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Tel Aviv, Israel, March 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medigus Ltd. (Nasdaq: MDGS), a technology company engaged in advanced medical solutions, innovative internet technologies and electric vehicle and charging solutions, announced today that its affiliate Gix Internet, (henceforth “Gix”) (41.56% owned by Medigus on a fully diluted basis) (TASE: GIX), a global marketing technology (MarTech) solutions company for online performance-based-marketing, reported its financial results for the full year ended December 31, 2021. The financial results also include the results of Cortex Media Group, Gix’s latest acquisition from mid-October 2021.
Gix reported $45.2 million (NIS 144.8 million) revenues for 2021, a 19% increase compared to a $38.1 million (NIS 131.1 million) revenues in 2020. According to Gix, its acquisition of Cortex Media was the driver of the increase in revenues in the fourth quarter.
“Gix continued its growth in 2021 with excellent revenues and results. We intend to consolidate Gix into our financial statements during 2022, which will significantly contribute to our revenues and balance sheet,” said Liron Carmel, CEO of Medigus.
Gix’s operating loss for the year ended December 31, 2021 amounted to $0.8 million (NIS 2.4 million), compared to $0.96 million (NIS 3.3 million) operating profit in the year ended December 31, 2020.
Gix’s cash and cash equivalents balance at the end of 2021 was $5.4 million (NIS 16.8 million), an increase of 38% from the cash balance at the end of 2020. Shareholders’ equity for the year ending December 31, 2021 amounted to $8.9 million (NIS 27.9 million) compared to $7.3 million (NIS 23.5 million), for the year ending December 31, 2020, an increase of more than 21%. Gix’s net loss for 2021 amounted to $1.5 million (NIS 4.8 million) compared to a net profit of $0.087 million (NIS $0.2 million) in 2020.