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Points International Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results

Launched Two New Loyalty Programs Through Strategic Partnership with Amadeus

Strong Pipeline Positions Company Well for Industry Recovery

TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Points International Ltd. (TSX: PTS) (Nasdaq: PCOM) (Points or the Company), the global leader in powering loyalty commerce, is reporting financial results for the third quarter ended
September 30, 2020.

Unless otherwise noted, all comparisons are on a year-over-year basis and all amounts are in USD. The complete third quarter Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion & Analysis, including segmented results, are available at www.sedar.com and www.sec.gov.

Third Quarter 2020 Financial Summary

  For the three months ended
(in millions of USD) September 30, 2020 June 30, 2020 September 30, 2019
Total Revenue $37.4 $40.9 $98.0
Gross Profit $5.7 $7.0 $14.0
Net (Loss) Income ($2.5) ($3.3) $1.1
Adjusted EBITDA1 ($1.1) $0.3 $4.4

Recent Operational Highlights

  • Expanded Partnerships:
    • Launched new Subscription service with United Airlines allowing select Mileage Plus members the opportunity to subscribe to a monthly ‘buy miles’ plan.
    • Expanded long-term partnership with Delta Air Lines with the launch of Delta Choice, a state-of-the-art customer service program that enhances the way customers are compensated for travel issues.
    • Deployed a new program between GetYourGuide, a leading tours and activity website, and Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan. Users can now earn miles when they shop at GetYourGuide.
    • Launched new capability with Chase Bank Ultimate Rewards that allows cardholders to double their points when they transfer bank-branded points into select travel program rewards currencies.
    • Launched new Transfer and Reinstate services for Air Canada’s new Aeroplan program, offering additional options for members to utilize their Aeroplan miles.
  • New Partnerships:
    • Launched Buy, Gift and Transfer services with Caribbean Airlines’ loyalty program, Caribbean Miles, to provide a personalized experience for members to become more engaged in their program. This new partnership, which was initiated by Amadeus, went live in early November.
    • Signed a new LCR contract with Ethiopian Airlines to take over the existing Buy, Gift and Transfer services currently managed by Amadeus, while adding new options that will generate both significant revenue and increased engagement for Ethiopian Airlines’ loyalty members.

Management Commentary

“During the third quarter, we continued to navigate a challenging market environment for travel and hospitality,” said Rob MacLean, CEO of Points. “As we have often stated, the timing of new loyalty program deployments and promotional activity can fluctuate quarter to quarter, and these fluctuations have only been exacerbated by the pandemic. As a result, our transaction volumes have remained down from pre-COVID levels. Despite these challenges, our teams have been active with business development to drive new programs and partnerships, and our pipeline remains even stronger now than it was before the pandemic. I am proud of our team’s dedication to driving these opportunities and supporting our partners across all three lines of business.

“In an environment that has placed unprecedented pressure on our travel partners, loyalty programs have proven to be a resilient source of value as our partners work to stabilize their businesses in the near-term and prepare for the return of strong consumer travel demand in the long-term. Several airlines have leveraged their frequent flyer program assets as collateral for debt financings, and operators across the industry have extended membership status and lowered redemption requirements to stimulate near-term travel activity. Our industry leading loyalty commerce solutions make our partners’ offerings more comprehensive and efficient, and this has enabled us to recently expand several key partnerships—such as United and Delta Airlines—while expanding our Amadeus relationship to sign new partnerships with operators like Caribbean Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines. This progress, in addition to important launches with Qatar and Air Canada earlier in the year, has continued the very strong trend of new business development during the pandemic that will help accelerate our performance as the industry recovers.

“Across our organization, our long-term growth drivers remain at the core of our strategy. We will continue to maximize the performance of our in-market services, cross-sell to existing partners and sign new partnerships across new verticals and geographies. As we look to the remainder of the year, we are expecting to see growth over the third quarter of 2020 and expect to generate positive Adjusted EBITDA1 for 2020, which demonstrates our continued organizational and financial strength. While we cannot predict the timing of recovery for travel and hospitality demand, we remain dedicated to helping our partners see through this challenging period.”

Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Total revenue in the third quarter was $37.4 million compared to $98.0 million in the prior year quarter. Principal revenue was $33.9 million compared to $92.0 million, and other partner revenue was $3.5 million compared to $6.0 million.

Gross profit in the third quarter was $5.7 million compared to $14.0 million in the prior year quarter. The decrease in gross profit was primarily driven by the continued impacts of COVID-19 across all three operating segments.

Adjusted operating expenses2 in the third quarter decreased to $6.9 million compared to $9.9 million in the prior year quarter. During the third quarter, Points recognized $1.8 million in wage subsidies under the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program, which was recorded as an offset to employment costs. The funds in respect of these wage subsidies were received after the quarter end. In addition, reduced discretionary spending and cost management in response to the pandemic also contributed to lower adjusted operating expenses2 during the quarter.

Net loss in the third quarter was $2.5 million or $(0.19) per share, compared to net income of $1.1 million or $0.08 per share in the prior year quarter.

Adjusted EBITDA1 in the third quarter was $(1.1) million compared to $4.4 million in the prior year quarter. The decline was primarily due to continued lower transaction volumes as a result of COVID-19.

At September 30, 2020, total funds available3 were $68.2 million compared to $86.8 million at December 31, 2019, with the decrease attributable to the impact of COVID-19 on overall sales activity, as well as the timing of promotional activity and partner payables. The Company elected to pay down $5 million on its credit facility during the third quarter, and the outstanding $30 million balance on the facility is reflected in the September 30, 2020 cash balance.

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1 Adjusted EBITDA (Earnings before income tax expense, depreciation and amortization, foreign exchange, finance costs, equity-settled share-based compensation and other one-time costs or benefits such as impairment charges and a tax rebate related to prior periods) is considered by management to be a useful supplemental measure when assessing financial performance. Management also believes that Adjusted EBITDA is an important indicator of the Company’s ability to generate liquidity through operating cash flow to fund future capital expenditures and working capital needs. However, Adjusted EBITDA is not a measure of financial performance under IFRS and should not be considered a substitute for Net Income, which we believe to be the most directly comparable IFRS measure. See Performance Indicators and Non-GAAP Financial Measures section of Management’s Discussion and Analysis.
2 Adjusted operating expenses consist of employment expenses excluding equity-settled share-based compensation, marketing and communications, technology services and other operating expenses. Adjusted operating expense is not a measure of financial performance under IFRS and should not be considered a substitute for total operating expenses, which we believe to be the most directly comparable IFRS measure. See Non-GAAP Financial Measures.
3 Total funds available is defined as cash and cash equivalents, cash held in trust, and funds receivable from payment processors.

Conference Call

Points will hold a conference call today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to discuss its third quarter 2020 results, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Time: 4:30 p.m. Eastern time (1:30 p.m. Pacific time)
Toll-free dial-in number: 1-877-407-0784
International dial-in number: 1-201-689-8560
Conference ID: 13712315

Please call the conference telephone number 5-10 minutes prior to the start time. An operator will register your name and organization. If you have any difficulty connecting with the conference call, please contact Gateway Investor Relations at 1-949-574-3860.

A replay of the conference call will be available after 7:30 p.m. Eastern time on the same day through November 25, 2020.

Toll-free replay number: 1-844-512-2921
International replay number: 1-412-317-6671
Replay ID: 13712315

About Points International Ltd.

Points, (TSX: PTS) (Nasdaq: PCOM) is a trusted partner to the world’s leading loyalty programs, leveraging its unique Loyalty Commerce Platform to build, power, and grow a network of ways members can get and use their favourite loyalty currency. Our platform combines insights, technology, and resources to make the movement of loyalty currency simpler and more intelligent for nearly 60 reward programs worldwide. Founded in 2000, Points is headquartered in Toronto with teams operating around the globe.

For more information, visit points.com.

Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains or incorporates forward-looking statements within the meaning of United States securities legislation, and forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation (collectively, "forward-looking statements"). These forward-looking statements include or relate to but are not limited to, among other things, our ability to be Adjusted EBITDA positive in fiscal 2020, our financial performance in Q4 2020, statements relating to plans we have implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its expected impact on us (including with respect to efforts to mitigate degradation in transaction volumes, our liquidity and capitalization and our cost mitigation efforts, our business pipeline and ability to sign and launch new loyalty program partnerships, our ability to sell additional products and services to existing loyalty program partners, and our growth strategies). These statements are not historical facts but instead represent only Points' expectations, estimates and projections regarding future events.

Although Points believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to important risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Certain material assumptions or estimates are applied in making forward-looking statements, and actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Undue reliance should not be placed on such statements. In particular, uncertainty around the duration and scope of the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact of the pandemic and actions taken in response on global and regional economies, economic activity, and all elements of the travel and hospitality industry may have a significant and materially adverse impact on our business. In addition, the risks, uncertainties and other factors that may impact the results expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: (i) airline or travel industry disruptions, such as an airline insolvency and continued airline consolidation; (ii) our dependence on a limited number of large clients for a significant portion of our consolidated revenue; (iii) our reliance on contractual relationships with loyalty program partners that are subject to termination and renegotiation; (iv) our exposure to significant liquidity risk if we fail to meet contractual performance commitments; (v) our ability to convert our pipeline of prospective partners or launch new products with new or existing partners as expected or planned; (vi) our dependence on various third-parties that provide certain solutions in our Platform Partners segment that we market to loyalty program partners; (vii) the fact that our operations are conducted in multiple jurisdictions and in multiple currencies and as such dramatic fluctuations in exchange rates of the foreign currencies can have a dramatic effect on our financial results and (viii) the risk of an event of default under our senior secured credit facility. These and other important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are discussed in Points' annual information form, Form 40-F, annual and interim management's discussion and analysis (“MD&A”), and annual and interim financial statements and the notes thereto. These documents are available at www.sedar.com and www.sec.gov.

The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as at the date of this release and, accordingly, are subject to change after such date. Except as required by law, Points does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements made or incorporated in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

The Company’s financial statements are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS"). Management uses certain non-GAAP measures, which are defined in the appropriate sections of this press release, to better assess the Company’s underlying performance. These measures are reviewed regularly by management and the Company's Board of Directors in assessing the Company’s performance and in making decisions about ongoing operations. In addition, we use certain non-GAAP measures to determine the components of management compensation. We believe that these measures are also used by investors as an indicator of the Company’s operating performance. Readers are cautioned that these terms are not recognized GAAP measures and do not have a standardized GAAP meaning under IFRS and should not be construed as alternatives to IFRS terms, such as net income. Refer to “Performance Indicators and Non-GAAP Financial Measures” section of the Company’s Q3 2020 MD&A for reconciliation to, and description of the Company’s non-GAAP financial measures.

Investor Relations Contact

Sean Mansouri, CFA or Cody Slach
Gateway Investor Relations
1-949-574-3860
IR@points.com

 

Points International Ltd.      
Key Financial Measures and Schedule of Non-GAAP Reconciliations
         
Reconciliation of Gross Profit to Contribution [1]    
         
Expressed in thousands of United States dollars    
    For the three months ended  
    September 30, 2020 September 30, 2019  
         
Gross Profit $ 5,704 $ 14,048  
Less:      
  Direct adjusted operating expenses [2]   3,721   6,269  
Contribution $ 1,983 $ 7,779  
         
         
[1] Contribution is defined as Gross profit less direct adjusted operating expenses. Contribution is considered by Management to be a useful supplemental measure when assessing financial performance. Management believes that Contribution is an important indicator of the Company’s segment profitability. However, Contribution is not a recognized measure of profitability under IFRS.  
             
[2] Direct adjusted operating expenses is defined as expenses which are directly attributable to each operating segment. Direct adjusted operating expenses is not a measure of financial performance under IFRS.  
             


 

Contribution by Line of Business    
         
Expressed in thousands of United States dollars  
      For the three months ended
      September 30, 2020   September 30, 2019  
         
Loyalty Currency Retailing    
Revenue   $ 36,165   $ 95,677  
Gross Profit     4,644     11,879  
Direct adjusted operating expenses   2,312     3,605  
Contribution   $ 2,332   $ 8,274  
         
Platform Partners      
Revenue   $ 1,045   $ 1,782  
Gross Profit     850     1,631  
Direct adjusted operating expenses   411     964  
Contribution   $ 439   $ 667  
         
Points Travel      
Revenue   $ 239   $ 538  
Gross Profit     210     538  
Direct adjusted operating expenses   998     1,700  
Contribution   $ (788 ) $ (1,162 )
         


 

Reconciliation of Net Income to Adjusted EBITDA [3]
     
Expressed in thousands of United States dollars  
  For the three months ended
  September 30, 2020   September 30, 2019
     
Net (loss) income $ (2,467 ) $ 1,098
Income tax (recovery) expense   (863 )   670
Finance costs   223     51
Depreciation and amortization   1,173     1,131
Foreign exchange (gain) loss   (178 )   254
Equity-settled share-based payment expense   987     1,193
Adjusted EBITDA $ (1,125 ) $ 4,397
     
     
[3] Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP financial measure, which is defined as earnings before income tax expense, finance costs, depreciation and amortization, equity-settled share-based payment expense and foreign exchange. Management believes that adjusted EBITDA is an important indicator of the Company’s ability to generate liquidity through operating cash flow to fund future capital expenditures and working capital needs. However, adjusted EBITDA is not a measure of financial performance under IFRS and should not be considered a substitute for Net Income, which we believe to be the most directly comparable IFRS measure.
           

 

Reconciliation of Total Operating Expenses to Adjusted Operating Expenses [4]
         
Expressed in thousands of United States dollars  
      For the three months ended
      September 30, 2020   September 30, 2019
         
Total Operating Expenses $ 8,838   $ 12,437
Subtract (add):      
  Depreciation and amortization   1,173     1,131
  Foreign exchange (gain) loss   (178 )   254
  Equity-settled share-based payment expense     987     1,193
Adjusted Operating Expenses $ 6,856   $ 9,859
         
         
[4] Adjusted operating expenses consists of employment expenses excluding equity-settled share-based payment expense, marketing & communications, technology services, and other operating expenses. Adjusted operating expenses is not a measure of financial performance under IFRS and should not be considered a substitute for total operating expenses, which we believe to be the most directly comparable IFRS measure.


 

Points International Ltd.            
Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Financial Position
               
Expressed in thousands of United States dollars            
(Unaudited)            
             
As at   September 30, 2020     December 31, 2019  
               
ASSETS            
Current assets            
  Cash and cash equivalents $ 64,016   $ 69,965  
  Cash held in trust   640     2,534  
  Funds receivable from payment processors   3,584     14,302  
  Accounts receivable   8,721     21,864  
  Prepaid taxes   622     194  
  Prepaid expenses and other assets   1,846     2,153  
Total current assets $ 79,429   $ 111,012  
               
Non-current assets            
  Property and equipment   1,712     2,371  
  Right-of-use assets   2,071     3,060  
  Intangible assets   12,608     12,806  
  Goodwill   5,681     7,130  
  Deferred tax assets   3,017     2,105  
  Other assets   213     216  
Total non-current assets $ 25,302   $ 27,688  
Total assets $ 104,731   $ 138,700  
               
LIABILITIES            
Current liabilities            
  Accounts payable and accrued liabilities $ 4,713   $ 13,766  
  Income taxes payable   411     2,326  
  Payable to loyalty program partners   30,246     78,270  
  Current portion of lease liabilities   1,153     1,323  
  Current portion of other liabilities   1,018     797  
Total current liabilities $ 37,541   $ 96,482  
               
Non-current liabilities            
  Long term debt   30,000     -  
  Lease liabilities   1,336     2,209  
  Other liabilities   67     95  
  Deferred tax liabilities   986     722  
Total non-current liabilities $ 32,389   $ 3,026  
Total liabilities $ 69,930   $ 99,508  
               
SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY            
  Share capital   49,107     45,799  
  Contributed surplus   1,490     -  
  Accumulated other comprehensive (loss) income   (29 )   184  
  Accumulated deficit   (15,767 )   (6,791 )
Total shareholders’ equity $ 34,801   $ 39,192  
Total liabilities and shareholders’ equity $ 104,731   $ 138,700  
               


 

Points International Ltd.        
Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Comprehensive Income    
           
Expressed in thousands of United States dollars, except per share amounts      
(Unaudited)        
    For the three months ended For the nine months ended
    September 30, 2020   September 30, 2019   September 30, 2020   September 30, 2019  
           
REVENUE        
  Principal $ 33,977   $ 92,035   $ 145,648   $ 276,330  
  Other partner revenue   3,472     5,962     15,381     17,840  
Total Revenue $ 37,449   $ 97,997   $ 161,029   $ 294,170  
  Direct cost of revenue   31,745     83,949     134,510     246,304  
Gross Profit $ 5,704   $ 14,048   $ 26,519   $ 47,866  
           
OPERATING EXPENSES        
  Employment costs   5,447     7,887     18,079     23,090  
  Marketing and communications   255     429     922     1,237  
  Technology services   656     652     2,140     1,928  
  Depreciation and amortization   1,173     1,131     3,681     3,399  
  Foreign exchange (gain) loss   (178 )   254     (296 )   408  
  Other operating expenses   1,485     2,084     5,525     5,557  
  Impairment charges   -     -     1,798     -  
Total Operating Expenses $ 8,838   $ 12,437   $ 31,849   $ 35,619  
           
  Finance income   (27 )   (208 )   (273 )   (727 )
  Finance costs   223     51     591     163  
           
(LOSS) INCOME BEFORE INCOME TAXES $ (3,330 ) $ 1,768   $ (5,648 ) $ 12,811  
           
  Income tax (recovery) expense   (863 )   670     (974 )   3,680  
NET (LOSS) INCOME $ (2,467 ) $ 1,098   $ (4,674 ) $ 9,131  
           
OTHER COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (LOSS)        
  Items that will subsequently be reclassified to profit or loss:      
  Unrealized gain (loss) on foreign exchange derivatives designated as cash flow hedges   242     (259 )   (724 )   225  
  Income tax effect   (64 )   68     192     (60 )
  Reclassification to net income of loss on foreign exchange derivatives designated as cash flow hedges   79     117     438     525  
  Income tax effect   (21 )   (31 )   (116 )   (139 )
           
  Foreign currency translation adjustment   (8 )   3     (3 )   21  
         
Other comprehensive income (loss) for the period, net of income tax $ 228   $ (102 ) $ (213 ) $ 572  
TOTAL COMPREHENSIVE (LOSS) INCOME $ (2,239 ) $ 996   $ (4,887 ) $ 9,703  
           
(LOSS) EARNINGS PER SHARE        
  Basic (loss) earnings per share $ (0.19 ) $ 0.08   $ (0.35 ) $ 0.66  
  Diluted (loss) earnings per share $ (0.19 ) $ 0.08   $ (0.35 ) $ 0.66  
           

 

  Points International Ltd.            
  Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Changes in Shareholders’ Equity    
                 
          Attributable to equity holders of the Company
  Expressed in thousands of United States dollars
except number of shares
(Unaudited)
Share Capital Contributed
surplus
  Accumulated
other
comprehensive
(loss) income
  Accumulated
deficit
  Total
shareholders’
equity
 
      Number
of Shares
  Amount          
                 
  Balance at December 31, 2019     13,241,516   $     45,799   $               -     $                    184   $           (6,791 ) $            39,192  
  Net loss                   -                   -                      -                              -                   (4,674 )                 (4,674 )
  Other comprehensive loss, net of tax                   -                   -                      -                          (213 )                     -                       (213 )
  Total comprehensive loss                   -                   -                      -                          (213 )               (4,674 )                 (4,887 )
  Effect of equity-settled share-based payments                   -                   -                 2,653                            -                         -                      2,653  
  Share issuances – options exercised            53,374               483                 (416 )                          -                         -                           67  
  Settlement of RSUs                   -              3,063              (4,245 )                          -                         -                     (1,182 )
  Shares repurchased and cancelled           (67,483 )            (238 )               (804 )                          -                         -                     (1,042 )
  Reclassification within equity [5]                   -                   -                 4,302                            -                   (4,302 )                       -    
  Balance at September 30, 2020     13,227,407   $     49,107   $         1,490   $                    (29 ) $         (15,767 ) $            34,801  
                 
                 
  Balance at December 31, 2018     14,111,864   $     53,886   $         4,446   $                  (646 ) $         (16,676 ) $            41,010  
  Net income                   -                   -                      -                              -                    9,131                    9,131  
  Other comprehensive income, net of tax                   -                   -                      -                           572                       -                         572  
  Total comprehensive income                   -                   -                      -                           572                  9,131                    9,703  
  Effect of equity-settled share-based payments                   -                   -                 3,522                            -                         -                      3,522  
  Share issuances - options exercised              2,338                 28                    (7 )                          -                         -                           21  
  Settlement of RSUs                   -              1,431              (4,534 )                          -                         -                     (3,103 )
  Shares purchased and held in trust                   -             (3,636 )                  -                              -                         -                     (3,636 )
  Shares repurchased and cancelled         (664,884 )         (2,533 )            (3,427 )                          -                   (1,825 )                 (7,785 )
  Balance at September 30, 2019     13,449,318   $     49,176   $               -     $                    (74 ) $           (9,370 ) $            39,732  
                 
  [5] The Corporation has adopted a policy that when contributed surplus is in debit balance, the amount is reclassified to accumulated deficit for financial statement presentation purposes.  
                                       

 

  Points International Ltd.        
  Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Cash Flows         
  Expressed in thousands of United States dollars        
  (Unaudited)        
             
      For the three months ended For the nine months ended
      September 30, 2020   September 30, 2019   September 30, 2020   September 30, 2019  
             
  Cash flows from operating activities        
  Net (loss) income for the period $                    (2,467 ) $                1,098   $                    (4,674 ) $                 9,131  
  Adjustments for:        
    Depreciation of property and equipment                            332                        316                           1,008                          894  
    Depreciation of right-of-use assets                            242                        290                              839                          868  
    Amortization of intangible assets                            599                        525                           1,834                       1,637  
    Unrealized foreign exchange loss (gain)                            800                       (542 )                            (66 )                       (614 )
    Equity-settled share-based payment transactions                            987                      1,193                           2,653                       3,522  
    Finance costs                            223                          51                              591                          163  
    Deferred income tax (recovery) expense                          (448 )                          6                            (572 )                        448  
    Impairment charges                              -                             -                             1,798                            -    
  Derivative contracts designated as cash flow hedges                            322                       (142 )                          (285 )                        750  
  Changes in cash held in trust                          (144 )                         -                             1,894                          500  
  Changes in non-cash balances related to operations                                     (28,157 )                  (1,940 )                      (35,268 )                  (15,867 )
  Interest paid                          (233 )                       (51 )                          (551 )                       (163 )
  Net cash (used in) provided by operating activities $                  (27,944 ) $                   804   $                  (30,799 ) $                 1,269  
             
  Cash flows from investing activities        
  Acquisition of property and equipment                            (21 )                     (130 )                          (349 )                       (798 )
  Additions to intangible assets                          (547 )                       (61 )                       (1,663 )                       (600 )
  Net cash used in investing activities $                      (568 ) $                 (191 ) $                    (2,012 ) $                (1,398 )
             
  Cash flows from financing activities        
  Net (repayments to) proceeds from long term debt                       (5,000 )                         -                           30,000                            -    
  Payment of lease liabilities                          (314 )                     (350 )                          (951 )                       (808 )
  Proceeds from exercise of share options                              -                             -                                 67                            21  
  Shares repurchased and cancelled                              -                      (2,473 )                       (1,042 )                    (7,785 )
  Purchase of share capital held in trust                              -                      (2,176 )                              -                        (3,636 )
  Taxes paid on net settlement of RSUs                              (2 )                     (134 )                       (1,182 )                    (3,103 )
  Net cash (used in) provided by financing activities $                    (5,316 ) $              (5,133 ) $                   26,892   $              (15,311 )
             
  Effect of exchange rate fluctuations on cash held                          (747 )                      545                              (30 )                        635  
             
  Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents $                  (34,575 ) $              (3,975 ) $                    (5,949 ) $              (14,805 )
  Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of the period $                   98,591   $              58,301   $                   69,965   $               69,131  
  Cash and cash equivalents at end of the period $                   64,016   $              54,326   $                   64,016   $               54,326  
             
  Interest Received $                          35   $                   235   $                        335   $                    745  
  Taxes Paid $                          (9 ) $                   (27 ) $                    (1,851 ) $                (1,213 )
             
  Amounts received in interest and paid in taxes were reflected as operating cash flows in the condensed consolidated interim statements of cash flows.