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XPO Logistics anuncia la presentación y registro del Formulario 10 ante la escisión prevista de la Compañía

Noticias | Greenwich, Conn. | 9 de Junio de 2021

 
Presenta previsiones de EBITDA ajustado para el ejercicio 2021 
 
Aporta previsiones de GXO para 2022 que incluyen un crecimiento del EBITDA interanual ajustado del 14% al 20% 
 
Prevé que la escisión concluya en el tercer trimestre de 2021 
 
Anuncia la celebración de Días del Inversor en Nueva York y Londres 
 

 
XPO Logistics, proveedor líder mundial en soluciones para la cadena de suministro, ha anunciado la presentación y registro del Formulario 10 de GXO Logistics ante la Comisión de Bolsa y Valores de Estados Unidos (SEC). El Formulario 10 se presentó en relación con la escisión prevista del segmento de logística de XPO para formar una compañía independiente cotizada en bolsa. XPO prevé que la escisión concluya en el tercer trimestre de 2021 con la cotización de GXO en la Bolsa de Nueva York, y su objetivo es obtener una calificación de grado de inversión para ambas compañías, GXO primero y, a continuación, XPO. 
 
Además, la empresa presentó información financiera adicional posterior a la escisión de GXO y XPO. El Formulario 10 y la información financiera complementaria están disponibles en el sitio web de la compañía, en xpo.com/investors
 
Brad Jacobs, presidente y consejero delegado de XPO Logistics, explica: “La presentación y registro del Formulario 10 es un paso fundamental en nuestro plan de escisión. La división dará lugar a dos potencias industriales especializadas en el sector de cadena de suministro: XPO en transporte y GXO en logística, cada una de ellas con perspectivas de crecimiento reforzadas”. 
 
Malcolm Wilson, consejero delegado de XPO Logistics Europe y futuro CEO de GXO según las previsiones actuales, ha comentado: “GXO adquirirá un mayor impulso como empresa independiente desde sus inicios, como se refleja en las sólidas previsiones para 2022 que publicamos hoy. Nuestro crecimiento está determinado por la demanda de los consumidores en cuanto a externalización y dos áreas de logística en las que estamos posicionados como líderes: automatización de almacenes e e-commerce”. 
 
Presenta previsiones de EBITDA ajustado para el ejercicio 2021 
 
XPO eleva su expectativa de EBITDA ajustado para el 2T de 2021 hasta al menos 490 millones de USD, basándose en unos resultados superiores a lo previsto de su segmento de transporte. Así, la compañía eleva sus perspectivas de EBITDA ajustado para el ejercicio completo 2021 de al menos 1.845.000 millones de USD a 1.895 millones de USD, en comparación con las previsiones anteriores (de 1.825.000 millones de USD a 1.875.000 millones de USD).  
 
El nuevo rango del EBITDA ajustado para 2021 equivale a un incremento interanual del 32% al 36% sobre 2020, que comprende: 

  • crecimiento del 28% al 32% del EBITDA ajustado en el segmento de logística 
  • crecimiento del 32% al 36% del EBITDA ajustado en el segmento de transporte 

 
Presenta previsiones de GXO para el ejercicio completo 2022 
 
La empresa ha emitido las siguientes previsiones preliminares para el ejercicio 2022 de GXO, la escisión prevista de su segmento de logística, asumiendo que la división se producirá en 2021: 

  • Crecimiento de los ingresos orgánicos de un 8% a un 12% respecto al dato proforma de 2021
  • EBITDA ajustado de 700 millones de USD a 735 millones de USD, que refleja un crecimiento interanual del 14% hasta el 20% por encima del dato proforma de 2021
  • Un EBITDAR ajustado de en torno a 1.500 millones de USD 

 
Anuncia Días del Inversor 
 
La compañía tiene previsto celebrar un Día del Inversor sobre la escisión de GXO el martes 13 de julio de 2021 en Nueva York, y en Londres en una fecha pendiente de anunciar en función de las restricciones de viajes. 
 
Desvela GXO.com 
 
La empresa ha lanzado un nuevo sitio web donde informa sobre las capacidades de GXO, mejores de su clase en cuanto a oferta vertical y de servicios. Inversores, clientes y medios de comunicación puede registrarse para recibir actualizaciones automáticas sobre noticias de GXO y los avances de la escisión en gxo.com
 
Acerca de la escisión de GXO 
 
XPO tiene previsto escindir su segmento de logística en el tercer trimestre de 2021 como GXO Logistics para crear dos potencias industriales independientes especializadas. Con la separación, se crearían dos sociedades cotizadas autónomas con identidades y ofertas de servicios claramente diferenciadas en mercados objetivo de enormes dimensiones. GXO sería la segunda mayor empresa de logística contractual del mundo y XPO sería proveedor líder global de servicios de transporte, principalmente en carga parcial y subcontratación de cargas. La operación de escisión está sujeta a varias condiciones, por lo que no puede asegurarse su conclusión o, en caso de producirse, sus condiciones o su momento exacto. Más información en gxo.com
 
 
Non-GAAP Financial Measures  
 
As required by the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), we provide reconciliations of the non-GAAP financial measures contained in this press release to the most directly comparable measure under GAAP, which are set forth in the financial tables attached to this release. 
 
XPO’s and GXO’s non-GAAP financial measures used in this release include: adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (“adjusted EBITDA”) and adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and rent expense (“adjusted EBITDAR”). 
 
Adjusted EBITDA includes adjustments for transaction and integration, as well as restructuring costs and other adjustments as set forth in the attached tables. Transaction and integration adjustments are generally incremental costs that result from an actual or planned acquisition, divestiture or spin-off and may include transaction costs, consulting fees, retention awards, and internal salaries and wages (to the extent the individuals are assigned full-time to integration and transformation activities) and certain costs related to integrating and converging IT systems. Restructuring costs primarily relate to severance costs associated with business optimization initiatives. Management uses these non-GAAP financial measures in making financial, operating and planning decisions and evaluating XPO’s, GXO’s and each business segment’s ongoing performance.  
 
Adjusted EBITDAR excludes rent expense from Adjusted EBITDA and is useful to management and investors in evaluating GXO’s performance because adjusted EBITDAR considers the performance of GXO’s operations, excluding decisions made with respect to capital investment, financing and other non-recurring charges. Adjusted EBITDAR is also a measure commonly used by management, research analysts and investors to value companies in the logistics industry. Since adjusted EBITDAR excludes interest expense and rent expense, it allows management, research analysts and investors to compare the value of different companies without regard to differences in capital structures and leasing arrangements. 
 
With respect to XPO’s full year 2021 financial targets for adjusted EBITDA and GXO’s full year 2022 financial targets for adjusted EBITDA and adjusted EBITDAR, a reconciliation of these non-GAAP measures to the corresponding GAAP measures is not available without unreasonable effort due to the variability and complexity of the reconciling items described above that we exclude from these non-GAAP target measures. The variability of these items may have a significant impact on our future GAAP financial results and, as a result, we are unable to prepare the forward-looking statement of income and statement of cash flows prepared in accordance with GAAP that would be required to produce such a reconciliation. 
 
Forward-looking Statements  
 
This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements other than statements of historical fact are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements, including the statements above regarding plans, benefits and timing of the contemplated spin-off transaction. In some cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terms such as “anticipate,” “estimate,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “potential,” “predict,” “should,” “will,” “expect,” “objective,” “projection,” “forecast,” “goal,” “guidance,” “outlook,” “effort,” “target,” “trajectory” or the negative of these terms or other comparable terms. However, the absence of these words does not mean that the statements are not forward-looking. These forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions and analyses made by the company in light of its experience and its perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors the company believes are appropriate in the circumstance. 
 
These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions that may cause actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause or contribute to a material difference include the risks discussed in our filings with the SEC and the following: economic conditions generally; the severity, magnitude, duration and aftereffects of the COVID-19 pandemic and government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic; our ability to align our investments in capital assets, including equipment, service centers and warehouses, to our customers’ demands; our ability to implement our cost and revenue initiatives; our ability to successfully integrate and realize anticipated synergies, cost savings and profit improvement opportunities with respect to acquired companies; matters related to our intellectual property rights; fluctuations in currency exchange rates; fuel price and fuel surcharge changes; natural disasters, terrorist attacks or similar incidents; risks and uncertainties regarding the potential timing and expected benefits of the proposed spin-off of our logistics segment, including final approval for the proposed spin-off and the risk that the spin-off may not be completed on the terms or timeline currently contemplated, if at all; the impact of the proposed spin-off on the size and business diversity of our company; the ability of the proposed spin-off to qualify for tax-free treatment for U.S. federal income tax purposes; our ability to develop and implement suitable information technology systems and prevent failures in or breaches of such systems; our substantial indebtedness; our ability to raise debt and equity capital; fluctuations in fixed and floating interest rates; our ability to maintain positive relationships with our network of third-party transportation providers; our ability to attract and retain qualified drivers; labor matters, including our ability to manage our subcontractors, and risks associated with labor disputes at our customers and efforts by labor organizations to organize our employees; litigation, including litigation related to alleged misclassification of independent contractors and securities class actions; risks associated with our self-insured claims; risks associated with defined benefit plans for our current and former employees; and governmental regulation, including trade compliance laws, as well as changes in international trade policies and tax regimes; governmental or political actions, including the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union; and competition and pricing pressures. 
 
All forward-looking statements set forth in this release are qualified 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 us or our business or operations. Forward-looking statements set forth in this release speak only as of the date hereof, and we do not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances, changes in expectations or the occurrence of unanticipated events, except to the extent required by law.