Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico Announces 2013 Guidance
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- January 14, 2013
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V., (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) (“the
Company” or “GAP”) announces the Company’s expected guidance for the
twelve-month 2013 period (January 1 to December 31, 2013):
*Traffic: Increase of 4.5%–5.5%
*Aeronautical Revenue: Increase of 6.0%-7.0%
*Non-Aeronautical Revenue: Increase of 10.5%-13.5%; with an increase in
Commercial Revenues of 11.5%-13.0%
*Total Revenue: Increase of 7.0%-8.5%
*Cost of Services: Increase of 8.5%-9.5%
*EBITDA margin of 66.5% to 67.5%
*EBITDA: Increase of 6.0% to 8.5%
*Cash Tax: 30%
*Total CAPEX: Ps. 655 million
GAP is in the process of negotiations with certain airlines that, as of
December 31, 2012, were not included in the baggage screening system service.
The cost related with this service has been and will continue to be recovered
through a tariff that generates revenue included in Cost of Services and Total
Revenues, included in the Recovery of Expenses line item of Non-Aeronautical
Revenues. In the event that the Company is not be able to reach an agreement
with these airlines, the guidance related with Non-Aeronautical Revenue, Total
Revenue, Cost of Services and EBITDA, could vary.
The above figures are estimates based on assumptions that management believes
are reasonable and are subject to change over the course of the year based on
various factors including: airline performance, domestic and international
economic conditions, government regulations, and any other factors that could
affect GAP’s traffic and financial results. Please refer to GAP’s Annual
Report on Form 20-F for a more extensive list of factors that could affect
EBITDA (earnings before interest expense, income taxes, depreciation and
amortization) is not a standardized measure of performance or financial
condition under the accounting principles contained in International Financial
Reporting Standards (“IFRS”). This measure is not comparable to measures used
by other entities.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP) operates 12 airports
throughout Mexico’s Pacific region, including the major cities of Guadalajara
and Tijuana, the four tourist destinations of Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, La
Paz and Manzanillo, and six other mid-sized cities: Hermosillo, Guanajuato,
Morelia, Aguascalientes, Mexicali and Los Mochis. In February 2006, GAP’s
shares were listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol
“PAC” and on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “GAP”.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements
are not historical facts, and are based on management’s current view and
estimates of future economic circumstances, industry conditions, company
performance and financial results. The words “anticipates,” “believes,”
“estimates,” “expects,” “plans” and similar expressions, as they relate to the
company, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Statements
regarding the declaration or payment of dividends, the implementation of
principal operating and financing strategies and capital expenditure plans,
the direction of future operations and the factors or trends affecting
financial conditions, liquidity or results of operations are examples of
forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the current views of
management and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. There is no
guarantee that the expected events, trends or results will actually occur. The
statements are based on many assumptions and factors, including general
economic and market conditions, industry conditions, and operating factors.
Any changes in such assumptions or factors could cause actual results to
differ materially from current expectations. Management undertakes no
obligation to publicly update its forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
In accordance with Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and article
42 of the “Ley del Mercado de Valores”, GAP has implemented a “whistleblower”
program, which allows complainants to anonymously and confidentially report
suspected activities that may involve criminal conduct or violations. The
telephone number in Mexico, facilitated by a third party that is in charge of
collecting these complaints, is 01-800-563-0047. The web site is
http://www.lineadenuncia.org/gap. GAP’s Audit Committee will be notified of
all complaints for immediate investigation.
For more information please visit www.aeropuertosgap.com.mx
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Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V.
Miguel Aliaga, Investor Relations Officer
Rodrigo Guzmán, Chief Financial Officer
Tel: 52 (33) 38801100
In the U.S.
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