Bouygues' revenues for 2014 were €33.13 billion, almost unchanged from the 2013 figure of €33.12 billion .

Its net construction profits for the full-year 2014 were €254 million, compared with €277 million the previous year.

The company’s road building subsidiary Colas saw profits increase from €301 million in 2013, to €583 million for 2014. Some €372 million of its improved performance last year was due to the sale of its stake in motorway infrastructure management company Cofiroute.

Bouygues construction order book stood at €18.1 billion at the end of 2014, against €17.1 billion a year earlier.

A company statement said the results for 2014 “had been in line with expectations” and that its international construction operations would continue to expand further this year."

Martin Bouygues, chairman and CEO of the group, said, “I’m confident in the ability of each of the group’s business segments to reinvent itself in order to seize the opportunities on its markets and return to growth in 2016.”

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