Texada Software Inc.

Texada Software Inc.

November 29, 2011 17:15 ET

Texada Software Inc. Announces Operating Results for the Three and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2011

GUELPH, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 29, 2011) -

  • The quarter was highlighted by the successful closing of the acquisition of the operating assets of Rolls High Reach ("Rolls"), a four location, Southern California based aerial equipment rental operation and the closing of a $4.0 Ml. private placement.

  • Net earnings for the quarter were $4.4 Ml., including a gain on fair value increment on acquisition of $5.2 Ml. relating to Rolls. This compared to a net loss of $0.002 Ml. in the third quarter of 2010. Adjusted EBITDA (as defined below) was $0.10 Ml. compared to Adjusted EBITDA of $0.14 Ml. in 2010. Strategic initiative related expenses were $0.19 Ml. in 2011 compared to nil in 2010.

  • Subsequent to the quarter end, Texada entered into a multi-year extension of its licensing arrangement with PROIV Technology Inc., its long standing software development tools provider, further demonstrating the Company's strategic intent to remain as a premier provider of enterprise asset management software.

  • Management has commenced its post acquisition work on the Rolls operation. The business generated an Adjusted EBITDA of $0.18 Ml. during the one month period from the date of acquisition of August 30, 2011 to the end of the quarter compared to $0.13 Ml. in 2010 when Texada did not own the business.

Texada Software Inc. ("Texada") (TSX VENTURE:TXS), announces today its unaudited interim financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2011.

For the quarter ended September 30, 2011, the Company generated total revenues of $1.9 Ml. and net earnings of $4.4 Ml. Adjusted EBITDA (defined as net earnings (loss) for the period adjusted for amortization, gain on acquisition fair value, acquisition expenses, accretion on convertible debt, interest expense, foreign exchange, and stock based compensation expense) was $0.10 Ml. including $0.18 Ml. relating to the Rolls acquisition. These results compare to total revenues of $1.05 Ml., a net loss of $0.002 Ml. and an Adjusted EBITDA of $0.14 Ml. in 2010.

Revenue for the current quarter increased by $0.80 Ml. or 79% compared to 2010. Rolls contributed $0.80 Ml. of revenue in the quarter. Operating expenses (excluding the effect of gain on fair value increment on acquisition and business acquisition expenses) increased by $0.93 Ml. in 2011 to $1.7 Ml. compared to $0.79 Ml. in 2010 due to the addition of Rolls and strategic initiative expenses of $0.19 Ml. in the quarter compared to nil in 2010.

For the nine month period, the Company had net earnings of $4.1 Ml. including the $5.20 Ml. gain on fair value increment on the Rolls acquisition. This compared with net earnings of $0.29 Ml. in 2010. Adjusted EBITDA was $0.02 Ml. after strategic initiative expenses of $0.53 Ml. and including $0.17 Ml. relating to the Rolls business. These results compare to Adjusted EBITDA of $0.55 Ml. in 2010, during which period strategic initiative expenses were nil.

"We are very excited to have completed the Rolls acquisition in the third quarter and are actively pursuing other opportunities to continue to develop and grow the Company's equipment rental platform" said William Swisher, Texada's CEO. He continued, "We are pleased with the one month of operating results for Rolls which are included in our third quarter and are actively working on enhancing the equipment rental business strategy and processes for Texada. At the same time, we are working diligently to identify the next transaction to enable us to continue to execute on our growth strategy."

"We are pleased with Texada's enterprise software operating performance during the first nine months of 2011, said President Brian Spilak. "Our extension of the Company's relationship with PROIV was an important milestone for our business and provides us with unique operating leverage to continue to profitably grow our user base worldwide. Our strong foundation of industry leading technology, personnel and customers will benefit from this initiative for years to come."

The Company's financial results for the period are presented below:

Thousands of Canadian Dollars
(except per share amounts)
Three Months Ended September 30, Nine Months Ended September 30,
2011 2010 2011 2010
Revenue $ 1,883 $ 1,052 $ 4,183 $ 3,373
Operating Income (Adjusted EBITDA)



Net Earnings (Loss) for the Period $ 4,358 $ (2 ) $ 4,084 $ 286
Net Earnings (Loss) per Share $ 0.17 $ (0.01 ) $ 0.24 $ 0.03

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About Texada Software Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TXS)

Texada Software Inc. operates in two complementary businesses, enterprise asset management software and equipment rental.

Texada's enterprise software business continues as the premier provider of software solutions for equipment rental and mobile equipment. Texada's solutions are fully flexible and scalable to meet the unique needs of any sized operation and are backed by proven implementation, services and support. Texada's market-driven software products combine knowledge and best practices from over 5,000 users worldwide, resulting in solutions that manage the complete asset life-cycle from acquisition through to disposal. The enterprise software's customers enjoy the many benefits of this enhanced efficiency through better asset utilization, effective location tracking, and optimized scheduling.

The Company, through its wholly owned US equipment rental subsidiary, conducts business as Rolls High Reach at four locations in Southern California with a wide range of over 1,000 aerial and forklift fleet rental units.

Texada can be reached at 1-800-361-1233 or 1-519-836-7073, or at www.texadasoftware.com.

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