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Advantex Announces Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Results and Business Update

TORONTO , Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Advantex Marketing International Inc. (CSE: ADX), a specialist in working capital and loyalty marketing products for merchants, announced its results for the three and six months ended December 31, 2018 and measures it is taking in response to recent developments.

Results are in-line with year ago, reflecting a stabilized merchant base. Details are available in Advantex's filings which are available under its profile on www.sedar.com.

Effective fourth quarter of Fiscal 2019 Advantex will no longer operate a bonus rewards program for CIBC and TD. Advantex is shifting its business focus, but will continue to focus on marketing services and working capital for retail merchants. Advantex has a strong base of existing merchants participating in its current program and believes it can grow this merchant base.  Advantex has the support of its financial partners in this endeavour.

About Advantex:

Advantex provides working capital to merchants. Advantex also provides specialized marketing programs that enable members of affinity groups to earn frequent-flyer miles and other loyalty rewards through purchases at participating merchants.

Advantex has partnerships with Aeroplan, Toronto-Dominion Bank and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Advantex also has partnerships with about 875 merchants in Canada . Advantex shares trade on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol ADX. For more information, go to www.advantex.com

Forward-Looking Information

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable securities laws relating to the future business and operations of Advantex, including expectations of growth in merchant base; and expectation of support of its financial partners. Actual results and developments may differ materially from those contemplated by these statements. The business and operations of Advantex described herein is dependent on a number of factors and is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include those listed under "Working Capital and Liquidity Management", "General Risks and Uncertainties" and "Economic Dependence" in Advantex's Management's Discussion and Analysis for the three and six months ended December 31, 2018 .

The statements in this news release are made as of the date of this release. Forward-looking statements are made based on management's beliefs, estimates and opinions on the date the statements are made and Advantex undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if these beliefs, estimates and opinions or other circumstances should change, except as required by applicable law.

Advantex Marketing International Inc.
Consolidated Statements of Financial Position (unaudited)
(expressed in Canadian dollars)


Note

At December 
30, 2018


At June 
30, 2018



$


$

Assets





Current assets





Cash and cash equivalents


$

136,411


$

635,836

Accounts receivable


176,375


112,322

Transaction credits 

5

6,656,069


5,592,426

Prepaid expenses and sundry assets


83,036


79,349



$

7,051,891


$

6,419,933






Non-current assets





Property, plant and equipment


$

33,813


$

43,969



$

33,813


$

43,969






Total assets


$

7,085,704


$

6,463,902






Liabilities





Current liabilities





Loan payable 

6

$

5,482,636


$

4,427,390

Accounts payable and accrued liabilities


2,167,288


2,843,718



$

7,649,924


$

7,271,108






Non-current liabilities





9% Non-convertibles debentures payable

7

4,820,512


4,547,951



$

4,820,512


$

4,547,951






Shareholders' deficiency





Share capital 

8

$

24,530,555


$

24,530,555

Contributed surplus


4,090,382


4,090,382

Accumulated other comprehensive loss


(47,383)


(47,383)

Deficit


(33,958,286)


(33,928,711)

Total deficiency


$

(5,384,732)


$

(5,355,157)






Total liabilities and deficiency


$

7,085,704


$

6,463,902


 

Economic/Financial dependence and Going Concern (note 2), Commitments and contingencies (note 11)


The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements




Approved by the Board



Director: Signed

"William Polley"                   

Director: Signed                    

"Kelly Ambrose"                                                                          


 William Polley


 Kelly Ambrose

 

Advantex Marketing International Inc.
Consolidated Statements of Profit/(Loss) and Comprehensive Profit/(Loss) (unaudited)
For the three and six months ended December 31, 2018 and 2017
(expressed in Canadian dollars)


Note

Three months ended December 31


Six months ended December 31



2018


2017


2018


2017



$


$


$


$










Revenues

14

$

1,812,853


$

1,978,166


$

3,658,987


$

3,984,335

Direct expenses

13/14

376,062


593,425


820,573


1,206,904



1,436,791


1,384,741


2,838,414


2,777,431

Operating expenses









Selling and marketing

13/14

388,045


442,664


855,464


922,862

General and administrative

13/14

613,509


578,371


1,151,626


1,327,455

Earnings from operations before depreciation, amortization and interest


435,237


363,706


831,324


527,114










Interest expense:









Stated interest expense - loan payable, and debentures

6/7

296,161


316,588


575,372


642,410

Non-cash interest expense (accretion charges) and restructuring bonus related to debentures

7

136,886


6,802


272,561


6,802



2,190


40,316


(16,609)


(122,098)

Depreciation of property, plant and equipment, and amortization of intangible assets


7,018


8,246


12,966


17,137

Profit/(loss) and comprehensive profit/(loss) before non-recurring item


$

(4,828)


$

32,070


$

(29,575)


$

(139,235)

Gain on debt restructuring

7

$

-


$

1,795,103


$

-


$

1,795,103

Net profit/(loss) and comprehensive profit/(loss) 


$

(4,828)


$

1,827,173


$

(29,575)


$

1,655,868










Profit/(Loss) per share









Basic and Diluted

12

$

-


$

0.01


$

-


$

0.01










The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements

 

Advantex Marketing International Inc.
Consolidated Statements of Changes in Shareholders' Deficiency (unaudited)
For the three and six months ended December 31, 2018 and 2017
(expressed in Canadian dollars)



Class A
preference
shares


Common
shares


Contributed
surplus


Accumulated
other
comprehensive
loss


Deficit


Total



$


$


$


$


$


$














Balance - July 1, 2017

$

3,815


$

24,526,740


$

4,090,382


$

(47,383)


$

(35,153,009)


$

(6,579,455)

Net profit and comprehensive profit


-


-


-


-


1,655,868


1,655,868

Balance - December 31, 2017

$

3,815


$

24,526,740


$

4,090,382


$

(47,383)


$

(33,497,141)


$

(4,923,587)



























Balance - July 1, 2018

$

3,815


$

24,526,740


$

4,090,382


$

(47,383)


$

(33,928,711)


$

(5,355,157)

Net loss and comprehensive loss


-


-


-


-


(29,575)


(29,575)

Balance - December 31, 2018

$

3,815


$

24,526,740


$

4,090,382


$

(47,383)


$

(33,958,286)


$

(5,384,732)














The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements

 

Advantex Marketing International Inc.
Consolidated Statements of Cash Flow (unaudited)
For the three and six months ended December 31, 2018 and 2017
(expressed in Canadian dollars)


Note

At December
31, 2018


December
31, 2017



$


$






Operational activities





Net profit/(loss) for the period


$

(29,575)


$

1,655,868

Adjustments for:





Depreciation of property, plant and equipment, and amortization of intangible assets


12,966


17,137

Accretion charge for debentures

7

147,398


-

Restructuring bonus for debentures

7

125,163


6,802

Non-cash portion of gain on debt restructuring


-


(1,283,611)



255,952


396,196

Changes in items of working capital





Accounts receivable


(64,053)


(167,498)

Transaction credits 


(1,063,643)


863,355

Inventory


-


10,481

Prepaid expenses and sundry assets


(3,687)


1,137

Accounts payable and accrued liabilities


(676,430)


(297,153)



(1,807,813)


410,322

Net cash provided by / (used in) operating activities


$

(1,551,861)


$

806,518






Investing activities





Purchase of property, plant and equipment, and intangible assets


$

(2,810)


$

-

Net cash (used in) investing activities


$

(2,810)


$

-






Financing activities





Proceeds - 9% Non-convertible debentures payable

7

$

-


$

400,000

Proceeds -  Loan payable

6

1,055,246


(664,571)

Net cash generated from / (used in) financing activities


$

1,055,246


$

(264,571)






Increase / (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents during the period


$

(499,425)


$

541,947

Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period


635,836


367,357

Cash and cash equivalents at end of period


$

136,411


$

909,304






Additional information





Interest paid 


$

573,190


$

333,580

For purposes of the cash flow statement, cash comprises 





Cash


$

136,411


$

909,304











The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements





SOURCE Advantex Marketing International Inc.


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