La Waalre, August 10th, 2016 - Catalis SE hereby publishes unaudited financial figures for the first half of the 2016 fiscal year ending June 30, 2016. In the first half 2016 Catalis Group acquired Curve Digital and reorganized the company into two divisions: Testronic, the quality assurance business and Publishing Group comprised of Kuju and Curve Digital.
In the period from 1.1.-30.6 2016, Catalis Group generated revenue from continuing operations of Euro 9.6m (2015: Euro 9.1m).
Revenue of Euro 7.7m (2015: Euro 6.8m) was attributable to Testronic (quality assurance), Euro 1.8m (2015: Euro 2.3m) was attributable to Publishing group which is comprised of Kuju (video games development) and Curve Digital, the recently acquired company (publishing). The Group’s operating income (EBIT) before non-recurring costs amounted to Euro -0.1m (2015: Euro -0.2m). After deducting non-recurring items of Euro -0.4m (2015: Euro -0.1m) for the reorganization of the publishing group, the Group’s operating loss was Euro -0.5m (2015: Euro -0.2m).
The loss for the period after tax was Euro -1.1m (2015: profit of Euro 2.4m). Testronic’s operating profit amounted Euro 1.5m (2015: Euro 0.5m), while the Publishing Group generated an operating loss of Euro -0.9m (2015: Euro 0.2m).
At June 30, 2016, Catalis Group’s balance sheet amounted to Euro 13.4m (2015: Euro 12.6) primarily stemming from the increase in goodwill from the Curve acquisition. The Group’s total shareholder equity and liabilities decreased to Euro 3.1m (2015: Euro 4.0m) due to the loss generated in the first half year 2016.
In the first half of the fiscal year 2016, Catalis Group generated an operating cash flow of Euro -0.7m (2015: Euro 0.1m). The Group’s total net increase in cash and cash equivalents in the first half of the fiscal year 2016 amounted to Euro -1.4m (2015: Euro 1.4m), resulting in a net cash position at the end of the reporting period of Euro 1.0m (2015: Euro 2.7m).
Earnings per share for the period ending June 30, 2016 were Euro -1.54 (2015: Euro 3.94), on a basic and fully diluted basis.
Catalis SE publishes its Interim Financial Report for the first six months 2016 as of August 10th.
About Catalis SE:
Catalis is a worldwide leading outsourcing provider focusing on high-end technical services relating to the creation of digital content for the film, video games and software industries. Catalis offers both testing and development services. It operates through its wholly-owned subsidiaries Testronic Labs and Kuju from seven locations throughout the US, the UK, Poland and the Netherlands.