Adjusted profit before taxes increased 18% to about $11.3 million, the company said.
“We've been focused on margins for several years and you can see that our margins are steadily improving,” said Tim Dyson, CEO of Next Fifteen on a webcast. “We are – if you like – slowly catching up to the rest of the industry.”
The preliminary results pointed to several events that led to its growth, including the development of existing client revenue and new clients wins like AMD, Sony, Sybase, and Facebook.
The company also noted that organic growth in the US is up 8.8%.
The group plans geographic expansion to spur further organic growth, including expanding Bite's presence in Asia and Lexis' scope in North America, Dyson said, as well as more "modest" acquisitions in future.