Gambling.com Group Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results

By | June 1, 2022

 

  • 70% Revenue Growth with Record Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA
  • Reiterates full year outlook revenue of $71-76 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $22-27 million in 2022

Gambling.com Group Limited (Nasdaq: GAMB) (“Gambling.com Group” or the “Company”), a multi-award-winning performance marketing company and a leading provider of digital marketing services active in the global online gambling industry, today announced its operating and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022.

“Our core business performed brilliantly in the quarter, driving record revenue and Adjusted EBITDA performance. This very strong underlying growth together with the acquisitions of RotoWire.com and BonusFinder.com, propelled Q1 2022 revenue 70% past our previous best quarter” said Charles Gillespie, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Gambling.com Group, “Our current primary strategic objective is to rapidly grow our business in the U.S. market, which is exactly what we did in the quarter – while also delivering high margins despite the continuous investments in the business to position us for further U.S. growth. We continue to believe that the affiliate model offers American and international online gambling operators the most effective and reliable way to spend their marketing budgets, and we look forward to another record year for the Group.”

First Quarter 2022 vs. First Quarter 2021 Financial Highlights
(in thousands, USD, except per share data, unaudited)

THREE MONTHS ENDED
MARCH 31,

2022 to 2021
CHANGE

2022

2021

$

%

Revenue

19,585

11,517

8,068

70

%

Adjusted EBITDA

7,187

7,117

70

1

%

Adjusted EBITDA margin

37

%

62

%

(25

)%

Cash flow from operations

3,586

6,740

(3,154

)

(47

)%

Free cash flow

1,374

6,397

(5,023

)

(79

)%

Net income for the period attributable to the
equity holders

4,488

4,466

22

0

%

Net income per share for the period attributable to the
equity holders, diluted

0.12

0.14

(0.02

)

(15

)%

First Quarter 2022 Highlights

  • North American revenue grew 544% to $10.6 million
  • Delivered 67,000 new depositing customers
  • Closed the acquisitions of RotoWire.com and BonusFinder.com
  • Successful new market launches in New York and Louisiana
  • Strong organic revenue growth led by North America, complemented by growth from acquisitions
  • Strong start to the recently announced McClatchy media partnership
  • Subsequent to quarter end, successful new launch in Ontario

Elias Mark, Chief Financial Officer of Gambling.com Group, added, “We saw our accelerated investments in the business during the second half of 2021 start to pay off, and grew revenue 70% to deliver the best quarterly performance in the Group’s history. The record performance was driven by exceptionally strong growth in North America, particularly in New York, and very solid results in the United Kingdom and Ireland measured against our previous best quarter. Strong underlying organic growth is complemented by our recent acquisitions, which were all performing in-line with, or better than, our initial expectations. We continue to expect another record year for the Group and reiterate our full year guidance.”

2022 Outlook

For the fiscal year 2022. based on currently available information, we estimate:

  • Total revenue will be in the range of $71 million and $76 million; and
  • Adjusted EBITDA will be in the range $22 million and $27 million

This release contains certain non-IFRS financial measures, such as EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA Margin and free cash flow, and related ratios. See ”Supplemental Information – Non-IFRS Financial Measures” and the tables at the end of this release for an explanation of the adjustments and reconciliations to the comparable IFRS numbers.

Conference Call Details

Date/Time:

Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 9:00 am EDT

Webcast:

https://www.webcast-eqs.com/register/gamb20220531/en

U.S. Toll-Free Dial In:

877-407-0890

International Dial In:

+1-201-389-0918

To access the call, please dial in approximately 10 minutes before the start of the call. An accompanying slide presentation will be available in PDF format within the “News & Events” section of the Company’s website.

An archived webcast of the conference call will also be available in the News & Events section of the Company’s website at gambling.com/corporate/investors/news-events.

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