Kerlink Included in Forbes Futur40 Fast-Growing Companies Second-Year in a Row
Thorigné-Fouillard, France – July 12, 2018, 06:00pm CET – Kerlink (ALKLK – FR0013156007), a specialist and global leader in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), has been recognized in the Forbes Futur40 ranking for the second consecutive year. The award recognizes the 40 non-financial SMEs listed on Euronext Paris that have shown the strongest growth in turnover over the past three years, and on the originality of the companies’ business models.
This year, Kerlink also received a special award of the biggest-potential SME.
The results are determined with data provided by Morningstar, in cooperation with PME finance-EuropeEntrepreneurs, the Federation of Individual Investors and Clubs (F2IC) and Paris Europlace, the French organization in charge of promoting and developing the Paris financial marketplace.
Listed on Paris Euronext Growth stock exchange since May 2016, Kerlink achieved a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 47.43 percent from 2015 through 2017. Revenue surged 75.4 percent to €24.8 million in 2017.
“This listing among the Forbes Futur40 is further validation of Kerlink’s leadership in LoRaTM IoT networks, and of our continuously evolving business model,” said William Gouesbet, Kerlink’s CEO & president. “Our offer has expanded to include turnkey design-to-deployment solutions ranging from reference design to value-added application services that support the vast number of jobs connected objects are expected to perform. In addition, Kerlink is signing strategic distribution agreements with a variety of integrators and resellers in key markets, which we believe will accelerate our international growth.”
Kerlink received the awards July 11 during the International Financial Forum in Paris.
In addition to making the Futur40 two years in a row, Kerlink has been included on several other lists of fast-growing companies, such as:
- April 2018: FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies.
- April 2018: Tech40, which recognizes the best-performing tech SMEs on Euronext markets in Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon and Paris.
- December 2017: Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 EMEA.
- November 2017: 2017 Best Revenue Growth Award on the EnterNext prize list of the Deloitte/In Extenso Technology Fast 50.