AVID BIOSERVICES: Administration’s Dialogue and Evaluation of Monetary Place and Working Outcomes (Kind 10-Q)

The next dialogue and evaluation of the monetary situation and outcomes of
our operations must be learn along with the monetary statements and associated
notes of Avid Bioservices, Inc. included in Half I Merchandise 1 of this Quarterly
Report on Kind 10-Q and with our audited consolidated monetary statements and
the associated notes included in our Annual Report on Kind 10-Okay for the fiscal
yr
ended April 30, 2020.


Warning Concerning Ahead-Wanting Statements



This Quarterly Report on Kind 10-Q incorporates forward-looking statements,
together with the anticipated future influence of the continued COVID-19 world pandemic
on our enterprise operations, that contain dangers and uncertainties, in addition to
assumptions that, in the event that they by no means materialize or show incorrect, might trigger our
outcomes of operations to vary materially from these expressed or implied by
such forward-looking statements. The statements contained on this Quarterly
Report on Kind 10-Q that aren't purely historic are "forward-looking
statements" inside the that means of Part 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as
amended, and Part 21E of the Securities Alternate Act of 1934, as amended (the
"Alternate Act"). Ahead-looking statements are sometimes recognized by means of
phrases similar to, however not restricted to, "anticipate," "imagine," "can," "proceed,"
"might," "estimate," "count on," "intend," "might," "plan," "undertaking," "search,"
"ought to," "goal," "will," "would" and related expressions or variations
meant to determine forward-looking statements. These statements are primarily based on
the beliefs and assumptions of our administration primarily based on data at present
out there to administration. These forward-looking statements are topic to
quite a few dangers and uncertainties, together with the dangers and uncertainties
described beneath the part titled "Threat Components" in our Annual Report on Kind
10-Okay for the fiscal yr ended April 30, 2020, these recognized on this
"Administration's Dialogue and Evaluation of Monetary Situation and Outcomes of
Operations" and elsewhere on this Quarterly Report on Kind 10-Q, and in different
filings we might make with the Securities and Alternate Fee from time to
time. Furthermore, we function in an evolving setting. New danger elements and
uncertainties emerge infrequently and it's not attainable for our administration
to foretell all danger elements and uncertainties, nor can we assess the influence of
all elements on our enterprise or the extent to which any issue, or mixture of
elements, might trigger precise outcomes to vary materially from these contained in
any forward-looking assertion. We qualify all of our forward-looking statements
by these cautionary statements and, besides as required by legislation, assume no
obligation and don't intend to replace these forward-looking statements.



Overview



We're a devoted CDMO that gives a complete vary of companies from
course of improvement to CGMP scientific and industrial manufacturing, centered on
biopharmaceutical drug substances derived from mammalian cell tradition. With 28
years of expertise producing monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins,
our companies embody CGMP scientific and industrial product manufacturing, bulk
packaging, launch and stability testing and regulatory submissions help. We
additionally present a wide range of course of improvement companies, together with upstream and
downstream improvement and optimization, analytical strategies improvement, testing
and characterization.



Strategic Targets


Now we have established and are at present executing the next strategic targets:

Put money into extra manufacturing capability and the required assets for us

obtain our long-term progress technique and meet the expansion demand of our

buyer packages, shifting from improvement to gross sales

manufacturing;

Broaden our information of the market by means of diversified however versatile advertising and marketing

technique;

Proceed to broaden our buyer base and packages with present clients to

course of improvement and manufacturing service choices; and

· Enhance our working revenue margin based on the most effective business requirements.







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Third Quarter Highlights



Here’s a abstract of the highlights of our accomplished third quarter. January 31, 2021:

Declared revenue of $ 21.8 million, a rise of 61%, or $ 8.2 million,

in comparison with the identical interval of the earlier yr;

Reported web revenue attributable to widespread shareholders of $ 0.8 million, or

$ 0.01 per fundamental and diluted share;

Ended the quarter with an order ebook of $ 120 million, representing an absolute document

for us;

· Completion of a public providing subscribed for 3,833,335 shares of our

inventory on the public supply worth of $ 9.00 per share, together with 500,000 shares

bought following full train by the underwriters of their name possibility

extra shares. The online proceeds of the providing had been $ 32.1 million, after

deduction of subscription reductions and commissions and different associated gives

bills. We intend to make use of these merchandise for the enlargement of our

manufacturing capabilities; and

Continued two-stage enlargement of our Myford plant as we go

   mentioned within the "Facility Growth" part beneath.




Facility Growth



Throughout December 2020, we introduced plans for a two-phased enlargement of our
Myford facility. The primary part expands the manufacturing capability of our present
Myford North facility by the addition of a second downstream processing suite.
The second part additional expands the capability by means of the construct out of a second
manufacturing practice, together with each upstream and downstream processing suites
inside Myford South.



The primary part of our enlargement plan was initiated through the second quarter of
fiscal 2021 and is predicted to take roughly 12 to fifteen months to finish at
an estimated value of roughly $15 million. We estimate that the primary part
of enlargement might enhance our annual income producing capability by as much as $50
million, bringing the mixed annual income producing capability of our
Franklin and Myford North services to as much as $170 million.



Throughout February 2021, we introduced the acceleration of the initiation of the
second part of enlargement, which was pushed by a rise in projected buyer
demand for our manufacturing companies. Based mostly on conceptual plans, we estimate
that the Myford South enlargement, which was initiated in February 2021, will take
18 to 24 months to finish at a price of roughly $45 to $55 million. Upon
completion, we estimate that the enlargement of Myford South will enhance our
annual income producing capability by an extra $100 million.



Throughout December 2020, we accomplished an underwritten public providing of three,833,335
shares of our widespread inventory on the public providing worth of $9.00 per share,
together with 500,000 shares bought pursuant to the underwriters' full train of
their choice to buy extra shares. Web proceeds from the providing had been
$32.1 million, after deducting underwriting reductions and commissions and different
providing associated bills. We intend to make use of the online proceeds from the providing
for these expansions.


Impression of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic

In March 2020, the World Well being Group declared the novel coronavirus
illness ("COVID-19") outbreak a worldwide pandemic. Thus far, the COVID-19 pandemic
has not had a big influence on our operations, as we have now been in a position to
proceed to function our manufacturing services and supply important companies
to our clients. Moreover, in an effort to guard the well being and security of
our staff and in compliance with state laws, we have now instituted a
work-from-home coverage for workers who can carry out their job capabilities offsite,
carried out every day temperature checking, social distancing necessities and different
measures to permit manufacturing and different personnel important to manufacturing to
proceed work inside our manufacturing services, and suspended all
non-essential worker journey.







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The complete extent to which COVID-19 will instantly or not directly influence our
enterprise, monetary situation, and outcomes of operations will rely on future
developments which might be extremely unsure and can't be precisely predicted,
together with new data that will emerge regarding COVID-19, the actions taken
to comprise it or deal with its influence and the financial influence on native, regional,
nationwide and worldwide markets. We are going to proceed to evaluate the potential
influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on our enterprise, monetary situation, and
outcomes of operations. For an additional dialogue of potential dangers to our
enterprise from the COVID-19 pandemic, please discuss with "Half II, Merchandise 1A-Threat
Components" on this Quarterly Report on Kind 10-Q.



Monetary efficiency and metrics

In evaluating the efficiency of our enterprise, we bear in mind numerous efficiency and monetary measures. The principle indicators of the monetary place and operational efficiency of our firm are revenues, gross margin, promoting bills, normal and administrative bills and working revenue.



We intend for this dialogue to supply the reader with data that can
help in understanding our consolidated monetary statements, the adjustments in
sure key gadgets in these consolidated monetary statements from interval to
interval and the first elements that accounted for these adjustments.



Revenues



Revenues are derived from companies supplied beneath our buyer contracts and are
disaggregated into manufacturing and course of improvement income streams. The
manufacturing income stream usually represents income from the manufacturing
of buyer merchandise derived from mammalian cell tradition protecting scientific
by means of industrial manufacturing runs. The method improvement income stream
usually represents income from companies related to the customized
improvement of a producing course of and analytical strategies for a buyer's
product.



Gross Revenue



Gross revenue is the same as revenues much less value of revenues. Value of revenues
displays the direct value of labor, overhead and materials prices. Direct labor
prices embody personnel prices inside the manufacturing, course of and analytical
improvement, high quality assurance, high quality management, validation, provide chain and
services capabilities. Overhead prices embody the hire, widespread space upkeep,
utilities, property taxes, safety, supplies and provides, software program, small
gear and deprecation prices of all manufacturing and laboratory places.



Promoting, normal and administrative bills



Promoting, normal and administrative ("SG&A") bills are composed of
corporate-level bills together with personnel and help prices of company
capabilities similar to government administration, finance and accounting, enterprise
improvement, authorized, human assets, data know-how, undertaking administration,
and different centralized companies. SG&A bills embody company authorized charges,
audit and accounting charges, investor relation bills, non-employee director
charges, company facility associated bills, and different bills regarding our
normal administration, administration, undertaking administration, and enterprise improvement
actions. SG&A bills are usually in a roundabout way proportional to revenues,
however we count on such bills to extend over time to help the wants of our
rising firm.







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Outcomes of Operations



The next desk compares the unaudited condensed consolidated statements of
operations for the three and 9 months ended January 31, 2021 and 2020 (in
1000's):



                              Three Months Ended                         9 Months Ended
                                 January 31,                                January 31,
                      2021          2020         $ Change         2021         2020         $ Change
Revenues            $  21,806$  13,585$    8,221$  68,262$  47,152$   21,110
Value of revenues       15,604        12,800          2,804        47,098   
    41,921          5,177
Gross revenue            6,202           785          5,417        21,164         5,231         15,933

Working
bills:
Promoting, normal
and
administrative          4,018         2,996          1,022        12,009        10,989          1,020
Loss on lease
termination                 -             -              -             -           355           (355 )
Complete working
bills                4,018         2,996          1,022        12,009        11,344            665
Working revenue
(loss)                  2,184        (2,211 )        4,395         9,155        (6,113 )       15,268
Curiosity and
different revenue, web          23           107            (84 )          66           415           (349 )

Web revenue (loss) $ 2,207(2 104) $$ 4,311$ 9,221

 $  (5,698 )$   14,919

Three months ended January 31, 2021 In comparison with three months ended January 31, 2020



Revenues



Revenues for the three months ended January 31, 2021 and 2020 had been $21.8 million
and $13.6 million, respectively, a rise of $8.2 million or 61%. The
enhance in revenues will be attributed to a $6.4 million enhance in
manufacturing revenues primarily because of a rise within the quantity and scope of
manufacturing runs in-process and/or accomplished within the present yr interval
in comparison with the prior yr interval, mixed with a $1.8 million enhance in
course of improvement revenues. The rise in revenues was attributed to the
following elements of our income streams:



                                                $ thousands and thousands

Web enhance in manufacturing revenues $ 6.4
Web enhance in course of improvement revenues

            1.8
Complete enhance in revenues                     $        8.2

As well as, as beforehand reported, manufacturing revenues for the interval of the earlier yr had been affected by a manufacturing disruption.






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Gross Revenue


Gross revenue for the three months ended January 31, 2021 and 2020 was $6.2
million and $0.8 million, respectively, a rise of roughly $5.4
million, and gross margins for such intervals had been 28% and 6%, respectively. The
enhance in gross revenue for the current-year interval can primarily be attributed
to elevated revenues, partially offset by a rise in payroll associated prices.
As well as, the prior-year interval gross revenue was impacted by sure prices
related to the manufacturing interruption described above, which prices had been
not incurred through the current-year interval.



Promoting, normal and administrative bills



SG&A bills for the three months ended January 31, 2021 and 2020 had been $4.0
million and $3.0 million, respectively, a rise of roughly $1.0
million or 34%. As a share of income, SG&A bills for the three months
ended January 31, 2021 and 2020 had been 18% and 22%, respectively. The online enhance
in SG&A bills was attributed to the next elements:



                                               $ thousands and thousands
Enhance in accrued bonus bills             $       1.0
Enhance in stock-based compensation expense           0.3
Lower in separation associated bills               (0.2 )
Web lower in all different SG&A bills               (0.1 )
Complete enhance in SG&A bills                $       1.0




Working Revenue (Loss)



Working revenue was $2.2 million for the three months ended January 31, 2021
in comparison with an working lack of $2.2 million for a similar interval within the prior
yr. This $4.4 million enchancment in year-over-year working revenue (loss)
can primarily be attributed to a $5.4 million enhance in gross revenue, offset
by a rise in SG&A expense of roughly $1.0 million.



9 months ended January 31, 2021 In comparison with 9 months accomplished January 31, 2020



Revenues



Revenues for the 9 months ended January 31, 2021 and 2020, had been $68.3 million
and $47.2 million, respectively, a rise of $21.1 million or 45%. The
enhance in revenues will be attributed to a $20.0 million enhance in
manufacturing revenues primarily because of a rise within the quantity and scope of
manufacturing runs in-process and/or accomplished within the current-year interval
in comparison with the prior yr interval, mixed with a $1.1 million enhance in
course of improvement revenues. As well as, the current-year interval enhance in
manufacturing revenues contains: (i) $3.1 million in charges recorded through the
first quarter of fiscal 2021 from a buyer that had reached its stock
necessities with fewer manufacturing runs than anticipated, due to this fact not
using all their reserved capability that had been scheduled for the third
quarter of fiscal 2021, and (ii) the popularity of $1.1 million from adjustments in
estimated variable income consideration on account of finishing efficiency
obligations for sure tasks through the second quarter of fiscal 2021,
due to this fact rising income acknowledged for these tasks through the interval.
The rise in revenues was attributed to the next elements of our
income streams:



                                               $ thousands and thousands

Web enhance in manufacturing revenues $ 20.0
Web enhance in course of improvement revenues

           1.1
Complete enhance in revenues                     $      21.1








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As well as, the expansion in manufacturing revenues over the 9 months ended
January 31, 2021 was accomplished by $ 4.3 million the completion of sure manufacturing runs through the first quarter of fiscal 2021 that had been postponed into the second half of fiscal 2020 because of a beforehand disclosed manufacturing disruption.


Gross Revenue


Gross revenue for the 9 months ended January 31, 2021 and 2020 was $21.2
million and $5.2 million, respectively, a rise of roughly $15.9
million, and gross margins for such intervals had been 31% and 11%, respectively. The
enhance in gross revenue for the current-year interval can primarily be attributed
to elevated revenues, which incorporates the aforementioned charges related to a
buyer's unused capability of $3.1 million and the $1.1 million related to
the change in variable income consideration, partially offset by a rise in
payroll associated prices and elevated facility and gear associated prices.
Excluding the $3.1 million charges related to a buyer's unused capability and
the $1.1 million in extra variable income consideration, gross margin for
the 9 months ended January 31, 2021 was roughly 27%. Moreover, the
prior-year interval gross revenue was impacted by sure prices related to the
manufacturing interruption described above, which prices weren't incurred throughout
the current-year interval.


Promoting, normal and administrative bills



SG&A bills for the 9 months ended January 31, 2021 and 2020 had been $12.0
million and $11.0 million, respectively, a rise of roughly $1.0
million or 9%. As a share of income, SG&A bills for the 9 months
ended January 31, 2021 and 2020 had been 18% and 23%, respectively. The online enhance
in SG&A bills was attributed to the next elements:



                                               $ thousands and thousands
Enhance in accrued bonus bills             $       1.5
Enhance in stock-based compensation expense           0.5
Enhance in payroll and profit prices                  0.3
Lower in separation associated bills               (1.1 )
Web lower in all different SG&A bills               (0.2 )
Complete enhance in SG&A bills                $       1.0




Loss on Lease Termination


Within the second quarter of the nine-month prior yr interval ended January 31,
2020, we terminated an working lease for one in all our non-manufacturing
services that was primarily utilized for warehouse area. The lease
termination was primarily pushed by our efforts to scale back prices by leveraging
out there warehouse area in our different services. In reference to the
termination of this lease, we eliminated the corresponding working lease
right-of-use asset and legal responsibility balances from our stability sheet and acknowledged
a lack of $0.4 million. Moreover, the lease termination launched $0.3
million of restricted money that was pledged as collateral beneath a letter of
credit score required by the terminated lease.



Working Revenue (Loss)



Working revenue was $9.2 million for the 9 months ended January 31, 2021
in comparison with an working lack of $6.1 million for a similar interval within the prior
yr. This $15.3 million enchancment in year-over-year working revenue (loss)
can primarily be attributed to a $15.9 million enhance in gross revenue mixed
with the absence of the loss on lease termination acknowledged within the prior yr
interval, as mentioned above, partially offset by a rise in SG&A expense
of
roughly $1.0 million.







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Liquidity and capital assets

Our main sources of liquidity are money stream from working actions and our free money and money equivalents.



As well as, throughout December 2020, we accomplished an underwritten public providing
of three,833,335 shares of our widespread inventory on the public providing worth of $9.00
per share, together with 500,000 shares bought pursuant to the underwriters' full
train of their choice to buy extra shares. Web proceeds realized
from the providing had been $32.1 million, after deducting underwriting reductions and
commissions and different providing associated bills.



As of January 31, 2021, we had money and money equivalents of $70.9 million. We
imagine that our present money available and our anticipated money flows from
working actions shall be adequate to fund our operations for not less than the
subsequent 12 months from the date of this Quarterly Report.



We at present count on to finance our operations with our present money available and
our anticipated money flows from operations. If money flows from operations are
not adequate to help our operations or capital necessities, then we'll
must receive extra fairness or debt financing to fund our future
operations. We might elevate these funds on the applicable time, accessing the shape
of capital that we decide is most applicable contemplating the markets
out there to us and their respective prices of capital, similar to by means of the
issuance of debt or by means of the general public providing of securities. These financings
will not be out there on acceptable phrases, or in any respect. Our skill to lift
extra capital within the fairness and debt markets relies on numerous
elements together with, however not restricted to, the market demand for our widespread inventory.
The market demand or liquidity of our widespread inventory is topic to numerous
dangers and uncertainties together with, however not restricted to, our monetary outcomes,
financial and market situations, and world monetary crises and financial
downturns, together with these brought on by widespread public well being crises such because the
COVID-19 pandemic, which can trigger excessive volatility and disruptions in capital
and credit score markets. If we're unable to fund our persevering with operations by means of
these sources, we might not be capable to full deliberate tasks or we might must
restructure, or stop, our operations. As well as, even when we're in a position to elevate
extra capital, it will not be at a worth or on phrases which might be favorable to
us. Any of those actions might materially hurt our enterprise, monetary
situation, outcomes of operations, and future prospects.



The next desk presents our money flows from working, investing and
financing actions for the 9 months ended January 31, 2021 and 2020 (in
1000's):



                                                          9 Months Ended January 31,
                                                            2021                 2020

Restricted money, money equivalents and money (1) $ 71,244$ 31,037
Web money from working actions

                      13,322       

2,780

Web money utilized in investing actions                          (5,717 )             (3,025 )
Web money supplied by (utilized in) financing actions            27,027      
        (2,219 )


___________

(1) From January 31, 2021 and 2020, money, money equivalents and restricted money

included $ 0.4 million whose normal use was restricted, associated to money

that has been pledged as safety beneath a letter of credit score beneath a

     facility lease settlement.



Web money supplied by working actions



Throughout the 9 months ended January 31, 2021, web money supplied by working
actions elevated by $10.5 million to $13.3 million from $2.8 million of web
money supplied by working actions through the 9 months ended January
31,
2020.







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Web money supplied by working actions for the 9 months ended January 31,
2021 was primarily attributable to web revenue of $9.2 million mixed with
non-cash changes to web revenue of $5.3 million associated to depreciation and
amortization and stock-based compensation, offset by money flows from the online
change in working property and liabilities of $1.2 million.



Web money supplied by working actions for the 9 months ended January 31,
2020 was primarily attributable to a web lack of $5.7 million, offset by
non-cash changes to web lack of $4.5 million associated to depreciation and
amortization, stock-based compensation and loss on lease termination, and money
flows from the online change in working property and liabilities of $4.0 million.



Web money used in funding actions

Throughout the 9 months ended January 31, 2021, web money utilized in investing actions elevated by $ 2.7 million at $ 5.7 million of $ 3.0 million of web money allotted to investing actions through the 9 months ended January 31, 2020.

Web money allotted to investing actions for the 9 months ended January 31, 2021
and 2020 consisted of $ 5.7 million and $ 3.0 million, respectively, used to accumulate property, plant and gear primarily associated to our manufacturing and improvement actions.

Web money supplied by (utilized in) financing actions



Throughout the 9 months ended January 31, 2021, web money supplied by financing
actions elevated by $29.2 million to $27.0 million from $2.2 million of web
money utilized in financing actions through the 9 months ended January 31, 2020.



Web money supplied by financing actions for the 9 months ended January 31,
2021 consisted primarily of $32.1 million in web proceeds in reference to an
underwritten public providing of our widespread inventory on the public providing worth of
$9.00 per share (as additional described in Word 5 of the Notes to the Condensed
Consolidated Monetary Statements), $2.2 million of proceeds from the train
of inventory choices and $0.4 million of proceeds from the issuance of widespread inventory
beneath our ESPP, partially offset by $4.4 million of money used to repay in full a
promissory be aware issued pursuant to the Paycheck Safety Program (as additional
described in Word 3 of the Notes to the Condensed Consolidated Monetary
Statements) and $3.2 million of money used to pay most popular dividends to holders
of our Collection E Most well-liked Inventory.



Web money utilized in financing actions for the 9 months ended January 31, 2020
consisted primarily of money used to pay most popular dividends to holders of our
Collection E Most well-liked Inventory of $3.2 million, partially offset by $0.9 million of
proceeds from the train of inventory choices and $0.2 million of proceeds from
the issuance of widespread inventory beneath our ESPP.



Contractual Obligations



Throughout the 9 months ended January 31, 2021, there have been no materials adjustments in
our contractual obligations and commitments, as described in Half II, Merchandise 7 of
our Annual Report on Kind 10-Okay for the fiscal yr ended April 30, 2020.



Accounting insurance policies and important estimates



Our dialogue and evaluation of our consolidated monetary situation and outcomes
of operations are primarily based on our consolidated monetary statements, which have
been ready in accordance with accounting ideas usually accepted in the
United States ("U.S. GAAP"). The preparation of our consolidated monetary
statements requires us to make estimates and assumptions that have an effect on the
reported quantities of property, liabilities, revenues, bills, and associated
disclosures. We overview our estimates and assumptions on an ongoing foundation. We
base our estimates on historic expertise and on assumptions that we imagine
to be cheap beneath the circumstances, the outcomes of which kind the idea
for our judgments in regards to the carrying worth of property and liabilities which might be
not readily obvious from different sources. Precise outcomes might fluctuate from what we
anticipate and totally different assumptions or estimates in regards to the future might change
our reported outcomes. Throughout the 9 months ended January 31, 2021, there have been
no vital adjustments in our vital accounting insurance policies as beforehand
disclosed by us in Half II, Merchandise 7 of our Annual Report on Kind 10-Okay for the
fiscal yr ended April 30, 2020.







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Current accounting statements



For a dialogue of current accounting pronouncements relevant to us, please
discuss with Word 2, Abstract of Important Accounting Insurance policies, within the accompanying
notes to our unaudited condensed consolidated monetary statements.



Backlog


Our backlog represents, as of a time limit, future income from work not but
accomplished beneath signed contracts. As of January 31, 2021, our backlog was $120
million, as in comparison with $65 million as of April 30, 2020. Whereas we anticipate
that the majority of our backlog shall be acknowledged as income by the top of our subsequent
fiscal yr, our backlog is topic to numerous dangers and uncertainties,
together with the danger {that a} buyer well timed cancels its commitments previous to our
initiation of producing companies, wherein case we could also be required to refund
some or all the quantities paid to us upfront beneath these canceled
commitments; the danger {that a} buyer might expertise delays in its program(s) or
in any other case, which might outcome within the postponement of anticipated manufacturing
companies; the danger that we might not efficiently execute on all buyer
tasks; or a possible unfavourable influence from the COVID-19 world pandemic, any
of which might have a unfavourable influence on our liquidity, reported backlog and
future income.

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