Odesia Group Inc.

Odesia Group Inc.

May 29, 2012 08:00 ET

Odesia Announces Increase in Revenue for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2012

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 29, 2012) - ODESIA Group Inc. ("ODESIA" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:ODS), a corporation specialized in delivering business-intelligence and decision-process solutions today announced its 2012 first quarter financial results.

Highlights for the first quarter ended March 31st, 2012

  • Increase in revenue of 28% from $2,359,000 in Q1 2011 to $3,013,000 in Q1 2012;
  • Invested in stronger sales and marketing team in Canada and France;
  • Implemented a new acquisition program directed by Richard Brossoit
    • resulted in a first acquisition, Interfacing, in early May 2012;
  • Hired contractual resources to support revenue growth;
  • Net earnings of $15,000 compared to a net loss of $22,000 in Q1 2011;
  • Vittorio Violo was nominated director of the Company;

"We are pleased that our sales strategy has generated organic growth. We have also put more efforts communicating our Unified Business Intelligence concept, thus reaching more Business partners for ODESIA. Our acquisition program is also progressing well with the conclusion in May of a first acquisition under our new acquisition program. We expect that these concerted efforts will continue to generate growth for Odesia" declared Nicolas Bonnafous, President and CEO of ODESIA.

Selected financial information

Income statement

($000's except per share amounts)
For the first quarter
ended March 31,
2012 2011
Revenue 3,013 2,359
Gross profit 852 745
Operating profit 64 108
Net earnings (loss) 15 (22 )
Basic and diluted net earnings (loss) per share attributable to owners of ODESIA 0.000 (0.001 )

Statement of financial position

($000's) March 31, 2012
December 31, 2011
Current Assets 3,824 3,485
Current liabilities 3,156 2,834
Total assets 4,454 4,119
Convertible debentures including short-term portion 561 565

The financial information regarding the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 should be read in parallel with the Company's consolidated financial statements and MD&A (Management Discussion and Analysis). These documents can be found on www.sedar.com

Post-reporting date events

On May 10th 2012, ODESIA acquired all issued and outstanding shares of privately-held Interfacing Technologies Corporation ("Interfacing"), a Business Process Management ("BPM") software company, for an estimated amount of $1,250,000 in cash and the issuance of 4,000,000 shares of ODESIA. The purchase price is subject to an adjustment based on the net tangible assets remaining in Interfacing following the audit of Interfacing's figures as at April 30, 2012. The estimated purchase price is the following:

Estimated cash $1,250,000
ODESIA's common shares (4,000,000 x $0.22)(1): $880,000
Estimated purchase price: $2,130,000
(1) Based on the closing price of the Company's stock on the TSX Venture Exchange on the transaction day. The common shares have been issued on the transaction day and are in escrow for 24 months with partial releases on a straight line basis every 6 months.

The $1,250,000 in cash is expected to be paid following the calendar below:

Paid on the transaction day $400,000
2012 $100,000
2013 $200,000
2014 $550,000

Based on its internal financial projections and the estimated working capital delivered by Interfacing on the transaction closing, ODESIA expects cash flows from Interfacing's operations to be sufficient to meet the future liquidity needs shown in the table above.

About ODESIA Group Inc.

ODESIA is an international corporation specialized in business-intelligence and decision-process solutions for large and medium-sized companies. ODESIA's mission is to help managers monitor the performance of their business by accessing all relevant information at the right time and the right place. For more information visit us at www.odesia.com.

Disclaimer in regards to forward-looking statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements which reflect ODESIA's current expectations regarding future events and may involve risks or uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those projected herein.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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