30 Aug 2021

FY21 Results Announcement

ASX ANNOUNCEMENT 30 August 2021 Advanced Braking Technology Ltd (ABN 66 099 107 623) Email: info.perth@advancedbraking.com 19 Creative Street Wangara WA 6065 Telephone: +61 8 9302 1922 www.advancedbraking.com FY21 Results Announcement Advanced Braking Technology Ltd (ASX: ABV) (‘ABT’ or ‘the Company’ or ‘the ABT Group’ ), the pre - eminent supplier of fail - safe brakes for commercial vehicles in Australia, provides an overview of the FY21 results . FY21 Highlights • Total R evenue of $ 10.45 m, up 15 % on previous corresponding period (pcp) • Operating Sales increased to $ 9.70m , up 16 % on pcp with p roduct sales margins of 46 % stable on pcp • N et Profit result of $ 0.62 m ( FY 20: $ 0. 17 m) and EBITDA result of $ 0. 91 m ( FY 20: $0. 65 m) , a 263 % and 40 % improvement respectively • Improved cash position of $ 1.41 m ( FY20: $ 0 . 52 m) delivering positive operating cashflow of $1.2m • Ongoing resilience in business operations delivers record financial year results despite global impact of COVID - 19 • Participated in both the EuroBrake 2021 v irtual c onference and Land Forces 2021 c onference • Focused on identifying organic and inorganic growth opportunities to drive scale and revenue diversification John Annand, Chief Executive Officer, stated, “ We revised our strategy and structure nearly two years ago and continue to demonstrate the success of these initiatives in our results at each reporting period . We are pleased , once more , to deliver growth in our key metrics and assess how we can deliver f urther growth in the business. The delivery of our organic growth strategy is evidenced in our numbers . We are pleased with the progress made to date to increase sales, control costs and maintain margins across our core product portfolio . As previously com municated, w e also continue to assess inorganic growth opportunities that can accelerate our growth and broaden our product offering. ” SUMMARY FINANCIAL RESULTS FY 21 FY 20 Change Total Revenue $10.45m $ 9.08 m 15% Operating Revenue $9.70m $ 8.35 m 16% Gross Margin 46.3% 46. 3 % - Total Expenses $4.62m $ 4.43 m 4% EBITDA $0. 91 m $0. 65 m 40 % Profit / ( Loss ) for the period $0.62m $0. 17 m 26 3 % Operating cashflow $1.21m $0.2 4 m 4 0 3 % Cash and cash equivalents $1.41m $ 0.52 m 17 3 % Advanced Braking Technology Ltd (ABN 66 099 107 623) Email: info.perth@advancedbraking.com Financial Update A BT continues to demonstrate demand for its core products, FailSafe and Terra Dura, with $9.7 m in operating revenue , driving a 15% uplift in total revenue to $ 10.45 m . T he sale of braking systems accounted for approximately 5 5 % of operating revenue , with the remainder compris ing of engineering design services, installation services and a strong proportion from the ongoing sale of spares and consumables ( 40% ) . Product sales margins were stable during FY21, with an FY21 product ma rgin and gross margin result of 46.3 % . The Company has continued to deliver impr ovements in the EBITDA result , at $0. 91 m for the year compared to $0. 65 m for FY 2 0 , as a result of cost management initiatives. A focus on driving improvements in sales and cost management , alongside stable gross margins , has result ed in a FY 21 net profit of $0. 62 m ( FY 20: $0.17 m) . ABT continues to prudently manage the cash position , with $ 1 . 4 1 m in cash on hand a s at 30 June 2021 ( 31 December 202 0 : $ 1.48 m) . These funds remain broadly stable whilst the Company continues to invest in operations, including in - house assembly, manufacturing and product innovation . During FY21 the Company was awarded a Defence Global Competitiveness Grant of up to $0.24 m , of which $0. 0 96 m was received in FY21, with the balance of $0. 144m expected to be received in t he first half of FY22. Over FY21 , ABT received $ 0.105 m in COVID - 19 related financial assistance payments, provided by both the Federal and Western Australian governments. Operational Update ABT has progress ed its strategy of driving further diversification across its customer base and industries. The Company has made significant progress with a num b er of notable operational events over the year , including parti cipat ing in both the EuroBrake virtual conference and Land Forces c onference in Brisbane , which provide significant opportunities for product demonstrations and education . T hese conferences are critical to drive product awareness in the broader marketplac e and to demonstrate product differentiation. The Company has leveraged both opportunities to continue engagement post the event. The Company has an expand ed sales pipeline covering a diverse customer and industry base and remain s focused on expanding th rough existing market segments and new segments in due course. This includes investigating opportunities that exist within the heavy vehicle transport sector where maintenance and safety issues have identified a need for a sealed heavy duty brake solution. ABT continues to supply and support its existing customer base, including the VEEM/Thales’ Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle — Light project. ABT has to date supplied 5 9 % of the agreed components for park brake mechanisms to be manufactured and supplied by VEEM for this project. ABT actively manag e s its patent portfolio and intends to progress the patent applications for its sealed brake technology within selected jurisdi ctions . The Board and Management of ABT remain a live to the COVID - 19 operating environment both within Australia and internationally. ABT’s primary customer base is in the mining and civil construction industries within Australia, however, the business has experienced some impact from its logistics partners and delays for select international customers , due to the decrease in international flights and global pressure on shipping options. The financial impact to the business has not been material due to the resilience of ABT’s Australia - based supply partners . However, ABT continues to monitor the situation and any potential impacts to its supply chain. Advanced Braking Technology Ltd (ABN 66 099 107 623) Email: info.perth@advancedbraking.com Corporate Update T he Company is well positioned with the right team, financial structure and strategy in pl ace to address the growing market opportunity within this sector. During the year, ABT appointed Andrew Booth, as Director of Strategy and Commercial ; Ben Suda, Director of Sales and Marketing and David Newcombe as Engineering Manager. Alongside the E x ecutive Management team and the Board , the Company is well placed to drive forward with its organic and inorganic growth strategy. Outlook ABT has established a solid foundation for growth and a suite of quality products , underpinned by quality service and a culture of both safety and awareness of the environmental impact of the business. The Company is focused on strategic growth opportunities and is currently assessing key initiatives to drive scale, revenue diversification and enhance innovation for the business. Furthermore, t he Company has taken the strategic steps needed to position itself for the future and actively participate in the automotive megatrends of automated, electric and connected vehicles. Full Year Investor Webinar ABT will provide an i nvestor webinar to provide an overview of the business, discuss the full year results and the outlook . To register for the webinar please follow the link below. Date: Monday, 13 September 2021 Time: 1 2 : 3 0pm AE S T Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IbDbC1D8QU2sY9ncwmTc_A This release is authorised by the Board of Directors. - ENDS - For further information, please contact: Corporate Investors Mr. John Annand Stephanie Ottens Chief Executive Officer Market Eye T: +61 (0) 8 9302 1922 T: +61 (0) 434 405 400 www.advancedbraking.com E: stephanie.ottens@marketeye.com.au Advanced Braking Technology Ltd (ABN 66 099 107 623) Email: info.perth@advancedbraking.com About Advanced Braking Technology Advanced Braking Technology Ltd (ABT) designs, manufactures and distributes its innovative braking solutions worldwide. From its head office in Perth, Western Australia, ABT continu es to develop its product portfolio for a diverse range of industries that have a strong requirement for safety and environmental responsibility , including the mining, defenc e, civil construction and waste management industries. ABT’s innovative brak ing solutions are well known for their unparalleled safety, improved productivity, zero emissions and durability in the world’s harshest conditions. As its reputation has grown, demand for ABT's brakes has expanded internationally with its braking solutions being used in all seven continents across the globe.
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