stéphane Pallez, Chairwoman and CEO of FDJ, said: “The year 2021 marks FDJ's return to its pre-crisis growth trajectory for all its activities.
2021 revenue of €2.3 billion, up 10% compared with 20191 , based on an 11%1 increase in stakes to €19 billion - Growth in offline stakes (+5% vs 2019) and strong momentum in online stakes (+42% vs 2020)
• EBITDA of €522 million, or a margin of 23.1%, up from 22.2% in 2020, and net profit of €294 million - Dividend of €1.24 per share, or 80% of consolidated net profit, to be proposed to the General Meeting of 26 April 2022
• Strengthening of societal commitments and significant economic and social contribution - 10% of the Group’s television advertising purchases devoted to responsible gaming; - €25 million endowment to the FDJ Corporate Foundation for its programme over the 2023-2027 period, a 28% increase vs 2018-2022 - Implementation of the “Rebond” fund to support local businesses, with a €15 million contribution from FDJ - €6.2 billion contribution to French GDP by the Group in 2021; 54,800 jobs maintained or created in France2
• 2022 targets: revenue growth of nearly 5% and EBITDA margin above 23.5%
• Upward revision of the 2025 targets set at the time of the IPO3 - Average annual revenue growth of between 4% and 5% from 2021 to 2025 - A doubling of the share of online stakes compared with 2020 to over 20% of total stakes - EBITDA margin above 25% - Payout ratio between 80% and 90% of net profit from 2022
Boulogne-Billancourt (France), 16 February 2022 (7:00 a.m.) – La Française des Jeux (FDJ), France’s leading gaming operator, announces its 2021 results, its outlook for 2022 and its 2025 targets. Stéphane Pallez, Chairwoman and CEO of FDJ, said: “The year 2021 marks FDJ's return to its pre-crisis growth trajectory for all its activities. The Group's 2021 results are significantly higher than those recorded in 2019, thanks to the acceleration online and the growth within our network of points of sale. This performance demonstrates the relevance of our strategy and leads us to revise upwards the 2025 objectives communicated at the time of the Group's IPO, both in terms of growth and EBITDA margin. At the same time, we are continuing our societal commitments, which have already been significantly strengthened since the start of the health crisis. FDJ will carry on combining financial performance with extra-financial commitments for the benefit of all of its stakeholders.”