Le Réseau des Sports (RDS)

Individual Discretionary and On-Demand Services - Statistical and Financial Summaries 2012-2016

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Undertaking # Service Name Licensee Licensee Ultimate Owner Type Year
214301137 Le Réseau des Sports (RDS) Le Réseau des sports (RDS) inc. BCE Inc.                                                    Specialty (category C service) 2016
Revenue ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Residential/bulk/smatv subscriber revenue 75,557,599 89,911,769 19.00 88,210,437 -1.89 88,995,095 0.89 103,078,882 15.83 8.1
DTH subscriber revenue 29,148,638 27,297,493 -6.35 24,857,259 -8.94 22,700,805 -8.68 22,113,593 -2.59 -6.7
Local advertising revenue 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
National advertising revenue 62,730,891 50,608,461 -19.32 64,524,513 27.50 50,781,113 -21.30 49,756,744 -2.02 -5.6
Other revenue 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Total Revenue 167,437,128 167,817,723 0.23 177,592,209 5.82 162,477,013 -8.51 174,949,219 7.68 1.1
Expenses ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Programming and Production 115,318,741 90,699,466 -21.35 107,080,263 18.06 117,847,036 10.05 123,903,777 5.14 1.8
Technical 1,711,144 997,080 -41.73 947,483 -4.97 1,012,349 6.85 1,025,646 1.31 -12.0
Sales and Promotion 12,127,659 12,395,973 2.21 10,399,511 -16.11 11,084,806 6.59 10,224,236 -7.76 -4.2
Administration and General 11,217,502 13,026,892 16.13 12,227,805 -6.13 11,050,784 -9.63 11,117,883 0.61 -0.2
Total Expenses 140,375,046 117,119,411 -16.57 130,655,062 11.56 140,994,975 7.91 146,271,542 3.74 1.0
Performance ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Operating Income 27,062,082 50,698,312 - 46,937,147 - 21,482,038 - 28,677,677 - -
Depreciation 1,944,398 1,553,004 -20.13 1,940,322 24.94 2,183,735 12.54 1,863,671 -14.66 -1.1
P.B.I.T. 25,117,684 49,145,308 - 44,996,825 - 19,298,303 - 26,814,006 - -
Interest Expense 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a -
Adjustments - Gain (Loss) 592,722 290,324 -51.02 410,945 41.55 578,906 40.87 649,137 12.13 -
Pre-tax Profit 25,710,406 49,435,632 - 45,407,770 - 19,877,209 - 27,463,143 - -
Canadian Programming Expenses ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Acquisition of rights 36,432,039 27,965,648 -23.24 36,637,501 31.01 60,548,163 65.26 65,441,316 8.08 15.8
Script & concept 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Filler Programming + Program Production 44,465,835 39,816,638 -10.46 46,335,112 16.37 46,795,693 0.99 45,128,513 -3.56 0.4
Investment in Programming 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Total Canadian Programming 80,897,874 67,782,286 -16.21 82,972,613 22.41 107,343,856 29.37 110,569,829 3.01 8.1
Canadian Programming/Revenue (%) 48.32 40.39 - 46.72 - 66.07 - 63.20 - -
Staff
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Total Remuneration ($) 31,761,114 31,479,052 -0.89 23,028,577 -26.84 17,912,073 -22.22 13,385,298 -25.27 -19.4
Total Staff Count 409 404 -1.22 303 -25.00 236 -22.11 176 -25.42 -
Average Remuneration ($) 77,656 77,918 0.34 76,002 -2.46 75,899 -0.14 76,053 0.20 -0.5
Subscribers
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
3,514,326 3,334,671 -5.11 3,241,475 -2.79 3,149,012 -2.85 3,004,082 -4.60 -3.9
Profitability (%)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Operating Margin 16.2 30.2 - 26.4 - 13.2 - 16.4 - -
P.B.I.T. Margin 15.0 29.3 - 25.3 - 11.9 - 15.3 - -
Pre-tax Margin 15.4 29.5 - 25.6 - 12.2 - 15.7 - -

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

DTH = Direct-to-Home

SMATV = Satellite Master Atenna Television

P.B.I.T. = Profit Before Interest and Tax

Var = Variation

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