Mitel Reports First Quarter Results

Ottawa May 02, 2018 (Globe Newswire)

Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a global leader in business communications, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018.

Financial Highlights from Continuing Operations

The Company reported that On-Site Products and Services revenues were down 8% in constant currency during the March 2018 quarter and are contracting faster than previously expected. Pro forma overall revenues in constant currency declined 3% versus the prior year quarter.

The Company reported Cloud Recurring revenues that were largely in-line with management’s expectations, but noted that Cloud Recurring bookings declined compared to the prior year quarter.

Favorable foreign exchange rates were a significant contributor to Q1 revenue and earnings, but were partially offset by accelerating market decline for On-Site Products and Services combined with slower than expected integration progress in the Company’s combined UCaaS business.

Business Highlights

  • Recurring clouds seats grew by 33,110 seats during the quarter and now total 1,159,509.
  • A large UK-based manufacturing company transitions to MiCloud Flex from a competitor in a UCaaS deal with a total contract value of $1.3 million.
  • A leading US-based technology company converted an existing Mitel installed contact center to MiCloud Contact Center Engage in a deal with a total contract value of $4.8 million.
  • Notable On-Site wins from customers operating in the government vertical included a $2.1 million deal to upgrade a US-based customer to MiVoice MX-ONE and a $1.1 million deal in the UK for a customer upgrading to MiVoice Business Phase 2.
  • Mitel announced its new Go-To-Market strategy and Global Partner Program, including the greater use of its two-tier distribution partnership.
  • The previously announced sale of DeTeWe closed on April 30, 2018.

 

Conference Call Information

Subsequent to the announcement issued on April 24, 2018 that Mitel has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners, the company will not hold the previously scheduled conference call to discuss its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. Questions about the results reported in this release can be directed into the company’s investor relations department. Contact information is provided at the end of this release.

Non-GAAP Financial Measurements

This press release includes references to non-GAAP financial measures including non-GAAP revenue, Adjusted EBITDA, non-GAAP net income, non-GAAP EPS (earnings per share) or non-GAAP net income per common share and Constant Currency. Non-GAAP financial measures do not have any standardized meaning and are therefore unlikely to be comparable to similar measures presented by other companies. We use these non-GAAP financial measures to assist management and investors in understanding our past financial performance and prospects for the future, including changes in our operating results, trends and marketplace performance. Non-GAAP measures are among the primary indicators management uses as a basis for our planning and forecasting of future periods. Investors are cautioned that non-GAAP financial measures should not be relied upon as a substitute for financial measures prepared in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles. Please see the reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable U.S. GAAP measure attached to this release.

Forward Looking Statements

Some of the statements in this communication are forward-looking statements (or forward-looking information) within the meaning of applicable U.S. and Canadian securities laws. These include statements using the words believe, target, outlook, may, will, should, could, estimate, continue, expect, intend, plan, predict, potential, project and anticipate, and similar statements which do not describe the present or provide information about the past. There is no guarantee that the expected events or expected results will actually occur. Such statements reflect the current views of management of Mitel and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. These statements are based on many assumptions and factors, including general economic and market conditions, industry conditions, operational and other factors. Any changes in these assumptions or other factors could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. All forward-looking statements attributable to Mitel, or persons acting on its behalf, are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements set forth in this paragraph. Undue reliance should not be placed on such statements. In addition, material risks that could cause actual results to differ from forward-looking statements include: the ability to obtain required regulatory, shareholder and court approvals for the arrangement, the timing of obtaining such approvals and the risk that such approvals may not be obtained in a timely manner or at all, and the risk that such approvals may be obtained on conditions that are not anticipated; the risk that the conditions to the arrangement are not satisfied on a timely basis or at all and the failure of the transaction to close for any other reason; the ability to achieve the expected benefits of the transaction; the inherent uncertainty associated with financial or other projections; the integration of Mitel and ShoreTel and the ability to recognize the anticipated benefits from the acquisition of ShoreTel; the anticipated size of the markets and continued demand for Mitel’s products and services; the impact of competitive products and pricing and disruption to the combined business that could result from the acquisition of ShoreTel; access to available financing on a timely basis and on reasonable terms; Mitel’s ability to achieve or sustain profitability in the future; fluctuations in quarterly and annual revenues and operating results; fluctuations in foreign exchange rates; current and ongoing global economic instability, political unrest and related sanctions; intense competition; reliance on channel partners for a significant component of sales; dependence upon a small number of outside contract manufacturers to manufacture products; and, Mitel’s ability to successfully implement and achieve its business strategies, including its growth of the company through acquisitions and the integration of recently acquired businesses and realization of synergies, including the acquisition of ShoreTel. Additional risks are described under the heading “Risk Factors” in Mitel’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017 filed with the SEC and Canadian securities regulatory authorities on February 28, 2018 and in Mitel’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31,2018 to be filed with the SEC and Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. Except as required by law, Mitel has no intention or obligation to update or to publicly announce the results of any revisions to any of the forward-looking statements to reflect actual results, future events or developments, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting the forward-looking statements.

 

Contact Information

Media and Industry Analysts
Amy MacLeod
613-691-3317
amy.macleod@mitel.com

Investors
Michael McCarthy
469-574-8134
michael.mccarthy@mitel.com

Over Mitel

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