The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.
Hamilton, Bermuda - August 11, 2016 – Triton International Limited (NYSE: TRTN)
, ("Triton") today reported results for the
June 30, 2016
. On July 12, 2016 Triton Container International Limited ("TCIL") and TAL International Group, Inc. ("TAL") completed their previously announced strategic combination and became wholly owned subsidiaries of Triton. In this press release, Triton has presented selected combined information for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016 together with individual financial statements for Triton, TCIL and TAL for the three and six months ended
, and 2015.
Second Quarter and Recent Highlights:
On July 12, 2016, TCIL and TAL completed their combination to form Triton International, the world’s largest, most capable and most efficient lessor of intermodal freight containers.
On August 11, 2016, Triton announced a quarterly dividend of
per share payable on
September 22, 2016
to shareholders of record as of
September 8, 2016
The following reflects selected combined information of TCIL and TAL:
Combined Adjusted pre-tax income for TCIL and TAL was
, a decrease of
Combined leasing revenues for TCIL and TAL were
Combined equipment utilization averaged
Through August 11, 2016, the combined companies have invested approximately
million in new and sale-leaseback containers for delivery in
The combined results shown in this press release represent the aggregate of TCIL's and TAL's individual results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016 and 2015 and do not reflect Triton’s pro-forma results on a GAAP basis. These combined results do not reflect all transaction-related expenses since the transaction was completed on July 12, 2016, subsequent to quarter end, nor do they include the effect of any purchase accounting adjustments made in relation to the completion of the transaction. There will be additional transaction-related expenses and other charges that will be expensed in future periods.
As of June 30, 2016, Triton had not yet acquired TCIL and TAL, and, as such, had not commenced operations, had no significant assets or liabilities and had not conducted any material activities through
. For the three and six months ended
, Triton reported a net loss of
, respectively, mainly related to incidental costs incurred in Triton's formation and other costs in connection with the completion of the transaction. Therefore, no revenues or operating expenses existed for Triton as of June 30, 2016. Following completion of the transaction on July 12, 2016, Triton's results will reflect TCIL's historical financial information as the accounting acquirer, combined with TAL's financial information from the date of completion of the transaction, inclusive of the effect of purchase accounting adjustments. Such treatment is consistent with the accounting treatment prescribed under the acquisition method of accounting.
Selected Combined Information
The following selected key financial information illustrates the combined performance of TCIL and TAL for the
(dollars in millions):
Three Months Ended
Six Months Ended
Adjusted pre-tax income(1)
Adjusted net income(1)
(1) Adjusted pre-tax income, Adjusted EBITDA, and Adjusted net income are non-GAAP financial measures that we believe are useful in evaluating our operating performance. Triton's, TCIL's and TAL's definition and calculation of Adjusted pre-tax income, Adjusted EBITDA, and Adjusted net income, including reconciliation of such non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures, are outlined in the attached schedules.
"We are very excited to have completed this transformative combination and formed Triton International, the world’s largest, most capable and most efficient container leasing company,” commented Brian M. Sondey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Triton International. "With the closing now behind us, operations at the new Triton are off to a running start. We continue to expect our new company to have significant scale, cost, container supply and operating capability advantages compared to our peers, and we are on track to achieve our goal of $40 million of annual cost savings after our systems are fully integrated. The new company has also been well received by our customers, vendors and lenders. I would like to thank our employees and all of our business partners for helping us successfully launch Triton International."
"While overall business conditions remained challenging, we did see some improvement during the second quarter, with leasing demand returning after a long period of slow activity. Modest trade growth, combined with limited production of new containers, has resulted in many of our customers experiencing spot container shortages and has led to increased demand for our containers. Net pick-up activity for the combined operations of TCIL and TAL was meaningfully positive during the second quarter of 2016 for the first time since the third quarter of 2014, and our combined utilization has started to recover, increasing by 0.2% during the second quarter to reach
as of June 30, 2016. Utilization of the Triton container fleet currently stands at
"While leasing demand and net pick-up activity improved during the second quarter, market leasing rates and used container sale prices remained very low due to aggressive competition. Low market leasing rates continued to compress our leasing margins, as containers were returned from high-rate leases and subsequently leased out at lower market rates, and as existing leases were renegotiated and extended at lower rate levels. Used container sale prices also continued to decrease in the second quarter, leading to significant losses on the sale of containers. The loss on sale was particularly large for the TAL fleet during the second quarter due to mark-to-market adjustments related to TAL’s much larger inventory of containers for sale."
"Business conditions are also challenging for our shipping line customers, and several of our customers are in active financial restructuring negotiations. While our collections performance generally has been strong, credit risks will remain elevated until freight rates and the financial performance of the container shipping lines improve."
"The combined Adjusted pre-tax income for TCIL and TAL was
during the second quarter of 2016, down
from the second quarter of 2015 and down
from the first quarter of 2016. This decrease primarily reflects ongoing lease rate pressure and the further decrease of used container selling prices in the second quarter. The improved leasing demand that we began to experience in the second quarter will mainly benefit future periods."
Mr. Sondey continued, "Leasing demand remains solid as we start the third quarter, and we have recently seen some limited improvements in pricing trends. We expect dry container net pick-up activity to be strong for the third quarter, and our utilization should continue to increase. Prevailing lease rates remain far below historical levels and well below our portfolio average, but we have seen some improvement in market leasing rates as depot and factory container inventories shrink. Used container sale prices have so far stabilized during the third quarter, benefiting from a reduced volume of off-hires and improved lease-out opportunities for our older depot containers. If current demand levels and pricing trends continue through the third quarter, we expect our Adjusted pre-tax income to increase sequentially in the third quarter, excluding the impacts of purchase accounting."
Triton’s Board of Directors has approved and declared a
per share quarterly cash dividend on its issued and outstanding common stock, payable on
to shareholders of record at the close of business on
Triton will hold a Webcast at 9 a.m. (New York time) on Friday, August 12, 2016 to discuss its
quarter results. To participate by phone, please dial 1-877-418-5277 (domestic) or 1-412-717-9592 (international) approximately 15 minutes prior to the start time and reference the Triton International Limited conference call. To access the live Webcast or archive, please visit Triton's website at http://www.trtn.com. An archive of the Webcast will be available one hour after the live call through Friday, September 23, 2016.
About Triton International Limited
Triton International Limited is the parent of Triton Container International Limited and TAL International Group, Inc., each of which merged under Triton on July 12, 2016 to create the world’s largest lessor of intermodal freight containers and chassis. With a container fleet of nearly five million twenty-foot equivalent units ("TEU"), Triton’s global operations include acquisition, leasing, re-leasing and subsequent sale of multiple types of intermodal containers and chassis.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
The following table sets forth the combined equipment fleet utilization(2) for TCIL and TAL as of and for the periods indicated:
(2) Utilization is computed by dividing total units on lease (in cost equivalent units, or "CEUs") by the total units in fleet (in CEUs), excluding new units not yet leased and off-hire units designated for sale.
The following table provides the composition of the combined equipment fleet as of
, December 31, 2015, and June 30, 2015 (in units, TEUs and CEUs):
Equipment Fleet in Units
Equipment Fleet in TEU
Equipment leasing fleet
Equipment trading fleet
Equipment Fleet in CEU
Important Cautionary Information Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements in this release, other than purely historical information, are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Statements that include the words "expect," "intend," "plan," "believe," "project," "anticipate," "will," "may," "would" and similar statements of a future or forward-looking nature may be used to identify forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements address matters that involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond Triton's, TCIL's and TAL's control. Accordingly, there are or will be important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in such statements and, therefore, you should not place undue reliance on any such statements.
These factors include, without limitation, economic, business, competitive, market and regulatory conditions and the following: failure to realize the anticipated benefits of the transaction, including as a result of a delay or difficulty in integrating the businesses of TCIL and TAL; uncertainty as to the long-term value of Triton's common shares; the expected amount and timing of cost savings and operating synergies resulting from the transaction; decreases in the demand for leased containers; decreases in market leasing rates for containers; difficulties in re-leasing containers after their initial fixed-term leases; their customers' decisions to buy rather than lease containers; their dependence on a limited number of customers for a substantial portion of their revenues; customer defaults; decreases in the selling prices of used containers; extensive competition in the container leasing industry; difficulties stemming from the international nature of their businesses; decreases in the demand for international trade; disruption to their operations resulting from the political and economic policies of foreign countries, particularly China; disruption to their operations from failures of or attacks on their information technology systems; their compliance with laws and regulations related to security, anti-terrorism, environmental protection and corruption; their ability to obtain sufficient capital to support their growth; restrictions on their businesses imposed by the terms of their debt agreements; and other risks and uncertainties, including those risk factors set forth in the section entitled "Risk Factors" beginning on page 34 of the proxy statement/prospectus included in Triton’s Registration Statement on Form S-4, as amended.
The foregoing list of important factors should not be construed as exhaustive and should be read in conjunction with the other cautionary statements that are included herein and elsewhere. Any forward-looking statements made herein are qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements, and there can be no assurance that the actual results or developments anticipated by us will be realized or, even if substantially realized, that they will have the expected consequences to, or effects on Triton or its business or operations. Except to the extent required by applicable law, we undertake no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.
-Financial Tables Follow-
TRITON INTERNATIONAL LIMITED AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES
Consolidated Balance Sheets
(Dollars in thousands)
Total current assets
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDER'S EQUITY:
Total current liabilities
Common shares, $0.01 par value, 100 shares authorized, and 100 shares issued respectively
Receivable from TCIL common shares
Additional paid-in capital
Total shareholder's equity
Total liabilities and shareholder's equity
Consolidated Statements of Operations
(Dollars in thousands, except share data)
Three Months Ended June 30, 2016
Six Months Ended June 30, 2016
Transaction and other non-recurring costs
Total operating expenses
Total other expenses
(Loss) before income taxes
(Loss) tax expense
Net (loss) per common share—Basic
Net (loss) per common share—Diluted
Cash dividends paid per common share
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding—Basic
Dilutive share options and restricted shares
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding—Diluted
Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
Cash flows from operating activities:
Adjustments to reconcile net loss:
Expenses paid by TCIL on behalf of Triton
Changes in assets and liabilities:
Increase in prepaid assets
Decrease in accounts payable
Net cash provided by operating activities
Cash flows from investing activities:
Net cash provided by investing activities
Cash flows from financing activities:
Net cash provided by financing activities
Net increase in unrestricted cash and cash equivalents
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period
Supplemental non-cash activities:
Capital contribution from TCIL in the form of expenses paid on behalf of Triton
TRITON CONTAINER INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
Leasing equipment, net of accumulated depreciation and allowances of $1,651,513 and $1,566,963
Net investment in finance leases
Revenue earning assets
Unrestricted cash and cash equivalents
Accounts receivable, net of allowances of $7,143 and $8,297
Fair value of derivative instruments
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY:
Equipment purchases payable
Accounts payable and other accrued expenses
Debt, net of unamortized deferred financing costs of $21,279 and $19,024
Class A common shares, $0.01 par value; 294,000,000 authorized, 44,537,630 and 44,535,732 issued and outstanding
Class B common shares, $0.01 par value; 6,000,000 authorized, issued and outstanding
Accumulated other comprehensive (loss)
Total liabilities and equity
(Dollars and shares in thousands, except earnings per share)
Total leasing revenues
(Loss) gain on sale of leasing equipment, net
Depreciation and amortization
Direct operating expenses
(Reversal of) provision for doubtful accounts
Interest and debt expense
Realized loss on derivative instruments
Write-off of deferred financing costs
Loss (gain) on interest rate swaps, net
Other (income) expense, net
Income before income taxes
Income tax expense
Less: income attributable to noncontrolling interest
Net income attributable to shareholders
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:
Amortization of deferred financing costs
Loss (gain) on sale of leasing equipment, net
Loss on interest rate swaps, net
Stock compensation charge
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:
Other changes in operating assets and liabilities
Purchases of leasing equipment and investments in finance leases
Proceeds from sale of equipment, net of selling costs
Cash collections on finance lease receivables, net of income earned
Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities
Redemption of common shares
Financing fees paid under debt facilities
Borrowings under debt facilities
Payments under debt facilities and capital lease obligations
Decrease in restricted cash
Distributions to noncontrolling interests
Net cash (used in) provided by financing activities
Net increase (decrease) in unrestricted cash and cash equivalents
Unrestricted cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period
Unrestricted cash and cash equivalents, end of period
Supplemental non-cash investing activities:
Amounts incurred, but not yet paid, for container rental equipment purchased
TAL INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC.
Leasing equipment, net of accumulated depreciation and allowances of $1,289,204 and $1,218,826
Net investment in finance leases, net of allowances of $671 and $805
Equipment held for sale
Accounts receivable, net of allowances of $1,209 and $1,314
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY:
Net deferred income tax liability
Debt, net of unamortized deferred financing costs of $23,720 and $25,245
Preferred stock, $0.001 par value, 500,000 shares authorized, none issued
Common stock, $0.001 par value, 100,000,000 shares authorized, 37,307,134 and 37,167,134 shares issued respectively
Treasury stock, at cost, 3,911,843 shares
Total stockholders' equity
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity
Equipment trading revenues
Equipment trading expenses
(Loss) on sale of leasing equipment, net
Provision (reversal) for doubtful accounts
Net (loss) income
Amortization of net loss on terminated derivative instruments designated as cash flow hedges
Amortization of lease intangibles
Loss on sale of leasing equipment, net
Deferred income taxes
Net equipment sold (purchased) for resale activity
Net cash (used in) investing activities
Purchases of treasury stock
Stock options exercised and stock related activity
Common stock dividends paid
Net (decrease) in unrestricted cash and cash equivalents
Non-GAAP Financial Measures
We use the terms "EBITDA", “Adjusted EBITDA”, "Adjusted pre-tax income", and "Adjusted net income", throughout this press release.
EBITDA is defined as net income before interest and debt expense, income tax expense, depreciation and amortization, and the write-off of deferred financing costs. Adjusted EBITDA is defined as EBITDA excluding gains and losses on interest rate swaps, plus principal payments on finance leases, plus transaction and other non-recurring costs.
Adjusted pre-tax income is defined as income before income taxes as further adjusted for certain items which are described in more detail below, which management believes are not representative of our operating performance. Adjusted pre-tax income excludes gains and losses on interest rate swaps, the write-off of deferred financing costs, and transaction and other non-recurring costs. Adjusted net income is defined as net income further adjusted for the items discussed above, net of income tax.
EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted pre-tax income, Adjusted net income, and Adjusted pre-tax return on tangible equity are not presentations made in accordance with U.S. GAAP. EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted pre-tax income, and Adjusted net income should not be considered as alternatives to, or more meaningful than, amounts determined in accordance with U.S. GAAP, including net income, or net cash from operating activities.
We believe that EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted pre-tax income, Adjusted net income, and Adjusted pre-tax return on tangible equity are useful to an investor in evaluating our operating performance because these measures:
are widely used by securities analysts and investors to measure a company’s operating performance and available liquidity to service debt and fund investments without regard to debt or capital structure, income tax rates and depreciation policy estimates, which can vary substantially from company to company;
help investors to more meaningfully evaluate and compare the results of our operations from period to period by removing the impact of our capital structure, our asset base and certain non-routine events which we do not expect to occur in the future; and
are used by our management for various purposes, including as measures of operating performance and liquidity, to assist in comparing performance from period to period on a consistent basis, in presentations to our board of directors concerning our financial performance and as a basis for strategic planning and forecasting.
We have provided a reconciliation of net income, the most directly comparable U.S. GAAP measure, to EBITDA in the tables below for the
. We have also provided reconciliations of income before income taxes and net income, the most directly comparable U.S. GAAP measures, to Adjusted pre-tax income and Adjusted net income in the tables below for the
We have also provided reconciliations of operating cash flows to Adjusted EBITDA in the tables below for the current quarter.
Non-GAAP Reconciliations of Adjusted Pre-tax Income and Adjusted Net Income
(Dollars in Thousands)
Net loss (gain) on interest rate swaps
Transaction and other non-recurring costs
Adjusted pre-tax income
Write-off of deferred financing costs, net of tax
Net loss (gain) on interest rate swaps, net of tax
Transaction and other non-recurring costs, net of tax
Foreign income and withholding tax adjustments
Adjusted net income
Non-GAAP Reconciliations of Operating Cash Flows to Adjusted EBITDA
(Loss) gain on sale of equipment, net
Changes in operating assets & liabilities
Principal payments on finance leases
TAL INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC.
Stock compensation tax adjustment
Tax adjustment related to non-deductibility of certain transaction and other non-recurring costs
(Loss) on sale of equipment, net
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