Accellent Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results

WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Accellent Inc. (the "Company" or "Accellent"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Accellent Holdings Corp., today announced results for its fiscal third quarter ended September 30, 2012.

Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results


Net sales were $126.0 million in the third quarter of 2012 compared with $126.8 million in the third quarter of 2011. Income from continuing operations was $16.2 million in the third quarter of 2012, compared with $13.3 million in the third quarter of 2011. Net loss was $6.5 million in the third quarter of 2012 compared to $4.4 million in the third quarter of 2011.

Adjusted EBITDA in the third quarter of 2012 was $28.3 million, or 22.4% of net sales, compared to Adjusted EBITDA of $24.3 million, or 19.2% of net sales, in the third quarter of 2011.

"Despite on-going revenue challenges, we continued to improve our business fundamentals that drive sustainable profitable growth. In the third quarter, despite relatively flat sales, Adjusted EBITDA increased over 16% year over year. I am optimistic that our actions will continue to generate positive results" stated Donald Spence, President and CEO of Accellent.

Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012 Financial Results

Net sales decreased 2.1% to $376.5 million in the first nine months of 2012 compared with $384.5 million in the first nine months of 2011. Income from continuing operations was $39.8 million in the first nine months of 2012 compared with $44.5 million in the first nine months of 2011. Net loss was $19.1 million in the first nine months of 2012 compared with a net loss of $11.6 million in the first nine months of 2011.

Adjusted EBITDA for the first nine months of 2012 was $76.7 million, or 20.4% of net sales compared to Adjusted EBITDA of $77.1 million, or 20.0% of net sales in the first nine months of 2011.

Reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures to GAAP financial measures are provided in the financial information accompanying this press release.

The financial information included in this press release reflect results from continuing operations for all periods presented and assets to be held and used. Results of discontinued operations and assets held for sale are presented separately for all periods presented.

Conference Call

Donald Spence, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jeremy A. Friedman, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss our third quarter financial results in a conference call scheduled for today, November 8, 2012 at 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The teleconference can be accessed live on the Internet through the Investor Relations section of the Accellent website at www.accellent.com or by calling (800) 446-1671 pass code 33716271. Please visit the website or dial in 10 to 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the call to download and install any necessary audio software. A replay of the conference call will be available via www.accellent.com or by telephone at (888) 843-7419 pass code 33716271 until November 15, 2012.

About Accellent

Accellent Holdings Corp., through its wholly owned subsidiary Accellent, Inc., provides fully integrated outsourced manufacturing and engineering services to the medical device industry primarily in the cardiology, endoscopy and orthopedic markets. Accellent has broad capabilities in precision component fabrication, finished device assembly, complete supply chain management capabilities and engineering services. These capabilities enhance customers' speed to market and return on investment by enabling them to refocus internal resources more efficiently. For more information, please visit www.accellent.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes "forward looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934, as amended. All statements included herein, other than statements of historical fact, may constitute forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations are disclosed in the risk factors contained in the Company's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 29, 2012. All forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by such risk factors.

ACCELLENT INC.
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(in thousands)
 
           
Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended

September 30,
2011

September 30,
2012

September 30,
2011

September 30,
2012

Net sales $ 126,840 $ 125,961 $ 384,530 $ 376,526
Cost of sales (exclusive of amortization)   95,014     92,250     284,056     280,370  
 
Gross profit 31,826 33,711 100,474 96,156
 
Operating expenses:
Selling, general and administrative expenses 14,165 12,833 42,677 41,502
Research and development expenses 602 419 2,081 1,364
Restructuring expenses 714 2,552
Loss (gain) on disposal of assets 6 (221 ) 53 (254 )
Amortization of intangible assets   3,735     3,735     11,205     11,205  
 
Total operating expenses   18,508     17,480     56,016     56,369  
 
Income from continuing operations 13,318 16,231 44,458 39,787
 
Other (expense) income, net:
Interest expense, net (17,232 ) (17,379 ) (51,660 ) (51,879 )
Other income (expense), net   1,247     592     (1,403 )   (90 )
 
Total other (expense) income, net   (15,985 )   (16,787 )   (53,063 )   (51,969 )
 
Loss from continuing operations before income taxes (2,667 ) (556 ) (8,605 ) (12,182 )
 
Provision for income taxes   1,853     1,110     3,898     3,233  
 
Net loss from continuing operations (4,520 ) (1,666 ) (12,503 ) (15,415 )
Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of tax   121     (4,814 )   944     (3,659 )
Net loss $ (4,399 ) $ (6,480 ) $ (11,559 ) $ (19,074 )
 
ACCELLENT INC.
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(in thousands)
       
 

December 31,
2011

September 30,
2012

Assets
Current assets:
Cash $ 38,858 $ 49,587

Accounts receivable, net of allowances of $1,983 and $1,904 as of December 31, 2011 and
  September 30, 2012, respectively

54,763 56,074
Inventory 62,153 65,106
Assets held for sale, current portion 3,874 1,767
Prepaid expenses and other current assets   4,416     5,320  
 
Total current assets 164,064 177,854
Property, plant and equipment, net 121,153 116,555
Long-term assets held for sale 16,250 6,019
Goodwill 619,443 619,443
Other intangible assets, net 149,687 138,482
Deferred financing costs and other assets, net   16,825     14,635  
 
Total assets $ 1,087,422   $ 1,072,988  
 
Liabilities and Stockholder's equity
Current liabilities:
Current portion of long-term debt $ 22 $ 15
Accounts payable 21,035 23,431
Accrued payroll and benefits 7,858 10,531
Accrued interest 19,519 18,822
Liabilities held for sale, current portion 1,908 972
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities   18,747     16,086  
 
Total current liabilities 69,089 69,857
Long-term debt 712,967 713,210
Other liabilities   38,466     41,258  
 
Total liabilities   820,522     824,325  
 
Stockholder's equity:

Common stock, par value $0.01 per share, 50,000,000 shares authorized; 1,000 shares issued
  and outstanding at December 31, 2011 and September 30, 2012, respectively

Additional paid-in capital 638,445 638,980
Accumulated other comprehensive (loss) (1,266 ) (965 )
Accumulated deficit   (370,279 )   (389,352 )
 
Total stockholder's equity   266,900     248,663  
 
Total liabilities and stockholder's equity $ 1,087,422   $ 1,072,988  
 
ACCELLENT INC.
Reconciliation of Net Income (Loss) to EBITDA to Adjusted EBITDA
(in thousands)
           
 
Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended

September 30,
2011

September 30,
2012
September 30,
2011
September 30,
2012
 
Net loss $ (4,399 ) $ (6,480 ) $ (11,559 ) $ (19,074 )
Interest expense, net 17,234 17,379 51,662 51,880
Provision for income taxes 1,853 1,110 3,898 3,233
Depreciation and amortization   9,757     10,189     28,804     30,319  
 
EBITDA (1) $ 24,445   $ 22,198   $ 72,805   $ 66,358  
 
 
Adjustments:
Stock-based compensation - employees 271 182 761 364
Stock-based compensation - non-employees 23 23 68 68
Employee severance and relocation 492 500 1,306 1,870
(Income) loss from discontinued operations, net (121 ) 4,814 (944 ) 3,659
Restructuring expenses 714 2,552
Executive recruiting costs 43 307
Plant closure costs 195 518
Currency translation (gain) loss (1,233 ) (569 ) 1,474 152
Loss (gain) on disposal of assets 6 (221

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