LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2016 — Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced third quarter fee revenue of $344.2 million and adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.52, excluding $58.3 million of items described above. On a GAAP basis, diluted loss per share was $0.30 in the three months ended January 31, 2016.
“Despite the threat of economic contagion at the beginning of this calendar year, I am pleased to report 14% year over year growth in fee revenue at constant currency in our third fiscal quarter – excluding the legacy Hay Group business. Combined, adjusted fee revenue for the quarter was $350 million,” said Gary D. Burnison, CEO, Korn Ferry.
“We have successfully completed the initial synergy phase of our combination with Hay Group, which is partially reflected in the new combined Hay Group segment Adjusted EBITDA margin of 15.6% in the quarter. Over the last few weeks, we have launched phase two of our Hay Group unification, which incorporates growth areas such as the expansion of our intellectual property, solutions and offerings. Our intent is to substantially complete the last phase of our integration activities by July 31, 2016, which will be eight months from the closing date of the transaction.
“After a short 90 days with Hay Group, I am more confident than ever that we are creating the
preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm,” Burnison added.
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