World News: 21:00 GMT Wednesday 15th May 2019. [Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. via Globe Newswire via SPi World News]
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NASDAQ: BURG) (“Chanticleer,” or the “Company”), owner, operator and franchisor of multiple branded restaurants in the U.S. and abroad, today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019.
Mike Pruitt, Chairman and CEO of Chanticleer commented, "With the recent additions of Fred, Patrick and Troy, I continue to believe we have put together an outstanding executive team capable of stewarding the company’s future growth both operationally and financially. We expect to report meaningful increases in both revenues and EBITDA throughout the balance of 2019 as recent partnerships, systems and processes begin to contribute tangible top line and bottom results.
"We look forward to also hosting a conference call near term to specially discuss the recently proposed acquisition of a highly complementary better burger brand with industry leading metrics. The target company has reported revenues of $10 million per year and historically demonstrated store level EBITDA of approximately 20%.”
The Company will host a webcast and conference call on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. ET.
To access the call, dial 1-877-407-0784 approximately five minutes prior to the scheduled start time. International callers please dial 1-201-689-8560. To access the webcast, log into the following link:
A replay of the teleconference will be available until June 15, 2019 and may be accessed by dialing 1-844-512-2921. International callers may dial 1-412-317-6671. Callers should use conference PIN: 13690808.
Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. prepares its condensed consolidated financial statements in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (”GAAP”). In addition to disclosing financial results prepared in accordance with GAAP, the Company discloses information regarding Adjusted EBITDA and Restaurant EBITDA, which differ from the term EBITDA as it is commonly used. In addition to adjusting net income (loss) from continuing operations to exclude taxes, interest, and depreciation and amortization, Adjusted EBITDA also excludes pre-opening and closing costs for our restaurants, non-cash expenses, transaction and severance related expenses, change in fair value of derivative liability and other income and expenses.
In addition, Restaurant EBITDA also excludes management fee income, franchise revenue and general and administrative expenses. Adjusted EBITDA and restaurant EBITDA are not measures of performance defined in accordance with GAAP. However, adjusted EBITDA and restaurant EBITDA are used internally in planning and evaluating the company's operating performance and by the Company’s creditors. Accordingly, management believes that disclosure of these metrics offers investors, bankers and other stakeholders an additional view of the company's operations that, when coupled with the GAAP results, provides a more complete understanding of the Company's financial results.
Adjusted EBITDA and Restaurant EBITDA should not be considered as alternatives to net loss or to net cash used in operating activities as a measure of operating results or of liquidity. It may not be comparable to similarly titled measures used by other companies, and it excludes financial information that some may consider important in evaluating the company's performance. A reconciliation of GAAP net income (loss) to Adjusted EBITDA and Restaurant EBITDA is included in the accompanying financial schedules.
For further information, please refer to Chanticleer’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q to be filed with the SEC on or about May 15, 2019, available online at .
Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Chanticleer Holdings (BURG), owns, operates and franchises fast casual and full-service restaurant brands, including American Burger Company, BGR – Burgers Grilled Right, Little Big Burger, Just Fresh and Hooters.
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Globe Newswire: 21:00 GMT Wednesday 15th May 2019
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