40-Year Satellite and Telecommunications Veteran to Drive Company's Growth in Global Media and Mobility
Company also commencing CFO search;
Company Provides Preliminary Estimate for Full Year 2016 Revenue Results
The Company also announced that
10-K Filing Update
Global Eagle expects to file its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended
The Company expects full year 2016 revenue to be at or near the low end of its prior guidance range of
* The estimated full year 2016 revenue results are preliminary and unaudited. They are subject to the completion and finalization of fourth-quarter and year-end financial and accounting procedures, and reflect management's estimate based solely upon information available to management as of the date of this press release. Further information learned during that completion and finalization may alter the final results. In addition, the preliminary estimate should not be viewed as a substitute for full year financial statements prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in
Other than full-year 2016 revenue, we are not providing any other estimates of our financial performance (including, without limitation, Adjusted EBITDA) for the fourth quarter or full year 2016, and investors should no longer rely upon any previous estimates that we have made. In addition to the completion of our financial closing procedures and the procedures and audit to be conducted by our auditors, factors that could cause actual results to differ from those described above are set forth below under "Cautionary Note Concerning Forward-Looking Statements." Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance upon our preliminary estimates.
Cautionary Note Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding our final full-year 2016 revenue results, ability to achieve acquisition synergies, operations, financial performance, business initiatives and business outlook. These forward-looking statements are based on information available to us as of the date of this release and on our current expectations, forecasts and assumptions, and involve substantial risks and uncertainties. Actual results may vary materially from those expressed or implied by the forward looking statements herein due to a variety of factors, including: our ability to remediate material weaknesses in our internal control over financial reporting, including in a timely manner and their effect on our ability to finalize our full-year and fourth-quarter 2016 financial results and file our associated Annual Report on Form 10-K for 2016; our ability to successfully transition the chief executive officer role; our ability to identify and retain a new chief financial officer and transition the role; our ability to generate sufficient cash flow to make payments on our indebtedness or maintain adequate liquidity; our ability to integrate our acquired businesses; the ability of our business to grow, including through acquisitions which we are able to successfully integrate, and the ability of our executive officers to manage growth profitably; any delay or inability to realize the expected benefits and synergies of our acquired businesses; our ability to negotiate and consummate the Shareco joint venture transaction and associated investment on the contemplated terms and realize the benefits therefrom; our ability to settle legacy sound recording and music composition liabilities on terms that we consider reasonable; our ability to obtain and maintain licenses for content used on legacy installed IFE systems, or our failure to have the appropriate intellectual-property licenses for our business; our ability to recognize and timely implement future technologies in the aviation, maritime and land satellite connectivity and remote-communications space; our ability to capitalize on investments in developing our service offerings, including our long-term project with QEST to develop global antenna technologies; our ability to deliver end-to-end network performance sufficient to meet increasing airline and maritime customer and passenger demand; the loss of, or failure to realize benefits from, agreements with our airline and maritime partners; the loss of relationships with original equipment manufacturers or dealers; our reliance on third-party satellite service providers and equipment and other suppliers; the result of ongoing tax audits that could result in reduction of tax carryforwards and imposition of tax penalties and interest, plus payments of back-taxes owed; the loss of additional members of management and other key employees; and other risks and uncertainties set forth in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequently filed Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.
Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date the statements are made. You should not put undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. We assume no obligation to update forward-looking statements except to the extent required by applicable securities laws. If we do update one or more forward-looking statements, no inference should be drawn that we will make additional updates with respect to those or other forward-looking statements.
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