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Corporate Information

Board of Directors:

Mr. Terrence Bharath (Chairman)
Ms. Renee Johncilla
Mrs. Michal Andrews
Ms. Ingrid Lashley
Ms. Alana Beaubrun

Chief Executive Officer (Ag.)

Ian Forbes

Company Secretary:

Kathryna Baptiste Assee  LLB (Hons); LEC; EMBA

Chief Financial Officer:

Ginelle Lambie

Registered Office:

Corner Eastern Main Road & Trinity Avenue,
Laventille,
Trinidad & Tobago
E-mail: corphq@angostura.com
Website: www.angostura.com

Registrar & Transfer Agent:

Trinidad & Tobago Central
Depository Limited
10th Floor, Nicholas Towers 63-65
Independence Square, Port of Spain
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Telephone No. (868) 625-5107/9
Fax: (868) 623-0089

Auditors:

PwC
11-13 Victoria Avenue
Port of Spain
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Bankers:

Republic Bank Limited
Promenade Centre
72 Independence Square
Port of Spain
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

First Citizens Bank Limited
Corporate Banking Unit
2nd Floor, Corporate Centre
9 Queen’s Park East
Port of Spain
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Citibank (Trinidad & Tobago) Limited
12 Queen’s Park East
Port of Spain
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Scotiabank Limited
Scotia Centre Branch
56-58 Richmond Street
Port of Spain
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Attorneys-at-law:

Lex Caribbean
First Floor, 5-7 Sweet Briar Road
Port of Spain
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Financial Results

Performance Overview

For the nine-month period ended September 30, 2021, the Group reported Profit before Tax of $123m, an increase of $8m or 6.9% over the prior comparable period. Profit after tax was recorded at $92.3m, an increase of $11.6m or 14.4% over the same period last year.

The Group’s revenue performance of $613m showed strong growth of 6.8% or $39m year over year. Revenue growth was driven by increased demand for our branded products in international markets (North America, the Europe Middle East Asia Africa Region (EMEAA), UK, Australasia, Latin America (LATAM)). Collectively, these markets account for an increase in revenue of 38%. Local sales, however, affected by the local economic conditions and sustained health regulations, were 5% below the comparative period last year.

In analysis of segments, revenue from Angostura Aromatic Bitters, Angostura Chill/LLB and our extensive agency portfolio of products exceeded the comparative period last year by $61m or 42.1%. Bitters demand in Australasia, the EMEAA and the UK is responsible for driving international sales and overall revenue growth, boosted by e-commerce and the reopening of the on-premise trade (restaurants in particular) over the last fiscal quarter.

With Gross Profit margins in line with the prior comparative period, and savings of approximately $17m in operating expenses, profitability has been consistent year over year.

As we welcome the full re-opening of the local on-premise channel, especially restaurants and bars, we are optimistic that the wider entertainment industry will rebound and the local economy will be reinvigorated. While the unprecedented global supply chain gridlocks, both on sea and on land, have directly impacted some markets, overall international growth fueled by recovery of most major economies and increased demand for our products is projected to continue to drive our performance.

During this final quarter of the fiscal year 2021, we made a payment of an interim dividend to shareholders on record as at October 6, 2021 of $0.09 per share. This coupled with ongoing expansion in overseas markets and innovation in product offerings is testimony to the dedication and focus of our employees in maximizing shareholder value and contributing to national pride.

Mr. Terrence Bharath
Chairman
October 28, 2021