TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / November 30, 2023 / PowerBand Solutions (TSXV:PBX)(OTCQB:PWWBF)(Frankfurt:1ZVA) ("PowerBand" "PBX" or the "Company"), a comprehensive e-commerce solution transforming the online experience to lease and finance vehicles, is announcing that it has filed its Interim Consolidated Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis report for the three and nine-month period ended September 30, 2023. These documents may be viewed under the Company's profile at www.sedarplus.ca.
Revenue for the third quarter of 2023 of $555,398 is relatively consistent with the second quarter revenue of $497,549. There were no new lease originations in the second and third quarters of 2023. Revenues were generated primarily from the servicing of the existing lease portfolio. The establishment of the Company's in-house, customer-facing, servicing department is nearing completion and is expected to be launched in the second quarter of 2024.
Adjusted EBITDA loss for the third quarter of 2023 has decreased by $332,395, in comparison to the second quarter of 2023, due to further cost reduction measures initiated by the Company.
Cash on hand as at September 30, 2023 was $4,209,210 compared to $10,299,414 as at December 31, 2022.
The Company continues to engage with its primary funding partners to re-commence the origination of leases and will provide an update to shareholders when there is material news to report.
About PowerBand Solutions, Inc.
PowerBand Solutions Inc., listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the OTCQB markets, is a fintech provider disrupting the automotive industry. PowerBand's integrated, cloud-based transaction platform facilitates transactions amongst consumers, dealers, and funders. PowerBand's transaction platform - being trademarked under DRIVRZ™ - is being made available across the United States of America.
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This news release contains non-IFRS financial measures; the Company believes that thesemeasures provide investors with useful supplemental information about the financialperformance of its business, enable comparison of financial results between periods wherecertain items may vary independent of business performance, and allow for greater transparencywith respect to key metrics used by management in operating its business. Although managementbelieves these financial measures are important in evaluating the Company's performance, they are not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, financialinformation prepared and presented in accordance with IFRS. These non-IFRS financial measures do not have any standardized meaning and may not be comparable with similarmeasures used by other companies. For certain non-IFRS financial measures, there are nodirectly comparable amounts under IFRS. These non-IFRS financial measures should not beviewed as alternatives to measures of financial performance determined in accordance with IFRS. Moreover, presentation of certain of these measures is provided for year-over-yearcomparison purposes, and investors should be cautioned that the effect of the adjustments theretoprovided herein have an actual effect on the Company's operating results.
This news release contains forward-looking statements relating to the Company and other statements that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements are often identified by terms such as "will", "may", "should", "anticipate", "expects", "believes" and similar expressions. All statements other than statements of historical fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding future plans and objectives of the Company, expected benefits and results from operations, expected return to shareholders as a result of allocating growth capital and resources to the DrivrzFinancial platform, expected results of cost-saving initiatives, the resolution of lease repurchases with the financial institution, the re-commencement of lease originations through the Forward Flow Purchase and Security Agreement and the ability of PowerBand to secure additional funding lines for DrivrzFinancial are forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.
The reader is cautioned that assumptions used in the preparation of any forward-looking information may prove to be incorrect. Events or circumstances may cause actual results to differ materially from those predicted, as a result of numerous known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Company. As a result, we cannot guarantee that any forward-looking statement will materialize, and the reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking information. Such information, although considered reasonable by management at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect and actual results may differ materially from those anticipated.
Forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release, and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by Canadian securities law.
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