Welcome!

News Feed Item

Clairvest Reports Fiscal 2013 Second Quarter Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/13/12 -- Clairvest Group Inc. (TSX:CVG) today reported results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2012. (All figures are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated)

Highlights

--  September 30, 2012 book value was $330.6 million or $21.86 per share
    versus $21.35 per share at June 30, 2012. Non-restricted cash or near
    cash represented 30.6% of the September 30, 2012 book value, or $6.69
    per share 
--  Net income for the quarter and for the six months was $7.6 million or
    $0.51 per share and $17.3 million or $1.14 per share respectively 
--  Clairvest advanced a US$7.9 million promissory note to Centaur, operator
    of the Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Indianapolis, Indiana, in support
    of a potential acquisition being made by Centaur 
--  Clairvest paid an annual ordinary dividend of $1.5 million, or $0.10 per
    share, and a special dividend of $1.7 million, or $0.1093 per share,
    which in aggregate represent 1% of the March 31, 2012 book value 

Clairvest's book value was $330.6 million or $21.86 per share at September 30, 2012, compared with $21.35 per share at June 30, 2012. The increase in book value per share was attributable to net income for the quarter of $7.6 million, or $0.51 per share. During the quarter, Clairvest recorded $4.2 million in pre-tax unrealized gains and $4.4 million in pre-tax distributions, interest, dividends and fees from its corporate investment portfolio.

"We continue to be very pleased with the progress of our corporate investment portfolio. Our team is highly engaged in our chosen industries and we are applying our domain-based approach to identify superior investment opportunities," said Jeff Parr, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Clairvest.

During the quarter, Clairvest advanced a US$7.9 million promissory note to Centaur, LLC ("Centaur") in support of a potential acquisition being made by Centaur. The promissory note has a stated interest rate of 3.41% per annum and is repayable no later than April 1, 2013.

Clairvest paid an annual ordinary dividend of $0.10 per share and a special dividend of $0.1093 per share, such that in aggregate, the dividends totaled to $0.2093 and represent 1% of the March 31, 2012 book value. Both dividends were paid on July 26, 2012 to common shareholders of record as of July 9, 2012 and are eligible dividends for Canadian income tax purposes.

Summary of Financial Results - Unaudited

----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Financial Performance Measures         Quarters ended      Six months ended 
                                         September 30          September 30 
                                   -----------------------------------------
                                        2012     2011        2012      2011 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
($000's, except per share amounts)         $        $           $         $ 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Net realized gains (losses) on                                              
 corporate investments                     -      (22)        (14)      555 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Net changes in unrealized gains                                             
 (losses) on corporate investments     4,232   (3,979)      7,421    (3,096)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Net income (loss)                      7,647   (1,778)     17,256      (524)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Basic net income (loss) per share       0.51    (0.11)       1.14     (0.03)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Fully diluted net income (loss) per                                         
 share                                  0.50    (0.11)       1.12     (0.03)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Financial Condition Measures                        September          March
                                                         2012           2012
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
($000's, except per share amounts)                          $              $
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total assets                                          353,285        338,424
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total cash, cash equivalents and temporary                                  
 investments(1)                                       101,123         97,553
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total corporate investments                           195,344        187,876
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total liabilities                                      22,712         21,997
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Book value                                            330,573        316,427
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Book value per share                                    21.86          20.93
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

(1) Excludes restricted cash and temporary investments

Clairvest's second quarter fiscal 2013 financial statements and MD&A are available on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com and on the Clairvest website at www.clairvest.com.

About Clairvest

Clairvest Group Inc. is a private equity investor which invests its own capital, and that of third parties through the Clairvest Equity Partners ("CEP") limited partnerships, in businesses that have the potential to generate superior returns. In addition to providing financing, Clairvest contributes strategic expertise and execution ability to support the growth and development of its investee partners. Clairvest realizes value through investment returns and the eventual disposition of its investments.

Forward-looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements with respect to Clairvest Group Inc., its subsidiaries, its CEP limited partnerships and their investments. These statements are based on current expectations and are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Clairvest, its subsidiaries, its CEP limited partnerships and their investments to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include general and economic business conditions and regulatory risks. Clairvest is under no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained herein should material facts change due to new information, future events or otherwise.

Contacts:
Clairvest Group Inc.
Maria Klyuev
Director, Investor Relations and Marketing
(416) 925-9270
(416) 925-5753 (FAX)
[email protected]
www.clairvest.com

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO are the world's most influential, independent events where Cloud Computing was coined and where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discuss the big picture of Digital Transformation and all of the strategies, tactics, and tools they need to realize their goals. Sponsors of DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities.
Daniel Jones is CTO of EngineerBetter, helping enterprises deliver value faster. Previously he was an IT consultant, indie video games developer, head of web development in the finance sector, and an award-winning martial artist. Continuous Delivery makes it possible to exploit findings of cognitive psychology and neuroscience to increase the productivity and happiness of our teams.
Digital transformation has increased the pace of business creating a productivity divide between the technology haves and have nots. Managing financial information on spreadsheets and piecing together insight from numerous disconnected systems is no longer an option. Rapid market changes and aggressive competition are motivating business leaders to reevaluate legacy technology investments in search of modern technologies to achieve greater agility, reduced costs and organizational efficiencies. ...
Disruption, Innovation, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Leadership and Management hear these words all day every day... lofty goals but how do we make it real? Add to that, that simply put, people don't like change. But what if we could implement and utilize these enterprise tools in a fast and "Non-Disruptive" way, enabling us to glean insights about our business, identify and reduce exposure, risk and liability, and secure business continuity?
"We host and fully manage cloud data services, whether we store, the data, move the data, or run analytics on the data," stated Kamal Shannak, Senior Development Manager, Cloud Data Services, IBM, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Enterprises are striving to become digital businesses for differentiated innovation and customer-centricity. Traditionally, they focused on digitizing processes and paper workflow. To be a disruptor and compete against new players, they need to gain insight into business data and innovate at scale. Cloud and cognitive technologies can help them leverage hidden data in SAP/ERP systems to fuel their businesses to accelerate digital transformation success.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Telecom Reseller has been named "Media Sponsor" of CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York, which will take place on November 11-13, 2018 in New York City, NY. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.
Enterprise architects are increasingly adopting multi-cloud strategies as they seek to utilize existing data center assets, leverage the advantages of cloud computing and avoid cloud vendor lock-in. This requires a globally aware traffic management strategy that can monitor infrastructure health across data centers and end-user experience globally, while responding to control changes and system specification at the speed of today’s DevOps teams. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Josh Gray, Chie...
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by...
Transformation Abstract Encryption and privacy in the cloud is a daunting yet essential task for both security practitioners and application developers, especially as applications continue moving to the cloud at an exponential rate. What are some best practices and processes for enterprises to follow that balance both security and ease of use requirements? What technologies are available to empower enterprises with code, data and key protection from cloud providers, system administrators, inside...
"Calligo is a cloud service provider with data privacy at the heart of what we do. We are a typical Infrastructure as a Service cloud provider but it's been designed around data privacy," explained Julian Box, CEO and co-founder of Calligo, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
We are seeing a major migration of enterprises applications to the cloud. As cloud and business use of real time applications accelerate, legacy networks are no longer able to architecturally support cloud adoption and deliver the performance and security required by highly distributed enterprises. These outdated solutions have become more costly and complicated to implement, install, manage, and maintain.SD-WAN offers unlimited capabilities for accessing the benefits of the cloud and Internet. ...
Discussions of cloud computing have evolved in recent years from a focus on specific types of cloud, to a world of hybrid cloud, and to a world dominated by the APIs that make today's multi-cloud environments and hybrid clouds possible. In this Power Panel at 17th Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists addressed the importance of customers being able to use the specific technologies they need, through environments and ecosystems that expose their APIs to make true ...
Containers and Kubernetes allow for code portability across on-premise VMs, bare metal, or multiple cloud provider environments. Yet, despite this portability promise, developers may include configuration and application definitions that constrain or even eliminate application portability. In this session we'll describe best practices for "configuration as code" in a Kubernetes environment. We will demonstrate how a properly constructed containerized app can be deployed to both Amazon and Azure ...
Business professionals no longer wonder if they'll migrate to the cloud; it's now a matter of when. The cloud environment has proved to be a major force in transitioning to an agile business model that enables quick decisions and fast implementation that solidify customer relationships. And when the cloud is combined with the power of cognitive computing, it drives innovation and transformation that achieves astounding competitive advantage.