Financial results for third quarter 2020

(Oslo, 13 November 2020) Volue AS (Volue, OSE: VOLUE-ME) reported revenues of NOK 209 million in the third quarter of 2020 (Q3 2019: 189) and an EBITDA of NOK 40 million (30), of which recurring revenues amounted to 63 percent in the period. Volue reiterates the ambition of creating a NOK 2 billion revenue company by 2025 with EBITDA margins towards 30 percent.

“Volue delivered a solid performance in the third quarter, driven by the European expansion and growth in annual recurring revenues, a robust order intake and improved margins. The transition to carbon-free energy production continues to depend on a successful digitalisation of the green energy value chain, and Volue is perfectly positioned to take the leadership position in this rapidly changing industry,” says Trond Straume, chief executive officer.

Volue reported revenues of NOK 209 million in the third quarter of 2020, up from NOK 189 million in the corresponding quarter last year, and an EBITDA of NOK 40 million, representing a growth of 33 percent. Recurring revenues represented 63 percent of the total turnover in the quarter, while revenues from the Software as a Service offering amounted to 16 percent of the total.

”We continue to see a positive development with ARR growth and the scale advantages boost our margin levels. We will continue to accelerate the ARR growth through SaaS transformation going forward as we offer wall-to-wall SaaS solutions and have already built up a customer base comprising the leading European energy companies,“ Straume adds.

Volue was listed on Merkur Market 16 October 2020 after a successful private placement raising NOK 500 million to the company.

“The listing on Merkur Market was an important milestone to accelerate structural and organic growth. It is important to attract a broader investor base going forward and the company prepares for a listing on Oslo Stock Exchange in the first half of 2021,” says Straume.

Volue offers business critical software and solutions for the energy, power grid and infrastructure markets, contributing to the green energy transition for power producers and distributors. The ambition is to help customers accelerate the shift to renewable energy by enabling full integration of the green energy value chain.

“Volue will leverage on the arising market opportunities and reiterates the ambition of creating a NOK 2 billion revenue company by 2025 with EBITDA margins towards 30 percent. In addition, we want to play an active role in the much-needed consolidation of a fragmented energy technology market and has an active M&A pipeline,” Straume concludes.

EBITDA and other alternative performance measures (APMs) are defined as a part of the APM section in the third quarter 2020 presentation.

Volue will present its third quarter 2020 report on Friday 13 November 2020 at 08:00 CET. The investor presentation will be streamed live and be hosted by Trond Straume, chief executive officer, and Arnstein Kjesbu, chief financial officer. The presentation will be held in English and questions can be submitted throughout the event. The streaming event is available through:

https://channel.royalcast.com/...

The presentation is scheduled to conclude at 08:45 CET.

For additional information, please contact:

Trond Straume, chief executive officer, Volue +47 907 99 625

Arnstein Kjesbu, chief financial officer, Volue +47 970 47 699

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Volue is an international provider of business-critical software and technology services for the energy, power grid and infrastructure markets. The company provides decision-support for the market’s transition to robust, safe and sustainable services critical for society - from analysis, planning operations, asset management, to monetisation. Volue is there to realise flexibility, efficiency, resilience and value for its 2,000+ customers in 44 countries worldwide.

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