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Deerfield, Ill., Aug 7, 2020 – Surgalign Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SRGA), a leading global pure-play spine company focused on advancing spine surgery and improving patient outcomes, today reported operating results for the second quarter of 2020. The sale of RTI Surgical Holdings, Inc.’s (“RTI”) OEM business closed on July 20, 2020, accordingly, the reported consolidated financial results for the second quarter include results for the OEM and Spine segments.
Second Quarter 2020 Highlights:
- Consolidated revenue of $54.2 million, compared to $81.6 million in the second quarter of 2019
- Spine revenue of $20.5 million, compared to $32.6 million in the second quarter of 2019
- Net loss of $38.7 million inclusive of approximately $15.5 million of non-recurring expenses
- Adjusted EBITDA loss of $5.3 million
- Following the sale of RTI’s OEM business which closed on July 20, 2020, the Company was renamed Surgalign Holdings, Inc. (formerly RTI Holdings, Inc.)
- On July 20, 2020, Terry Rich was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Surgalign Holdings. Mr. Rich had previously served as RTI’s Head of Global Spine
“These are very exciting times as we have officially launched Surgalign as a global pure-play spine company,” said Terry Rich, President and Chief Executive Officer of Surgalign Holdings. “We are in a tremendous position to capitalize on the opportunity that lies ahead. Supported by a strong balance sheet and a best-in-class team, we look to build on the foundation of the RTI Surgical spine business to advance care and improve patient outcomes.”
Mr. Rich continued, “During the second quarter, we saw a solid return of demand in June, which continued in July as COVID began to experience a resurgence in some major markets in the U.S. We remain cautiously optimistic about the recovery of the procedure volumes during the balance of the year. Regardless of the near-term uncertainty, we continue to progress with our investments to build, innovate, and acquire, furthering our confidence to drive profitable double-digit topline growth over the long term.”
Second Quarter 2020
The Company’s worldwide revenues for the second quarter of 2020 were $54.2 million compared with $81.6 million during the same period in the prior year. Spine revenue was $20.5 million compared with $32.6 million in the prior year and OEM revenue was $33.7 million compared with $49.0 million in the prior year. Gross profit for the second quarter of 2020 was $23.1 million, or 43% of revenue compared to $46.1 million, or 57% of revenue, in the second quarter of 2019.
Net loss applicable to common shares was $38.7 million, or $0.51 per fully diluted common share in the second quarter of 2020 compared to approximately breakeven in the second quarter of 2019. Adjusted for the impact of non-recurring charges, net loss applicable to common shares was $24.1 million, or $0.32 per fully diluted common share in the second quarter of 2020.
Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (Adjusted EBITDA), for the second quarter of 2020 was a loss of $5.3 million compared to income of $9.4 million for the second quarter of 2019. The decline in adjusted EBITDA was primarily driven by the reduction of revenue and gross margin as a result in the reduction of elective surgical procedures related to COVID – 19, partially offset by reduction in spending primarily driven by employee furloughs and management salary reductions.
Due to the inability to estimate the size and impact of the COVID – 19 pandemic on the Company’s operations and financial results, Surgalign Holdings, Inc. is not providing guidance for fiscal 2020. We will continue to evaluate the impact of the COVID – 19 pandemic on our operations and financial results and will provide additional information when we are more certain.
Surgalign will host a conference call and audio webcast at 9:00 a.m. ET today. The conference call can be accessed by dialing (877) 383-7419 (U.S.) or (760) 666-3754 (International), using conference ID 8591446. The webcast can be accessed through the investor section of Surgalign’s website at www.surgalign.com/investors. A replay of the conference call will be available on Surgalign’s website for one month following the call.
About Surgalign Holdings, Inc.
Surgalign Holdings, Inc. is a global medical technology company advancing the science of spine care, focused on delivering innovative solutions that drive superior clinical and economic outcomes. The company is building off a legacy of high quality and differentiated products and continues to invest in clinically validated innovation to deliver better surgical outcomes and improve patient’s lives. Surgalign markets products throughout the United States and in more than 50 countries worldwide through an expanding network of top independent distributors. Surgalign, a member of AdvaMed, is headquartered in Deerfield, IL, with commercial, innovation and design centers in San Diego, CA, Marquette, MI, and Wurmlingen, Germany. Learn more at www.surgalign.com and connect on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Forward Looking Statements
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Non-GAAP Financial Measures
To supplement our condensed consolidated financial statements presented on a GAAP basis, we disclose non-GAAP net income applicable to common shares and non-GAAP gross profit adjusted for certain amounts. The calculation of the tax effect on the adjustments between GAAP net loss applicable to common shares and non-GAAP net income applicable to common shares is based upon our estimated annual GAAP tax rate, adjusted to account for items excluded from GAAP net loss applicable to common shares in calculating non-GAAP net income applicable to common shares. Reconciliations of each of these non-GAAP financial measures to the corresponding GAAP measures are included in the reconciliations below
The following are explanations of the adjustments that management excluded as part of the non-GAAP measures for the three and six months ended June 30, 2020 and 2019. Management removes the amount of these costs including the tax effect on the adjustments from our operating results to supplement a comparison to our past operating performance.
- 2020 Severance and restructuring costs – The severance and restructuring costs relates to severance costs incurred related to the OEM transaction.
- 2020 Gain on acquisition contingency – The gain on acquisition contingency relates to an adjustment to our estimate of obligation for future milestone payments on the Zyga acquisition.
- 2020 Asset impairment and abandonments – These costs relate to asset impairment and abandonments of certain long-term assets within the Spine asset group.
- 2020 Restatement and related expenses – These costs relate to consulting and legal fees and settlement expenses incurred as a result of the restatement, regulatory and related activities in 2020.
- 2020 Transaction and integration expenses – These costs relate to transaction and separation expenses due the Sale of OEM in 2020.
- 2020 Inventory purchase price adjustment – These costs relate to the purchase price effects of acquired Paradigm inventory that was sold during the three and six months ended June 30, 2020.
- 2019 Gain on acquisition contingency – The gain on acquisition contingency relates to an adjustment to our estimate of obligation for future milestone payments on the Zyga acquisition.
- 2019 Transaction and integration expenses – These costs relate to acquisition and integration expenses due to the purchase of Paradigm in 2019.
Material Limitations Associated with the Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures
EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA and Adjusted Net Income Applicable to Common Shares should not be considered in isolation, or as a replacement for GAAP measures.
Usefulness of Non-GAAP Financial Measures to Investors
The Company believes that presenting EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA and Adjusted Net Income Applicable to Common Shares in addition to the related GAAP measures provide investors greater transparency to the information used by management in its financial decision-making.