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Motus GI (MOTS)

Participants
Garth Russell LifeSci Advisors
Tim Moran Chief Executive Officer, Director
Andy Taylor Chief Financial Officer
Mark Pomeranz President and Chief Operating Officer, Director
Drew Stafford Piper Sandler
David Kuang Oppenheimer & Co.
Boobalan Pachaiyappan H.C. Wainwright
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Operator

Greetings. And welcome to the Motus GI Holdings First Quarter 2021 Update Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. I’d like to turn the call over to your host today, Garth Russell of LifeSci Advisors. proceed. Please

Garth Russell

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Tim Moran

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Andy Taylor

sales the everyone of Pure-Vu thank the today. XXXX reported joining for And approximately you primarily Tim. quarter us We for first you, from sleeves. of single-use Thank $XX,XXX revenue

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compared in with warrant associated the net $X.XX months issuance, $X.X common totaling we first included an March approximately diluted attributable or $XX.X or in $X.XX warrant was loss announced institutional last and executed XXXX, share the which under warrants net of basic a deemed previously agreement, or XXXX shareholders and investor. a ended January non $X.X million The per exchange per for diluted year. XXXX loss period basic million the $X.X XX reported of and basic from share, quarter share cash, with issuance the existing of the $X.XX per dividends diluted For to million three net same to of million loss

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Tim Moran

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Operator

question Piper Jaffray. Matt Our Instructions] with [Operator first comes from O'Brien

DrewStafford

Hi, guys, actually for last quarters, a purchase the more questions. to the good you sleeve afternoon. Drew This want a And disagreement. thank signed couple minimum you taking is Obviously, this Matt. couple on on start I off quarter. for

have COVID And any you you are institutions started up accounts Just agreements. signed how last there any update well. as relative tracking their as volumes. those they to feedback understand in from those to impact then quarter I on some ramp those

TimMoran

thanks Drew, more able is hitting quarter. as accounts each say these see. accounts of additional Tim. that this sign gaining far been spending we expect and referenced we what a to so in remarks, basis, here which This we're now beyond. quarterly question. But sign objectives Yes, to that I on that in the And for time additional to pleased minimum prepared we is we're QX pleased Yes, accounts to training also their so the committed were I'm want these we've access physician. accounts But in is

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DrewStafford

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you're what pilot 'XX cases point think some you 'XX? going full the mentioned you is like think a I Is off, market change thinking anything it type you're then, or going the should about able VAT do more launch? how be it are that to approach, to And event? like that? committees kick how Or Does we proceed to institutions? that the way

TimMoran

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DrewStafford

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TimMoran

XX- relatively said quarters really that phase. themselves, gives speaking, physician learnings, sites terms because it's that's But the think first think best taken investment is the the a to way about how to the talked the COVID I extra product obviously, it from you those setback about of accurate. make the through kind resources. was significant that we're saying, procedure. feedback I launch, that Drew, thinking a then we've you really about this learnings the couple we there And the it initial the gives is, And if you generally with So call a think it of so beginning was get selling procedure is into of that what in and need the reason you the utilize important to XX

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So you start heard resources me we sales say add to will earlier, this year.

have more our the size team. of opportunities we than sales So

we out start the also business that a us commercial up and which really we're seeing capital ability scale to then have see resources into coincides to as evaluating, you'll think So partnership, happening, I the remarks, as of And prepared closing the kind the accounts of which these more, could the into the but from invest committed resources nicely in be reordering a products basis. continue we're viable add consistent potential perspective. converted, heavily to to option for the expectation strategic to sales a fully the I the on mentioned of year, ramp with end getting process,

this terms advantage. of, addressable have only how got mover what take really first market available, that, get frankly, thinking we large, right, the So, and we quite that we're but into the large in we've product do that's here

So ahead. exciting future

Operator

with comes Oppenheimer. from Our next Lichtman Steven question

DavidKuang

this Steve, on thanks Hey, taking questions. for our for actually guys, is David

into would the could, with with could the that's getting what I you Upper you Just about was that. extended for if because environment talk starting like wondering launch reimbursement indication look off GI. the upon I'm if wondering me,

TimMoran

this, Sure, we're to we new submissions of would GI I so this they kind with programs what our these technologies. with are there more we what into, about, doing just that that similar can fit track believe programs fast lower offer GI, for initial lower say CMS that is talked that product

same that now, this like product David. market opportunities, GI is the Upper an to those and would obviously, evaluating have unique we're those So,

for have and to to certainly opportunities shorten of the don't we So ability in the we'll shorten with prop also that hospital any lower of takes something at the What for based to you to in going terms give Pure-Vu similar which we GI an lower bleeding stay, evaluating, diagnosis these get will that's will this and GI value commercialization. be our And GI, take part a of procedure, patient for both our length all but GI think cases. say applicable if have advantage it that's of the benefit times update that terms to would I support for most is in is timing, we in we're be time the Upper cases the avoid Upper can and terms of to can procedures, on difficult delays or significant hours, institution. endoscopy

the think But not accelerator Upper future. in just be we a reimbursement were is So to GI get to if headwind. an reimbursement we on probably

DavidKuang

Okay, secondly in looks could about great. was helpful. the CapEx broader rollout. you of you hospital placing purchases the environment given ahead? anticipate the then what Do 'XX from wondering any current That's And I me like, talk outright system vaccine just if

TimMoran

would to that about quarter, first the even last certainly we it Yes, talked we're and rollout in quarter, start getting quarter. seeing so second improve in the we anticipated vaccine in as better we're the And things.

our view our the flexible onsite these significant begun positive. access, up all very all and in has new to perspective, to the with that's changed company a we're don't said a accomplish know what business, And as market. as a very, discussed downstream on certainly impact, we've to past. trying the customers course, be hospital physician of months. I I'm their build very So purchase. popular. as we specifically you we're the to XX Currently, seem capital We've in predict compared to see capital is From us to And the it But focus program to that we facility. mean of as over and do because options yet simple of improving gives leasing which about has I is a this we'll which, now positive, we that mindshare very calendar get for a we've an technologies talked can offer course the agreements, program, as I'm open being update of between environment or the outright more. the ready lease the year. XX into terms end certainly then volume not sure capital

DavidKuang

lastly just that any for And on should either it. Are we year, updates expedite me. there from reduce Got any be or types presentations study? of data this out looking

TimMoran

we certainly on Yes, underway, comment focus have a are that both kind of upcoming the Mark, on clinical of as well done, existing Pure-Vu getting sure, on ask we're studies about, line publications. we but have new the just how trials who's that to thinking some I'll as

MarkPomeranz

Hi, call. for the everyone thanks joining

will are of be So, full course of in yes, it really Pure-Vu we months. coming looking And at reduced -- journal. likelihood the coming high of out steady

our and believe also institutions at on in trial, trial. think that we parts for investigator expedite the that talked unfortunately as had So we're I happen past, the track the looking switched about in of for key early to we've

in But and data will to full as So be we we of regardless out coming well. get set get disclosed publicly with data do anticipate we months that that that, didn't a that the study. able

Operator

comes Our with Chen Wainwright. H.C. Yi next from question

BoobalanPachaiyappan

Hi, for this Chen. dialing is Boobalan in Yi

new the beginning is reps hiring anticipate as sales So, normalize? economy do question, you to first

TimMoran

We intend for speak. Hi, year. is that in to add based do. we sales throughout areas. and looking the this as But metro Yes. resources do really, Tim. we actively This Yes, And specific we're question. opportunities at Thanks it'll be needs strategically on Boobalan.

give as I we sales of said, be will team. number that because opportunity. to going to you to would we're ready I So with our expect will specific not we're do kind intend it add see to, a commensurate But

BoobalanPachaiyappan

one, quarter? planning XXX-k you submit new to the applications next Alright, coming are during

TimMoran

we GI, we're call a is from perspective, a for XXX-k But got any so on application we obviously just the approved ago not quarter and month ready the or most Upper here next to So other would absolutely additional that one appropriate be we submitted folks, so. of terms submissions -- platform the to recent in it comment nothing but as XXX-k on our a have submission. to develop be R&D perspective. a will pipeline, would that product We comment definitely and update from it continue opportunities today we in robust

Operator

queue. in the further for time, closing to There At are this no would back comments. I call to turn over like questions management

Tim Moran

Great, thanks Tanya, thank And I the that. just I appreciate call today. joining everyone want to for

accounts. As and I enthusiastic all are access back market in of eventually now not, out said we if here and to the that we're with most excited our

seeing As certainly commercial Motus very creation nice the you drivers have of can the we term, growth heard today, near our term we're here a but a traction from perspective. And proved four to on believe value impact long business GI. be the important for

talking to call. you forward you quarterly we and during look next to everyone thank So

Operator

does This conclude today's you. Thank teleconference.

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