China Hydroelectric Corporation Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013

 China Hydroelectric Corporation Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and                                 Full Year 2013  PR Newswire  BEIJING, April 21, 2014  BEIJING, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or "the Company"), an owner, developer, and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2013.  For the fourth quarter of 2013, revenues from continuing operations (net of value-added tax) declined by 18.5% year over year to $10.1 million, due to a 16.6% decline in electricity sold. We recorded a net loss attributable to China Hydroelectric shareholders from continuing operations of $5.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to a $9.2 million loss for the same period of 2012. This improvement is partially attributable to a $2.9 million decrease in general and administrative expenses.  Revenues from continuing operations (net of value-added tax) for the full year 2013 declined by 12.8% year over year to $74.5 million, due to a 13.2% decline in electricity sold. We recorded a net loss attributable to China Hydroelectric shareholders from continuing operations of $2.2 million for the full year 2013, compared to a $5.2 million loss for the full year 2012. This improvement is partially attributable to a $7.0 million decrease in general and administrative expenses over that period.  "The Company's management team has continued to mitigate the impact of lower precipitation in 2013 with effective cost reductions, reduced third party borrowings, and a drawdown of new long-term bank borrowings," stated Mr. Amit Gupta, Chairman of China Hydroelectric.  "Weather conditions in Zhejiang and Fujian provinces, two of our three main operating regions, experienced an improvement during the fourth quarter, but recorded overall precipitation levels that were slightly below long-term averages for the full year 2013. Precipitation in Yunnan province improved slightly in Q4 2013 from the same period in 2012 but remained well below long-term average," stated Dr. You-Su Lin, interim Chief Executive Officer of China Hydroelectric. "As announced in the previous quarter, we have taken an asset impairment loss as a result of the flood damaged Liyuan project in Sichuan province. The management team has been actively working with the insurance company for reimbursement of the damage, but assessment of the loss is still currently on-going. Going forward, we are pleased to report we have received a tariff increase in Yunnan for electricity sold to the provincial grid companies," Dr. Lin added.  Operating Highlights  Precipitation in the fourth quarter of 2013 was approximately 36% above the long-term average, due to favorable conditions in two of the three main provinces in which the Company operates. Precipitation in the fourth quarter of 2012 was 52% above the long-term average. Due to less precipitation, electricity sold in the fourth quarter of 2013 declined approximately 16.6% when compared to the fourth quarter of 2012. The reduced rainfall resulted in a utilization rate of 21.1% in the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to 24.7% in the fourth quarter of 2012.  Precipitation for the full year 2013 was approximately 8% below the long-term average, due to lower precipitation levels in all three of the main provinces in which the Company operates. Due to less precipitation, electricity sold for the full year 2013 declined approximately 13.2% when compared to the full year 2012. The reduced rainfall resulted in a utilization rate of 34.0% for the full year 2013, compared to 39.2% for the full year 2012.  The following table presents precipitation levels for the Company's three main operating regions as a percentage of historical long term average for the periods indicated.  Precipitation- Percentage of Long-Term Average *^+  Province               Q4 2013    Q4 2012        Fiscal    Fiscal    Fiscal                                                  2013      2012      2011 Zhejiang               173%       168%           96%       134%      70% Fujian                 170%       211%           93%       128%      62% Yunnan                 68%        65%            86%       87%       86% Total Company          136%       152%           92%       121%      84% *Source: Data collected by the Company and by provincial and national meteorological recording stations ^+The Company refined collection of precipitation data in 2013 and believes refined collections are more representative of actual historical experience.  The following table presents some key comparative financial and other information (in US$ millions, except for electricity sold, effective tariff, average effective utilization rate, per ADS data and percentages):                              Q4      Q4                YTD(4)   YTD(4)   % Summary Data                2013    2012    % Change                    Change                                                       2013     2012 Continuing Operations Electricity sold            235.2   282.1   -17%      1,534.3  1,768.0  -13% (millions kWh) Effective tariff            0.28    0.29    -3%       0.33     0.33     0.0% (RMB/kWh) Average effective           21.1%   24.7%   -15%      34.0%    39.2%    -13% utilization rate Revenues                    10.1    12.4    -19%      74.5     85.4     -13% Gross profit                0.3     2.7     -89%      39.2     49.6     -21% Adjusted EBITDA (1)         3.0     3.5     -14%      49.9     53.8     -7% GAAP net loss               (5.1)   (9.2)   -44%      (2.2)    (5.2)    -58% GAAP net loss per ADS (3)   (0.09)  (0.17)  -47%      (0.03)   (0.09)   -66% Non-GAAP net                (5.5)   (8.3)   -34%      0.7      (3.8)    -118% (loss)/income (2) Non-GAAP net (loss)/income per ADS       (0.09)  (0.15)  -41%      0.00     (0.07)   -100% (2,3) Net income from             -       1.1     -100%     -        3.9      -100% discontinued operations                (1) See "Net (loss) /income to adjusted EBITDA reconciliation"                below                (2) See "GAAP net loss to non-GAAP net (loss)/income                reconciliation" below                (3) Per ADS data is representative of basic and diluted ADS                (4) "YTD" refers to the twelve months ended December 31.  Precipitation levels are one of the principal factors affecting the Company's revenues, profitability, and cash generated by operations. Other important factors include, but are not limited to: consistency of precipitation; upstream reservoir conditions; the cascading effects of multiple hydroelectric power projects on a single waterway; and upstream precipitation levels in the Company's river basins. The various provinces in which the Company operates are subject to different weather patterns or systems and precipitation fluctuates from region to region and quarter to quarter.  Fourth Quarter Ended December 31, 2013 Financial Highlights  Revenues  Revenues, net of value added taxes, from continuing operations for the fourth quarter of 2013 were $10.1 million, a decrease of 18.5%, or $2.3 million, from $12.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2012. As previously noted, the decrease was principally due to reduced electricity sales. The lower electricity sales primarily resulted from significantly lower precipitation levels in Fujian province, as compared to the fourth quarter of 2012.  The Company sold 235.2 million kWh from continuing operations in the fourth quarter of 2013, a decrease of 46.9 million kWh, or 16.6%, from the 282.1 million kWh sold in the fourth quarter of 2012. The effective tariff for the fourth quarter of 2013 was RMB 0.28/kWh, a decrease of 3.4% from 0.29/kWh in the fourth quarter of 2012.  Cost of Revenues  Cost of revenues from continuing operations for the fourth quarter of 2013 was $9.7 million, an increase of $0.1 million or 1.0% from the fourth quarter of 2012, mainly due to an increase of labor costs of $0.2 million, offset by lower variable costs as a result of less favorable rainfall, compared with the same period of the prior year.  Gross Profit and Margin  Gross profit from continuing operations for the fourth quarter of 2013 decreased by 88.9% to $0.3 million, from $2.7 million in the prior-year period. Gross margin for the fourth quarter of 2013 decreased to 3% compared to 22% in the same period of 2012, primarily due to decreased revenues and the fixed nature of certain expenditures included in cost of revenues.  Operating Expenses  General and administrative expenses ("G&A expenses") for the fourth quarter of 2013 decreased 45% to $3.5 million from $6.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2012. The decrease was primarily due to the closure of the U.S. office, one-time expenses in the fourth quarter of 2012 related to the proxy contest and reduction of professional service expenses, offset by professional service expenses related to the preliminary non-binding offer from NewQuest to acquire all of the Company's outstanding ordinary shares not owned by the buyer consortium (the "Going Private Transaction") and subsequent definitive merger agreement approved by the special committee in January 2014.  Adjusted EBITDA and EBITDA Margin  Adjusted EBITDA decreased by 37.5% to $3.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to $4.8 million in the same period of 2012. Adjusted EBITDA margin decreased to 29% for the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to 39% in the same period of 2012.  On a continuing basis, Adjusted EBITDA decreased by 14.3%, or $0.5 million, to $3.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from $3.5 million in the same period of 2012, and Adjusted EBITDA margin remained unchanged at 29%.  Interest Expenses, net  Net interest expenses were $4.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to $6.7 million in the prior year period. The decrease was primarily due to a reduced balance on short term borrowings from third party individuals.  GAAP and Non-GAAP Net Loss  Net loss attributable to China Hydroelectric shareholders from continuing operations was $5.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to $9.2 million in the same period of 2012 which excluded $1.1 million of net income attributable to China Hydroelectric shareholders from discontinued operations. The improvement is partially attributable to a decrease in the Company's G&A expenses.  Non-GAAP net loss attributable to China Hydroelectric shareholders from continuing operations was $5.5 million, or $0.09 per diluted ADS, for the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to a net loss of $8.3 million, or $0.15 per diluted ADS in the prior year period. For reconciliation between GAAP and non-GAAP earnings, see the table below entitled "GAAP Net Loss to Non-GAAP Net (Loss)/Income Reconciliation."  Weighted average American depository shares ("ADSs") used in the fourth quarter of 2013 and 2012 per share calculations were 54.0 million and 54.0 million ADSs, representing 162.1 million and 162.0 million ordinary shares, respectively.  Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2013 Financial Highlights  Revenues  Revenues, net of value added taxes, from continuing operations, for 2013 were $74.5 million, a decrease of 12.8%, or $10.9 million, from $85.4 million for 2012. The decrease in revenue for 2013 was principally due to lower precipitation levels in all of the Company's three main operating regions compared to 2012. The Company sold 1,534.3 million kWh from continuing operations for 2013, a decrease of 233.7 million kWh, or 13.2%, from 1,768.0 million kWh sold in 2012. The effective tariff was RMB 0.33/kWh for 2013, unchanged from the same period of 2012.  Cost of Revenues  Cost of revenues from continuing operations for 2013 was $35.4 million, as compared to $35.8 million for 2012. Cost of revenues in the twelve months ended December 31, 2013 decreased due to lower variable costs as a result of less favorable rainfall for 2012, offset by a $0.3 million increase in labor cost.  Gross Profit and Margin  Gross profit from continuing operations for 2013 decreased by 21.2% to $39.2 million, from $49.6 million in 2012. Gross margin for 2013 decreased to 53% compared to 58% in the same period of 2012, primarily due to decreased revenues and the fixed nature of certain expenses included in cost of revenues.  Operating Expenses  G&A expenses for 2013 decreased by 34.0% to $13.3 million, from $20.3 million for 2012. The decrease was primarily due to the closure of the U.S. office, one-time expenses in the fourth quarter of 2012 related to the proxy contest and reduction of professional service expenses, offset by professional service expenses related to the Going Private Transaction.  Assets impairment loss  We recorded an asset impairment loss of $3.5 million in the third quarter of 2013, primarily reflecting the estimated asset damages resulting from a severe flood in Sichuan province in July 2013 which damaged the tailrace concrete apron, spillway gates, power generation plant, auxiliary equipment, and the 35KV substation of our Liyuan hydroelectric power project. The net asset impairment loss of $3.5 million also reflected the insurance recovery of $0.6 million we received in 2013. The company is still assessing the total asset loss caused by such flood and working with the insurance company to determine how much of the total loss can be recovered.  Adjusted EBITDA and EBITDA Margin  Adjusted EBITDA decreased by 17.5% to $49.9 million in 2013 compared to $60.5 million in 2012. Adjusted EBITDA margin was 67% for 2013, unchanged from 2012. On a continuing basis, Adjusted EBITDA decreased by 7.2%, or $3.9 million, to $49.9 million in 2013 from $53.8 million in 2012. On a continuing basis, Adjusted EBITDA margin increased from 63% to 67% year over year.  Interest Expenses, net  Net interest expenses were $22.5 million in 2013, compared to $28.0 million in 2012. The decrease was primarily due to a decrease in the balance of third party borrowings in 2013.  GAAP and Non-GAAP Net (Loss)/Income  Net loss attributable to China Hydroelectric shareholders from continuing operations was $2.2 million in 2013 compared to $5.2 million in 2012, which excluded $3.9 million net income attributable to China Hydroelectric shareholders from discontinued operations.  Non-GAAP net income attributable to China Hydroelectric shareholders from continuing operations  was $0.7 million, or $0.00 per diluted ADS, for 2013, compared to Non-GAAP net loss of $3.8 million, or $0.07 per diluted ADS, for 2012. For reconciliation between GAAP and non-GAAP earnings, see the table below entitled "GAAP Net Loss to Non-GAAP (Loss)/Income Reconciliation."  Weighted average ADS used in 2013 and 2012 per share calculations were 54.0 million and 54.0 million ADSs, representing 162.1 million and 162.0 million ordinary shares, respectively.  Balance Sheet  The Company's cash and cash equivalents (excluding restricted cash) were $14.2 million as of December 31, 2013, compared to $17.6 million as of September 30, 2013. Long-term bank loans were $250.1 million (including the current portion of long-term loans of $38.3 million) as of December 31, 2013, an increase from $238.5 million (including current portion of long-term loans of $37.2 million) as of September 30, 2013. Short-term loans as of December 31, 2013 were $12.0 million, a decrease of $2.4 million from $14.4 million as of September 30, 2013.  As of December 31, 2013, the Company's working capital deficiency was $66.5 million. Up to the date of this release, the Company raised $52.2 million through borrowings from banks and other institutions. Investors should expect the Company to have a working capital deficit in the foreseeable future, due to the use of leverage to finance the construction and acquisition of hydroelectric projects, as well as the nature of hydroelectric power projects to utilize a low level of working capital assets. The Company regularly raises funds through various means, such as new borrowings from banks and other non-financial institutions. New borrowings are used for multiple purposes, such as daily operating liquidity, to fund new projects, and to refinance existing short-term loans into longer-term debt.  Legal Proceeding  In 2009, the Company entered into a capital injection agreement with Henan Lantian Group ("Lantian") to acquire a certain equity interest in Henan Wuyue Storage Power Generation Co., Ltd. ("Wuyue"). The Company completed the first capital injection of RMB 32.5 million in 2010. Thereafter, the project has been largely at a standstill and the investment in Wuyue was written off as of December 31, 2011. In 2012, the Company initiated a negotiation with Lantian to terminate the original agreement. In May 2013, Lantian filed an arbitration claim against the Company at China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission ("CIETAC") for the penalty of late capital injection in Wuyue, in a total amount of RMB25.74 million. The Company filed a counterclaim against Lantian at CIETAC for termination of the agreements between Lantian and the Company, no penalty of late capital injection and return of the Company's capital injected in Wuyue. In September 2013, Lantian increased the penalty claim amount from RMB25.74 million to RMB38.2 million. The hearing was held on November 8, 2013. As of the date of this earning release, no ruling or award has been granted in respect of the claim. We expect CIETAC to deliver a ruling in relation to this proceeding during the second quarter, which will be final and binding to all parties.   In October 2013, twenty-four employees of Wuyue filed an arbitration claim against Wuyue. Lantian and the Company were named as joint respondents for unpaid salary and social security payment of RMB6.6 million. The claim was heard by the Henan Guangshan County Labour Arbitration Committee ("GCLAC") in November 2013. On November 26, 2013, GCLAC delivered a ruling which (i) awarded RMB3.5 million to Wuyue for unpaid employee salary and social security up to November 30, 2013, and (ii) concluded that we shall not pay any salary or social security for the employees of Wuyue since November 30, 2013. On Feb 17, 2014, we paid RMB3.5 million to Wuyue in accordance with the ruling, which has been immediately allocated to the Wuyue employees.  Business Outlook  As of the date of this release, rainfall in the first quarter of 2014 has been lower than that of the same period in 2013. Fujian and Zhejiang, which are regions in which the Company receives higher tariffs, continue to experience average to slightly below average levels of precipitation. Please note that all precipitation updates are offered as of the date of this release, and may be materially different when actual precipitation results are reported.  Several of the Company's projects located in Yunnan province have received tariff increases. The increases apply to electricity provided to the provincial grid companies and are effective January 1, 2014. The new tariff per kilowatt hour sold to the provincial grid companies is RMB0.1927 from June to October, RMB0.235 during May and November, and RMB0.282 from December to April. As of the filing date, the Company has not received any notice indicating a change to the tariffs received for electricity sold to non-provincial grid companies.  Conference Call  China Hydroelectric will host a conference call at 6:00 am (Pacific Time) / 9:00 am (Eastern Time) / 9:00 pm (Beijing / Hong Kong Time) on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results and recent business activities. To access the live teleconference, please dial (U.S.) +1-888-466-4462 or (International) +1-719-457-2661, and enter pass code 8613792. This call is being webcast by ViaVid Communications and can be accessed by clicking on this link: http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=108477, or at ViaVid's website at http://www.viavid.com.  A playback will be available through May 6, 2014, by dialing (U.S.) +1-877-870-5176 or (International) 1-858-384-5517and entering the pass code 8613792.  About China Hydroelectric Corporation  China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or "the Company") is an owner, developer, and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China. Through its geographically diverse portfolio of operating assets, the Company generates and sells electric power to local power grids. The Company's primary business is to identify, evaluate, acquire, develop, construct, and finance hydroelectric power projects. The Company currently owns 25 hydropower stations in China with total installed capacity of 517.8 MW, of which it acquired 21 stations and constructed four. These hydroelectric power projects are located in four provinces: Zhejiang, Fujian, Yunnan, and Sichuan. Hydropower is an important factor in meeting China's electric power needs, accounting for approximately 22% of total nation-wide capacity.  For further information about China Hydroelectric Corporation, please visit the Company's website at: http://www.chinahydroelectric.com.  Cautionary Statements Regarding Liquidity  The management remains confident in the Company's ability to secure capital in order to fund its liquidity needs, debt obligations and growth plans, but obtaining financing cannot be guaranteed. In the event that the Company fails to raise funds sufficient to meet its liquidity needs, the Company may be forced to substantially curtail its operations or otherwise take measures that would materially and adversely affect its current operations and business prospects.  Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements and Weather Data  Statements contained herein that address operating results, performance, events or developments that we expect or anticipate will occur in the future are forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements relating to the Company's business strategies and plan of operations, the Company's capital expenditure and funding plans, the Company's operations and business prospects, projects under development, construction or planning, the Company's ability to meet its liquidity needs, the availability of restructuring measure or of lending by financing sources, including banks in China, the regulatory environment, the potential impact of flood damages to Liyuan project, and the business outlook. The forward-looking statements are based on the Company's current expectations and involve a number of risks, uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond the Company's control, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those anticipated. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those anticipated, estimated or projected. Among the factors that could cause actual results to materially differ include: supply and demand changes in the electric markets, changes in electricity tariffs, hydrological conditions, the Company's relationship with and other conditions affecting the power grids we service, the Company's production and transmission capabilities, availability of sufficient and reliable transmission resources, our plans and objectives for future operations and expansion or consolidation, interest rate and exchange rate changes, the effectiveness of the Company's cost-control measures, the Company's liquidity and financial condition, environmental laws and changes in political, economic, legal and social conditions in China, the availability of financing from lenders in China due to bank restrictions or otherwise, and other factors affecting the Company's operations that are set forth in the Company's Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2012 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on April 18, 2013 and in the Company's future filings with the SEC. Unless required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.  This release also contains statistical data and estimates that we obtained from provincial and national meteorological recording stations. Although we believe that this data is reliable and consistent with our experience, we have not independently verified it.  About Non-GAAP Financial Measures  To supplement China Hydroelectric consolidated financial results presented in accordance with GAAP, China Hydroelectric uses non-GAAP net income/ (loss) attributable to China Hydroelectric shareholders and adjusted EBITDA, which are non-GAAP financial measures. Non-GAAP net income/ (loss) attributable to China Hydroelectric shareholders for the fourth quarter and the twelve months ended December 31, 2013 and 2012 excludes the following non-cash charges: stock-based compensation expenses, exchange gains or losses and the change in fair value of warrant liabilities. A reconciliation of GAAP and non-GAAP items is provided in the table entitled "GAAP Net Loss to Non-GAAP Net (Loss)/Income Reconciliation." Adjusted EBITDA is defined by the Company as earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization and excluding certain non-cash charges, including: stock-based compensation expenses, exchange losses, and change in fair value of warrant liabilities. For further details, see the table entitled "Net Loss to adjusted EBITDA reconciliation." The presentation of these non-GAAP financial measures is not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP. For more information on these non-GAAP financial measures, please see the tables captioned "Net Loss to Adjusted EBITDA Reconciliation" and "GAAP Net Loss to Non-GAAP Net (Loss)/Income Reconciliation" below.  China Hydroelectric believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide meaningful supplemental information regarding its performance and liquidity by excluding certain expenses that may not be indicative of its operating performance and financial condition from a cash perspective. We believe that both management and investors benefit from referring to these non-GAAP financial measures in assessing the Company's performance and when planning and forecasting future periods. These non-GAAP financial measures also facilitate management's internal comparisons to China Hydroelectric historical performance and liquidity. China Hydroelectric has computed its non-GAAP financial measures using methods consistent with the Company's annual report on Form 20-F. We believe these non-GAAP financial measures are useful for investors because they permit greater transparency with respect to supplemental information used by management in its financial and operational decision making. A limitation of using these non-GAAP financial measures is that they exclude certain charges that have been and may continue for the foreseeable future to be significant expenses in the Company's results of operations.  Statement Regarding Unaudited Financial Information  The financial information set forth in this press release is unaudited and subject to adjustments. Adjustments to the financial statements may be identified when our annual financial statements are prepared and audit work is performed for the year end audit, which could result in significant differences from this unaudited financial information.  For further information, please contact:  China Hydroelectric Corporation Scott Powell                                 James Hull  Investor Relations and Corporate             Finance Manager Communications                                              Phone (China): +86-10-5963-6881 Phone (U.S.): +1 (646) 650-1351                                              Email: james.hull@china-hydro.com Email: ir@china-hydro.com    CHINA HYDROELECTRIC CORPORATION UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (In US$ 000's, except for share and per share data)                         Three Months Ended          Twelve Months Ended                         December 31,  December 31,  December 31,  December 31,                         2013          2012          2013          2012 Continuing Operations: Revenues                10,052        12,375        74,517        85,388 Cost of revenues        (9,711)       (9,664)       (35,357)      (35,795) Gross profit            341           2,711         39,160        49,593 Operating expenses General and administrative expenses (including share-based  compensation expenses of $211 and $166 for the twelve months                  (3,474)       (6,391)       (13,258)      (20,348)  ended December 31, 2013 and 2012, expenses of $33 and $59 for  three months ended December 31, 2013 and 2012, respectively) Assets impairment loss  (14)          -             (3,549)       - Total operating         (3,488)       (6,391)       (16,807)      (20,348) expenses Operating               (3,147)       (3,680)       22,353        29,245 income/(loss) Interest income         17            64            98            84 Interest expense        (4,550)       (6,733)       (22,568)      (28,070) Changes in fair value   553           (43)          839           (399) of warrant liabilities Exchange gain/(loss)    (128)         (40)          (41)          28 Other income, net       109           475           275           507 Income before income    (7,146)       (9,957)       956           1,395 tax expenses Income tax              1,741         708           (3,474)       (6,451) expense/(income) Net loss from           (5,405)       (9,249)       (2,518)       (5,056) continuing operations Net income from discontinued            -             1,137         -             3,907 operations Net loss                (5,405)       (8,112)       (2,518)       (1,149) Less: Net loss/(income) attributable to         305           48            297           (94) non-controlling interests Net loss attributable to China Hydroelectric  (5,100)       (8,064)       (2,221)       (1,243) Corporation shareholders - Continuing            (5,100)       (9,201)       (2,221)       (5,150) operations - Discontinued          -             1,137         -             3,907 operations Other Comprehensive income/(loss), net of taxes  Foreign currency translation             3,388         2,004         12,395        (1,413) adjustments Comprehensive           (2,017)       (6,075)       9,877         (2,529) income/(loss)  Less: comprehensive loss/(income) attributable to         327           65            364           (85) non-controlling interest Comprehensive (loss)/income           (1,690)       (6,010)       10,241        (2,614) attributable to CHC shareholders GAAP net loss per ADS- basic and         (0.09)        (0.15)        (0.03)        (0.02) diluted From continuing         (0.09)        (0.17)        (0.03)        (0.09) operation From discontinued       -             0.02          -             0.07 operation GAAP net loss per share – basic and       (0.03)        (0.05)        (0.01)        (0.01) diluted From continuing         (0.03)        (0.06)        (0.01)        (0.03) operation From discontinued       -             0.01          -             0.02 operation Weighted average American Depository     54,033,222    53,996,366    54,023,875    53,996,366 Shares – basic Weighted average ordinary shares-       162,099,665   161,989,097   162,071,626   161,989,097 basic Weighted average American Depository     54,033,222    53,996,366    54,023,875    53,996,366 Shares- diluted Weighted average ordinary shares-       162,099,665   161,989,097   162,071,626   161,989,097 diluted    CHINA HYDROELECTRIC CORPORATION GAAP NET LOSS TO NON-GAAP NET (LOSS) /INCOME RECONCILIATION (In US$ 000's)                          Three Months Ended           Twelve Months Ended                          December 31,  December 31,   December     December                          2013          2012           31, 2013     31, 2012 Net loss attributable    (5,100)       (8,064)        (2,221)      (1,243) to CHC shareholders Non-GAAP adjustments: Exchange gain/(loss)     128           40             41           (28) Stock based compensation             33            59             211          166 expense(1) Change in fair value of warrant               (553)         43             (839)        399 liabilities(2) Bad debt                 -             792            -            792 Assets impairment loss   14            -              3,549        - Non-GAAP net (loss)/income            (5,478)       (7,130)        741          86 attributable to CHC shareholders Less: Net income attributable to CHC shareholders from        -             (1,137)        -            (3,907) discontinued operations Non-GAAP net (loss)/income attributable to CHC      (5,478)       (8,267)        741          (3,821) shareholders from continuing operations Non-GAAP net (loss)/income attributable to CHC      (0.09)        (0.13)         0.00         0.00 shareholders per ADS- basic and diluted (3) From continuing          (0.09         (0.15)         0.00         (0.07) operation From discontinued        -             0.02           -            0.07 operation Non-GAAP net (loss)/income attributable to CHC     (0.03)        (0.04)         0.00         0.00 shareholders per ordinary share- basic and diluted From continuing          (0.03)        (0.05)         0.00         (0.02) operation From discontinued        -             0.01           -            0.02 operation Weighted average American depository      54,033,222    53,996,366     54,023,875   53,996,366 shares - basic Weighted average ordinary shares-        162,099,665   161,989,097    162,071,626  161,989,097 basic Weighted average American Depository      54,033,222    53,996,366     54,023,875   53,996,366 Shares- diluted Weighted average ordinary shares-        162,099,665   161,989,097    162,071,626  161,989,097 diluted        (1)Stock-Based Compensation Related Items: We provide non-GAAP        information relative to our expense for stock-based compensation. We        include stock-based compensation expense in our GAAP financial measures        in accordance with Financial Accounting Standards Board ("FASB")        Accounting Standards Codification ("ASC") Topic 718, Compensation-        Stock Compensation ("FASB ASC Topic 718"). Because of varying available        valuation methodologies, subjective assumptions and the variety of        award types, which affect the calculations of stock-based compensation,        we believe that the exclusion of stock-based compensation allows for        more accurate comparisons of our operating results to our peer        companies. Stock-based compensation is very different from other forms        of compensation. The expense associated with granting an employee a        stock option is spread over multiple years unlike other compensation        expenses which are more proximate to the time of award or payment. For        example, we may recognize expense on a stock option in a year in which        the stock option is significantly underwater and typically would not be        exercised or would not generate any compensation for the employee. The        expense associated with an award of a stock option for 1,000 shares of        stock by us in one quarter, for example may have a very different        expense than an award of an identical number of shares in a different        quarter. Further, the expense recognized by us for such an option may        be very different than the expense recognized by other companies for        the award of a comparable option. This makes it difficult to assess our        operating performance relative to our competitors. Because of these        unique characteristics of stock-based compensation, management excludes        these expenses when analyzing the organization's business performance.        We also believe that presentation of such non-GAAP information is        important to enable readers of our financial statements to compare        current period results with future periods.        (2)Warrant liabilities Related Items: We provide non-GAAP information        relative to the change in fair value of warrant liabilities. We include        the change in fair value of warrant liabilities in our GAAP financial        measures in accordance with Financial Accounting Standards Board        ("FASB") Accounting Standards Codification ("ASC") Topic 815,        Derivatives and Hedging ("FASB ASC Topic 815"). Because of varying        available valuation methodologies, and subjective assumptions, which        affect the calculations of the change in fair value of warrant        liabilities, we believe that the exclusion of the change in fair value        of warrant liabilities allows for more accurate comparisons of our        operating results to our peer companies. Because of the characteristics        of warrant liabilities, management excludes the change in fair value        when analyzing the organization's business performance. We also believe        that presentation of such non-GAAP information is important to enable        readers of our financial statements to compare current period results        with future periods.        (3)The Company's American depository shares ("ADS") convert to        ordinary shares at a rate of one ADS to three ordinary shares.        (4)All the reconciliation items are attributed to China        Hydroelectric Corporation Shareholders.    CHINA HYDROELECTRIC CORPORATION AUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (In US$ 000's)                                               As of December  As of December                                               31,              31,                                               2013             2012 ASSETS Current assets: Cash and cash equivalents                     14,165           7,967 Restricted cash                               -                5,171 Accounts receivable (net of allowance for doubtful accounts of nil as of December 31,   3,741            5,772 2013 and 2012) Notes receivable                              492              1,877 Deferred tax assets                           1,994            1,659 Amounts due from related parties (net of allowance for doubtful accounts of US$1,379   -                86 and US$1,338 as of December 31, 2013 and 2012) Prepayments and other current assets (net of provision for impairment allowance of         3,226            14,150 US$1,608 and US$1,560 as of December 31, 2013 and 2012) Total current assets                          23,618           36,682 Non-current assets: Property, plant and equipment, net            540,242          548,511 Land use right, net                           48,962           48,640 Intangible assets, net                        4,714            4,660 Goodwill                                      115,960          112,481 Deferred tax assets                           1,526            1,329 Other non-current assets                      2,220            2,013 Total non-current assets                      713,624          717,634 TOTAL ASSETS                                  737,242          754,316 LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY Current liabilities: Accounts payable                              1,992            3,124 Short-term loans                              11,973           21,676 Current portion of long-term loans            38,337           35,537 Amounts due to related parties                9,491            12,705 Accrued expenses and other current            28,072           43,825 liabilities Warrant liabilities                           -                839 Deferred tax liabilities (current)            300              - Total current liabilities                     90,165           117,706 Non-current liabilities: Long term loans                               211,723          212,970 Deferred tax liabilities                      24,720           24,345 Other non-current liabilities                 8,005            6,780 Total non-current liabilities                 244,448          244,095 TOTAL LIABILITIES                             334,613          361,801 Shareholders' equity Ordinary shares (par value US$0.001 per share, 400,000,000 shares authorized as of December 31, 2013 and 2012; 162,099,665 and   162              162 161,989,097 shares issued and outstanding as of December 31, 2013 and 2012) Additional paid in capital                    509,902          509,665 Accumulated other comprehensive income        54,059           41,597 Accumulated deficit                           (161,693)        (159,472) Total China Hydroelectric Corporation         402,430          391,952 shareholders' equity Non-controlling interests                     199              563 TOTAL SHAREHOLDER'S EQUITY                    402,629          392,515 TOTAL LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY    737,242          754,316    CHINA HYDROELECTRIC CORPORATION NET LOSS TO ADJUSTED EBITDA RECONCILIATION                                                                               Three Months Ended  Twelve Months                                                                                                   Ended                                                                               December  December  December  December                                                                               31, 2013  31, 2012  31, 2013  31, 2012 Net loss                                                                      (5,405)   (8,112)   (2,518)   (1,149) Interest expenses, net                                                        4,533     6,669     22,470    27,986 Other non-cash charges, including exchange gain, change in fair value of warrant liabilities, and                          (392)     142       (587)     537 stock-based compensation expense Income tax expenses/(income)                                                  (1,741)   (708)     3,474     6,451 Provision for impairment allowance for doubtful accounts on amount due from related party and                             -         843       -         843 prepayments and other current assets Interest expenses, income tax expenses, depreciation                          -         138       -         2,743 and amortization related to discontinued operations Depreciation of property, plant and equipment and                         5,941     5,842     23,516    23,068 amortization of land use rights and intangibleassets Assets impairment loss                                                        14        -         3,549     - EBITDA, as adjusted                                                           2,950     4,814     49,904    60,479                                                                               29%       39%       67%       67% Less: Income from discontinued operations                                           -         (1,137)   -         (3,907) Interest expenses, income tax expense, depreciation and                       -         (138)     -         (2,743) amortization related to discontinued operations EBITDA, on a continuing basis, as adjusted                                    2,950     3,539     49,904    53,829                                                                               29%       29%       67%       63% Adjusted EBITDA is defined as earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization and certain non-cash charges including exchange loss, change in fair value of warrant liability, stock-based compensation. We believe that EBITDA is widely used by other companies in the power industry and may be useful to investors as a measure of the Company's financial performance. Given the significant investments that we have made in net property, plant and equipment, depreciation and amortization expense comprises a meaningful portion of the Company's cost structure. We believe that EBITDA will provide a useful tool for comparability between periods because it eliminates depreciation and amortization expenses attributable to capital expenditures and business acquisitions. The presentation of EBITDA should not be construed as an indication that the Company's future results will be unaffected by other charges and gains we consider to be outside the ordinary course of our business. EBITDA margin, as adjusted, is calculated by dividing the period's EBITDA by net revenue including discontinued operations.    CHINA HYDROELECTRIC CORPORATION AUDITED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS (In US$ 000's)                                                   Twelve Months Ended                                                   December 31,  December31,                                                   2013                                                                  2012 Cash flows from operating activities: Net loss                                          (2,518)       (1,149) Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash generated from operating activities: Depreciation of property, plant and equipment andamortization of                               23,524        23,780 land use rights and intangible assets Deferred income taxes                             (482)         (163) Changes in fair value of warrant liabilities      (839)         399 Amortization of debt issuance costs               175           191 Authorization of government grant                 (3)           (3) Stock-based compensation expense                  211           166 Loss from disposal of property, plant and         45            508 equipment Exchange gain/ (loss)                             41            (28) Asset impairment loss                             3,549         - Gain from disposal of discontinued operation      -             (2,767) Gain from extinguishment of amounts due to originalshareholders of                          -             (462) acquired subsidiaries Provision for impairment allowance on prepayment and othercurrent                      -             843  assets Net pension cost recognized                       -             33 Changes in operating assets and liabilities Accounts receivable                               2,175         (1,797) Notes receivable                                  789           (1,874) Prepayments and other current assets              (426)         (463) Other non-current assets                          (538)         779 Accounts payable                                  (1,084)       (345) Amounts due to related parties                    (1)           (2) Other non-current liabilities                     1,229         6,578 Accrued expenses and other current liabilities    (6,437)       (1,524) Net cash provided by operating activities         19,410        22,700 Cash flows from investing activities: Acquisition of subsidiaries, net of cash          -             (8,923) acquired Proceeds from the disposal of subsidiaries,       10,957        20,212 net of tax Acquisition of an intangible assets               (90)          - Acquisition of property, plant and equipment      (1,087)       (7,091) Proceeds from disposal of property, plant and     26            35 equipment Payment to contractors for construction           (450)         (6,931) projects Proceeds from insurance claim                     549           - Loans to a related party                          -             (86) Net cash provided by/ (used in) investing         9,905         (2,784) activities Cash flows from financing activities: Exercised options                                 26            - Proceeds from short-term loans                    14,364        28,070 Proceeds from long-term loans                     32,335        72,947 Proceeds from loans from related parties          2,034         572 Proceeds from loans from third parties            3,425         20,161 Payment of debt issuance cost                     (194)         (704) Repayment of loans from related parties           (5,585)       (69) Repayment of loans from third parties             (13,313)      (38,136) Repayment of short-term loans                     (26,225)      (28,051) Repayment of long-term loans                      (36,544)      (69,986) Restricted cash                                   5,249         (5,166) Net cash used in financing activities             (24,428)      (20,362) Net increase in cash and cash equivalents         4,887         (446) Effect of changes in exchange rate on cash and    1,311         11 cash equivalents Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of     7,967         8,402 the period Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the       14,165        7,967 period  SOURCE China Hydroelectric Corporation  Website: http://public.viavid.com/player/index.php?id=108477 Website: http://www.viavid.com Website: http://chinahydroelectric.com  
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