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Consolidated unaudited results for Q4 and 12m 2013

Posted on 27.02.2014

Key performance indicators of the Group

    12M 2013 12M 2012 12M 2011
Revenues m€ 145.8 135.9 127.3
Gaming tax m€ 28.9 27.5 25.7
EBITDA m€ 39.5 38.7 32.0
EBIT m€ 31.8 28.4 16.4
Net profit m€ 25.7 24.2 13.8
EBITDA margin % 27.1 28.5 25.1
Operating margin % 21.8 20.9 12.9
Net margin % 17.7 17.8 10.9
         
Assets m€ 118.3 109.2 101.0
Equity m€ 102.0 93.0 81.7
ROE % 27.9 29.4 17.5
ROA % 22.6 23.0 13.3
Current ratio times 3.2 3.5 2.9
         
Casinos at end of period # 82 63 61
Casino floor area at end of period m2 28,031 24,030 24,014
Employees # 2,515 2,277 2,336
         
Slot machines at end of period # 3,038 2,594 2,471
Gaming tables at end of period # 191 178 180

 

Key developments of the Group during the 12 months of 2013:

  • The Group’s consolidated sales revenues for 12 months of 2013 amounted to EUR 145.3 million, up 7.8% or EUR 10.5 million y‑o‑y.
  • Gaming revenues accounted for 93.6% (135.9 m€) and other revenues for 6.4% (9.3 m€) of the Group’s consolidated sales revenues for the 12 months of 2013. A year before the revenue split was 93.1% (125.6 m€) and 6.9% (9.2 m€), respectively.
  • The Group’s consolidated EBITDA for the 12 months of 2013 amounted to EUR 39.5 million, up 2.3% from EUR 38.7 million a year before. The Group’s consolidated operating profit increased EUR 3.4 million (+11.9%) to EUR 31.8 million.
  • The Group’s consolidated net profit attributable to equity holders of the parent company for the 12 months of 2013 totalled EUR 25.7 million compared to EUR 24.2 million a year ago (+6.2%).
  • On 11 March Olympic Casino Eesti AS, the subsidiary of Olympic Entertainment Group AS, acquired a 100% shareholding in Siquia Holding B.V. registered in the Netherlands.
  • On 11 March 2013 Olympic Entertainment Group AS established and registered the companies Gametech Services Ltd and Brandhouse Ltd in Jersey to create a legal platform for the expansion of the Group’s activities in markets related to online gaming.
  • The annual general meeting of the shareholders held on 18 April 2013 decided to pay dividends in the amount of 15,132,950.50 euros.
  • As part of the restructuring, Olympic Entertainment Group AS acquired 100% of the shares of the Dutch entity Jessy Investments B.V. and transferred the 100% shareholding in OÜ Fortuna Travel to the acquired entity. In addition, Olympic Entertainment Group AS acquired 100% shareholding in Kesklinna Hotelli OÜ, the share of which was used to increase the share capital of Jessy Investments B.V through non-monetary contribution. The restructuring was completed in June 2013.
  • On 28 June 2013 Siquia Holding B.V, the subsidiary of Olympic Casino Eesti AS, signed a sales-purchase agreement to acquire 100% shareholding in Latvian casino operator Altea SIA, which leaded to an increase of Group´s casinos in Latvia from 21 to 38.  
  • On 18 July 2013 Group entity Kesklinna Hotelli OÜ and AS Merko Ehitus Eesti signed an agreement for the construction of new upscale hotel instead of Reval Park Hotel & Casino. The new hotel will be operated by Hilton Worldwide under its Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand. The estimated cost of the new hotel and casino complex expected to open in December 2015 is EUR 36 million. Starting from November 1st 2013 Group´s Estonian flagship casino is operating in Radisson Blue Hotel Olümpia premises.
  • Group entity Olympic Casino Latvia SIA started providing online gaming services in Latvia from 1 August 2013. In addition, the Group launched sports betting and sports bar network under Olybet name, a new brand for online services.

 

The Group’s consolidated sales revenue by segments:

‘000€ Q4 2013 Q3 2012 Change 12M 2013 12M 2012 Change
Estonia 9,217 9,506 -3.0% 35,229 34,641 1.7%
Latvia 11,775 8,900 32.3% 39,267 33,545 17.1%
Lithuania 6,006 5,624 6.8% 21,503 20,007 7.5%
Poland 7,100 7,395 -4.0% 27,408 27,207 0.7%
Slovakia 4,150 4,188 -0.9% 16,109 15,190 6.1%
Belarus 570 920 -38.0% 2,378 3,401 -30.1%
Italy 827 730 13.3% 3,357 730 360.0%
Total 39,645 37,263 6.4% 145,251 134,721 7.8%

 

Number of casinos by segment:

  31 December 2013 31 December 2012
Estonia 18 18
Latvia 38 21
Lithuania 12 10
Poland 3 3
Slovakia 5 4
Belarus 4 5
Italy 2 2
Total 82 63

 

Overview by markets

Estonia

The sales revenues of Estonian segment for the 12 months of 2013 amounted to EUR 35.2 million (+0.6 m€, +1.7%), EBITDA to EUR 9.3 million (-0.3 m€, -3.4%) and operating profit to EUR 7.7 million (+1.0 m€, +15.2%). Gaming revenue increased 3.0% y-o-y amounting to EUR 32.4 million.

The market share of Olympic Casino Eesti AS in the Estonian land-based gaming market was 56% in Q4 2013 remaining on the same level as a year ago. All in all, total Estonian land-based gaming market increased in 2013 by 3% as compared to the same period a year ago.

At the end of 2013, there were 18 Olympic casinos with 737 slot machines and 19 gaming tables operating in Estonia. As at 31 December 2013, the Estonian operations employed 477 people.

Latvia

The sales revenues of Latvian segment for the 12 months of 2013 amounted to EUR 39.3 million (+5.7 m€, +17.1%), EBITDA to EUR 17.0 million (+1.5 m€, +10.0%) and operating profit to EUR 14.7 million (+1.5 m€, +11.2%). Gaming revenue increased 17.6% y-o-y amounting to EUR 36.2 million.

The market share of Latvian operations in the Latvian gaming market was approximately 24% in Q4 2013, up from 21% a year ago. Total Latvian gaming market increased by 4% as compared to the 12 months of 2012.

At the end of December 2013, there were 38 Olympic casinos with 1,044 slot machines and 18 gaming tables operating in Latvia. As at 31 December 2013, there were 659 employees in Latvia.

Lithuania

The sales revenues of Lithuanian segment for the 12 months of 2013 amounted to EUR 21.5 million (+1.5 m€, +7.5%), EBITDA to EUR 4.9 million (-0.4 m€, -7.0%) and operating profit to EUR 3.7 million (-0.2 m€, -4.8%). Gaming revenue increased 8.4% y-o-y amounting to EUR 20.3 million.

The market share of Olympic Casino Group Baltija UAB in the Lithuanian gaming market was 69% in Q4 2013, remaining on the same level as a year before. Total Lithuanian gaming market increased by 8% as compared to 2012.

At the end of December 2013, there were 12 Olympic casinos with 424 slot machines and 62 gaming tables operating in Lithuania. As at 31 December 2013, the Lithuanian operations employed 674 people.

Poland

The sales revenues of Polish segment for the 12 months of 2013 amounted to EUR 27.4 million (+0.2 m€, +0.7%), EBITDA to EUR 5.5 million (+0.8 m€, +16.8%) and operating profit to EUR 4.5 million (+1.9 m€, +72.9%). Gaming revenue increased 0.9% y-o-y amounting to EUR 27.0 million.

At the end of December 2013, there were 3 Olympic casinos with 271 slot machines and 39 gaming tables operating in Poland. As at 31 December 2013, the Polish operations employed 337 people.

Slovakia

The sales revenues of Slovak segment for the 12 months of 2013 amounted to EUR 16.1 million (+0.9 m€, +6.1%), EBITDA to EUR 2.3 million (-0.3 m€, -11.8%) and operating profit to EUR 1.1 million (-0.2 m€, -16.9%). Gaming revenue increased 4.7% y-o-y amounting to EUR 14.5 million.

At the end of December 2013, there were 5 Olympic casinos with 263 slot machines and 53 gaming tables operating in Slovakia. As at 31 December 2013, The Slovak operations employed 277 people.

Belarus

In this interim financial statements the Belarusian segment is regarded as a hyperinflationary economy that is subject to the accounting policies of IAS 29.

The sales revenues of Belarusian segment for the 12 months of 2013 amounted to EUR 2.4 million (-1.0 m€, -30.1%), EBITDA to EUR 0.1 million (-1.1 m€, -89.6%) and operating profit to EUR 0.1 million (-1.0 m€, -95.4%). Gaming revenue decreased 29.2% y-o-y amounting to EUR 2.2 million.

At the end of December 2013, there were 4 Olympic casinos with 187 slot machines operating in Belarus. As at 31 December 2013, the Belarusian operations employed 84 people.

Italy

The sales revenues of Italian segment before deducting the gaming tax of Italy for the 12 months of 2013 amounted to EUR 7.0 million, EBITDA to EUR 0.4 million and operating profit to EUR 0.1 million. The Group is operating in Italy since August 2012. At the end of 2013, there were 2 VLT slot casinos with 112 slot machines operating in Italy. As at 31 December 2013, there were 7 employees in Italy.


Financial position

As at 31 December 2013, the total assets of the Group amounted to EUR 118.3 million, up 8.3% or EUR 9.1 million compared to the same period a year ago.

Current assets totalled EUR 50.0 million or 42.2% of total assets, and non-current assets EUR 68.3 million or 57.8% of total assets. The liabilities amounted to EUR 16.3 million and equity to EUR 102.0 million. The largest liabilities included suppliers payable and customer prepayments (5.2 m€), tax liabilities (4.6 m€) and payables to employees (3.6 m€).

 

Investments

In the 12 months of 2013, the Group’s expenditures on property, plant and equipment totalled EUR 14.3 million (+5.5 m€), of which EUR 6.9 million was invested to new gaming equipment (+2.9m€) and EUR 6.6 million (+2.3 m€) to construction and reconstruction of casinos.

 

Cash flows

In the 12 months of 2013, the Group’s cash flows generated from operating activities amounted to EUR 33.2 million (‑1.5 m€) and cash flows from investing activities to EUR -6.7 million (-4.0 m€). Financing cash flows amounted to EUR ‑17.9 million (‑3.6 €). Net cash flows totalled EUR 8.6 million (+6.1 m€).

 

Staff

As at 31 December 2013, the Group employed 2,515 people, up by 238 y-o-y mostly due to expansion in Latvia as well as opening new casinos in Lithuania and Slovakia.

In the 12 months of 2013, total personnel expenses amounted to EUR 35.9 million (+2.9 m€, +8.7%). The members of the Management Board and Supervisory Board of all Group entities were paid remuneration and benefits including social security taxes in the amount of EUR 823 thousand (793 thousand in 2012) and EUR 157 thousand (EUR 157 thousand in 2012), respectively.

 

Consolidated statement of financial position

(EUR thousands) 31.12.2013 31.12.2012
ASSETS    
Current assets    
Cash and cash equivalents 44,582 35,973
Financial investments 1,086 13,773
Receivables and prepayments 2,946 2,730
Prepaid income tax 357 280
Inventories 1,001 1,036
Total current assets 49,972 53,792
     
Non-current assets    
Deferred tax assets 1,077 1,038
Financial investments 3,396 2,035
Other long-term receivables 670 712
Investment property 1,784 1,785
Property, plant and equipment 26,513 19,611
Intangible assets 34,865 30,226
Total non-current assets 68,305 55,407
     
TOTAL ASSETS 118,277 109,199
     
     
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY    
Current liabilities    
Borrowings 240 241
Trade and other payables 13,494 12,827
Income tax payable 776 827
Provisions 1,181 1,585
Total current liabilities 15,691 15,480
     
Non-current liabilities    
Deferred tax liability 246 140
Borrowings 369 596
Total non-current liabilities 615 736
     
TOTAL LIABILITIES 16,306 16,216
     
EQUITY    
Share capital 60,532 60,532
Statutory reserve capital 1,210 0
Other reserves 235 141
Translation reserves -1,204 -700
Retained earnings 36,782 27,327
Total equity attributable to equity holders of the parent 97,555 87,300
Non-controlling interest 4,416 5,683
TOTAL EQUITY 101,971 92,983
     
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY 118,277 109,199

 

Consolidated statement of comprehensive income

(EUR thousands) Q4 2013 Q4 2012 2013 2012
Income from gaming transactions 37,285 34,856 135,921 125,479
Revenue 2,360 2,407 9,330 9,242
Other income 287 666 568 1,224
Total revenue and income 39,932 37,929 145,819 135,945
         
Cost of materials, goods and services -816 -796 -3,044 -2,907
Other operating expenses -18,010 -16,998 -66,826 -61,036
Staff costs -9,875 -9,050 -35,878 -33,005
Depreciation, amortisation and impairment -1,780 -2,421 -7,763 -10,380
Change in the fair value of investment property -1 107 -1 107
Other expenses -333 -112 -524 -327
Total operating expenses -30,815 -29,270 -114,036 -107,548
         
Operating profit 9,117 8,659 31,783 28,397
         
Interest income 42 134 163 351
Interest expense -4 -13 -17 -157
Foreign exchange gains (losses) -1 -10 -59 -47
Other finance income and costs -1 -975 -623 436
Total finance income and costs 36 -864 -536 583
         
Profit from operating activities 9,153 7,795 31,247 28,980
         
Income tax expense -1,444 -1,247 -4,323 -3,961
Net profit for the period 7,709 6,548 26,924 25,019
Attributable to equity holders of the parent company 7,402 6,502 25,694 24,199
Attributable to non-controlling interest 307 46 1,230 820
         
         
Other comprehensive income        
Currency translation differences 83 -40 -504 1,076
Total comprehensive profit for the period 7,792 6,508 26,420 26,095
Attributable to equity holders of the parent company 7,485 6,462 25,190 25,275
Attributable to non-controlling interest 307 46 1,230 820
         
         
Basic earnings per share* 4.9 4.3 17.0 16.0
Diluted earnings per share* 4.9 4.3 17.0 16.0

* euro cents

 

Madis Jääger
CEO
Olympic Entertainment Group AS
Tel + 372 667 1250
E-mail madis.jaager@oc.eu
http://www.olympic-casino.com

 


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