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Biolife Solutions (BLFS)

Participants
Troy Wichterman Chief Financial officer
Mike Rice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Rod De Greef President and Chief Operating Officer
Max Masucci Cowen and Company
Jacob Johnson Stephens Inc.
Thomas Flaten Lake Street Capital Markets
Suraj Kalia Oppenheimer
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Operator

Welcome to the BioLife Solutions First Quarter 2022 Financial Results Conference Call. All participants will be in listen-only mode. [Operator Instructions] Please note this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Mr. Troy Wichterman, Chief Financial Officer. sir. ahead, go Please

Troy Wichterman

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Mike Rice

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Troy Wichterman

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as costs stock-based status, well necessary support to increased to due addition, our associated overall filer expense with compensation increased expenses In large accelerated growth and objectives. as increased headcount operating accounting

the operating of negative QX of a quarter adjusted XXXX. Adjusted was $X.X for million adjusted was XXXX, million EBITDA for quarter negative operating XXXX fourth compared $X.X first first the for in first the for quarter the $XXX,XXX compared quarter million with $X of of loss positive with of $XXX,XXX Our XXXX. income XXXX

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balance our of to December consideration $XX.X capital related million primarily capital XX, cash $XX.X due which was negative was timing including XX, was $X.X million EBITDA million, unfavorable to XXXX, and Our cash compared XXXX. at QX of million, biorepository expenditures into in to XXXX of used our Taking build-outs adjustments of at working $X.X $XXX,XXX, facilities. adjusted March

revenue through based we expected of to on revenue. and thaw reflecting $XX.X Turning increase estimated include revenue. XX% XX%. the services the of number XX%. XX% is account to of of million growth for of between Freezers for to for do XX%. of between over increase XX% $XX.X the to year growth is account platform, X% total XX% storage XX% organic XX% to therefore, to be than over systems expectations Cell to to XX% COVID-XX-related over revenue. be $XX services growth to an growth affirms Thaw to COVID-XX-related full expect contracts, The expected to platform million to increase XX% XX% revenue processing organic Management XXXX. revenue on variability platform million, contributions. Storage storage year-over-year to of $XX the XXXX for of million, this revenue revenue platform to and to COVID-XX-related is $XXX.X following less to XXXX XXXX in of revenue and to the revenue X% an is of and and XX% guidance. Total X% to an million, guidance to to total XX% XX% and XX% platform COVID-XX-related to freezer approximately is to see million organic the organic range $XX.X an and of $XX storage million expected expected expected balance account year. not is estimated and and is XXXX million, platform be between be systems of $XXX

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to Now Rod. I'll call the turn

Rod De Greef

Thanks, Troy.

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back Now over call I'll Mike. turn the to

Mike Rice

Thanks, Rod.

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operator Rocco? to your the the over Now take back I'll turn call to questions.

Operator

you. Thank

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Max Masucci

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Mike Rice

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Max Masucci

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Mike Rice

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Rod De Greef

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Max Masucci

recovery. and margin to Final one here gross Okay. see And for Rod. the Troy nice

we margin consideration? any on our gross are just expectations margin in the that there quarters we we you the in it, any three other models, whether the gross can there As call the taking factors in is expect should gross terms pacing give be detail fine-tune front coming, into of additional swing margin and us should

Troy Wichterman

Thanks Yeah. for the question, Max.

addressed in in we not my way the your So improvement gross the margin swings question at as one to any I on commentary, do we or margin. big time. gross in the expect anticipate on margin modest do this And other address side sequential swings, point

Max Masucci

Got it. questions. taking for the Thanks

Mike Rice

Thanks, Max.

Operator

and today next question gentlemen, at go Inc. Johnson Stephens Ladies our Please from Jacob ahead. comes

Jacob Johnson

afternoon, Good everybody. Hey.

Mike Rice

Hey, Jacob.

Jacob Johnson

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Mike Rice

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Jacob Johnson

Got it. Understood. And then evo, XX% growth in shipments year-over-year.

kind much are I'm just how curious, on traction where it traction volumes trials? there, as clinical these therapies. seeing side? of courier your seems into there. about kind seeing the Maybe you're you and we getting the you So of early-stage partners like that it of think with just the of commercial kind evo customers talk sourcing wins much about new of second is of How is

Mike Rice

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Jacob Johnson

my I'll question, Thanks, there. answered You next leave Mike. it so

Mike Rice

Sure.

Operator

Thomas and ahead. our gentlemen, next question go Markets. Capital Please from comes Ladies Lake Street with today Flaten

Thomas Flaten

for the guys. Thanks Great. Hi, taking question.

Mike Rice

Thomas. Hi,

Thomas Flaten

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Mike Rice

Sure.

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Thomas Flaten

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Mike Rice

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Thomas Flaten

Excellent. Appreciate the question. Thanks.

Mike Rice

welcome. You're

Operator

question next with Instructions] Suraj Please Suraj. ahead. comes Oppenheimer. Hello, go Our Kalia [Operator from

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Suraj Kalia

Mike, Rob, me can right? hear all you

Mike Rice

Suraj. Yes, can. we Hi,

Suraj Kalia

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Mike Rice

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Suraj Kalia

predicated your leads? these or on meeting Mike, how some guidance of much is any of

Mike Rice

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Suraj Kalia

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Mike Rice

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Suraj Kalia

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Mike Rice

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Suraj Kalia

you. Thank Great.

Operator

Mike closing this to and concludes question-and-answer to I'd the ladies gentlemen, remarks. for and over the conference like Chairman turn Rice, session. back CEO, And

Mike Rice

in in BioLife. and everyone, meeting goals. and Rocco, our evening, confident your again, We for you, your remain Good Thank for guidance midterm our you Thank support stated thanks BioLife. interest revenue 'XX of everyone. financial in reaching exceeding or

Operator

for Thank today's concluded. all We conference thank presentation. has you, attending you now Today's sir.

disconnect a now have lines, may and your You wonderful evening.