|FY19 vs FY20 |
|Profit for the year||33,493||52,763||97,587||85.0%|
|Materials, consumables and inventory changes, excluding stock obsolescence||(173,448)||(192,050)||(315,415)||-64.2%|
|Allowance for stock obsolescence reversed||226||(311)||(76)||75.6%|
|Depreciation and amortisation||(1,871)||(6,076)||(8,415)||-38.5%|
|Other expenses, net||(14,965)||(14,352)||(14,359)||-0.0%|
|Finance income, net||260||356||448||25.8%|
|Total expenses net other income||(222,319)||(259,856)||(405,353)||-56.0%|
|Share of equity-accounted investee's (losses)/ profit (net of tax)||(38)||461||199||-56.8%|
|Profit before taxation||39,968||63,735||113,805||78.6%|
* Increase/(Decrease) Earnings
|31 Dec 2018 |
|31 Dec 2019 |
|31 Dec 2020 |
|Net asset value per share (SG cents)||33.3||49.8||76.7|
|Property, plant and equipment||5,725||6,392||8,127|
|Right of use assets||-||2,051||9,509|
|Intangible assets and goodwill||17,717||16,905||46,646|
|Cash and cash equivalents||58,890||107,676||134,785|
|Current assets less current liabilites||65,112||108,277||155,604|
|Net increase in cash||11.6||49.7||30.6|
|Cash & cash equivalents||58.9||107.7||134.8|
|Net cash generated from operating activities||34.0||67.7||86.3|
|Net cash used in investing activities||(13.2)||(2.8)||(29.8)|
|Net cash used in financing activities||(9.2)||(15.2)||(25.9)|
Acquisitions in 2020
In the first quarter of 2020, we completed our acquisition of Mu-TEST, a French-based provider of highly customisable, application-specific, FPGA-based testers. Mu-TEST’s strong team of highly experienced engineers complements AEM’s System Level Test (SLT) engineering team, enabling the delivery of AEM’s Asynchronous Modular Parallel Smart (AMPS)-based SLT+ solutions to the semiconductor and electronics markets.
AEM closed its acquisition of California-based DB Design Group, Inc in July 2020. DB Design is a world-renowned supplier of automation fixtures, device kits, and other test-related products. This acquisition strengthens AEM’s design and application engineering capabilities in the consumables space, expands AEM’s customer portfolio in the semiconductor and electronics spaces, and gives AEM an expanded R&D and engineering presence in the US, enhancing AEM’s overall customer intimacy.
Lattice Innovation, Inc is a California-based company with exceptional design, simulation, and process services in the active thermal control space. Lattice Innovation’s capabilities combined with AEM’s existing comprehensive thermal management, vision, and deep automation solutions ensure that AEM will continue to deliver exciting, industry-leading test solutions for the Computing, Automotive, Mobility, and Optical Electronics test markets.
With custom-native as our DNA combined with a singular focus on our customers, AEM is uniquely positioned to build and innovate application-specific solutions that meet our customers’ test needs. Our M&A programme will continue to be a strong complement to the organic growth of our technological talents and capabilities to drive AEM forward as a leader in the test industry.
In 2019, we visited Lion Home at Bishan to engage with its residents.
Healthcare staff Changi General Hospital and Sengkang General Hospital received hampers, to appreciate them for who working long hours during COVID-19.
AEM organizes annual corporate social responsibility activities for our employees to participate. COVID-19 provided both an obstacle and opportunities for us to serve the community. Although we could not organize major charitable activities; we turned to other ways to reach out to the community.
Employees can donate their vacation leave to convert to cash to help colleagues who faced financial difficulties due to the pandemic.
Our US teams donated masks to several places of worships.
The Report summarises AEM’s key sustainability issues, our management approach, and our related performance concerning Environment, Social and Governance topics (“ESG”) across the Company’s operations. All information shown is for the Group’s operations in Asia, Europe, North and Central Americas unless stated otherwise. The Company has chosen the Global Reporting Initiative1 (“GRI”) Standards as it is the most established international sustainability reporting standard. This Report is prepared per the GRI standards “Core” option. The Report incorporates the primary components of report content as set out by the SGX’s “Comply or Explain” requirements on sustainability reporting under Listing Rules 711A and 711B.