G & L Beijer aims to create scope for strong growth within Beijer Ref. The parent company, together with the Beijer Ref, has set the following targets. Beijer Ref aims to strengthen further its position as the leading operator in Europe and to increase its business activities in the global market. The objective is to grow faster than the market. The Group aims to achieve a return on capital employed in operations of at least 11 per cent. The Group normally has good cash flows and a high-dividend capacity. The objective is to distribute 30-70 per cent of profit after tax. However, the level will be weighted every year against the Group’s capital requirements and prospects for the future. The equity ratio shall not normally fall below 30 per cent.