Let´s GOWEX - Shareholder bulletin feb 13


Published on

GOWEX (GOW-MAB, ALGOW-NYSE Alternext, LGWXY - OTC) it’s been 14 years operating in the Telecommunication sector and it’s currently leading the creation of WiFi Cities offering Free & Premium WiFi connectivity in streets and transportation. The company is now exporting the innovative business models in many cities in Europe, Latin America, Asia and in emerging countries.

In 2010, it has become the first and only Spanish SMB to make a “dual listing”, publicly traded in the MAB (GOW) and the NYSE-Alternext (ALGOW). The company's total revenue in 2012 amounted to 114.1 million Euros. On December 2012 GOWEX subscribed almost 18 million € in a capital increase.

With offices in Madrid, Burgos, Buenos Aires, London, San José (Costa Rica), Paris and Shanghai, GOWEX develops a sustainable business model in their WiFi networks, based in efficient and technical quality of their patented platforms: The Roaming platform, which allows users to connect freely in all the cities, the Geolocalization Content and Advertisement platform, which provides a financing business through marketing and advertisement agreements.

In 2011, GOWEX joined the Wireless Broadband Alliance and received a prize for the “Best Web Company” in the Internet Day

In February 2012, Jenaro Garcia GOWEX CEO, received the “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” by Ernst & Young in the category of Innovation

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Let´s GOWEX - Shareholder bulletin feb 13

  1. 1. SPECIAL Feb./2013 GAZETTE Let´s GOWEX Investors’ RelationLet’s take risks and conquer your fears
  2. 2. NEWS DISTRIBUTION LIST for shareholdersIf you would like to be included in the distribution list ofGOWEX shareholder news, send us an e-mail with thesubject "mailing list" and your full name to:ir@gowex.comYou will be informed on time, via e-mail, about the latestrelevant news, results publication, shareholder meetingsand other significant information about GOWEX Groupand its shares.
  3. 3. SPECIAL GAZETTE Agreements reached at the EGM on Nov. 12th 4 Increase in share capital results of Dec. 2012 6 Shareholding structure after the share capital 7 increase Agreements reached at the EGM on Feb. 2013 5 GOWEX’s shares 8 R&D&i projects 9 Best Tweets about GOWEX 10 GOWEX news 11 GOWEX on the MWC 2013 14 Shareholders and investors’ contact details 15
  4. 4. Agreements reached at the EGM on Nov./2012The Lets GOWEX, SA Extraordinary General Meetingof its Shareholders held on November the 5th, 2012,on a first call, had a total number of 22 shareholderspresent or represented, that accounted the 70.77% ofthe total share capital and they approved unanimouslyin full the resolutions proposed: Application to the SEC (US Securities and ExchangeCommission), for an authorization to issue a program ofADR (American Depositary Receipt) Delegation to raise share capital 70.77% 4
  5. 5. Increase in Share Capital Results of Dec. /2012The increase in share capital approved by theBoard of Directors of the Company onNovember the 12th, 2012 in exercise of thepowers delegated by the ExtraordinaryGeneral Meeting of November the 5th, 2012, "60% of all thehas been executed. shareholders who attended the shareIt consisted of the issuance of 1,528,404 newordinary shares of five cents of euro (0.05) of capital increase, werenominal value and of the same class andseries as those GOWEX shares currently large internationaloutstanding and issued with a premium of funds"11.55 euros, so it has been an issue price of11.60 euros per share. Therefore, the totalamount of the subscription amounted to17,729,486.40 Euros. 5
  6. 6. Shareholding structure after the share capital increaseThe social capital of the Company amountsto € 723,133.60, divided into 14,462,672shares of € 0.05 per value each. Fullysubscribed and paid each one of them. They “free float increasingall belong to a single class and series, that that stood at 37.9%”gives identical voting and dividend rightsand are represented by account entries. 37,90% 37,90% 9,94% 27,40% 27,40% 9,94% 24,76% 24,76% 6
  7. 7. Agreements reached at the EGM on Feb/2013 The Lets GOWEX Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held on February 21st, 2013, on a first call, represented by the 62.38% of the share capital, approved by a majority of the attendants the following resolutions : First.- Renewal of the authorization granted to the Company to proceed with the acquisition of its own shares. Second.- Modification of the nominal value of the shares without changing the amount of share capital (Split) from 0.05 Euros to 0.01 Euros per share. 7
  8. 8. mar,10 apr, 10 may, 10 jun, 10 jul, 10 ago, 10 oct, 10 nov,10 dec, 10 jan, 11 feb, 11 GOW - MAB mar, 11 Analysts evolution apr, 11 may, 11 jun, 11 ago, 11 sept, 11 Target Price oct, 11 nov, 11 dec, 11 The share jan, 12 feb, 12 mar, 12 abr, 12 GOWEX Coverage Analysis jun, 12 jul,12 ago,12 sept, 12 oct, 12 ALGOW - NYSE Alternext nov, 12 dec, 12 jan, 138 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17
  9. 9. R&D&i ProjectsDevelops Intelligent Systems for Public Transport (ITS) for both, owntransportation that will impact on the overall efficiency of the city, andalso for travelers who use it.It is an intelligent virtual personal assistant that is able to interpret naturallanguage and give an answer to any questions asked by the user.Proposes the development of a platform for users of mobile devicescapable of suggesting in real-time the best cultural and entertainmentoffers depending on the preferences of the user through WiFi networks ofpublic access.It is an intelligent content distribution and information system for users ofpublic transport focused on urban and interurban bus fleets.It Searches for solutions to reduce the energy consumption that atelecommunications operator needs to provide a certain capacity. Thisshall be done in the proper use of the spectrum.It is a system consisting of heterogeneous networks which involve rapidintegration of existing communication resources to reduce the operationtime and which improve the coordination between the various LawEnforcement Agencies in a natural disaster or emergency situation. 9
  10. 10. The best Tweets about GOWEXGOWEX Results “GOWEX: the unstoppable Spanish Apple” “If a Spanish SME can now capture 30 million Euros in funding (capital) that is GOWEX” “GOWEX is the new apple of my eye, small start up very very powerful long-term” “In the simulation of portfolios, and thanks to @Impok support, They said Im the first, and yes, it is thanks to GOWEX 10
  11. 11. News GOWEX celebrates the Free WiFi GOWEX takes free Wi-Fi to Paris "made in Spain“ party public transport Elcorreo.com Europa press Starting today and thanks to the GOWEX GOWEX will provide free WiFi in 48 transit Madrid hard work, open access to the Wi-fi stations and surrounding outdoor areas of network will be available around the City Paris. According to the company, this Hall of Dame Street, San Patricio Park and project will provide WiFi access in 66 Smithfield. "smartzones". Thus, the 4.5 million daily passengers who use the metro of Paris can The Irish press mentioned GOWEX as the access with their mobile devices to the company of Madrid that provides the Internet for free. service. They also informed that it will generate more revenue through advertising However, the service will incorporate the and roaming agreements with other mobile entire subway network gradually, which service providers. currently has 14 lines, 245 stations and carries over 1,500 million passengers a year. The GOWEX CEO, Jenaro García added: With this initiative, the company takes an important step in its goal of making the French capital in a Wireless Smart City, with connection anywhere . “This agreement will not onlyincrease the number of Wi-Fi cities In this sense, the CEO of GOWEX, Jenaro for GOWEX, but also increase the Garcia, has indicated that, for the company the inter-urban transport is an integral part attractiveness of our advertising of theWireless Smart Cities® channels pinpointed because, coverage is being global” Follow the official GOWEX Twitter account on @gowex https://twitter.com/gowex 11
  12. 12. NewsThe Spanish company GOWEXbrings free Wi-Fi, to Marseille GOWEX conquers Dubai withbuses its free Wi-FiExpansión.com elEconomistaThe Spanish company GOWEX announcedtoday the signing of an agreement with The Spanish company brings theirthe French company transport "RDT 13" network to the main bus line of theto implement Internet wireless Emirates.connection services (WiFi), in Marseille(South of France) buses. Users of, the main bus line in the UAE which connects Dubai and Abu Dhabi,The project complements the companys enjoy free Wi-Fi service on board thanksofferings in train stations near Marseille to the action of the GOWEX company inand Aix-en-Provence, which make it that area of the Persian Gulf.easier for users who move between thosetwo cities creating a "permanent "The global position of the United Arabconnection“. Emirates, as a gateway to three continents and Dubai as technologicalRegarding its use, travelers can register in and financial epicenter, is the idealthe GOWEX Website or in the bus. enclave to extend our model of free Wi-Fi everywhere in the Middle East" explained some sources of the Spanish company . According to Jenaro Garcia, CEO of GOWEX, "this initiative is an integral part of GOWEX global growth strategy consisting of promoting recurring revenues through the development of projects of Wi-Fi Smart Cities and Wireless Smart Transports, which has led us to achieve 19 Wi-Fi projects in transport. 12
  13. 13. NewsFree Wi-Fi, the treasure hunt GOWEX signs an agreementEl País with SNCF to offer free Wi-Fi in the main train station inGOWEX, founded in the nineties as a Marseilleprovider of Internet, entered the free Wi- elEconomista.esFi in 2006. GOWEX end up addingcontracts in Spain and abroad, withmunicipalities, associations and transport GOWEX has signed an agreement withcompanies, in which it offers free or paid the French National Railways (SNCF) toWi-Fi. GOWEX is established in 65 cities offer its free Wi-Fi service in the mainaround the world and serves 15 metro or train station in Marseille, as reported bybus companies in Buenos Aires, Paris, the firm specializing in Wi-Fi cities.Marseille and Dubai. It also hasagreements with Nintendo and Deutsche Thus, under this agreement, more thanTelekom. 15 million passengers per year of "Marseille St. Charles" station will enjoyGOWEX invoiced in 2006 Euros 10.5 free 24 hours Wi-Fi.million and ended 2011 with 66.7 millioneuros. No wonder it has been the great This station is one of the main points ofsuccess of last year stock. After trading tourist arrivals in Marseille, Europeanout to MAB in 2010 to € 4.2, it increased Capital of Culture for 2013.up to 14.4 on Thursday. Its value hasdoubled in the past five months. "Our Recently, SNCF has announced its "lowcapitalization exceeds 180 million Euros" cost" high speed train (TGV) operatingrecalls Garcia. between Paris, Lyon, Marseille and Montpellier, which will help considerably to multiply the volume of travelers planned for next year and potential users of the Wi-Fi service in St. Charles station. 13
  14. 14. GOWEX at the MWC 2013For the third consecutive year, GOWEX participated in the Mobile World Congress2013, landmark event in the mobile sector, worldwide hold from the 25th to the 28thof February in Barcelona. The companys booth was located in the Pavilion of Spain(center aisle between the hall 4 and 5) which were also represented other importantSpanish companies such as Abertis, Unkasoft or Zed.All attendees had the opportunity to learn about the GOWEX model of Smart WiFiCities, already operating successfully in public spaces, transport, cafés, etc.worldwide thanks to the agreements reached with governments, associations,franchises, transport companies ,etc.Wireless Smart Cities of GOWEX ® improve the quality of life of citizens by creating ahyperconnected city thanks to Wi-Fi technology. The aim of the Smart WiFi Cities is toreduce costs and improve efficiency in communications infrastructure, enhance datatransmission needs by relieving congestion of mobile networks (offloading) andfinally get users to enjoy for free anytime and anywhere. 14
  15. 15. Shareholders and investors’ contact detailsFlorencia Maté GarabitoInternational CommunicationsManager & Investor Relations+34 670 738 579fmate@gowex.comJavier Solsona PieraInvestor Relations & Corporate Area+34 638 780 690jsolsona@gowex.comAlicia Viñas DíazInvestor Relations & Corporate Area+34 91 360 14 70avinas@gowex.com 15