CERES MEDIA INTERNATIONAL PLC: Final Results

CERES MEDIA INTERNATIONAL PLC                          
               ("Ceres" or the "Company" or the "Group")                    


                         Final Results to 31 July 2012                         

The Company has experienced tough trading conditions since admission of its
shares to trading on AIM in September 2011, despite this, the directors, albeit
cautious about the future, are hopeful that the Company's products can be
successfully exploited in existing and developing marketplaces and segments.
The board would like to thank customers, shareholders and business partners for
their continued support.

Financial Results
                                                              2012         2011
                                                                               


                                                       (£ 000)      (£ 
000) 
                                                                           
Revenue                                                        162           30 
                                                                           
Loss before income tax                                     (1,653)        (485) 
                                                                           
Cash Balance at year end                                        28           56 
                                                                           
Inventories                                                    341          163 
                                                                           
Exceptional items included within the loss                     868            - 


                                                                               

Trading conditions for the Company remain challenging with performance having
been impacted by the poor general economic conditions and specific structural
issues impacting the print material distribution sector, especially in the
United Kingdom. The directors have reacted to these changes by refocusing the
Company's sales strategy and by directly targeting potential end-users of the
product, simplifying the distribution process and optimising price
competitiveness.

Notwithstanding this, to date there has been a slower than expected adoption by
end-users of the Company's core product ranges. The directors have noted a
steady increase in sales of Chorus / Gossyp in the US over the last months of
the current trading year.

OPERATIONS SUMMARY

TierraFilmTM window cling product is designed to replace existing PVC window
clings used in point of sale window applications and provide the customers with
an environmentally sound alternative. This product was launched in January
2012, however, technical issues surrounding the physical fixing process and the
delays in market adoption have led to slower than expected off-take by
end-users. The directors anticipate that a newly formulated and improved
TierraFilmTM window cling product adopting a light-tack adhesive in response to
market feedback will be available shortly enabling existing stocks to be
reworked and successfully sold in the UK market.

Additional uses are being developed for existing raw material stock to minimise
waste and to generate new sales channels.

TierraFilmTM Backlit 100 and 200 has been developed specifically for the `Out
of Home' advertising market to replace existing medium with an environmentally
sound alternative. The approval process by the three major `Out of Home' media
owners and their supply chain has taken significantly longer than was
originally anticipated and this has precluded the Company from selling product
in its core market area. I am pleased to announce that as of January 2013 the
TierraFilm ranges are now listed by the three major `Out of Home' media owners
in the UK opening up this large market. The Company is in discussions and
advanced product testing with a number of premium branded entities to initiate
national advertising campaigns which are anticipated to commence by April 2013.

Naturewoven Chorus and Gossyp

The sales of these two lines remain below the board's expectations, although
there have been recent indications of improvements in off-take for Chorus in
the US with a regular and growing sales pattern being established.

After extensive testing Chorus and Gossyp were approved in March 2012 by
Hewlett Packard ("HP") for use on its digital print machines - this should
build significant confidence with printers who use HP's printers as well as
provide manufacturer approved settings for optimal use on both products.

Awareness of the NatureWovenTM range of products continues to increase and the
Company is pleased to have been nominated as a finalist at the recent
Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles Awards. The Company has recently
decided to transfer all UK / Europe based stocks of Chorus and Gossyp to the US
marketplace to support the sales initiatives underway in this market.

As announced on 3 September 2012 the Company received its first orders for
NatureNetting, the Company's spectacular new event screening product designed
specifically to support the highest profile events that took place in London
during the summer of 2012. The products which can be colour matched to any
pantone reference were very well received by the organisers and will be rolled
out through major event management organisations in the UK and US during Spring
and Summer, 2013. In the period from May to July despite very tight lead times
and the narrow window of availability NatureNetting contributed over 50% of the
Company's revenues during the last fiscal.

The Company continues to develop and modify its products in response to market
feedback in order to increase sales and utilise stock holding. The Company has
recently worked in partnership with a US business to develop a magnetic posting
/ wallpaper variant for Chorus exclusively for the North American market - this
is expected to become a significant monthly revenue stream.

Geographically the Company's spread of business has become much more focussed
with the US business concentrating on Chorus and Gossyp with the UK focussing
on TierraFilmTM and NatureNetting. It is anticipated that the UK's focus will
be retained while US opportunities for TierraFilmTM Backlit and NatureNetting
will be developed later in 2013

Immediately after admission to AIM the Company embarked on an ambitious product
development and market development campaign with the subsequent increase in
overhead in particular in staff and product development costs as well as stock
holding. In the light of continued lower than expected sales, the directors
significantly reduced overhead throughout 2012 and are continuing to carefully
manage working capital. The directors are also actively managing the current
stock levels to bring them more into line with current trading.

FINANCIAL SUMMARY

Revenues for the year ended 31 July 2012 were £162k (2011: £30k). Operating
losses were £1,646k (2011: £480k).

On 22 May 2012 the Company announced that it raised £210,000 by way of an 
issue
of 21,000,000 new ordinary shares at a price of 1 pence per share. The proceeds
of this placing were used to provide additional working capital to the
business.

Included within the losses for the year are exceptional items amounting to £
868,088 relating to a write down of the carrying value of the subsidiaries in
the financial statements.

Cash and cash equivalent balances as at 31 July 2012 amounted to £27,639. The
Company is experiencing continued working capital constraints, which inhibit
faster levels of revenue growth and the board is reviewing various options to
raise further capital in tranches during in the coming months.

GENERAL MEETING

As at the date of this statement the Company's share price is trading below the
nominal value of its ordinary shares, therefore the directors are convening a
general meeting of the Company to seek, amongst other approvals, shareholder
authority to undertake a capital reorganisation, the effect of which will be to
subdivide each existing ordinary into an ordinary share of £0.001 and a
deferred share of £0.009.

Details of the capital reorganisation are set out in a circular that will
shortly be posted to all shareholders and will contain details of a proposed
placing of new ordinary shares to provide further working capital. This
fundraising should enable the company to settle all overdue creditors and
provide some working capital In the event that this fundraising is not
successful the future of the group may be in doubt.

DIRECTORATE CHANGES

Norman Fetterman, the former Non-executive Chairman resigned as a director of
the Company in March 2012, at which time I was appointed as Interim Executive
Chairman to guide the business through a particularly difficult period in its
evolution and to lead the fund raising that was completed in June, 2012. In
September, 2012 I stepped down as Executive Chairman but remain as a
non-executive director of the Company. While the Board is conscious of the need
to strengthen its executive team the financial integrity of the Company is at
this moment paramount and future appointments have been delayed until such time
as the Company grows and raises further funds.

Leslie Barber

31 January 2013

Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income

for the year ended 31 July 2012
                                    Notes        Year Ended       Period 1.3.11
                                                                               
                                                    31.7.12          to 31.7.11
                                                          


                                                      £                   
£ 


                                                                               
                                                                              


                                                                           
CONTINUING OPERATIONS                                                           
                                                                           
Revenue                               1             161,597              30,054 
                                                                           
Cost of sales                                     (257,193)            (37,688) 
                                                                           
GROSS LOSS                                         (95,596)             (7,634) 
                                                                           
Administrative expenses                         (1,550,550)           (472,532) 
                                                                           
OPERATING LOSS                                  (1,646,146)           (480,166) 
                                                                           
Finance costs                                       (6,669)             (4,859) 
                                                                           
Finance income                                            -                 250 
                                                                           
LOSS BEFORE INCOME TAX                          (1,652,815)           (484,775) 
                                                                           
Income tax                                                -                   - 
                                                                           
LOSS FOR THE YEAR                               (1,652,815)           (484,775) 
                                                                           
OTHER COMPREHENSIVE INCOME                                -                   - 
                                                                           
TOTAL COMPREHENSIVE INCOME                      (1,652,815)           (484,775) 
                                                                           
FOR THE YEAR                                                                    
                                                                           
Loss attributable to:                           (1,652,815)           (484,775) 
                                                                           
Owners of the parent                                                            
                                                                           
Total comprehensive income                      (1,652,815)           (484,775)
attributable to:                                                                
                                                                           
Owners of the parent                                                            
                                                                           
LOSS PER SHARE                                                                  
                                                                           
BASIC AND DILUTED LOSS PER SHARE      2              0.0452               0.021 
Consolidated Statement of Financial Position 
at 31 July 2012 


                                    Notes              2012                2011
                                                                               


                                                      £                   
£ 
                                                                           
ASSETS                                                                          
                                                                           
NON-CURRENT ASSETS                                                              
                                                                           
Goodwill                                                  -             868,088 
                                                                           
Intangible assets                                   354,540             223,306 
                                                                           
Property, plant and equipment                         5,143               9,057 
                                                                           
Investments                                               -                   - 


                                                                               
                                                    359,683           1,100,451


                                                                           
CURRENT ASSETS                                                                  
                                                                           
Inventories                                         340,942             162,663 
                                                                           
Trade and other receivables                         111,551              98,313 
                                                                           
Cash and cash equivalents                            27,639              55,911 


                                                                               
                                                    480,132             316,887


                                                                           
TOTAL ASSETS                                        839,815           1,417,338 
                                                                           
EQUITY                                                                          
                                                                           
SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY                                                            
                                                                           
Called up share capital                           5,574,070           5,200,348 
                                                                           
Share premium                                       838,822                   - 
                                                                           
Merger reserve                                    1,157,850           1,157,850 
                                                                           
Reverse acquisition reserve                     (4,602,402)         (4,602,402) 
                                                                           
Retained earnings                               (2,527,987)           (875,172) 
                                                                           
TOTAL EQUITY                                        440,353             880,624 
                                                                           
LIABILITIES                                                                     
                                                                           
CURRENT LIABILITIES                                                             
                                                                           
Trade and other payables                            323,351             536,714 
                                                                           
Financial liabilities - borrowings                   76,111                   - 


                                                                               
                                                    399,462             536,714


                                                                           
TOTAL LIABILITIES                                   399,462             536,714 
                                                                           
TOTAL EQUITY AND LIABILITIES                        839,815           1,417,338 
Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows 
for the year ended 31 July 2012 


                                  Notes            Year Ended            Period
                                                                               
                                                      31.7.12            1.3.11
                                                                               


                                                        £                
to 


                                                                               
                                                                        31.7.11
                                                                               


                                                                          
£ 
                                                                           
Cash flows from operating                                                      
activities                                                                      
                                                                           
Cash generated from operations                    (1,069,531)         (313,559) 
                                                                           
Interest paid                                         (6,669)           (4,859) 
                                                                           
Net cash from operating                           (1,076,200)         (318,418)
activities                                                                      
                                                                           
Cash flows from investing                                                      
activities                                                                      
                                                                           
Purchase of intangible fixed                                                   
assets                                                                          
                                                                           
Purchase of intangible fixed                        (131,234)          (28,006)
assets                                                                          
                                                                           
Purchase of tangible fixed assets                    (1,412))           (6,921) 
                                                                           
Acquisition of subsidiaries, net                            -           385,144
of cash                                                                         
                                                                           
Interest received                                           -               250 
                                                                           
Net cash from investing                             (132,646)           350,467
activities                                                                      
                                                                           
Cash flows from financing                                                      
activities                                                                      
                                                                           
Amount introduced by directors                          5,480                 - 
                                                                           
Amount withdrawn by directors                         (9,561)                 - 
                                                                           
Share issue                                           269,722            10,334 
                                                                           
Share premium                                       1,015,278                 - 
                                                                           
Share issue costs                                   (176,456)                 - 
                                                                           
Net cash from financing                             1,104,463            10,334
activities                                                                      
                                                                           
(Decrease)/increase in cash and                     (104,383)            42,383
cash equivalents                                                                
                                                                           
Cash and cash equivalents at                           55,911            13,528
beginning of year                                                               
                                                                           
Cash and cash equivalents at end                     (48,472)            55,911
of year                                                                         
NOTES 
 1. TURNOVER 
As the Group operates in one business segment and as such this is the primary
reporting segment. 
The Group's secondary segment is geographical. The segmental results by
geographical area as shown below. 


                                              Year Ended              Period
                                                                            
                                                 31.7.12              1.3.11
                                                                            
                                                       £                  to
                                                                            
                                                                     31.7.12
                                                                            
                                                                           £


                                                                        
Revenue                                                                      
                                                                        
EU                                               112,438              16,817 
                                                                        
Rest of world                                     61,337              13,237 
                                                                         
                                             173,775              30,054 
 2. EARNINGS PER SHARE 
Basic earnings per share is calculated by dividing the earnings attributable to
ordinary shareholders by the weighted average number of ordinary shares
outstanding during the period. 
Diluted earnings per share is calculated using the weighted average number of
shares adjusted to assume the conversion of all dilutive potential ordinary
shares. 
Reconciliations are set out below. 


                                 Earnings              2012             Loss
                                                                            
                                        £          Weighted        per-share
                                                                      amount
                                                    average                 
                                                  number of                 
                                                                            
                                                     shares                 


                                                                        
Basic EPS                                                                    
                                                                        
Earnings attributable to                                                    
ordinary                                                                     
                                                                        
shareholders                  (1,652,815)        36,584,449           0.0452 
                                                                        
Effect of dilutive                      -                 -                -
securities                                                                   
                                                                        
Diluted EPS                                                                  
                                                                        
Adjusted earnings             (1,652,815)        36,584,449           0.0452 
                                                                        
Basic EPS                                                                    
                                                                        
Earnings attributable to        (484,775)        23,373,726            0.021
ordinary shareholders                                                        
                                                                        
Effect of dilutive                      -                 -                -
securities                                                                   
                                                                        
Diluted EPS                                                                  
                                                                        
Adjusted earnings             (484,775)          23,373,726            0.021 
 3. REPORT AND ACCOUNTS 
The audited report and accounts of the Company for the year to 31 July 2012
have today been posted to shareholders. 
Enquiries: 
Ceres Media International PLC                               Tel: 020 3178 5622  
                                                                           
Leslie Barber                                                                   
                                                                           
Nominated Adviser - Cairn Financial Advisers LLP            Tel: 020 7148 7900  
                                                                           
Liam Murray / Jo Turner                                                         
                                                                           
Broker - XCAP Securities plc                                Tel: 0207 101 7070  
                                                                           
Jon Belliss / Adrian Kirk                                                       
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