* Company “relatively unaffected” by economic crisis
* Debt position remains comfortable
LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - British health services firm Synergy Health Plc SYR.L said 2008 third-quarter sales were in line with expectations, adding that it had been “relatively unaffected” by the economic crisis.
Sales in the third quarter increased 15.5 percent on the same period last year to 67.9 million pounds ($95.39 million) and the company’s expectations for results for the full year to March 30, 2009, remained unchanged.
It said its debt position remained comfortably within covenants agreed with the company’s syndicate of banks, with net debt at 167.4 million pounds at the end of the third quarter. ($1=.7118 Pound) (Reporting by Paul Lauener; Editing by Simon Jessop)