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EVO Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

May 2, 2019

ATLANTA, May 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EVO Payments, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOP) (“EVO” or the “Company”) today announced its first quarter 2019 financial results.  For the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, reported revenue was $111.5 million, compared to $128.3 million in the prior year, which reflects the adoption of Accounting Standards Codification Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (“ASC 606”), effective January 1, 2019.  Adjusted revenue for the first quarter was $135.4 million, compared to $128.3 million in the prior year, an increase of 10% on a currency neutral basis. On a GAAP basis for the first quarter, net loss was $19.0 million or a loss of $0.20 per basic and diluted share attributable to EVO Payments, Inc.  Adjusted EBITDA increased 7% to $30.6 million for the quarter, compared to $28.6 million in the prior year.  On a currency-neutral basis, adjusted EBITDA grew 13% over the prior year. 

“We are pleased with our first quarter performance in both our North American and European segments,” stated James G. Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of EVO.  “In the first quarter, we delivered solid results due to our strong sales performance, bank partnerships, and tech-enabled acquisitions.  We will continue to execute on these strategies to deliver growth in our markets for the remainder of 2019.”

Outlook
“Based on our Q1 performance and outlook for the remainder of the year, we are providing an update to our 2019 guidance,” stated James G. Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of EVO.  “We now expect reported revenue with the impact of ASC 606 to range from $496 million to $505 million.  On an adjusted basis, adding back the impact of ASC 606, we now expect revenue to range from $601 million to $610 million for growth of 6% to 8% over 2018.  We continue to expect FX headwinds for the remainder of 2019 to be approximately 350 basis points.  On a currency neutral basis, we now expect adjusted revenue to grow 10% to 12% compared to 2018 results.

Net loss is expected to be in a range of $19 million to $14 million compared to a net loss of $99 million in 2018.  Adjusted EBITDA is now expected to be in a range of $159 million and $163 million, reflecting growth of 7% to 10% over 2018 adjusted EBITDA or 11% to 14% on a currency-neutral basis.  Adjusted EBITDA margin is now expected to range from 26.5% to 26.7%, reflecting expansion of 40 to 60 basis points over 2018 currency-neutral adjusted EBITDA margin.  Net loss per share attributable to EVO on a GAAP basis is now expected to be 29 cents to 23 cents, compared to a net loss per share attributable to EVO of 70 cents in 2018.  Pro forma adjusted net income per share is now expected to be in the range of 55 cents to 58 cents, reflecting growth of 12% to 18% on a currency neutral basis.  These numbers are calculated based on pro forma share count of 84 million shares which includes all share classes.  We now expect capital expenditures to be in a range from $45 million to $50 million with 60% being comprised of point-of-sale terminals.  Our updated outlook does not consider the pending Eurobic and SF Systems acquisitions.”

Conference call
EVO’s management will host a conference call for investors at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, May 2, 2019 to discuss the results.  Participants may access the conference call via the investor relations section of the Company’s website at www.evopayments.com, or participants may also dial (877) 356-5729 inside the U.S. and Canada and (629) 228-0718 outside the U.S. and Canada to listen.  The conference ID number is 6991647.  A recording of the call will be archived on the Company's investor relations website following the live call.

Forward-Looking Statements
This release and the accompanying earnings conference call contain statements about future events and expectations that constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are often identified by words such as “anticipates,” “believes,” “continues,” “estimates,” “expects,” “goal,” “objectives,” “intends,” “may,” “opportunity,” “plans,” “potential,” “near-term,” “long-term,” “projections,” “assumptions,” “projects,” “guidance,” “forecasts,” “outlook,” “target,” “trends,” “should,” “could,” “would,” “will” and similar expressions. We intend such forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions for forward-looking statements contained in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements are based on our current beliefs, assumptions, estimates and expectations, taking into account the information currently available to us and are not guarantees of future results or performance. Forward-looking statements are not statements of historical fact. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause our actual results to differ materially from the expectations of future results we express or imply in any forward-looking statements, and you should not place undue reliance on such statements. Factors that could contribute to these differences include the following: (1) our ability to anticipate and respond to changing industry trends and the needs and preferences of our customers and consumers; (2) the impact of substantial and increasingly intense competition; (3) the impact of changes in the competitive landscape, including disintermediation from other participants in the payments chain; (4) the effects of global economic, political and other conditions; (5) our compliance with governmental regulations and other legal obligations, particularly related to privacy, data protection and information security, and consumer protection laws; (6) our ability to protect our systems and data from continually evolving cybersecurity risks or other technological risks; (7) failures in our processing systems, software defects, computer viruses and development delays; (8) degradation of the quality of the products and services we offer, including support services; (9) risks associated with our ability to successfully complete, integrate and realize the expected benefits of acquisitions; (10) continued consolidation in the banking and payment services industries; (11) increased customer, referral partner, or sales partner attrition; (12) the incurrence of chargebacks; (13) failure to maintain or collect reimbursements; (14) fraud by merchants or others; (15) the failure of our third-party vendors to fulfill their obligations; (16) failure to maintain merchant and sales relationships and financial institution alliances; (17) ineffective risk management policies and procedures; (18) our inability to retain smaller-sized merchants and the impact of economic fluctuations on such merchants, (19) damage to our reputation, or the reputation of our partners; (20) seasonality and volatility; (21) our inability to recruit, retain and develop qualified personnel; (22) geopolitical and other risks associated with our operations outside of the United States; (23) any decline in the use of cards as a payment mechanism or other adverse developments with respect to the card industry in general; (24) increases in card network fees; (25) failure to comply with card networks requirements; (26) a requirement to purchase our eService subsidiary in Poland; (27) changes in foreign currency exchange rates; (28) future impairment charges; (29) risks relating to our indebtedness, including our ability to raise additional capital to fund our operations on economized terms or at all and exposure to interest rate risks; (30)  changes to, or the potential phasing out of, LIBOR; (31) restrictions imposed by our credit facilities and outstanding indebtedness; (32) participation in accelerated funding programs; (33) failure to enforce and protect our intellectual property rights; (34) failure to comply with, or changes in, laws, regulations and enforcement activities, including those relating to corruption, anti-money laundering, data privacy and financial institutions; (35) impact of new or revised tax regulations; (36) legal proceedings; (37) our dependence on distributions from EVO, LLC to pay our taxes and expenses, including certain payments to the Continuing LLC Owners and, in the event that any tax benefits are disallowed, our inability to be reimbursed for payments made to the Continuing LLC Owners; (38) our organizational structure, including benefits available to the Continuing LLC Owners that are not available to holders of our Class A common stock to the same extent; (39) the risk that we could be deemed an investment company under the 1940 Act; (40) the significant influence the Continuing LLC Owners continue to have over us, including control over decisions that require the approval of stockholders; (41) certain provisions of Delaware law and antitakeover provisions in our organizational documents could delay or prevent a change of control; (42) the effect of the Jumpstart our Business Startups Act of 2012 which allows us to reduce our SEC disclosure and postpone compliance with certain laws and regulations intended to protect investors; (43) certain provision in our organizational documents, including those that provide Delaware as the exclusive forum for litigation matters and that renounce the doctrine of corporate opportunity; (44) our ability to establish and maintain effective internal control over financial reporting and disclosure controls and procedures; (45) changes in our stock price, including relating to downgrades, analyst reports, and future sales by us or by existing stockholders; and (46) the other risks and uncertainties contained from time to time in our filings with the SEC, including our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and our annual report on From 10-K. We qualify any forward-looking statements entirely by the cautionary factors listed above, among others. Other risks, uncertainties and factors, not listed above, could also cause our actual results to differ materially from those projected in any forward-looking statements we make. We assume no obligation to update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future.

Non-GAAP financial measures
EVO Payments, Inc. has supplemented revenue, segment profit, net income/(loss) and earnings per share information determined in accordance with GAAP by providing these and other measures on an adjusted basis in this release to assist with evaluating performance.  The non-GAAP financial measures presented herein should not be considered in isolation of, as a substitute for, or superior to, financial information prepared in accordance with GAAP, and such measures may not be comparable to those reported by other companies.  Management uses these adjusted financial performance measures for financial and operational decision making and as a means to evaluate period-to-period comparisons.  Management also uses these non-GAAP financial measures, together with other metrics, to set goals for and measure the performance of the business and to determine incentive compensation.  The Company believes that these adjusted measures provide useful information to investors about the Company’s ongoing underlying operating performance and enhance the overall understanding of the financial performance of the Company’s core business by presenting the Company’s results without giving effect to equity-based compensation, giving pro forma effect to the Company’s going forward effective tax rate following its Up-C reorganization, costs related to restructuring transactions, acquisition costs and other transitionary costs.  This release also contains information on various financial measures presented on a currency-neutral basis.  The Company believes these currency-neutral measures provide useful information to investors about the Company’s performance without taking into account fluctuations caused by currency exchange rates in the non-U.S. jurisdictions where the Company operates. Reconciliations of each non-GAAP measure to the most directly comparable GAAP measure are included in the schedules to this release. The Company also presents adjustments to its reported segment profit in this release. Segment profit is adjusted to exclude the impact of share-based compensation, transition, acquisition-related and integration costs.

Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP measure presented in this release. Adjusted EBITDA does not purport to be an alternative to net income as a measure of operating performance or to cash flows from operating activities as a measure of liquidity. Additionally, adjusted EBITDA is not intended to be a measure of free cash flow available for management’s discretionary use as it does not consider certain cash requirements such as interest payments, tax payments and debt service requirements.

Adjusted EBITDA is included in this release because it is a key metric used by the Company’s management and board of directors to assess the Company’s financial performance. The presentation of Adjusted EBITDA is intended to provide additional information to investors about the Company’s results of operations that management utilizes on an ongoing basis to assess the Company’s core operating performance.  Adjusted EBITDA is also frequently used by analysts, investors and other interested parties to evaluate companies in our industry.

Adjusted EBITDA is defined as income before provision for income taxes, net interest expense, and depreciation and amortization, excluding the impact of share-based compensation, transition, acquisition-related and integration costs. The calculation of adjusted EBITDA has limitations as an analytical tool, including: (a) it does not reflect the Company’s cash expenditures, or future requirements for capital expenditures or contractual commitments; (b) it does not reflect changes in, or cash requirements for, the Company’s working capital needs; (c) it does not reflect the interest expense or the cash requirements necessary to service interest or principal payments on the Company’s indebtedness; (d) it does not reflect the Company’s tax expense or the cash requirements to pay the Company’s taxes; and (e) although depreciation and amortization are non-cash charges, the assets being depreciated and amortized will often have to be replaced in the future and Adjusted EBITDA does not reflect any cash requirements for such replacements.

About EVO Payments, Inc.
EVO Payments, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOP) is a leading payment technology and services provider.  EVO offers an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across North America and Europe.  As a fully integrated merchant acquirer and payment processor in over 50 markets and 150 currencies worldwide, EVO provides competitive solutions that promote business growth, increase customer loyalty, and enhance data security in the international markets it serves.

EVO Payments, Inc.
Contact:
Sarah Jane Perry
Investor Relations & Corporate Communications Manager
770-709-7365
investor.relations@evopayments.com


EVO PAYMENTS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES            
Schedule 1 - Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations (unaudited)            
               
(in thousands, except share and per share data)            
               
      Three Months Ended March 31,
        2019       2018     % change
               
  Revenue   $  111,518     $  128,282      (13 %)
  Operating expenses:            
  Cost of services and products, exclusive of depreciation
and amortization shown separately below
     24,083        44,513      (46 %)
  Selling, general and administrative      66,422        59,613     11 %
  Depreciation and amortization      22,745        19,887     14 %
  Impairment of intangible assets      6,632        -     n/a  
  Total operating expenses      119,882        124,013      (3 %)
  (Loss) income from operations      (8,364 )      4,269      (296 %)
  Other (expense) income:            
  Interest income      675        484     39 %
  Interest expense      (11,652 )      (15,310 )    (24 %)
  Income from investment in unconsolidated investees      216        515      (58 %)
  Other expense, net      1,094        (555 )    (297 %)
  Total other expense      (9,667 )      (14,866 )    (35 %)
  Loss before income taxes      (18,031 )      (10,597 )   70 %
  Income tax expense      (988 )      (4,428 )    (78 %)
  Net loss      (19,019 )      (15,025 )   27 %
  Less: Net income attributable to non-controlling interests in consolidated entities      (582 )      (768 )    (24 %)
  Net loss attributable to EVO Investco, LLC     $  (15,793 )    
  Less: Net loss attributable to non-controlling interests in EVO Investco, LLC      14,311          
  Net loss attributable to EVO Payments, Inc.   $  (5,290 )        
             
  Earnings per share            
  Basic   ($0.20 )        
  Diluted   ($0.20 )        
  Weighted average Class A common stock outstanding            
  Basic      26,365,552          
  Diluted      26,365,552          


 

EVO PAYMENTS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES        
Schedule 2 - Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets (unaudited)        
           
(in thousands, except share and interest data)        
           
      March 31,   December 31,
        2019       2018  
  Assets        
  Current assets:        
  Cash and cash equivalents   $  221,083     $  350,697  
  Accounts receivable, net      12,094        13,248  
  Other receivables      57,650        56,518  
  Due from related parties      1,308        1,871  
  Inventory      9,515        8,867  
  Settlement processing assets      630,744        248,330  
  Other current assets      12,907        11,817  
  Total current assets      945,301        691,348  
  Equipment and improvements, net      98,037        103,046  
  Goodwill      351,806        353,011  
  Intangible assets, net      276,543        290,139  
  Investment in unconsolidated investees      1,896        1,753  
  Due from related parties      797        915  
  Deferred tax asset      74,972        72,296  
  Other assets      20,044        21,879  
  Total assets   $  1,769,396     $  1,534,387  
         
  Liabilities and Shareholders' Deficit        
  Current liabilities:        
  Settlement lines of credit   $  50,329     $  41,819  
  Current portion of long-term debt      7,723        7,191  
  Accounts payable      51,177        48,935  
  Accrued expenses      108,172        112,281  
  Settlement processing obligations      680,736        428,328  
  Due to related parties      3,690        4,824  
  Total current liabilities      901,827        643,378  
  Long-term debt, net of current portion      677,687        676,865  
  Due to related parties      385        385  
  Deferred tax liability      13,378        13,519  
  Tax receivable agreement obligations, inclusive of related party liability
of $39.4 million and $40.7 million at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018,
respectively.
     48,930        47,221  
  ISO reserves      2,710        2,684  
  Other long-term liabilities      2,619        2,924  
  Total liabilities      1,647,536        1,386,976  
  Commitments and contingencies        
  Redeemable non-controlling interests      1,163,203        1,010,093  
  Shareholders' deficit:        
  Class A common stock (par value $0.0001), Authorized -
200,000,000 shares, Issued and Outstanding - 26,514,112 and
26,025,189 shares at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018,
respectively.
     3        3  
  Class B common stock (par value $0.0001), Authorized - 40,000,000
shares, Issued and Outstanding - 35,913,538 and 35,913,538 shares at
March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively.
     4        4  
  Class C common stock (par value $0.0001), Authorized - 4,000,000
shares, Issued and Outstanding - 2,449,055 and 2,461,055 shares at
March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively.
     -        -  
  Class D common stock (par value $0.0001), Authorized - 32,000,000
shares, Issued and Outstanding - 16,306,954 and 16,785,552 shares at
March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively.
     1        1  
  Additional paid-in capital      139,425        178,176  
  Accumulated deficit attributable to Class A common stock      (328,657 )      (223,799 )
    Accumulated other comprehensive loss      (4,040 )      (2,993 )
  Total EVO Payments, Inc. shareholders' deficit      (193,264 )      (48,608 )
    Nonredeemable non-controlling interests      (848,079 )      (814,074 )
  Total deficit      (1,041,343 )      (862,682 )
  Total liabilities and deficit   $  1,769,396     $  1,534,387  
   


EVO PAYMENTS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES        
Schedule 3 - Condensed Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows (unaudited)        
           
(in thousands)        
           
      Three months ended March 31,
        2019       2018  
  Cash flows from operating activities:        
  Net loss   $  (19,019 )   $  (15,025 )
  Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash used in        
  operating activities:        
  Depreciation and amortization      22,745        19,887  
  Amortization of deferred financing costs      673        848  
  Fair value of contingent consideration      1,953        -  
  Share-based compensation expense      1,845        -  
  Impairment of intangible assets      6,632        -  
  Deferred taxes      (544 )      1,787  
  Other      449        342  
  Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of effect of acquisitions:      
     Accounts receivable, net      1,187        4,884  
     Other receivables      (612 )      (6,700 )
     Inventory      (758 )      1,874  
     Other current assets      (1,143 )      (1,449 )
     Other assets      88        665  
     Related parties      246        (3,983 )
     Accounts payable      1,616        (16,897 )
     Accrued expenses      (5,895 )      15,420  
     Settlement processing funds, net      (129,102 )      (2,754 )
     Other      26        58  
          Net cash used in operating activities      (119,613 )      (1,043 )
  Cash flows from investing activities:      
  Acquisition of businesses, net of cash acquired      (3,030 )      -  
  Purchase of equipment and improvements      (6,503 )      (8,590 )
  Acquisition of intangible assets      (1,660 )      (2,902 )
  Issuance of notes receivable      -        (20 )
  Collections of notes receivable      1,400        13  
          Net cash used in investing activities      (9,793 )      (11,499 )
  Cash flows from financing activities:        
  Proceeds from long-term debt      126,597        260,400  
  Repayments of long-term debt      (117,713 )      (210,636 )
  Deferred financing costs paid      (2 )      (150 )
  Contingent consideration paid      (331 )      (141 )
  Deferred cash consideration paid      -        (5,000 )
  Consideration paid for additional shares in a consolidated subsidiary      -        (16,916 )
  Distribution to non-controlling interests holders      (5,480 )      (3,564 )
  Tax withholdings related to net share settlement of share-based payments      (130 )      -  
  Distribution to members      -        (10 )
          Net cash provided by financing activities      2,941        23,983  
  Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents      (3,149 )      3,486  
          Net (decrease) increase in cash and cash equivalents      (129,614 )      14,927  
  Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period      350,697        205,142  
  Cash and cash equivalents, end of period   $  221,083     $  220,069  
   

 

EVO PAYMENTS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES 
Schedule 4 - Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP measures
   
  Three months ended March 31,
    2019       2018     % change
           
Revenue $ 111,518     $ 128,282     (13%)
Network fees1   23,904       -     n/a
Adjusted revenue   135,422       128,282     6%
Currency impact2   -       (5,602 )   n/a
Currency-neutral adjusted revenue   135,422       122,679     10%
           
           
Net loss   (19,019 )     (15,025 )   27%
Less: Net income attributable to non-controlling interests in consolidated entities   (582 )     (768 )   (24%)
Income tax expense   988       4,428     (78%)
Interest expense, net   10,977       14,826     (26%)
Depreciation and amortization   22,745       19,887     14%
Share-based compensation3   1,845       -     n/a
Transition, acquisition and integration costs4   13,676       5,286     159%
Adjusted EBITDA   30,630       28,633     7%
Currency impact2   -       (1,415 )   n/a
Currency-neutral adjusted EBITDA $ 30,630     $ 27,219     13%

 

Effective January 1, 2019, EVO adopted Accounting Standards Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, where certain amounts that we pay to third parties, including payment network fees are now netted against revenue.  The adjustment reflected here is for comparability to prior year as these expenses were reflected in operating  expenses in 2018.  There is no net effect on net loss or adjusted EBITDA.
Represents the impact of currency shifts by adjusting prior year results to current period average fx rates for the currencies in which EVO conducts operations.
For the three months ended March 31, 2019, represents $1.8 million of share-based compensation costs.
For the three months ended March 31, 2019, earnings adjustments include $1.4 million of employee termination benefits, $5.1 million impairment of intangible assets, net of non-controlling interest, and $7.2 million of acquisition and integration costs.
For the three months ended March 31, 2018, earnings adjustments include $4.0 million of a strategic advisory fee paid to an investment bank and $1.3 million of transaction and acquisition related costs.
     

 

EVO PAYMENTS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES 
Schedule 5 - Segment Information (unaudited)
     
(dollar amount in thousands, transactions in millions)  
     
    Three months ended March 31,
      2019     Adjustments1   2019 Adjusted     2018     Adjustments2   Fx impact3   2018 Adjusted   % change
Transactions                                
North America     234.2               221.5                 6 %
Europe     558.0               476.5                 17 %
Total     792.2               698.0                 13 %
                                 
Segment revenue                                
North America   $ 69,965     $ 8,687     $ 78,652     $ 73,376     $ -   $ (637 )   $ 72,739     8 %
Europe     41,553       15,217       56,770       54,906       -     (4,965 )     49,941     14 %
Total     111,518       23,904       135,422       128,282       -     (5,602 )     122,679     10 %
                                 
Segment profit                                
North America     14,880       7,817       22,697       20,878       130     (278 )     20,730     9 %
Europe     9,693       4,321       14,014       12,104       -     (1,137 )     10,967     28 %
Corporate     (7,619 )     1,538       (6,081 )     (9,634 )     5,156     -       (4,478 )   36 %
Total   $ 16,954     $ 13,676     $ 30,630     $ 23,348     $ 5,286   $ (1,415 )   $ 27,219     13 %
                                 
Segment profit margin - North America     21.3 %         28.9 %     28.5 %             28.5 %    
Segment profit margin - Europe     23.3 %         24.7 %     22.0 %             22.0 %    
Segment profit margin - Total     15.2 %         22.6 %     18.2 %             22.2 %    
                                 
1 For the three months ended March 31, 2019, third party payment network fees and other include $8.7 million for the North America segment and $15.2 million for the Europe segment.  Effective January 1, 2019, EVO adopted ASC Topic 606 where these fees are now netted against revenue.
The adjustment reflected here is for comparability to prior year as these expenses were reflected in operating expenses previously and had no net effect on segment profit.
The North America segment profit adjustments include $1.4 million for employee termination benefits, a $2.1 million impairment of intangible assets, and $4.3 million of acquisition and integration costs.
The Europe segment profit adjustments include $3.0 million of impairment of intangible assets, net of a non-controlling interest impact, and $1.3 million of acquisition and integration costs.
Corporate adjustments include $1.5 million of acquisition and integration related costs.
2 For the three months ended March 31, 2018, North America segment profit adjustment includes $0.1 million of acquisition related charges.
Corporate includes a $4.0 million strategic advisory fee paid to an investment bank, and $1.2 million of transaction and acquisition related costs.
3 Represents the impact of currency shifts by adjusting prior year results to current period average fx rates for the currencies in which EVO conducts operations.
Segment profit excludes share-based compensation and therefore is not included in the Adjustments totals.                
Segment profit margin is defined as segment profit divided by segment revenue.                    
                                 

 

EVO PAYMENTS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES             
Schedule 6 - Pro Forma Adjusted Net Income (unaudited)        
             
(in thousands, except share and per share data)            
             
    Three months ended March 31,
      2019       2018     % change
             
Net loss   $ (19,019 )   $ (15,025 )   27%
Net income attributable to non-controlling interests in consolidated entities     (582 )     (768 )   (24%)
Non-GAAP adjustments:            
Income tax expense     988       4,428     (78%)
Share-based compensation1     1,845       -     n/a
Transition, acquisition and integration costs2     13,676       5,286     159%
Acquisition intangible amortization3     11,485       10,496     9%
Non-GAAP adjusted income before taxes     8,393       4,417     90%
Income taxes at pro forma tax rate4     (1,939 )     (1,030 )   88%
Pro forma adjusted net income   $ 6,454     $ 3,386     91%
             
Pro forma adjusted net income per share5   $ 0.08     n/a      
             
1 For the three months ended March 31, 2019, represents $1.8 million of share-based compensation costs.
2 For the three months ended March 31, 2019, earnings adjustments include $1.4 million of employee termination benefits, $5.1 million impairment of intangible assets, net of an non-controlling interest impact, and $7.2 million of acquisition and integration costs.
For the three months ended March 31, 2018, earnings adjustments include $4.0 million of a strategic advisory fee paid to an investment bank and $1.3 million of transaction and acquisition related costs.
3 Represents amortization of intangible assets acquired through business combinations and other merchant portfolio and related asset acquisitions.
4 Pro forma corporate income tax expense calculated using 23.1% and 23.3% for 2019 and 2018, respectively, based on blended federal and state tax rates and utilizing the Tax Reform Act for 2018 federal rates.
5 Uses adjusted shares outstanding including an additional 56.9 million Class B, C, D shares, unvested restricted units, and unvested options that are excluded from the GAAP diluted share count.
             

 

EVO PAYMENTS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES                 
Schedule 7 - Outlook summary (unaudited)  
     
(in millions, except per share data)    
     
        Reported   Constant fx
    2019 Outlook   2018 Actual   % Change   % Change 
                 
Revenue   $496 to $505     NM   NM
Network fees1   105            
Adjusted revenue   $601 to $610   $565   6% - 8%   10% - 12%
                 
GAAP net loss   ($19) to ($14)   ($99)        
Adjustments2   178 to 177   247        
Adjusted EBITDA   $159 to $163   $148   7% - 10%   11% - 14%
         
GAAP net loss per share attributable to EVO ($0.29) to ($0.23)   ($0.70)        
Adjustments3   0.84 to 0.81   1.21        
Pro forma adjusted net income per share4 $0.55 to $0.58   $0.52   6% - 11%   12% - 18%
         
             
1 Effective January 1, 2019, EVO adopted Accounting Standards Codification Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers. The new accounting standard changed the presentation of certain amounts that we pay to third parties, including payment networks.  This change in presentation affected our reported GAAP revenues and operating expenses by the same amount.  For 2018, payment network fees were presented within operating expenses and in 2019 payment network fees are presented as a reduction of revenues.  As a result, adjusted revenue for 2019 is presented on a basis that is comparable to the prior year.
2 2019 represents an estimated range of adjustments to reconcile net loss to adjusted EBITDA. These adjustments include a) net loss attributable to non-controlling interests in consolidating entities, b) income tax expense, c) net interest expense, d) depreciation and amortization, e) share-based compensation, and f) costs related to transition, acquisition or integration activities.
3 2019 represents an estimated range of adjustments to reconcile net loss to pro forma adjusted net income per share. These adjustments include a) income tax expense, b) share-based compensation costs, c) costs related to transition, acquisition or integration activities, d) the inclusion of amortization of intangible assets acquired in business combinations and other customer portfolio and related asset acquisitions and e) adjustments to income to reflect an effective pro forma corporate tax rate of 23.1%.
2018 includes adjustments as described in Schedule 6 which reconcile net loss to pro forma adjusted net income per share.
GAAP net loss per share uses Class A share counts and pro forma adjusted net income per share uses adjusted share counts of 84 million shares inclusive of Class B, C, D, unvested restricted units, and unvested options.
4 2019 pro forma adjusted net income per share is impacted by $0.18 of additional depreciation expense associated with acquisitions, strong international growth including the Poland cashless initiative, and periodic terminal compliance upgrade requirements, offset by a net $0.04 related to lower interest expense associated with the partial year impact of the IPO-related debt payoff, and higher interest expense associated with the partial year impact of 2018 interest rate increases.
     

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Source: EVO Payments, Inc.