AVG Reaffirms Financial Outlook

AMSTERDAM, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG) today announced that it expects its financial results for the first quarter of 2013 to be at or above the previously stated outlook in its earnings press release dated Thursday, February 21, 2013. The Company also reaffirmed its previously stated guidance for fiscal year 2013.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including those relating to an expected range of revenue, net income, EPS, operating cash flow,  non-GAAP adjusted net income, non-GAAP EPS and non-GAAP unlevered free cash flow for the three-month period ending March 31, 2013 and/or the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013.  Words such as "expects," "expectation," "intends," "assumes," "believes" and "estimates," variations of such words and similar expressions are also intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated herein. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include but are not limited to: changes in international or national banking and tax regulations and related proposals; changes in the company's growth strategies; changes in the company's future prospects, business development, results of operations and financial condition; changes to the online and computer threat environment and the endpoint security industry; competition from local and international companies, new entrants in the market and changes to the competitive landscape; the adoption of new, or changes to existing, laws and regulations; flaws in the assumptions underlying the calculation of the number of the company's active users; potential effects of changes in the applicable search guidelines of our search partners; the termination of or changes to the company's relationships with its partners, including Google, and other third parties; changes in the company's and its partners' responses to privacy concerns; the ability for the company to successfully diversify its portfolio of search partners; the company's plans to launch new products and online services and monetize its full user base; the company's ability to attract and retain active and subscription users; the company's ability to retain key personnel and attract new talent; the company's ability to adequately protect its intellectual property; flaws in the company's internal controls or IT systems; the company's geographic expansion plans; the anticipated costs and benefits of the company's acquisitions; the outcome of ongoing or any future litigation or arbitration, including litigation or arbitration relating to intellectual property rights; the company's legal and regulatory compliance efforts; and worldwide economic conditions and their impact on demand for the company's products and services.  Given these risks and uncertainties, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

Further information on these factors and other risks that may affect the company's business is included in filings AVG makes with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from time to time, including its Annual Report on Form 20-F, particularly under the heading "Risk Factors".

These documents are available online from the SEC or in the Investor Relations section of our website at http://investors.avg.com.  Information on our website is not part of this release.  All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information currently available to us, and we assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements in light of new information or future events.

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About AVG

AVG's mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience, providing peace of mind to a connected world.  AVG's powerful yet easy-to-use software and online services put users in control of their Internet experience.  By choosing AVG's software and services, users become part of a trusted global community that benefits from inherent network effects, mutual protection and support.  AVG has grown its user base to 146 million active users as of December 31, 2012 and offers a product portfolio that targets the consumer and small business markets and includes Internet security, PC performance optimization, online backup, mobile security, identity protection and family safety software.

 

SOURCE AVG Technologies N.V.



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