Shanghai, Atlanta, March 15, 2010 — CDC Software Corporation (NASDAQ: CDCS), a global provider of enterprise software solutions and services, today announced the company, management and affiliates have purchased a total of 243,609 shares at an average price of $9.68 per share as part of its 10b5-1 trading plan, begun in September 2009, to repurchase American Depositary Shares (ADS) in the open market, based on various prices.
“The company believes its shares are significantly undervalued,” said Bruce Cameron, president of CDC Software. “CDC Software just reported excellent results for its fourth quarter and year end with record operating cash flow of $53 million and non-GAAP earnings per share of $1.31 for 2009 and Adjusted EBITDA margin of 27 percent in the fourth quarter. In fact, our Adjusted EBITDA margin was higher than the average of many of our software peers. We also expect 2010 Non-GAAP earnings per share to be in the range of $1.50 to 1.55, an increase of 15-18 percent from 2009.”
About CDC Software
CDC Software (NASDAQ: CDCS), The Customer-Driven Company™, is a provider of enterprise software applications and a full range of services designed to help organizations deliver a superior customer experience, while increasing efficiencies and profitability. Leveraging a service-oriented architecture (SOA), CDC Software offers multiple delivery options for their solutions including on-premise, hosted, cloud-based SaaS or blended-hybrid deployment offerings. CDC Software’s solutions include enterprise requirements planning (ERP), manufacturing operations management, enterprise manufacturing intelligence, supply chain management (demand management, order management and warehouse and transportation management), e-Commerce, human capital management, customer relationship management (CRM), complaint management and aged care solutions.
CDC Software’s recent acquisitions are part of its “acquire, integrate, innovate and grow” strategy. Fueling the success of this strategy is the company’s global scalable business and technology infrastructure featuring multiple complementary applications and services, domain expertise in vertical markets, cost effective product engineering centers in India and China, a highly collaborative and fast product development process utilizing Agile methodologies, and a worldwide network of direct sales and channel operations. This strategy has helped CDC Software deliver innovative and industry-specific solutions to more than 6,000 customers worldwide within the manufacturing, distribution, transportation, retail, government, real estate, financial services, health care, and not-for-profit industries. For more information, please visit www.cdcsoftware.com.
About CDC Corporation
The CDC family of companies includes CDC Software (NASDAQ: CDCS) focused on enterprise software applications and services, CDC Global Services focused on IT consulting services, and outsourced R&D and application development, CDC Games focused on online games, and China.com, Inc. (HKGEM:8006) focused on portals for the greater China markets. For more information about CDC Corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA), please visit www.cdccorporation.net.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements relating to, among other things, our belief that CDC is undervalued, our beliefs regarding the continuation and extent of management and company purchases of CDC shares, the effect of the company’s new share repurchase program and other statements which are not historic fact. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties and changes in circumstances. There are important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements, including the following: (a) the ability to realize strategic objectives by taking advantage of market opportunities in targeted geographic markets; (b) the ability to make changes in business strategy, development plans and product offerings to respond to the needs of current, new and potential customers, suppliers and strategic partners; (c) the ability to integrate operations or new acquisitions in accordance with the company's and its subsidiaries’ business strategies; (d) the effects of restructurings and rationalization of operations; (e) the ability to address technological changes and developments including the development and enhancement of products; (f) the ability to develop and market successful products and services; (g) the entry of new competitors and their technological advances; (h) the need to develop, integrate and deploy products and services that meet customer's requirements; (i) the possibility of development or deployment difficulties or delays; (j) the dependence on customer satisfaction with the company's and its subsidiaries’ products and services; (k) continued commitment to the deployment of the company’s and its subsidiaries’ products and services, including enterprise software solutions; (l) risks involved in developing software solutions and integrating them with third-party software and services; (m) the continued ability of the company's enterprise software solutions to address client-specific requirements; (n) demand for, and market acceptance of, new and existing enterprise software and services and the positioning of the company's solutions; (o) the popularity and market acceptance of CDC Games' existing and new games; and (p) the continued growth of the online games industry in our target markets, including China. Further information on risks or other factors that could cause results to differ is detailed in our filings or submissions with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and those of our ultimate parent company, CDC Corporation. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are based upon information available to management as of the date of the press release, and you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward looking statements which speak only as of the date of this press release. The company assumes no obligation to update or alter the forward looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Historical results are not indicative of future performance.
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