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Founded Year

1972

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Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$2.2M

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$0000 

About Avtex Solutions

Avtex provides professional services and strategic consulting encompassing a full 360° suite of solutions, including user experience design, application development, unified communications, contact centers, portals, business intelligence, and customer relationship management. Driven by technology know-how and passionate about customer experience, Avtex helps clients deliver exceptional experiences to its customers using technology. Backed by strategic partnerships with Microsoft, Interactive Intelligence, and Sitecore, Avtex is a provider of customer experience technology solutions and services. Avtex is a Microsoft Gold Certified and Managed Partner and a platinum-elite reseller of Interactive Intelligence communications software.On March 1st, 2021, Avtex Solutions was acquired by TTEC at a valuation of $490M.

Avtex Solutions Headquarter Location

3500 American Blvd. Suite 300

Bloomington, Minnesota, 55431,

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800-323-3639

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16:05 ET TTEC Announces Record First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

May 4, 2021

First Quarter 2021 Operating Income was $73.4 Million or 13.6 Percent of Revenue (Non-GAAP $79.9 Million or 14.8 Percent of Revenue) Net Income was $50.4 Million ($59.7 Million Non-GAAP) Adjusted EBITDA was $95.9 Million or 17.8 Percent of Revenue Fully Diluted EPS was $1.06 ($1.26 Non-GAAP) Bookings Increased 95 Percent to $170 Million in the First Quarter 2021 Raises Outlook for Full Year 2021 News provided by Share this article Share this article DENVER, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TTEC Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC ), one of the largest, global CX (customer experience) technology and services innovators for end-to-end digital CX solutions, announced today financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021. "Our broad-based financial momentum is accelerating and for the fourth consecutive quarter we have delivered record financial results," commented Ken Tuchman, chairman and chief executive officer of TTEC. "Across the industries and geographies that we serve, improving the customer experience has never been more urgent. The experience economy has created an explosion of interaction volumes across a myriad of channels. The result is a dizzying array of challenges for companies and government entities alike. Their brand equity and their financial success are now reliant upon their ability to rapidly modernize their technology, operations and processes to deliver a frictionless, personalized experience. Given our sustained momentum and strong bookings, pipeline, and revenue backlog, it is evident that more of the world's most iconic and fastest-growing brands are embracing the differentiated TTEC value proposition." FIRST QUARTER 2021 FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS                       Revenue         First quarter 2021 GAAP revenue increased 24.8 percent to $539.2 million compared to $432.2 million in the prior year period. Foreign exchange had a $7.1 million positive impact on revenue in the first quarter 2021. Income from Operations First quarter 2021 GAAP income from operations was $73.4 million, or 13.6 percent of revenue, compared to $40.7 million, or 9.4 percent of revenue in the prior year period. Non-GAAP income from operations, excluding restructuring and impairment charges, equity-based compensation expenses, amortization of purchased intangibles, and other items, was $79.9 million or 14.8 percent of revenue versus 11.3 percent for the prior year period. Foreign exchange had a $1.0 million positive impact on income from operations in the first quarter 2021. Adjusted EBITDA         First quarter 2021 Non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA was $95.9 million, or 17.8 percent of revenue, compared to $63.6 million, or 14.7 percent of revenue in the prior year period. Earnings Per Share First quarter 2021 GAAP fully diluted earnings per share was $1.06 compared to $0.46 for the same period last year. Non-GAAP fully diluted earnings per share was $1.26 compared to $0.74 in the prior year period. Bookings During the first quarter 2021, TTEC signed an estimated $170 million in annualized contract value compared to $87 million in the prior year period. First quarter bookings mix was diversified across segments, verticals, and geographies. STRONG CASH FLOW AND BALANCE SHEET FUND INVESTMENTS AND DIVIDENDS Cash flow from operations in the first quarter 2021 was $69.8 million compared to $62.2 million for the first quarter 2020. Capital expenditures in the first quarter 2021 were $11.6 million compared to $16.8 million for the first quarter 2020. As of March 31, 2021, TTEC had cash and cash equivalents of $144.2 million and debt of $348.7 million, resulting in a net debt position of $204.5 million. This compares to a net debt position of $195.2 million for the same period 2020. As of March 31, 2021, TTEC had approximately $855 million of additional borrowing capacity available under its credit facility compared to $195 million for the same period 2020. The increased capacity is primarily due to an amendment to the credit facility on March 25, 2021 to increase the total commitments by $300 million to $1.2 billion and a reduction in year-over-year borrowings from excess cash on hand that was previously maintained in response to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to cash flow from operations, the credit facility provides TTEC with sufficient financial capacity and flexibility to support working capital as well as growth-oriented investments, strategic acquisitions, and discretionary capital distributions. In April 2021, the company borrowed approximately $500 million under the credit facility to provide funding for the acquisition of Avtex Solutions Holdings, LLC. Paid a $0.43 per share, or $20.1 million, semi-annual dividend on April 21, 2021, an approximate 7.5 percent increase over the semi-annual dividend paid in October 2020 and a 26.5 percent increase over the April 2020 dividend. SEGMENT REPORTING & COMMENTARY TTEC reports financial results for the following two business segments: TTEC Digital (Digital) and TTEC Engage (Engage). Financial highlights for the two segments are provided below. TTEC Digital – Design, build and operate tech-enabled, insight-driven CX solutions First quarter 2021 GAAP revenue for TTEC Digital decreased 18.0 percent to $63.6 million from $77.6 million for the year ago period. Income from operations was $4.2 million or 6.6 percent of revenue compared to operating income of $10.3 million or 13.2 percent of revenue for the prior year period. Non-GAAP income from operations was $6.7 million, or 10.5 percent of revenue compared to operating income of $12.6 million or 16.2 percent of revenue in the prior year period. Foreign exchange had a $0.6 million positive impact on revenue and negligible impact on income from operations. TTEC Engage – Digitally-enabled customer care, acquisition, and fraud prevention services First quarter 2021 GAAP revenue for TTEC Engage increased 34.1 percent to $475.6 million from $354.7 million for the year ago period. Income from operations was $69.2 million or 14.6 percent of revenue compared to operating income of $30.5 million or 8.6 percent of revenue for the prior year period. Non-GAAP income from operations was $73.2 million, or 15.4 percent of revenue compared to operating income of $36.2 million or 10.2 percent of revenue in the prior year period. Foreign exchange had a $6.5 million positive impact on revenue and $1.0 million positive impact on income from operations. BUSINESS OUTLOOK "2021 is off to a strong start with record first quarter top and bottom-line financial results exceeding our plan," commented Regina Paolillo, chief financial and administrative officer. We are well positioned for strong profitable growth in 2021 supported by elevated levels of bookings, pipeline and revenue backlog and further evidenced by the increase in our full-year outlook. Our go-to-market platform is accelerating the adoption of our differentiated CX solutions and we continue to augment our organic growth with meaningful accretive strategic acquisitions." Paolillo continued, "Undeniably, the strategic investments that we have made over the years and the level of execution we are experiencing has transformed our company, increased our value proposition in the marketplace, and changed the financial profile and trajectory of the business. We have a high degree of confidence in our enhanced 2021 outlook, including the revenue and profitability split between first and second half of the year." Our raised full-year 2021 outlook, including Avtex, is as follows: Revenue between $2.191 and $2.221 billion, an increase of 12.4 and 14.0 percent over the prior year. Non-GAAP Operating Income margins between 12.0 and 12.4 percent. Margin of approximately 14.1 percent for TTEC Digital and 11.8 percent for TTEC Engage Non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA margins between 15.0 and 15.3 percent. Margin of approximately 17.3 percent for TTEC Digital and 14.7 percent for TTEC Engage Non-GAAP Earnings Per Share between $4.14 and $4.32. Capital expenditures are estimated to between 3.1 and 3.3 percent of revenue, of which approximately 60 percent is growth oriented. Effective tax rate for the full year is estimated between 22 and 24 percent. Diluted share count for the full year is estimated between 47.2 and 47.6 million. We estimate the first half - second half 2021 mix as follows: Revenue: 49 percent first half, 51 percent second half Non-GAAP Operating Income: 52 percent first half, 48 percent second half Non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA: 52 percent first half, 48 percent second half Non-GAAP Earnings Per Share: 53 percent first half, 47 percent second half We estimate the Digital - Engage 2021 mix as follows: Revenue: 18 percent Digital, 82 percent Engage, of which 42 percent of Digital and 50 percent of Engage in the first half, respectively. Non-GAAP Operating Income: 20 percent Digital, 80 percent Engage, of which 33 percent of Digital and 57 percent of Engage in the first half, respectively. Adjusted EBITDA: 20 percent Digital, 80 percent Engage, of which 36 percent of Digital and 56 percent of Engage in the first half, respectively. NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES This press release contains a discussion of certain Non-GAAP financial measures that the Company includes to allow investors and analysts to measure, analyze and compare its financial condition and results of operations in a meaningful and consistent manner. A reconciliation of these Non-GAAP financial measures can be found in the tables accompanying this press release. GAAP metrics are presented in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Non-GAAP - As reflected in the attached reconciliation table, the definition of Non-GAAP may exclude from operating income, EBITDA, net income and earnings per share restructuring and impairment charges, equity-based compensation expenses, amortization of purchased intangibles, among other items. ABOUT TTEC  TTEC Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC ) is one of the largest, global CX (customer experience) technology and services innovators for end-to-end, digital CX solutions. The Company delivers leading CX technology and operational CX orchestration at scale through its proprietary cloud-based CXaaS (Customer Experience as a Service) platform. Serving iconic and disruptive brands, TTEC's outcome-based solutions span the entire enterprise, touch every virtual interaction channel, and improve each step of the customer journey. Leveraging next gen digital and cognitive technology, the Company's Digital business designs, builds, and operates omnichannel contact center technology, conversational messaging, CRM, automation (AI / ML and RPA), and analytics solutions. The Company's Engage business delivers digital customer engagement, customer acquisition & growth, content moderation, fraud prevention, and data annotation solutions. Founded in 1982, the Company's singular obsession with CX excellence has earned it leading client NPS scores across the globe. The company's nearly 58,500 employees operate on six continents and bring technology and humanity together to deliver happy customers and differentiated business results. To learn more visit us at  https://www.ttec.com FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS This earnings release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on the current beliefs and expectations of TTEC Holdings, Inc.'s management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. We caution you not to rely unduly on any forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, and you should review and consider carefully the risks, uncertainties and other factors that affect our business and may cause such differences as outlined in Item 1A. Risk Factors in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020 and any subsequent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and is available on TTEC's website www.ttec.com , and on the SEC's public website at www.sec.gov . Specifically, important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those indicated in the forward looking statements include, among others, are risks related to our business operations and strategy, including our strategy execution in a competitive market; our ability to innovate and introduce technologies that are sufficiently disruptive to allow us to maintain and grow our market share; our dependance on 3rd parties for our cloud solutions; the impact of COVID-19 on our business and our clients' business; risks inherent in our rapid transition to a work from home environment; our ability to attract and retain qualified and skilled personnel at a price point that we can afford and our clients are willing to pay; our M&A activity, including our ability to identify, acquire and properly integrate acquired businesses in accordance with our strategy; the risks related to our technology, including cybersecurity, the reliability of our information technology infrastructure and our ability to consistently deliver uninterrupted service to our clients; the risk related to our international operations; the risks related to legal impacts on our operations, in particular rapidly changing laws that regulate our and our clients' business, such as data privacy and data protection laws and healthcare, financial and public sector specific regulations, our ability to comply with these laws timely, and cost of wage and hour litigation in the United States; and risks inherent in our equity structure including our controlling shareholder risk, and Delaware choice of dispute resolution risks. TTEC Holdings, Inc. does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements. TTEC HOLDINGS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

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