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iLookabout Corp
Symbol ILA
Shares Issued 108,651,766
Close 2020-07-14 C$ 0.12
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iLookabout talks revenue, omits Q1 P&L in NR

2020-07-14 18:02 ET - News Release

Mr. Gary Yeoman reports


iLookabout Corp.'s financial statements for the three months ended March 31, 2020, and the related management's discussion and analysis (MD&A) have been made available on SEDAR and on the company's website. Shareholders may request a hard copy of this material by directing their request to the company.

iLookabout entered 2020 with many growth initiatives under way. The company was able to achieve 94-per-cent revenue growth year over year ($5.1-million in the first quarter of 2020 compared with $2.6-million in the first quarter of 2019), as a result of entering the U.S. lending market. Unfortunately, like many other organizations globally, the company is being negatively impacted by the pandemic and more specifically as a result of the current U.S. moratorium on certain foreclosures being pushed out until the end of August. The company currently has client concentration in the default and foreclosure segment, which it expects to provide multiyear growth opportunities upon the moratorium being lifted.

To prevent long-term effects related to this temporary downturn, the company has leveraged its strong relationship with Bank of Montreal to provide additional financial resources in the form of a forgivable government-based loan program and is in the process of evaluating additional options. In addition to adding tactical financial resources mentioned above, the recurring nature of iLookabout's software and data licensing products has provided operational stability.

"These are unprecedented times for us all. Our response has been to take a pro-active approach to mitigate any long-term effects on our business," said Gary Yeoman, chairman and chief executive officer. "We are leaving no stone unturned with respect to managing both our revenue and expenses, which has forced us to evaluate the company in a new light and respond accordingly. A delayed rollout of various growth initiatives has allowed us to increase our focus and further automate our technological capabilities. We remain committed to our strategic investments and are optimistic about future opportunities that we have identified and are responding to in response to the new environment we are all operating in."

                  (in thousands of dollars)

                                   Three months ended March 31,
                                           2020           2019 
Revenue                               $   5,111       $  2,634 
Adjusted EBITDA (1)                        (665)           502
1. Adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, 
   depreciation and amortization) is an unaudited non-GAAP
   (generally accepted accounting principles) measure and does 
   not have any standardized meaning prescribed under IFRS 
   (international financial reporting standards) and therefore 
   may not be comparable with similar measures employed by 
   other reporting issuers. Management believes that adjusted 
   EBITDA provides meaningful information with respect to the 
   financial performance and value of the company, as items 
   that may obscure the underlying trends in the business 
   performance are excluded. Adjusted EBITDA is defined and 
   calculated by the company as earnings (loss) before 
   interest, taxes, depreciation/amortization of property and 
   equipment, intangible assets, and right-of-use assets, 
   share-based compensation expense, foreign exchange gains 
   (losses) recorded through profit and loss, and other costs 
   or income that are: (i) non-operating; (ii) non-recurring; 
   and/or (iii) are related to strategic initiatives. The 
   company classifies income or costs as non-recurring if 
   income or costs similar in nature are not reasonably 
   expected to occur within the next two years and have not     
   occurred during the prior two years, and such costs are 

About iLookabout Corp.

iLookabout is a transformational data analytics organization that provides transparency to the valuation of real estate assets. iLookabout is a real estate valuation platform with technologies that leverage the power of data designed to address today's dynamic real estate valuation market. Its proprietary innovative platform provides software and data licences and technology-managed services to the real estate industry, serving primarily the property lending and property tax sectors, both public and private, in the United States and Canada.

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