Dell/EMC holding company posts pretax profit of $186.4m
Dublin-registered firm responsible for operations outside North America and Mexico
Dell EMC DSS 9000 Rack Scale Infrastructure: EMC International Company paid out dividends during the year of $51.25 million. Photograph: Pau Barrena
A Dublin-registered holding company for all Dell and EMC operations outside North America and Mexico last year recorded pretax profits of $186.4 million (€169.29 million)
New accounts filed by EMC International Company show the company recorded the pretax profits after revenues increased by 41 per cent to $1.1 billion in the 12 months to the end of February 1st last.
The company’s profits were also boosted during the year after receiving $320.1 million from shares in financial assets and a profit of $103.52 million from the sale of a financial asset, EMC Ireland Holdings.
The directors state the value of EMC Ireland Holdings at the date of disposal was $1.94 billion.
EMC International Company recorded operating profits of $609.25 million and net interest payments of $422.8 million resulted in the pretax profit of $186.4 million.
The company paid out dividends during the year of $51.25 million and this followed a dividend payout of $622.72 million in fiscal 2018.
In 2016, Dell closed a $67 billion deal to purchase EMC which is the largest-ever acquisition in the technology sector.
The directors for EMC International Company state they are satisfied with the result for the year and they believe the company has specialised technologies and services to grow the business.
The company recorded its profits after taking into account research and development expenses of $709 million and non-cash amortisation of intangible assets of $180.49 million.
EMC International Company acts as the principal holding company for predominantly all Dell and EMC operations outside the US, Canada and Mexico.
The company is also the owner of certain intellectual rights which it develops and licences to other EMC group companies.
EMC International Company is a private unlimited company incorporated in Ireland and has its registered office in Dublin. The administrative office for the company is located in Bermuda.
The company’s corporation tax bill was zero and a note attached to the accounts states the company is not subject to Irish corporation tax as it is a non- Irish tax resident company.
In a post-balance sheet event, the directors state that on April 5th last, the company sold its intellectual property to EMC Information Systems International for $7.5 billion.
At the end of February 2nd last, EMC international Company had shareholder funds totalling $36.17 billion.
The company’s cash reduced from $256.97 million to $42.76 million.