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HSS Hire Group PLC

21 June 2023

21 June 2023

HSS Hire Group Plc

Trading update and AGM statement

"Continued momentum and full year outlook unchanged"

HSS Hire Group plc ("HSS" or the "Group") provides the following trading update ahead of its Annual General Meeting later today.

The Group has continued to see positive trading momentum in the first five months of FY23 and remains on track to deliver full year Adjusted EBITA(1) in line with market expectations.

HSS ProService's strategy implementation continues to progress well. Based on the early positive results of these strategic initiatives, overhead investment will be increased to GBP6.5m in 2023.

A further update on the Group's strategy and performance will be provided at HSS's half year results in September 2023.

Steve Ashmore, Chief Executive Officer, commented:

"We are very pleased with the Group's progress in 2023, both in terms of financial performance and the implementation of our strategy. While we are mindful of recent commentary regarding a slowdown in certain sectors, we are confident that our unique technology-driven proposition and flexible cost-base will enable us to manage any headwinds and deliver on market expectations for 2023."



   1)        Adjusted EBITA is defined as operating profit before amortisation, and exceptional items. 


HSS Hire Group plc                               Tel: 020 3757 9248 
Steve Ashmore, Chief Executive Officer               Email: Investors@hss.com 
Paul Quested, Chief Financial Officer 
Phil Golding, Interim Head of Group 
Numis Securities                                 Tel: 020 7260 1000 
 Stuart Skinner / George Price 
Teneo (Public Relations Adviser)                  Tel: 07557 491860 
Tom Davies / Charles Armitstead 

Notes to editors:

HSS Hire Group plc provides tool and equipment hire and related services in the UK and Ireland through a nationwide network and its extensive supply chain of rehire partners. It offers a one-stop-shop for all equipment through a combination of its complementary Rental and Services businesses to a diverse, predominantly B2B customer base serving a range of end markets and activities. Over 90% of its revenues come from business customers. HSS is listed on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange. For more information please see www.hsshiregroup.com .


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