|By Marketwired .||
|November 23, 2012 04:33 PM EST||
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 11/23/12 -- Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. ("Peak") (TSX VENTURE:PKK) today announced its financial results and reviewed highlights for the three-month period ended September 30, 2012.
Third Quarter Financial Highlights:
-- Gross royalties generated totalled $90,000, which translated into revenue recognition of $46,000 for the period and an additional $44,000 of deferred revenue to be recognized in future periods -- R&D expenditures of $167,000 before tax credits -- Total expenses of $769,000 including $320,000 of shared expenses in China -- Net loss of $742,000 -- $300,000 gross, in combination of debt and new equity capital raised.
Third Quarter Operating Highlights:
-- December launch date set for AiNia release to China Unicom consumers in China -- Finalized new service offering for North America incorporating both AiNia features and proprietary HomeWavea security solution
"The evolution of our venture in China took another major step forward in the third quarter", said Johnson Joseph, Peak's President and CEO. "Important work by Peak and LongKey's development teams to make the AiNia platform appealing to Chinese consumers is now complete and AiNia is expected to be launched in December by China Unicom, which has an install base of over 230 million mobile customers. This will officially open the door for us to the mobile consumer space in China and exponentially increases our revenue-producing potential", he stated.
Third Quarter Financial Results Summary
Peak recognized $45,923 of gross royalty revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2012 compared to $2,326 in the comparable period of 2011. Net royalties (after deducting amortization of other assets, which is a non-cash expense) amounted to $26,788, compared to $2,326 in the prior year period. The royalty flows for the period stem from Peak's agreement with LongKey-Hong Kong Ltd. (LongKey).
Expenses for the three-month period ended September 30, 2012 amounted to $742,329 compared to $360,502 in the comparable period of 2011. The increase in 2012 expenses was principally due to a $230,190 contribution to new offices shared with LongKey in China as well as a $90,000 contribution to LongKey's mobile lab.
The third quarter expenses included R&D expenditures of $166,760 compared to $111,155 in the comparable period of 2011. These costs are before deducting investment tax credits, which are accounted for on an annual basis only.
The net loss for the three month period ending September 30, 2012 was $742,329 compared to $358,176 in the comparable period of 2011.
During the third quarter Peak raised $300,000 gross, in a combination of debt and new equity capital.
Further details on the Company's third quarter 2012 financial results can be found in the Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) for the three- and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2012 and 2011, which are available at www.sedar.com.
Peak also announces the closing of a private placement in the amount of $94,000 through the sale of 1,175,000 units priced at $0.08 each. Each unit consists of one common shares and one half (1/2) of one common share purchase warrant which entitles the holder to purchase one common share at the price of $0.15 each for twelve months. All securities issued are subject to a four-month-and-one-day hold period. Proceeds will be used for general working capital purposes and for the continued development of Peak's mobile applications. In connection with the private placement a finder's fee of 8% of the gross proceeds was paid to a non related third party.
About Peak Positioning Technologies Inc.:
Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PKK), is a Canadian software developer for smartphones and other mobile computing devices, conducting business primarily in China and North America. In association with its partner, LongKey-Hong Kong Ltd, the company has developed a suite of applications for mobile devices that includes: cloud-based calendar, e-mail and contacts synchronization, automated device configuration, and HomeWavea mobility security. While LongKey markets the applications in China through its partnerships with major Chinese telecommunication companies and banks, Peak plans to similarly market the applications for its own account in North America. For more information: http://www.peakpositioning.com.
About LongKey-Hong Kong Ltd.:
LongKey-Hong Kong Ltd., through its subsidiary LongKey Software Technology Ltd., provides a wide range of IT solutions, business management applications, and mobile applications based on its proprietary Unified Information Services Platform (UISP). LongKey's applications are distributed to end-users in China by some of China's largest telecom and banking entities. For more information: http://www.longkeysoft.com.
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