Chimes Interims 2013

Chime Communications PLC, the International Communications & Sports Marketing group, today announces its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30th June 2013 source (RNS) Extract. Overall trading in the first six months of this year has been in line with our expectations.  Our Advertising and Marketing Services, Public Relations, Healthcare Communications and Insight and Engagement divisions all had operating profit growth of at least 50%.  Healthcare in particular has performed strongly trebling its operating profits and is now established as a strong European healthcare communications brand. Our Sport and Entertainment division has had a reasonable performance in the first six months of 2013, a year when there is no FIFA World Cup or Olympics and when it has been developing its operations in Brazil and China. Our international operations have continued to grow with operating income up 40%.