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Integra LifeSciences Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Financial Results and Provides 2020 Financial Guidance

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: IART) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2019 and issued its financial guidance for 2020, consistent with the preliminary results and guidance provided on January 14, 2020.

Highlights:

  • Fourth Quarter 2019
    • Reported revenue increased 3.1% to $395.1 million and organic sales increased 4.6% over the fourth quarter 2018.
    • GAAP earnings per diluted share were $0.18, compared to $0.29 in the fourth quarter 2018.
    • Adjusted earnings per diluted share were $0.68, compared to $0.65 in the fourth quarter of 2018.
  • Full-Year 2019
    • Reported revenue increased by 3.1%  to $1,517.6 million, and organic sales increased 4.8% over the full-year 2018.
    • GAAP earnings per diluted share were $0.58, compared to $0.72 in 2018.
    • Adjusted earnings per diluted share amounted to $2.74, a 13.2% increase over the prior year, which represents the sixth consecutive year of double-digit growth.
  • 2020 Company Guidance
    • The Company expects full-year 2020 reported revenue in the range of $1.55 billion to $1.57 billion, representing approximately 3% growth at the midpoint.
    • The Company expects full-year 2020 organic sales growth, which excludes the effect of foreign currency, acquisitions, divestitures and discontinued products, to be approximately 5%.
    • The Company expects full-year GAAP earnings per diluted share to be in the range of $1.40 to $1.45, and full-year adjusted earnings per diluted share to be in the range of $3.00 to $3.05.

Fourth Quarter 2019 Financial Summary

Total reported revenues for the fourth quarter were $395.1 million, an increase of $11.8 million, or 3.1%, over the fourth quarter of 2018.  Fourth quarter organic sales increased 4.6% over the prior year.

The Company reported GAAP net income of $15.3 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2019, compared to GAAP net income of $25.1 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, in the prior year.  The decrease was attributable to expenses associated with the Rebound Therapeutics Corporation (“Rebound”) acquisition and tax benefits received in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Adjusted EBITDA for the fourth quarter of 2019 was $91.6 million, compared to $88.8 million in the fourth quarter of the prior year. For the fourth quarter of 2019, adjusted EBITDA as a percentage of revenue was 23.2%, unchanged from the prior year period.

Adjusted net income for the fourth quarter of 2019 was $58.9 million, or $0.68 per diluted share, compared to adjusted net income of $56.2 million, or $0.65 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Cash flows from operations totaled $89.2 million in the fourth quarter and capital expenditures were $22.2 million.

Full-Year 2019 Financial Summary

Total reported revenues for the full-year 2019 were $1,517.6 million, an increase of $45.1 million, or 3.1%, over the prior year.  Organic sales for the full-year 2019 increased 4.8% over 2018.

The Company reported GAAP net income of $50.2 million, or $0.58 per diluted share, for the full-year 2019, compared to GAAP net income of $60.8 million, or $0.72 per diluted share in 2018.  The decrease was primarily attributable to expenses associated with the Rebound acquisition.

Adjusted EBITDA for the full year 2019 was $368.6 million, an increase of $26.5 million over the prior year. For the full-year 2019, adjusted EBITDA as a percentage of revenue increased 110 basis points to 24.3% from 23.2% in 2018, largely attributable to higher sales and improved gross margin.

Adjusted net income for the full-year 2019 was $237.4 million, or $2.74 per diluted share, compared to $203.5 million, or $2.42 per diluted share in 2018.  The increase was largely attributable to higher sales, gross margin expansion and lower net interest expense.

Cash flows from operations totaled $231.4 million for the full-year 2019 and capital expenditures were $69.5 million.  Adjusted free cash flow conversion for the trailing twelve months ended December 31, 2019 was 68.2% versus 59.9% for the twelve months ended December 31, 2018.

2020 Financial Guidance

Consistent with guidance provided on January 14, 2020, the Company is reiterating full-year 2020 total revenue guidance in the range of $1.55 billion to $1.57 billion, representing organic sales growth of approximately 5%.

The Company expects GAAP earnings per diluted share for the full year to be between $1.40 and $1.45 and adjusted earnings per diluted share to be in the range of $3.00 to $3.05.

In the future, the Company may record, or expects to record, certain additional revenues, gains, expenses or charges as described in the Discussion of Adjusted Financial Measures below that it will exclude in the calculation of organic revenue growth, adjusted EBITDA and adjusted EPS for historical periods and in providing adjusted EPS guidance.

Conference Call and Presentation Available Online

Integra has scheduled a conference call for 8:30 a.m. ET today, Wednesday, February 19, 2020 to discuss fourth quarter and full-year 2019 financial results, and forward-looking financial guidance.  The conference call will be hosted by Integra’s senior management team and will be open to all listeners.  Additional forward-looking information may be discussed in a question and answer session following the call.

Integra’s management team will reference a presentation during the conference call, which can be found on the Investor section of the website at investor.integralife.com.

Access to the live call is available by dialing 800-367-2403 and using the passcode 7727863. The call can also be accessed through a webcast via a link provided on the Investor Relations homepage of Integra’s website at investor.integralife.com.  Access to the replay is available through February 24, 2020 by dialing 888-203-1112 and using the passcode 7727863. The webcast will also be archived on the website.

About Integra

Integra LifeSciences is a global leader in regenerative technologies, neurosurgical and extremity orthopedic solutions dedicated to limiting uncertainty for clinicians, so they can focus on providing the best patient care. Integra offers a comprehensive portfolio of high quality, leadership brands that include AmnioExcel®, Bactiseal®, Cadence®, Certas™, Codman®, CUSA®, DuraGen®, DuraSeal®, ICP Express®, Integra®, MediHoney®, MicroFrance®, PriMatrix®, Salto Talaris®, SurgiMend®, TCC-EZ®, Titan™ and VersaTru™.  For the latest news and information about Integra and its brands, please visit www.integralife.com.

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties and reflect the Company’s judgment as of the date of this release.  All statements, other than statements of historical fact, are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. Some of these forward-looking statements may contain words like “will,” “believe,” “may,” “could,” “would,” “might,” “possible,” “should,” “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “anticipate,” or “continue,” the negative of these words, other terms of similar meaning or they may use future dates. Forward-looking statements contained in this news release include, but are not limited to, statements concerning future financial performance, including projections for revenues, expected revenue growth (both reported and organic), GAAP and adjusted net income, GAAP and adjusted earnings per diluted share, non-GAAP adjustments such as acquisition and integration-related charges, litigation charges, intangible asset amortization, structural optimization charges, EU Medical Device Regulation-related charges, convertible debt non-cash interest, and income tax expense (benefit) related to non-GAAP adjustments and other items.  It is important to note that the Company’s goals and expectations are not predictions of actual performance.  Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from predicted or expected results. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited, to the following: the Company’s ability to execute its operating plan effectively; the Company’s ability to achieve sales growth in a timely fashion and execute on its channel expansion in its Orthopedics and Tissue Technologies segment; the Company’s ability to successfully integrate the Codman Neurosurgery business and other acquired businesses, including the realignment of acquired global sales territories; the Company’s ability to manufacture and ship sufficient quantities of its products to meet its customers’ demands; the ability of third-party suppliers to supply us with raw materials and finished products; global macroeconomic and political conditions; the Company’s ability to manage its direct sales channels effectively; the sales performance of third-party distributors on whom the Company relies to generate revenue for certain products and geographic regions; the Company’s ability to maintain relationships with customers of acquired entities and businesses; physicians’ willingness to adopt and third-party payors’ willingness to provide or maintain reimbursement for the Company’s recently launched, planned and existing products; initiatives launched by the Company’s competitors; downward pricing pressures from customers; the Company’s ability to secure regulatory approval for products in development; the Company’s ability to remediate quality systems violations; fluctuations in hospitals’ spending for capital equipment; the Company’s ability to comply with and obtain approvals for products of human origin and comply with regulations regarding products containing materials derived from animal sources; difficulties in controlling expenses, including costs to procure and manufacture our products; the impact of changes in management or staff levels; the impact of goodwill and intangible asset impairment charges if future operating results of acquired businesses are significantly less than the results anticipated at the time of the acquisitions, the Company’s ability to leverage its existing selling organizations and administrative infrastructure; the Company’s ability to increase product sales and gross margins, and control non-product costs; the Company’s ability to achieve anticipated growth rates, margins and scale and execute its strategy generally; the amount and timing of acquisition and integration-related costs; the geographic distribution of where the Company generates its taxable income; the effect of legislation effecting healthcare reform in the United States and internationally; fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates; the amount of our bank borrowings outstanding and other factors influencing liquidity; and the economic, competitive, governmental, technological, and other risk factors and uncertainties identified under the heading “Risk Factors” included in Item 1A of Integra’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018 and information contained in subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Discussion of Adjusted Financial Measures

In addition to our GAAP results, we provide certain non-GAAP measures, including organic revenues, adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (“EBITDA”), adjusted net income, adjusted earnings per diluted share, free cash flow and adjusted free cash flow conversion.  Organic revenues consist of total revenues excluding the effects of currency exchange rates, revenues from current-period acquisitions and product divestitures and discontinuances. Adjusted EBITDA consists of GAAP net income excluding: (i) depreciation and amortization; (ii) other income (expense); (iii) interest income and expense; (iv) income tax expense (benefit); and (v) those operating expenses also excluded from adjusted net income.  The measure of adjusted net income consists of GAAP net income, excluding: (i) structural optimization charges; (ii) acquisition and integration-related charges; (iii) litigation charges; (iv) EU Medical Device Regulation-related charges; (v) discontinued product lines charges; (vi) intangible asset amortization expense; (vii) impairment charges;  (viii) convertible debt non-cash interest; and (ix) income tax impact from adjustments. The adjusted earnings per diluted share measure is calculated by dividing adjusted net income attributable to diluted shares by diluted weighted average shares outstanding.  The measure of free cash flow consists of GAAP net cash provided by operating activities less purchases of property and equipment.

Reconciliations of GAAP revenues to adjusted revenues and GAAP Adjusted Net Income to adjusted EBITDA, and adjusted net income, and GAAP earnings per diluted share to adjusted earnings per diluted share all for the quarters ended December 31, 2019 and 2018, and the free cash flow and free cash flow conversion for the quarters ended December 31, 2019 and 2018, appear in the financial tables in this release.

The Company believes that the presentation of organic revenues and the other non-GAAP measures provide important supplemental information to management and investors regarding financial and business trends relating to the Company’s financial condition and results of operations.  For further information regarding why Integra believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide useful information to investors, the specific manner in which management uses these measures, and some of the limitations associated with the use of these measures, please refer to the Company’s Current Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  This Current Report on Form 10-K is available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or on our website at www.integralife.com.

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Mike Adams

Mike Adams is a medical device sales leader with extensive clinical experience in spine and biologics and a nationwide distribution network built over the last 10+ years in the industry. He has held various leadership positions in healthcare and device including Distributor Partner, Hospital COO and Spine VP of Sales. He currently leads the commercialization strategy for OrthoSpine Partners and is a Distributor Principal at Novel Medical. Because of his unique career path, Mike has the ability to see the healthcare business from multiple perspectives making him passionate about building strategic partnerships that help reduce overall costs, drive innovation, and cultivate growth for new markets.

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