VTRU Vitru

Carlos Freitas Chief Financial Officer
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Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Vitru's Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call. All participants are in a listen-only mode. Later on we will conduct the question-and-answer session and instructions will follow at that time.

As a reminder, this call is being recorded and will be available on Vitru's IR website.

Now I would like to introduce the host for today's conference call, Mr. CFO. Vitru's Freitas, Carlos

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Carlos Freitas

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will students consolidated grew sound this XXX,XXX very in second the Net which important XX% around Education core numbers. in nearly reached Digital of we in with and southeast, segment the so revenue show Digital bullet, Third I Education, year quarter in the XX%, grew our growth revenue later. net

XX%. And flow million increasing cash semester an of the before. the year, of quarter and first it XX% first XX%, between difference conversion with in generation operations year Later important XX% of and year I'll the first half explain R$XX to reaching this Regarding in year. margin adjusted – the EBITDA EBITDA, the numbers. this semester almost on, increased first the half second cash was XX% our now in one the around this XX% first in compared of And from quarter the

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medical that hubs million Education a a than of including and that, on-campus important of of margin; courses more net four we as per is demand the as R$XXX well; sites. XXXX undergraduation; Unicesumar well; number year and total, is leading indicators They're graduation now It among have So years. fact, institution XX:X in in XX% overall medicine. with very with in in and or a best XXX,XXX an top XX% player one hubs, of and it the in quality. in the and last CAGR On – XX% is Maringa XXX R$XXX million with of revenue in XXX of Digital more around with in two high than is standards relevant it students, than last – and and around more XX,XXX the three top of ratio applicants the of a educational seat in in Corumba, the

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that synergies expenses between amount already R$XXX the will have to regarding million to R$XXX XXXX. We and by costs million year estimated per

year, synergies around debate out, million from million to million per to if between per which three So value million now, on taking inflation year. R$XXX R$XXX of R$XXX years we it is R$XXX

sizable two we commercial – synergies of expenses synergies, use or with UNIASSELVI. of with only cities in very present either which brands synergies bullets. first that, brand. value And potential of the there hub Unicesumar today of very one faster R$X top are very XXX only in a amount a a more from the with of important commercial in on Brazil The billion. have potential total So both on Today, than are cost and right, here expansion the with potential cities

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relevance already and from final offer have which of current pie but soon. we that hope of can there’s chart to Law you size still quite courses the the And Ministry granted been process and a Education, on-campus the we and this bottom-right, on Psychology, Nurses, can the offer the the We Law in Psychology grade enrollment. the see in the here of

more courses. represent three together all on-campus the in So around than students one-fourth of XX%

in courses. XX% in in years, Education. which line We in we some more Now we about a have CAGR of of Digital XX% the growth XXX,XXX reaching quarter-on-quarter, around on students, X, the our total XXX,XXX of a students, Education reached our Page number with last and Digital had growth numbers

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are virtually year-over-year. doubling So we

in penetration we the Southeast. region combination And we with still are a going that accelerate is Unicesumar, shy. now business with this the are So to the

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thank So for open questions, and let you please. all, I'll you


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