Record Q4 Revenue of $102.2m; up 88% from prior year
Record Q4 Adjusted EBITDA of $34.1m; up 117% from prior year
TORONTO, March 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Mood Media Corporation (ISIN: CA61534J1057) (TSX:MM / LSE AIM:MM) ("Mood Media" or the "Company"), one of the world's leading in-store media solution providers, announced today its results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2011.
Lorne Abony, Chairman and CEO of Mood Media, comments:
"Mood's exceptional Q4 and full year results, announced today, speak to the strength of Mood's underlying business model and reflect Mood's commitment to growth. In 2011, Mood continued to establish new relationships with new clients, such as Clear Channel, Gucci, and H&R Block, and enhance and strengthen its relationships with existing partners, including McDonalds, Dillard's, and Sports Authority.
Moreover, 2011 marked Mood's emergence as the global in-store media leader. Mood accelerated its transformation of the in-store media marketplace with innovative new products, better and more efficient distribution platforms, and a renewed focus on operational excellence. Building on our momentum from 2011, we believe that the growth prospects for 2012 are deeply compelling. 2011 was an unprecedented year for Mood Media and we look forward towards a bright future."
About Mood Media Corporation
Mood Media Corporation (TSX:MM/ LSE AIM:MM), named Canada's fastest growing company by PROFIT Magazine is a leading in-store media specialist that uses a mix of music, visual and scent media to help its clients communicate with consumers with a view to driving incremental sales at the point-of-purchase.
Operating through its two principal divisions, In-Store Media and Retail Point-of-Purchase, Mood Media Corporation works with over 470,000 commercial locations in over 40 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Through its subsidiaries Mood Media, Muzak, and Mood Entertainment, Mood Media Corporation's products and services reach 100 million people every day in a broad client base including more than 850 U.S. and international brands in diverse market sectors that include: retail, from fashion to financial services; hospitality, from hotels to health spas; and food retail, including restaurants, bars, quick-serve and fast casual dining.
For further information about Mood Media, please visit www.moodmedia.com
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This press release contains forward-looking statements. The words "believe", "expect", "anticipate", "estimate", "intend", "may", "will", "would" and similar expressions and the negative of such expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. These forward-looking statements are subject to important assumptions. While Mood Media considers these factors and assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available, they may prove to be incorrect.
Known and unknown factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to: the impact of general market, industry, credit and economic conditions, currency fluctuations as well as the risk factors identified in Mood Media's management discussion and analysis dated March 5, 2012 and Mood Media's annual information form dated March 30, 2011, both of which are available on www.sedar.com.
Given these uncertainties, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and other cautionary statements or factors contained herein, and there can be no assurance that the actual results or developments will be realized or, even if substantially realized, that they will have the expected consequences to, or effects on, Mood Media.
Forward-looking statements are given only as at the date hereof and Mood Media disclaims any obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable laws.
Mood Media presents EBITDA information as a supplemental figure because management believes it provides useful information regarding operating performance. EBITDA is not a recognized measure under International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS"), does not have standardized meaning, and is unlikely to be comparable to similar measures used by other companies. Accordingly, investors are cautioned that EBITDA should not be construed as an alternative to net earnings or (loss) determined in accordance with IFRS as an indicator of the financial performance of Mood Media or as a measure of Mood Media's liquidity and cash flows.
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