Fiscal Year 2021 of the Group

March 16, 2022

The Board of Directors of Colas met to finalize the 2021 financial statements

• Acquisition of Destia(a) for €222 million on December 1, 2021, providing an additional €755 million to order backlog

• Order backlog at a record €10.7 billion, up 17% year-on-year, or +9% at constant exchange rates, and excluding major acquisitions and disposals

• Revenue at €13.2 billion, up 7% vs. 2020 at constant scope and exchange rates

• Current operating margin at 3.3%, slightly higher than in 2019

• Free cash flow at €358 million remains high

• Net debt close to zero, virtually stable over the year, including Destia

• Confirmation of target current operating margin at 4% in 2023



Mar 16

Fiscal Year 2021 of the Group

The Board of Directors of Colas met to finalize the 2021 financial statements

Feb 23

Colas joins the #StOpE initiative to end everyday sexism in the workplace

On January 25, 2022, the Colas Group, represented by Frédéric Gardès, Chairman and CEO, joined #StOpE, an initiative dedicated to combatting so-called “everyday” sexism in the workplace. Colas is the first company in the construction sector to sign on to the program.

Dec 16

Colas renews its commitment to road safety

On Wednesday, December 8, Frédéric Gardès, Chairman and CEO of Colas, signed the "Seven Commitments for a Safer Road" with Marie Gautier-Melleray, France’s Interministerial Delegate for Road Safety. Over the last 24 years, Colas has been acting in partnership with public authorities to improve road safety, and will continue to play a strong role in the future with the new agreement.

Dec 6

Kácov bridge

The Kácov bridge project involves the construction of a new three-span road bridge with a total length of approximately 75 m over the Sázava River. COLAS CZ built the new bridge to replace the existing structure, which is no longer suitable due to poor condition, limited load capacity and unsuitable geometric parameters for traffic crossing.

Sep 22

Repair of overpass over Chlumecká Street on Prague Ring Road

Two new bridges will replace obsolete overpass in eastern part of metropolis

Aug 31

Aquisition of the Finnish company Destia

Colas signs an agreement to acquire Destia, a major player in the road and rail markets in Finland


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