REG-Matchtech Group PLC Pre Close Trading Update

Released : 30/01/08 07:01

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RNS Number:8171M 
Matchtech Group PLC 
30 January 2008 
 
30 January 2008 
 
 
                              Matchtech Group plc 
                         ("Matchtech" or the "Company") 
                             
                            Pre Close Trading Update 
 
 
Matchtech, one of the UK's leading technical recruitment companies, will 
announce its Interim Results for the six months ending 31 January 2008 on Monday 
17 March 2007. Ahead of this, the Company today announces a Pre Close Trading 
Update. 
 
In the six months ending 31 January 2008 the Group has seen good growth in Net 
Fee Income ("NFI") across all three operating sectors, Engineering, Built 
Environment and Support Services. With the investment in our graduate 
recruitment campaign, which added an additional 30 consultants at the start of 
the financial year, operating performance in the first half of the financial 
year has been in line with the Board's expectations. 
 
George Materna, Chairman of Matchtech, commented: "I am pleased to report that 
we have made a good start to the year and that we are currently seeing 
encouraging demand across a broad range of clients for the limited pool of 
skilled resource that is available." 
 
 
For further information please contact: 
 
 
Matchtech Group plc  01489 898 989                      George Materna, Chairman 
                                                  Adrian Gunn, Managing Director 
                                                     Tony Dyer, Finance Director 
 
 
Arbuthnot Securities 020 7012 2000            Andrew Fullerton / Richard Tulloch 
 
 
Hogarth Partnership  020 7357 9477   John Olsen / James Longfield / Fiona Noblet 
 
 
Background on Matchtech 
 
Matchtech specialises in the provision of contract and permanent staff in the 
Engineering, Built Environment and Support Services sectors across the UK. 
 
It was established in 1984 and has grown organically to become the UK's 4th 
largest technical and engineering recruitment specialist and one of the UK's 20 
largest recruitment companies (Source: Recruitment International Top 100 Report 
- August 2006). 
 
Operating from a single site near Southampton, Matchtech provides predominantly 
professionally-qualified candidates to clients in a broad range of industries 
including oil and petrochemicals, marine, aerospace, water, electronics, civil 
engineering, building structures and transport infrastructure. It structures its 
business across three main sectors: Engineering, Built Environment and Support 
Services. 
 
Matchtech Group plc floated on AIM in October 2006. 
 
 
 
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