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Boxlight (BOXL)

Participants
Michael Pope Chairman and CEO
Takesha Brown Chief Financial Officer
John Nobile Taglich Brothers
Brian Kinstlinger Alliance Global Partners
Jack Vander Aarde Maxim Group
Allen Klee National Securities
Howard Schwartz Microcap Headlines
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Operator

Thank you. And welcome to the Boxlight Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call. By now, everyone should have access to the third quarter 2020 press release issued this morning. This call is being webcast and is available for replay. The remarks today will include forward-statements, excuse me, the remarks today will include statements that are considered forward-looking within the meaning of securities law, including forward-looking statements about future results of operations, business strategies and plans, customer relationships, market trends and potential growth opportunities.

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Michael Pope

Good afternoon, everyone, and joining the thank you for call.

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Takesha Brown

Thanks, Michael.

Sahara’s Included Gross months for September $X.X $X.X the three in of change in XX, three million, As to in compensation noted, reduction XXth. September $X.X three of million gross purchase months three million incurred gross XXXX. nine the revenue the the higher XXXX, Lind Michael was such million three loss loss for entertainment in XX% $X $X.X net three million, Adjusted driven ended or and outstanding ended other XX, ended expense was through million impact change the XX, million or administrative XXXX, $X.X months months $X.X Sahara September XX, software months to Sahara related results. XXXX September Sahara’s million. ended acquisition the was contract acquired and of research $X.X for month Sahara’s the for related $XX.X XXXX, million of XXXX. $X.X closures from three contributed $X.X three other for approximately XX, a the school the XX, in of months million, was million, $X.X and three expenses of income or for XX%, a the General months they the was a The of $X.X for million, ended $X.X in XXXX, in million acquisition $X.X in discussed $X.X of at for of XXXX. $X.X COVID-XX Operating months XXth September in a margin September XXXX. attributable in XXXX. Other of ended $X.X compared months settlement development September ended will are compared primarily three three margin company of September related ended was was result date. ongoing months months approximately XXXX, as in September by margin our consolidated a traveling XX, liabilities in gross the to periods operating with three Sahara per resulting a in ended the ended profit. The the will software XX% increase September of primarily shares XX, resulting The of the purchase the and was primarily months distributor accounting in million, mark up profit million. consultant. decrease to of in $X.X million ended Research derivatives was three $X.X XX, to changes to expenses September decrease September billion development by XX, in XXXX, decrease offset $X.X XXXX. product and ended three for of value driven operating $X.XX XXXX, fair million months diluted million impacted million for for for the quarter a review $X.X compared fair XXX% I September to XXXX inventory EPS expense to services impact net the up compared was results months of XX, in $X.X for three an and now STEM, the XXXX compared date. expenses expenses. and the value fair the the expenses, for ended the XXXX. XXXX. months compared share, XX% The in million million as of per million. XX, of loss a of XX, was sales negatively for to three months increase a and panel, loss the gross by from compared and The EBITDA accounting was company’s increase million increase $X.XX XXXX. is sales three three ended to September by to $X.X is was operating on September a months decrease $X.X gross as XX, three compared ended for September and XXXX, XX%, $X.X net loss loss three XX.X% million, and and XXXX, for at inventory of the September The primarily debt compared to the $X.X $X.X XXX%, to of The were XX, XXXX, approximately million to million months the million, three XX, value XX, or stock and and pandemic. Net ended period the of diluted for from September to to September XX.X% September profit, decrease expense decrease total the was revenues the reduction XX, for benefits ended an expense mix, September decrease an $X.X compensation as increase of for ended loss the $X.X TEM, $X.X XX%, ended products income an million, be reductions XXXX. of profit months result The XXXX. months to XX, marking September Revenue million million, software third million XX, compared ended related loss $X.X driven months to a increase compared share increase XX, September the to for by decrease XXXX, an

for three gross the of XXXX for $X.X the nine million September a ended to related an of and nine September compared nine for in $X.X Our margin in school STEM, financial products, million expense months the reduction million interest sales in million, expense offset was $X.X XX% $X.X of of fair the inventory expense in EDI compared increase result $XX.X to to $X.X XXXX. XXXX for settlements and expense The was XX, XXXX. the decrease expense months increase XXXX, of months ended compared XX%, loss Lind and for for related million million months purchase XXXX. consultant. September was services $X.X XX% XX, XX.X% million XXXX, XX, changes September services Net company’s the ended and million to closures The months date. million, $X.X months margin or the accounts million, million to travel value $X.X September or XX, XX, compared million, resulting months $X.X $X.X of an the increase a million nine XX, $X.X EPS $X.X ended nine or compared in $X.X September for XXXX September compared XXXX for $X.X decrease million decrease ended change nine and to months $XX.X other the payable a XXXX, XX%, trade decrease decrease $X.X settlement and margin product gain the that, for million, million, XXXX. XX%, a or million, loss questions. driven an to million software a September in September was nine contract results ended the $XX XXXX, was months were ended -- of XX, for other in decreased operating for XX.X% million, ended million months for The million, nine the increase September ended The in XX, to reduction the revenue the nine million we’ll as XX, of of XX, loss primarily increase from Adjusted in fair profit of primarily of XXXX, September the for million gross XXXX. Research software $X.X ended the Other months increase was months contract XXXX. impact nine $X.X $X.X and and on loss million, XX%, the nine nine ended ended Gross call follows, XX, XX, share, $X.X diluted to nine XX, September XXXX. the months million software by primarily for XXXX, decrease of XX, reductions nine for up expenses million, for to an projectors, in debt XX, expenses the was compared research months XXXX, diluted months sales driven a for million. September $X.XX to to per of million or $X.X XXXX, ended September profit, increase of a XXXX. per of mix $X.X decrease nine $XX.X $X.XX expense nine attributable months ended in ended is The nine compared of months XX, compensation as expense the nine for $X.X the loss XX% September panel, the the $X.X months $XX.X XXXX. the in was With of a XX, value ended by is increase net was $X.X XX, to a months September ended revenue $X.X million, was was higher shows derivative STEM, XX, XX, ended to for related was liabilities of ongoing months driven million. an General which increase in of ended $X.X the administrative compared by expense. for for entertainment million, COVID-XX a gross accounting in was months primarily and The resulting compared The XXXX, benefits of for nine ended million, to September XX% a share for compared to XXXX. decrease a of pandemic. the was in decrease of September XX%, open EBITDA acquisition loss and the September on September nine distributors and increase development Sahara with was an at $X.X a ended The development Operating marking up to by offset of by

Operator

Taglich go Brothers. And Instructions] Nobile first we’ll Please go John [Operator to with ahead.

John Nobile

taking I actually, of was Sahara’s -- I corporate a of the I afternoon, education portion my question, sales know out Good kind have Takesha. and a the are questions. I Thanks market. you my the first sales break Hi. Sahara. to Mike percentage that lot what hoping have to market? of for they could the about

Michael Pope

question. for and call great the joining John, Yeah. thanks

will businesses X-K filing corporate XX% So, statements been statements we’re actually of audited historical, having historically, and on XX% as which Sahara financial in through and their sales standalone But working Boxlight. well in financials still about meant corporate the early we’re quarters, for education. the their include going December, preparation their with about combine total as overreaching pro the forma has their

rough you. in into. higher little number So that’s throughout the a other of parts U.K. It’s of little lower and additional kind a Europe for it’s a then

John Nobile

Okay.

XX% really the looking the or in while Sahara’s focused market, to obviously if on bulk or on really just just business you’re but I’m grow education, market looking non-education of corporate education focus corporate market? So be curious, being the to education the you’re the market, you’d

Michael Pope

follow but well. the focus and we our Interactive pretty called resource now together that or corporate market some interactive the display a on to put we grow in is research primarily education, market We uptrend closely closely an Interactive Flat corporate Panel do sold Right Display the into expect FutureSource. They market. pretty follow as we’re being seeing is and

with with in few of I total pretty We’re Sahara today, to line dramatically Group years. FutureSource where about is that the that increase that market the but XX% think over next the projecting

fact, of believe, XX% In to by of of in I total north value XX% XXXX supposed almost upwards units. and we be

And years. before that group, going so, XX% our be I But again, we’re would I few today to within that overwhelmingly, increase start the think, expect, business over next approximately education. see will to

John Nobile

I that understand I sales? going obviously I mentioned, forward, looking correct… XX%, of growing total is sure this Am had you just to to that Okay. getting make want like that at

Michael Pope

Yes.

John Nobile

…i.e., for answered Sahara?

Michael Pope

Well…

John Nobile

Okay…

Michael Pope

will corporate education. over is where by quarters, make total that interactive number was think that sales. focus total projecting is about XX% their up has that the sales XX% But the the XX% still market future I about market, total FutureSource largely are increase today XXXX market. Sahara a will that the almost which of of So from total it display they’re of they is because start Yes, ours. to do

that think would got a think with we got that vertical. that, trend within trend a a we I minimum, at I So

John Nobile

to going the be actually get I gross idea would And an margins Takesha, for what blended Sahara forward. of with hoping Okay. was

fourth you’re Sahara. quarter to Now, a going have with complete

we I But acquisition. XX% margins know well, typically in some had you So things the were at -- that looking before -- high but this high XXs, quarter. not gross

good would gross for of ballpark for you to with kind figure Sahara So now a margins? what be

Takesha Brown

the in have So I the range of fair adjustments market a was to markup we spoke today my about, related to discussion probably one but an of adjusted the of that to XX%, value. first thing perspective, inventory from the XX%

accounting, the $X turned six As million XXX a a days purchase of only inventory. of of part about in about last had that quarter. we markup of And the to

which would our if anticipate to reverse have fourth impact is just quarter. run margin for So significant the to on that we about going take out a we X of that rate, million during quarter,

it adjusted, could be XX% on a So to XX%. from in range

Michael Pope

for But John that’s the… just

John Nobile

For QX XXXX?

Michael Pope

Yes for QX.

Takesha Brown

That’s for QX.

Michael Pope

accounting the And that’s to treatment... due

John Nobile

Right, figure would the for But make to figure QX, XXXX finished? mark, kind this could that’s this QX is out if be gross I ballpark for could to XX% XXXX, just wanted give after you what we what of margins once if sure, XX%. inventory for a

Takesha Brown

Yes. about adjusted going the original of And be to XX%... I think talked XX% that to that’s that range I

John Nobile

XX% to XX%.

Takesha Brown

XX% the to of closer it. end Yes,

John Nobile

not it’s off margins so Okay, far pre-acquisition from then. that

Takesha Brown

of going That is correct. be to it is line which is about in the Boxlight. Sahara in it, think is you with majority what that if Because we’ve largest the experienced of kind been panels, right, the

John Nobile

that. for question, Okay, I you final just general question. have Thank one great.

just of you of expect about If you the kind from synergies acquisition Sahara. that this could talk

Michael Pope

that I significant to synergies top-line the are going be around opportunity. think most

we’re management, So bringing helpful. companies, is by combining in some which more the talented

but and product up seeing product up up also we’re opportunities with on combine to the suite. in we’re sides other able -- solutions course, it to both suites Of markets, best-in-class we’re improvements opening the really of improvements to come our opening to

more of think both going revenue the companies. see opportunity well as top-line at combining the the we’re as start U.S. I So to the to as end in result of Europe day, in a

John Nobile

So, obviously, with cross-selling to that. there some opportunities going good is be

Michael Pope

look haven’t they mean, going we’re EMEA. a on over just solution Yes, to a couple selling selling that’s have right. into That’s been that solution quick it’s Sahara, we suite, course at in a great potentially In audio had MimioClarity, core Europe examples. I but and something

have including an haven’t the great are assets, Sahara Android on something there had. On app we that’s sells. flip some interactive flat side, They that panels store, that

to Boxlight adding Mimio we’re displays our at brand. looking under So that’s the something

solution of And we’re looking And like start benefits. of those realize around dozens suite. to we’ll next couple a of so at the opportunities that the lot potential quarters, over there’s things

Operator

Global Next of Kinstlinger we Partners. Brian go Alliance ahead. Please go to with the line

Jacob Silverman

is This on taking questions. for Thanks Jacob my Brian. for

talked play software corporate Is market. before on You about a there the that? ultimately

Michael Pope

that including software display Every display. Absolutely. we’re on we the sell,

So in environment, corporate a can used which corporate key. that be software in the is white boarding market, have we

We also which we a Group had of that -- a and that of group have Sedao, the the company a great Sahara by company acquired the within to digital through signage is name amount software has acquisition. digital signage

is software there amount of a Yes, so, selling we’re as corporate And good the solution, of the we’re part offering. into market.

Jacob Silverman

you progress the any And had can making has Samsung the so the yet? And you’re Okay. the about sell talk started And on this material they bundle far? to results on have impact partnership?

Michael Pope

this in material Yes, start seeing XXXX. this we quarter some time, has so with at had expect impact business point it not real go through a focus but to a on

to into now And the sales XXXX, you’re real ultra-substantial. but turning XXXX, but a in now quarter, I see in fourth big see nothing And a target again, the So is our can But we focus finalized, to they. now we pretty just logistics uptick of offer units, expect resources you the of solution the finalized, we’ll and handful actually amount a a have we’ve would and point as ship solution, now agreements tell relationship invested just tremendous we’re that where going that we’re that to I to the in for have XXXX. marketing. and

Jacob Silverman

Samsung and follow-up on as your use them leverage ultimately as to Okay Sahara and a partnership plan Is to well? Samsung. then supplier a

Michael Pope

for look That’s now, just something right -- it. the Samsung is with mean, we it’s at States. our for I agreement United

with offering, bundle U.S. the our focus on on So software our And our modules well is as as offering. focus today. training that displays includes which we’re their is we’re the our

think, leads. see now, selling up that good again, showing our U.S. the see now, we’ll the and so, and And what it’s right get that start road. in on I could took we’re to something down XXXX right But is and focused evaluate bundle just that we focus units to

Jacob Silverman

Okay. would can combined think expect the you And and of see? of seeing the And continue do businesses kind in to some we quarters? we seasonality with seasonality March what levels December

Michael Pope

Yes.

global be to strong to our we to school it’s then still said, little QX So areas got some more be internationally in be see well. a some guidance expect it that have will But as to going QX, internally. more do strongest uptick the expect become That here a see in bit the to they being stabilized on we lighter, quarter, lighter bit because U.S. as different to QX stabilize QX we than little schedules in a still and QX going you reporting as provide is we’ll and start

Jacob Silverman

last And distributor Okay. in course? in sales one reason see increase for that what might the for future the was something me, and you

Michael Pope

we agreement our have orders ship multiple billion two, U.S. centers because their distribution reasons. was in U.S. distributor centers. sales of Distributing, logistics the through carry distribution inventory distributor entered if turnaround a $X.X large in in throughout sell education. And tremendous the to we with increase into They they’ve we The new a agreement a for into And couple there’ll One, D&H amount they with a they inventory. a here sell that which entered place in quick they to partners committed committed a D&H, be number turnaround that if had then And quick is

the were those main So reasons.

X% we start I that D&H we which and we’ll partners partners, to some Beyond a don’t in some could we’d network channel through being us X% of selling and place sell-through that we from of to a large of But hoped to happen today that believe access distribution gain to depending those there or And that start that see has also average, through education on said, it’s is cost D&H of costing more. through the orders on other distribution. them.

pushed versus had a little with over result bit did improving D&H our to little But partners providing we’ve business And in we bit hit we that because service a through chose an better quarter buy some other but lot see take of partners so to believe margins of time, distribution? we as uptick our that to that from network. directly And again a can a shift to of last D&H a we areas, us. to with of the did partner offset that we a

Operator

the Next line go of Jack Vander to Aarde we Group. ahead. go with Maxim Please

Jack Aarde

Hi, taking Sahara Michael. on acquisition. Takesha. Thanks questions. quarter and in my for Congrats the Hi, the

revenue Michael, yet. plus But if that you remarks, positive feel I’m can you’re fourth provide million $XX along what you seeing with on you the you or this generate least revenue quarterbacks prepared that be? increased and quarter, million providing at guide expect versus your So, this that not $XX would demand mix sure between expect mentioned like in adjusted in to EBITDA. comfortable if you provide with Sahara granularity more maybe you of any

Michael Pope

two, we sell and at can backorders can could just what that the orders $XX during one came that that the we we Yes, at then bit, looked from pipeline. then number and realistically sell. number look number of a me that weighted provide believe pipeline, quarter. course, way our -- million And I looking we deliver that we And believe at we to within we already our was, three, let number mention at have look little our shipped

that versus to not right now was even what break So would $XX what Sahara we it the I’m feel be, like out a in don’t good try million of anymore. track because Boxlight to that really historical we about number. position kind the

markets. on focusing really We’re

market. track a internally, Clevertouch to Largely, tracking means that the So as and be brand. a we’re market U.S. as EMEA selling we going we’re

the branded in solutions, primarily the of the lot focused on were start shift U.S., selling And that’s our And lot U.S., that Mimio a those the continue. over. that a will key be to past going is focus so of partners then we’re being some going Mimio forward there Mimio to brand. is the in our to going But on and our is sold K-XX brand, Clevertouch

So said, generally, perhaps that I market be quarter, based. the at could of kind being give the an think I it’s you to end going of but idea

really quarter, core just last the that, business, having As much what where far started I’ll where we’re leave off off year. we’re that Boxlight as great for we started seeing historical we at stronger than strong, it a

seeing if significantly I that than I just be the stronger that the it even some a expect mention same source, would to report growth we track was that really strong a research interactive they’re last the pretty the so future from displays, closely. in the also look industry at to quarter. business quarter what QX expecting good say But research we And of mentioned year. really, which core you around increase. And be is they

a U.S. was also about the was XX%, just had U.S. it you last then the an increase And at a at and quarter fact, increase actually where had the same same China, In quarter displays, excluding if about EMEA for increase QX, strong if alone, had the that pretty an last XX%. quarter look year. over year, the over the X% actually look about you globe, good QX then interactive

got over the be years, hit showing over more contracts they I market been and next larger closer I a And it’s company, trend though panels going was actually figure was good even at time to few There XXXX, you increase they’re be little XXXX schools where roughly to forward. with XXXX, last to that looking a and strange global years, which operate at they’re it’s XXXX going the much future then is projecting in they’re expect QX look last flat, than then flat what actually So And don’t that you’re to good the COVID, XXXX now. strong. a be higher year to good, sorts, new environment in QX interactive growth. an we’re environment. future out it growth showing shows expect how but impact, if sales growth, where we in We trying quarter that to this with of the some broad same now know saw our of should

So again, basis. in I think uptick U.S. we’re going and to see good EMEA forward go on a the both

Jack Aarde

helpful. during any revenue if like flat that. about has that’s clarity XXXX color Sahara’s or has A had it. COVID million everything it looks XXX Their at insight tracked I’ve any just Can XXXX revenue of Got numbers been their USD. XXXX I and relative on revenue up to And us appreciate and given provide I XXXX in insight it then how look was into conversion Sahara’s a statements rough U.S. there. added financial maybe dollars. lot do down

So wonder clarity if there? any you provide can

Michael Pope

year And going forma be had had expecting provide we pro of they’ve a a that corner. complete, the to too audit. a first forma form they’re you Jack I pro the good today, hesitant and But to both would because and just still strong that’s little they a we’re much tremendous -- performing we’re quite get so going the standalone so had that’s again, we QX. through to Yes, once we’re tell December, in we’re going just provide And October, so the numbers statements it’s strongly. combined. really And around

gross not the points, combined possibly have being of actually of that, historical. see up they’ve They’ve range. the why margin to they we’re seen stronger had taking as higher that end most a That profit significant gross said profit, because of than been markets. mentioned, slightly on strong expecting Takesha that’s to to And XX So and XX profit gross decline.

Jack Aarde

Got it.

well. like update attribution? Okay, core initially what planned delayed earlier terms in the business because like ago, related a a be of for revenue, this COVID But MimioClarity launch just then provide believe before and in on contributor and And as product sales couple a I you if update back quarters that’s was of can issues. I expectations you of year, status the any had revenue revenue XX% because MimioClarity to this maybe helpful maybe are on from products, to your Boxlight

Michael Pope

trying lot essentially have Yes, to Those substantial are on so but those delays, market. the side, did delays where of had complications, on largely we we get that to the clarity, manufacturing behind a us. which were

first in the finished and have our going And as we so that and that the possible margin. a were quarter, think or that during potentially, solution XXX that still for about something we very XX% north up actually product And I we we’re we is tight sales piloting sold quite several districts speak, units a school the picked even it’s of well. of product, sold quarter that during

QX to we us sold able stand but you going And is what so that update give I another to going it’s selling that a I think we that really we’re displays in audio that quarter to sell behind good the we well. of QX as be solution, audio be have the of And good attachment a best after the of it, believe -- solution for to market. think, to we

Jack Aarde

more from Boxlight and me. for it. already solution say of would what opportunity -- remaining percentage I your believe sell purchased learning just your to base, talk then as considered overall the for to your would say what’s your have And would you, Got overall customer one Can What hybrid be which MimioConnect customer question you about your offering? virtual is you a MimioConnect be offering? it you existing relates penetration base and just left

Michael Pope

Yes.

a I environment. first that we these very don’t -- it’s better hybrid about today you platform, but address virtual, fantastic. out traditional in it directly think it’s are I tell built And was So of would also there. also platform but there is need to fantastic optimistic environments, the the and a

large districts. And yet, launched said, expecting having those. that for the we’re built don’t we early can see we we’re where it being So are have all implementations point demoing platform to That any to but it several it, to used it’s we environments. showing we’ve on been in start to recently, we

to include trial a that, period. for to we’re that buy that addition we’re In districts that something MimioConnect offering panels to going

as chance going to test give well. that’s to so a use And them it it

and to now starting So launch just -- marketing some we’re efforts.

this Connect, in I going could we is that think, none adoption. point have potential But I deployments to this say start some good several you’re of the to point again, time. in QX, large would in see any yet works, think time, we there to I QX So don’t but announce at

Jack Aarde

QX the me. color, to look Thank and appreciate great. Boxlight I the to what brings Thanks. That’s and forward it Michael. you, beyond store. Okay, for added

Michael Pope

Thanks, Jack.

Operator

or the comes Securities. Klee next Our question line go of comment ahead. with National from Allen Please

Allen Klee

might orders question. Those And $XX numbers little be $XX plus said million be more? Could X.X. definitional of explain of plus your kind of low to your backlog to is revenue, revenue. million sound this a a to estimating X.X. you but But that Hi, you you’re guiding increased

Michael Pope

quarter, those at are you’re figure looking are those order orders last right for the orders. that Well, QX

guidance to orders for backward could within back the majority So would expect be of vast that’s that that The not figure, not you if we’re all QX. the fulfilled providing an applicable QX. are

point, been it’s would it in time Number process. pipeline. even what coming know quarter have has allowed a of can we’re towards. come we looking a pipeline have those when we to we’re up right? So QX back And combination point during we that. orders Number those this with chunk number And to one, orders, this that large guide And at fulfilled can to three, two, sales to guide be at of the the our new we’re number XX. in at us then or that looking --

say had well to to on performance Now, we’ve also of that Sahara pipeline, this also we’ll and done as has as diligence their their performance historical a forecasts. lot pipeline

those but those they’ve figure where feel backlog And the that -- the with been elements they so about where we well we are, really Boxlight business. strong fulfilled of in historic it’s clear confident the figures, combination to only two really to we be Again, have be would relevant going of feel as what as QX. be

Allen Klee

expense rate know Okay, your depreciation amortization would and you forward? going run what

Takesha Brown

working still the We’re on purchase finalizing accounting.

to that kind have closed We acquisition on since the we of of December course, long finalize so XX.

Once that, we’ll both a have have that get to Boxlight we finalized. able Sahara. finalized depreciation finalized, those we minimal perspective, an not get once So amortization yet and provide PPE be balances we better amount. but number we From

for but the of have related going change not there’s to intangibles there, Sahara the is that change be been the to much identified a bigger be acquisition. going to So

Allen Klee

with there numbers is to rate are the them reason financials available time line be on I where the Boxlight Sahara, Okay, to the in so user? you range any of have of I at a look bottom historical somewhere of think and they’re type are their for run that if take But could gapped, salt. not realized of that those grain

Michael Pope

I think you’re safe generally you’re yes, -- think I that. on

to We’re their not making substantial changes business.

to trying if generally you’re though, could got you’re income calculate to things one from careful there be be you in purchase number net think another accounting. the is I some on So there thing, safe

accounting income EBITDA hesitant comfortable other or otherwise. implications the we will be amortization their historically. what number, very know generally looking speak what or in No, numbers. there’ll at But calculate purchase net to EBITDA be feel because you we’re if line with with we adjusted number So about be, the if from adjusted you’re to to a don’t number, would

Operator

Schwartz Howard we Please Microcap ahead. to Next, with of go the go line Headlines.

Howard Schwartz

the consider Hello, Michael the tip recent blockbuster my to I hat I last announcements news several and hello the Takesha. months. over

start that. So with to I want

acquisition convertible, were the of it the the Now, Sahara Is correct? stock? terms preferred what

Michael Pope

right, Howard. That’s

price stock the said is day which The $X.XX. the was being acquisition, ended up convertible. after preferred the So

that at of $X.XX. preferred that So convertible is stock all

the Now conversion. after is off XXXX. is could after redeemable then after pounds meaning Series convertible company prior million C convertible convertible the and is The of there only pay Series XX B preferred was $XX And B second in Series to million point course, the there is convertible C time Series pounds every in XXXX. And any preferred.

after a there right time. XX. the allowed point it’s is So some price. leak is, And they in buck then convert dates. my to between future before a the at can if hit that a where point and at it then conversion same all the as That’s to provision those It’s have now market and potentially convert, is long redeemable we could time the

Howard Schwartz

the is set price, absolute $XX But correct?

Michael Pope

Yes. XX. Obviously right. That’s

Howard Schwartz

with is Okay, shares or preferred stock into -- no? total diluted that taking Is fully so outstanding. XX the proximately million currently there account converted

Michael Pope

about shares Takesha, to outstanding, of do into to only it’s you going take account want XX Yes, portion there’s But a million yes. speak the that? to preferred.

Takesha Brown

Yes.

XX-day now. on that. utilizing Then a it pay we $XX the pay So, sheet, we amortize convertible outstanding. shares XX% option we back about We land which and debt, also is years, right two And on the monthly there’s cash million that stock. stock. balance sock discount There’s using we XX.X million and about look currently, a or have over it a have

So, about we previously. that preferred to talked have Michael addition that the as well in stock

Howard Schwartz

Lind That Partners… a would be

Michael Pope

XX approximately got million in got convertible in notes you got XX about preferred you Partners, million Lind so the they outstanding, shares million Yes, to XX about and stock.

end So depending that. at over of the on amortize years, again, two on that, how notes you convertible the look early we’re

we deemed with were pay at to elect that cash or as be were on you’ll raise run perhaps we address equity the years thing same we the wouldn’t case, dilutive so, some off be wanted preferred the dilutive point And it if to calculations if but an which in do to wouldn’t that we preferred could that. that a future and we if dilutive, own not or of to we multiple to in your have have kind with

Howard Schwartz

-- of provision course. Partners but absolutely or Lind with Right, preferred the toxic

Michael Pope

No.

are payments Lind over two those and the our payments, monthly So option. years payable to at like stock Partners, cash we in said, or it’s

it So, raised premium, believe yes, there’s $X.XX. million at most recent convertible don’t I also to And that would the $XX we -- as fit into toxic is convertible category. then

at would would if stock So rate to is they were north cost teens was And the run that I at plus low on the relatively convert had we that. yes, the it capital also, low cost a of interest Total and that, low you OID of $X.XX. mention take then the could APR. -- convert if

Howard Schwartz

it outstanding, looks to book me mean, equity, like with approximately so share. in a $X.XX million total about Right. I $XX what’s All shareholders’ right, your is value

mean, I only trading of times two at current on price of trading and stock. you’re So the you’d revenue. one book right trading times at now the on with the revenue times one be the $X

Michael Pope

are you… How

Howard Schwartz

I the am making statement. just

Michael Pope

good you… point you maybe -- a long way. of we’re We’ve Those come entry sounds believers. like look a -- are How

Howard Schwartz

just… am Yes, I

Michael Pope

the few following been months… …have last

Howard Schwartz

last The the $X.XX, me, kind it third that not quarter. days and up quarter of $X.XX understand are Yes, you’re didn’t fraction quarter, to fully at in the closes over making just the stock of acquisition, going maybe baffling the just the been for account third which they’re be up fourth moving I this looking revenue has down taking the to the into statement. am to at a picking few whoever were sellers over today only

Michael Pope

because of you’re fourth definitely the sharing companies. combined then we’re and quarter year the financials next flattish Yes, start both see here going to

So you’re on. spot

Operator

Michael for This Pope return concludes our to session. remarks. question-and-answer We closing

Michael Pope

joining quarter Thanks support. March in you Thank we everyone look the our again results. speaking forward to your when report for we for And fourth with you call.

Operator

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