ATW Tech Increases its Revenues by 24% ($3.1 M) for Q3
Montreal, November 23, 2018 – ATW Tech Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX-V: ATW) announces its financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2018.
For its third quarter of 2018, the Company announced an increase of its revenues from its continuing operations of $591k or 24% for revenues of $3,059k compared to $2,468k for its comparable quarter of 2017. For its first three quarters of 2018, revenues from its continuing operations totalled $9.1m compared to $7.6m in 2017 for a 20% increase.
For its third quarter of 2018, the Company generated an operating income from its continuing operations of $181k compared to $-296k for its comparable quarter of 2017 for an increase of $477k, as well as cash flows from operating activities of $106k compared to $-76k for its comparable quarter of 2017.
On October 31, 2018, the Company completed the sale of the assets of its Atman division for a total purchase price of $1.3m including $1.1m cash and a balance of sale of $200k payable monthly over 3 years.
On November 6, 2018, the Company announced the signature of a letter of intent for the acquisition of the outstanding shares of Greywolf Entertainment Group (‘Greywolf’) for a purchase price of $2.95m with closing date expected before the end of 2018. For the unaudited financial year ended December 31, 2017, Greywolf’s revenues were $10.0 million.
“In our third quarter of 2018, we have managed to pursue our revenue growth in our continuing operations while controlling our costs. We have also improved our liquidities significantly with the sale of the assets of the Atman division for $1.3m. In addition, we continue to progress with regards to our strategic acquisitions in the financial technologies (‘fintech’), including the acquisition of Greywolf Group Entertainment, and through our positioning in the Canadian and international markets”, said President and CEO of ATW Tech, Michel Guay.
The above data includes a summary of highlights. For further information, please consult the Corporation’s consolidated financial statement as well as the Management Report for the year ended December 31, 2017 at www.sedar.com
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ABOUT ATW TECH
ATW Tech (TSX-V: ATW) is a leader in financial technologies (‘fintech’), owner of several web platforms including VoxTel, VuduMobile, Option.vote and Bloomed. VoxTel offers various interactive communication and landline and mobile carrier billing phone solutions. VuduMobile is specialized the text messaging business for enterprises through its unique, user-friendly and bilingual test messaging application et turnkey solution allowing management of text message management programs in all kind of businesses. Option.vote offers a large scale customizable and secured multi-method voting system for unions, political parties, professional associations, and others looking for a way to reduce their voting costs and to improve their participation rates. Bloomed is a cloud-based platform to manage data (smart data) on consumers and their behaviors which is developed for marketing agencies and their campaigns for the consumer and corporate markets.