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Founded Year

2020

Stage

IPO | IPO

Date of IPO

12/11/2020

Market Cap

0.68B

About Motive Capital

Motive Capital (NYSE: MOTV) is a blank check company, also commonly referred to as a Special Purpose Acquisition Company, or SPAC, formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities.

Motive Capital Headquarter Location

250 Greenwich Street

New York, New York, 10007,

United States

212-651-0200

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Forge Global Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results

Aug 11, 2022

Total Revenue Less Transaction Based Expenses Was $16.5 million in 2Q22 Trading Volume Was $331.8 million in 2Q22 Net Take Rate Was 3.2% in 2Q22 Forge Trust Custodial Cash Was $680 million in 2Q22 Signed Strategic Partnership Agreement with Morgan Stanley in 2Q22 August 11, 2022 04:10 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Forge Global Holdings, Inc. (“Forge,” or the “Company”) (NYSE: FRGE), a leading private securities marketplace, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2022. “The challenging macro environment and ongoing uncertainty continued to disrupt pricing equilibrium in Q2,” said Kelly Rodriques, CEO of Forge. “However, investors, company leaders and private company equity holders turned to Forge for our expertise, our unique ability to provide real time insights on pricing and valuation of private companies and to offer solutions for employee liquidity, the value of which is even more catalyzed in periods of disruption. We continued to expand our sell-side interest and grow our strategic partnerships in the quarter and are confident that as markets recalibrate, Forge is well-positioned to enable liquidity and deliver long-term returns for our shareholders.” Financial Highlights for the Second Quarter of 2022 Revenue: Total revenue less transaction-based expenses was $16.5 million compared to revenue less transaction-based expenses of $37.1 million in the quarter ended June 30, 2021. Operating Income: Total operating loss for the quarter was $26.0 million, compared to the total operating loss of $0.8 million in the quarter ended June 30, 2021. Net Loss: Net loss of $5.1 million, compared to the net loss of $8.0 million in the quarter ended June 30, 2021. Adjusted EBITDA: Total Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter was a loss of $12.3 million, compared to the total Adjusted EBITDA gain of $6.5 million in the quarter ended June 30, 2021. Cash Flow from Operating Activities: Net cash used in operating activities was $18.2 million in the three months ended June 30, 2022 compared to net cash provided by operating activities of $19.2 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021. Cash Flow from Financing Activities: Net cash provided by financing activities was $22.6 million in the three months ended June 30, 2022 compared to net cash provided by financing activities of $32.7 million in the three months ended June 30, 2021. Ending Cash Balance: Cash and cash equivalents as of June 30, 2022 was $204.9 million. Share Count: Weighted-average number of shares used to compute net loss per share attributable to common stockholders, basic for 2Q22 was 167 million shares and fully diluted outstanding shares count as of June 30, 2022 was 189 million shares. Fully diluted outstanding shares count includes all common shares outstanding plus shares that would be issued in respect to outstanding options and warrants, net of shares to be withheld in respect of exercise price of the respective instruments. Instruments that are out of the money are excluded from the fully diluted outstanding shares count. KPIs: Net Take Rate for the quarter was 3.2%, down 6% year-over-year. Total Placement Fee revenues totaled $11.0 million, down 67% year-over-year. Total Custodial Accounts decreased from 1.88 million to 1.74 million, down 7% year-over-year. Total Assets Under Custody increased from $14.6 billion to $15.3 billion, up 5% year-over-year. Please refer to the section titled “Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information” and the tables within this press release which contain explanations and reconciliations of the Company’s non-GAAP financial measures. Recent Business Highlights: Strategic Alliances: In 2Q22, we signed an agreement with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“MSSB”) under which MSSB may direct their customers’ orders of equity securities of private issuers to the Forge Markets platform. New Products/Services: Within Forge Data, we announced upgrades to Forge Intelligence designed to enhance the experience for our customers and provide even more visibility into the private market and enable more intelligent investing. Redemption of Public Warrants: In 2Q22, we announced that we would redeem all of our public warrants on July 11, 2022 pursuant to the terms of the warrant agreement governing the warrants. Of the 18,466,604 public warrants outstanding as of 1Q22, approximately 2 million were exercised, and cash proceeds generated from these warrant exercises were approximately $22.9 million. Additional Business Metrics: Forge Trust Custodial Cash: In 2Q22, Forge Trust Custodial Cash totaled $680 million up 10% year-over-year from $620 million. Total Number of Companies with Indications of Interest (IOIs): In 2Q22, the total number of companies with Indications of Interests were 463 up 26% year-over-year from 368 last year. Headcount: We finished out 2Q22 with a total headcount of 350, an increase of 36% year-over-year. Webcast/Conference Call Details Forge will host a webcast conference call today, August 11th, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time/2:00 p.m Pacific Time to discuss these financial results and business highlights. The listen-only webcast is available at https://ir.forgeglobal.com . Investors and participants can access the conference call over the phone by dialing 1 (888) 440-4165 from the United States, or +1 (646) 960-0858 internationally. The conference ID is 5410143. Following the conference call, an on-demand replay of the webcast will be made available on the Investor Relations page of the Company’s website at https://ir.forgeglobal.com . Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information In addition to our financial results determined in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America ("GAAP"), we present Adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP financial measure. We use Adjusted EBITDA to evaluate our ongoing operations and for internal planning and forecasting purposes. We believe that Adjusted EBITDA, when taken together with the corresponding GAAP financial measure, provides meaningful supplemental information regarding our performance by excluding specific financial items that have less bearing on our core operating performance. We consider Adjusted EBITDA to be an important measure because it helps illustrate underlying trends in our business and our historical operating performance on a more consistent basis. However, non-GAAP financial information is presented for supplemental informational purposes only, has limitations as an analytical tool and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for financial information presented in accordance with GAAP. In addition, other companies, including companies in our industry, may calculate similarly titled non-GAAP financial measures differently or may use other measures to evaluate their performance, all of which could reduce the usefulness of Adjusted EBITDA as a tool for comparison. A reconciliation is provided below for Adjusted EBITDA to net loss, the most directly comparable financial measure stated in accordance with GAAP. Investors are encouraged to review Adjusted EBITDA and the reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA to net loss, and not to rely on any single financial measure to evaluate our business. We defined Adjusted EBITDA as net loss, adjusted to exclude: (i) interest expense, net, (ii) provision for or benefit from income taxes, (iii) depreciation and amortization, (iv) share-based compensation expense, (v) change in fair value of warrant liabilities, (vii) acquisition-related transaction costs, and (vi) other significant gains, losses, and expenses (such as impairments, transaction bonus) that we believe are not indicative of our ongoing results. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains “forward-looking statements, ”which generally are accompanied by words such as “believe,” “may,” ”could,” “will,” “estimate,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “target,” “goal,” “expect,” “should,” “would,” “plan,” “predict,” “project,” “forecast,” “potential,” “seem,” “seek,” “future,” “outlook,” and similar expressions that predict, indicate or relate to future events or trends or Forge’s future financial or operating performance, or that are not statements of historical matters. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding Forge’s beliefs regarding its financial position and operating performance, the benefits of Forge’s business combination with Motive Capital Corp, and future opportunities for Forge to expand its business. Forward-looking statements are predictions, projections and other statements about future events that are based on current expectations and assumptions and, as a result, while considered reasonable by Forge and its management, are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. You should carefully consider the risks and uncertainties described in Forge’s documents filed, or to be filed, with the SEC, including in its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q that will be filed on or around August 12, 2022. There may be additional risks that Forge presently does not know of or that it currently believes are immaterial that could also cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. In addition, forward-looking statements reflect Forge’s expectations, plans or forecasts of future events and views as of the date of this press release. Forge anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause its assessments to change. However, while Forge may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, Forge specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Forge’s assessments as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release. Accordingly, undue reliance should not be placed upon the forward-looking statements. About Forge Forge is a leading provider of marketplace infrastructure, data services and technology solutions for private market participants. By combining world-class trading technology and operating expertise, Forge Markets enables private company shareholders to trade private company shares with accredited investors. Forge Company Solutions, Forge Data and Forge Trust along with Forge Markets help provide additional transparency, access and solutions that companies as well as institutional and accredited investors need to confidently navigate and efficiently transact in the private markets. Securities-related services are offered through Forge Securities LLC (“Forge Securities”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Forge. Forge Securities is a registered Broker Dealer and Member of FINRA/SIPC, an alternative trading system. FORGE GLOBAL HOLDINGS, INC. % Total Custodial Accounts, previously called Billable Core and Platform Accounts, are defined as our direct customers’ existing or new custodial accounts that are funded, or unfunded accounts that are in the process of funding with active transfer activity on the account. These relate to our Custodial Administration fees revenue stream and are an important measure of our business as the number of Total Custodial Accounts is an indicator of our future revenues from certain account maintenance, transaction, and sub-account fees. Assets Under Custody is the reported value of all client holdings held under our agreements, including cash submitted to us by the responsible party. These assets can be held at various financial institutions, issuers, and in our vault. As the custodian of the accounts, we collect all interest and dividends, handle all fees and transactions and any other considerations for the assets concerned. Our fees are earned from the overall maintenance activities of all assets and are not charged on the basis of the dollar value of Assets Under Custody, but we believe that Assets Under Custody is a useful metric for assessing the relative size and scope of our business.

  • When was Motive Capital founded?

    Motive Capital was founded in 2020.

  • Where is Motive Capital's headquarters?

    Motive Capital's headquarters is located at 250 Greenwich Street, New York.

  • What is Motive Capital's latest funding round?

    Motive Capital's latest funding round is IPO.

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