Crimsonwing plc

Crimsonwing plc - Quote — trading suspended with effect from 4th Feb 2015

27/02/2015      
Closing Price (€) 0.855 Change (€) 0.000
TWAP (€) 0.000 No. of Trades 0
Day's High (€) 0.000 Change (%) 0%
Day's Low (€) 0.000 Turnover (shares) 0
E.P.S (€) 0.052 Shares in issue (000) 30,200
P/E Ratio 16.44 Market Cap. (€000) 25,821
Gross Div. Yield (%) 0 Gross Dividend (€) 0.000
NAV per Share (€) 0.184 Indicative Div. Date December
Price to NAV (times) 4.650 Dividend Cover (times) 0.000
2015 High (€) 0.860 2015 Low (€) 0.844

Crimsonwing plc - Profile

Crimsonwing plc was incorporated as a public limited company on 29 August 2007.  It is a holding company with:

  • 99.9% of the issued share capital of Crimsonwing (Malta) Limited;
  • 100% of the issued share capital of Crimsonwing Group Limited;
  • 100% of the issued share capital of Crimsonwing Limited;
  • 100% of the issued share capital of Crimsonwing BV;
  • 100% of the issued share capital of VDA Informatiebeheersing BV;
  • 100% of the issued share capital of Promentum Holding BV.

The principal activities of the Crimsonwing Group consist of providing IT based solutions to meet clients’ business needs through three main solution areas: (i) Enterprise Resource Planning and Customer Relationship Management solutions; (ii) Custom Developments and (iii) E-Business Solutions (Intershop). The Group’s key clients include Morrisons, Lloyd’s Register, Kingfield Heath, Williams Lea, Bell Microproducts, Fraser Eagle, Incisive Media and others.

Crimsonwing Malta, Crimsonwing Limited and Crimsonwing BV are responsible for attracting business within the Crimsonwing model in Malta, the United Kingdom and Netherlands respectively. The Company’s clients predominantly originate from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands but deliver the majority of services from the Malta base. Crimsonwing financials are in euro, however 75% of March 2008 revenues are derived from the United Kingdom in Sterling. With growing euro-denominated expenses and high sterling revenues, the Company is vulnerable to Sterling weakness against the euro. However, through recent acquisitions in the Netherlands, Crimsonwing revenue generated in euro increased to 48.3% as at March 2011.

The unique selling point of the Crimsonwing Group business model has been the establishment of a solution centre in Malta which has now been developed as the predominant hub of its business model. The Malta solutions centre has proven to be successful for various reasons including the lower cost base of execution, easy accessibility, excellent communication and business skills and loyalty of the workforce.

In July 2007, Crimsonwing Limited entered into an agreement with Peracto Solutions Limited whereby it acquired one of the Microsoft Dynamics Software and Services business divisions for a maximum consideration of GBP275,000. Furthermore, in September 2007, Crimsonwing plc acquired 51% of Promentum Holding BV for a consideration of up to EUR1.2 million. Crimsonwing had the option to acquire the remaining 49% after 3 years at a pre-agreed multiple. Promentum is a supplier of consultancy services to Microsoft partners specialised in Microsoft Dynamics AX primarily based in the Netherlands.

In January 2008, Crimsonwing plc commenced operations in the United States of America (U.S.A.) through Crimsonwing LLC which is 100% owned by Crimsonwing’s subsidiary Crimsonwing Promentum BV. Crimsonwing LLC is strategically situated close to Microsoft’s Head Office in Washington and will be offering Microsoft Acamdemies (for Dynamics) in a business to business model to new Microsoft partners across the U.S.A. In August 2008, Crimsonwing LLC attracted a new major client – Divestco Geomatics with a project valued at US$ 1 million.

On 10 June 2008, Crimsonwing plc, in line with its stated objectives published in its IPO prospectus, fully acquired VDA Informatiebeheersing BV (a Dutch IT software and services business), for a total consideration of €1.9million. VDA has 16 years experience together with a client set of over 60 clients, mainly composed of companies in the media and publishing sector, including CAIW which is the fourth largest cable company in The Netherlands. The revenue streams of VDA, amounting to €3.4 million annually, mainly originate from its professional services and also from licenses and maintenances fees pertaining to its proprietary ERP solutions. VDA is a Microsoft Dynamics partner (a key solution also offered by Crimsonwing) and its Media and Publishing verticals make an excellent strategic fit with Crimsonwing UK’s business. This acquisition also significantly enhances Crimsonwing’s presence in the Dutch market.

In 2012, Crimsonwing entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire the remaining 49% of issued share capital of Promentum Holding BV which was valued at €2.4 million. Crimsonwing acquired the remaining 49% share capital of Promentum Holding BV (total value of €1.18 million) through 2,940,000 new shares at a nominal value of €0.30 each while the remaining balalnce of €294,000 will be paid through a loan settled in 4 years.

In November 2014, KPMG Investments Malta Limited (a company jointly owned by KPMG Malta, KPMG UK and KPMG Netherlands) launched a voluntary takeover bid with the intention to acquire the entire issued share capital of Crimsonwing plc at €0.8327 per share. By 30 January 2015, KPMG Investments Malta Limited had acquired 29,506,296 shares in the Company equivalent to approximately 97.7% of the entire issued share capital of Crimsonwing plc. KPMG Investments Malta Limited has also decided to exercise its right, as provided for in Listing Rule 11.42, to squeeze-out the remaining shareholders in Crimsonwing plc, save for in respect of any shares where it is currently precluded from doing so by legal process. As such, trading in the shares of crimsonwing plc was suspended with effect from 4 February 2015.

Share Capital

On 4 January 2008, 26,000,000 shares of Crimsonwing plc with a nominal value of EUR0.10 each were admitted to the Official List of the Malta Stock Exchange following a Combined Offering of 6,747,134 shares at a price of €0.50 per share.

On 1 November 2012, 2,940,000 shares of Crimsonwing plc with a nominal value of EUR0.10 each were admitted to the Official List of the Malta Stock Exchange as part settlement  for the acquisition of the remaining 49% shareholding of Promentum Holding B.V. (subsequently integrated with the Crimsonwing NL business).

On 9 December 2013, an additional 484,982 shares of Crimsonwing plc with a nominal value of EUR0.10 each were admitted to the Official List of the Malta Stock Exchange. The new shares were listed following shareholders’ approval of the scrip dividend at the Annual General Meeting held on 16 October 2013. The total issued share capital of Crimsonwing plc increased to 29,424,982 shares.

On 10 December 2013, an additional 95,000 shares of Crimsonwing plc with a nominal value of EUR0.10 each were admitted to the Official List of the Malta Stock Exchange. The new shares were listed following the exercise of a share option. The total issued share capital of Crimsonwing plc increased to 29,519,982 shares.

On 20 February 2014, an additional 62,500 shares of Crimsonwing plc with a nominal value of EUR0.10 each were admitted to the Official List of the Malta Stock Exchange. The new shares were listed following the exercise of a share option. The total issued share capital of Crimsonwing plc increased to 29,582,482 shares.

On 07 August 2014, an additional 21,875 shares of Crimsonwing plc with a nominal value of EUR0.10 each were admitted to the Official List of the Malta Stock Exchange. The new shares were listed following the exercise of a share option. The total issued share capital of Crimsonwing plc increased to 29,604,357 shares.

On 07 November 2014, an additional 65,625 shares of Crimsonwing plc with a nominal value of EUR0.10 each were admitted to the Official List of the Malta Stock Exchange. The new shares were listed following the exercise of a share option. The total issued share capital of Crimsonwing plc increased to 29,669,982 shares.

On 24 November 2014, an additional 530,000 shares of Crimsonwing plc with a nominal value of EUR0.10 each were admitted to the Official List of the Malta Stock Exchange. The new shares were listed following the exercise of a share option. The total issued share capital of Crimsonwing plc increased to 30,199,982 shares.

News for Crimsonwing plc

Crimsonwing plc
Full-Year Results
Jul 25, 2013 | Read More
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Board Meeting
Jul 03, 2013 | Read More
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Trading Update
May 23, 2013 | Read More
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Interim Directors’ Statement
Feb 14, 2013 | Read More
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The four star performers of 2012
Jan 17, 2013 | Download as a PDF
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Crimsonwing pre-tax profits in first half reach €550,000
Dec 06, 2012 | Download as a PDF
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Interim Results
Nov 29, 2012 | Read More
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New Shares Issued
Nov 01, 2012 | Read More
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New International Contracts & Profit Forecast
Oct 25, 2012 | Read More
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Interim Directors’ Statement
Jul 24, 2012 | Read More
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Sector: I.T.
ISIN: MT0000380106
Shares in Issue: 30,199,982
Nominal Value: €0.10
Trading Symbol: CW
Listing: Official List
Main Subsidiaires:
  • Crimsonwing UK (100%)
  • Crimsonwing NL (100%)
  • Crimsonwing Malta (100%)
Top Shareholders:
  • KPMG Investments Malta Limited (97.7%)
Website: www.crimsonwing.com
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