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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 14, 2022




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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.


On November 14, 2022, Getty Images Holdings, Inc. issued a press release reporting results for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2022. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated by reference in this Item 2.02.


The information contained in Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1) is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. Such information shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filing.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)       Exhibits.


Exhibit No.    Description
99.1   Press release, dated November 14, 2022
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: November 14, 2022


 By:/s/ Kjelti Kellough
 Name:Kjelti Kellough
 Title:Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary




Exhibit 99.1


Getty Images Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results


New York, NY, November 14, 2022 – Getty Images Holdings, Inc. (“Getty Images”) (NYSE: GETY), a preeminent global visual content creator and marketplace, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2022.


“Getty Images delivered solid third quarter results, including positive operating performance, purchasing customer growth, and annual subscription growth,” said Craig Peters, Chief Executive Officer of Getty Images. “Despite the challenging macro environment, our customers are deriving more value from us as our paid downloads continue to increase. From what we see, we believe we are taking market share based on the quality of our content offering.”


Third Quarter 2022 Financial Summary:


·Revenue of $230.5 million, down 2.8% year over year. On a currency neutral basis, revenues increased 2.8%.


Creative revenue of $145.2 million, down 2.1% year over year and up 3.2% on a currency neutral basis.
Editorial revenue of $81.8 million, down 3.0% year over year and up 3.1% on a currency neutral basis.
Annual Subscription Revenue as a percentage of total revenue grew to 49.4% up from 47.1% as of Q3 2021 and up from 46.1% at the end of 2021.


·Net Loss of $149.4 million compared to Net Income of $15.3 million in Q3 2021. This result included a $161.3 million net loss on fair value adjustment for the warrant liabilities, which is nondeductible for tax purposes and will also impact our effective tax rate in 2022.
·Adjusted EBITDA* of $77.7 million, down 4.8% year over year and up 2.2% on a currency neutral basis. Adjusted EBITDA Margin* for the quarter was 33.7%, down from 34.4% in Q3 2021, due primarily to the pressure from foreign exchange on revenue.
·Adjusted EBITDA less capex* was $62.0 million, down 11.7% and 5.4% on a currency neutral basis.
·Net cash provided by operating activities of $48.9 million, compared to $42.6 million in the prior year period.
·Free cash flow* of $33.2 million, compared to $31.2 million in the prior year period.
·Ending cash balance on September 30, 2022, was $71.9 million, a decrease of $71.4 million from September 30, 2021, and $114.4 million from the ending balance on December 31, 2021. This decrease was driven in large part by the voluntary Q3 $300.0 million paydown of the USD Term Loan. We have $80.0 million available through our Revolver, for total liquidity of $151.9 million.
·Our total debt was $1.399 billion, which included $300.0 million in senior notes as well as a term loan balance of $1.099 billion, consisting of $690.0 million in USD and $409.3 million in USD equivalent of Euros, converted using exchange rates as of September 30, 2022.


* Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA Margin, Adjusted EBITDA less capex, and Free Cash Flow are non-GAAP financial measures. Refer to the Reconciliation of GAAP and Non-GAAP Financial Measures section.


Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)1


   Last Twelve Months Ended September 30,     
   20221   2021   Y/Y Change 
LTM total purchasing customers (thousands)2   837    766    +9.3% 
LTM total active annual subscribers (thousands)3   107    70    +52.9% 
LTM paid download volume (millions)4   94    87    +8.0% 
LTM annual subscriber revenue retention rate5   103.0%   102.3%   +70 bps 
Image collection (millions)6   484    450    +7.6% 
Video collection (millions) 6   23    19    21.1%
LTM video attachment rate7   12.7%   12.1%   +60 bps 


Note: The Key Operating Metrics outlined are the metrics that provide management with the most immediate understanding of the drivers of business performance and our ability to deliver shareholder return, track to financial targets and prioritize customer satisfaction.





LTM - Last twelve months​

Annual subscription - includes all products with a duration of 12 months or longer


1 Beginning with the three months ended September 30, 2022, the company made two changes to its reporting that has some impact on reported KPI’s. First, activity for LATAM, Turkey and Israel which was previously excluded from these metrics is now included due to completion of a system migration. Additionally, starting this quarter, the method by which we aggregate our customer accounts was updated to better align with our internal sales CRM system. We have not restated historical periods given the immaterial impact to the KPI’s, except for LTM total active annual subscribers and LTM annual subscriber revenue retention rate for which the legacy reporting format is detailed in noted 3 and 5 below.


2 The count of total customers who made a purchase within the reporting period based on billed revenue.


3 The count of customers who were on an annual subscription product during the reporting period.Absent the reporting changes noted in Note 1, LTM total active annual subscribers would have been 100,000, up 43% year on year.


4 A count of the number of paid downloads by our customers in the reporting period. Excludes downloads from Editorial Subscriptions, Editorial feeds and certain API structured deals, including bulk unlimited deals. Excludes downloads starting in LTM Q3’22 tied to a two-year deal signed with Amazon in July 2022, as the magnitude of the potential download volume over the deal term could result in significant fluctuations in this metric without corresponding impact to revenue in the same period.


5 This calculates retention of total revenue for customers on an annual subscription product, comparing the customer’s total billed revenue (inclusive of both annual subscription and non-annual subscription products) in the LTM period to the prior LTM period. Absent the reporting changes noted in Note 1 above, LTM annual subscriber retention rate would have been 101.0%.


6 A count of the total images and videos in our content library as of the reporting date.


7 A measure of the percentage of total paid customer downloaders who are video downloaders. The underlying calculation of this metric was changed vs. previously reported metrics.  This change was made to exclude the impact of downloader activity from our free trial subscriptions which are skewed entirely to stills-only content.


Third Quarter 2022 Business Highlights:


·Announced exclusive, multi-year global partnership with BBC Studios to represent their iconic and world-class quality footage.
·Announced as Official House Photography Partner to the British Academy Film Awards.
·Commercial partnerships gained momentum with third quarter partnerships including Microsoft, and renewals with Amazon, and Canva.
·In early October, launched Unsplash+, an unlimited subscription providing access to unique released content, in an ad-free environment and with expanded legal protections.
·Launched strategic partnership with developer of proprietary AI visual content tools, BRIA, that will give Getty Images’ customers access to state of the art, ethical, Generative AI driven features that will expand their creativity and improve efficiency.


Financial Outlook for Full Year 2022


The following tables summarize Getty Images fiscal year 2022 guidance and year-to-date results on a foreign currency (“FX”) adjusted basis and a currency neutral basis:


   2022 Guidance
   FX Adjusted  Currency Neutral
Revenue  $929 million to $953 million  $955 million to $980 million
Revenue Growth YoY  1.1% to 3.8%  4.0% to 6.7%
Adjusted EBITDA  $297 million to $307 million  $310 million to $320 million
Adjusted EBITDA Growth YoY  (4.0%) to (0.9%)  0.2% to 3.5%


   Year-to-Date Results
   FX Adjusted  Currency Neutral
Revenue  $694.8 million  $706.0 million
Revenue Growth YoY  2.2%  6.4%
Adjusted EBITDA  $229.4 million  $231.6 million
Adjusted EBITDA Growth YoY  0.9%  6.7%





Webcast & Conference Call Information


The Company will host a conference call and live webcast with the investment community at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time today, Monday, November 14, 2022, to discuss its third quarter 2022 results. The live webcast will be accessible through the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at https://investors.gettyimages.com/. To access the call through a conference line, dial 1-877-407-0792 (in the U.S.) or 1-201-689-8263 (international callers). A replay of the conference call will be posted shortly after the call and will be available for seven days following the call. To access the replay, dial 1-844-512-2921 (in the U.S.) or 1-412-317-6671 (international callers). The access code for the replay is 13732579.


About Getty Images


Getty Images (NYSE: GETY) is a preeminent global visual content creator and marketplace that offers a full range of content solutions to meet the needs of any customer around the globe, no matter their size. Through its Getty Images, iStock and Unsplash brands, websites and APIs, Getty Images serves customers in almost every country in the world and is the first-place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful visual content from the world’s best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 507,000 contributors and more than 300 content partners to deliver this powerful and comprehensive content. Each year Getty Images covers more than 160,000 news, sport and entertainment events providing depth and breadth of coverage that is unmatched. Getty Images maintains one of the largest and best privately-owned photographic archives in the world with millions of images dating back to the beginning of photography. For company news and announcements, visit our Newsroom.


Forward-Looking Statements


Certain statements included in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of the words such as “believe,” “may,” “will,” “estimate,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “expect,” “should,” “would,” “plan,” “project,” “forecast,” “predict,” “potential,” “seem,” “seek,” “future,” “outlook,” “opportunity,” “upside,” “target”, or similar expressions that predict or indicate future events or trends or that are not statements of historical matters. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding estimates and forecasts of other financial and performance metrics and projections of market opportunity. These statements are based on various assumptions and on the current expectations of the Company’s management and are not predictions of actual performance. These forward-looking statements are provided for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to serve as, and must not be relied on by any investor as, a guarantee, an assurance, a prediction or a definitive statement of fact or probability. Actual events and circumstances are difficult or impossible to predict and will differ from assumptions. Many actual events and circumstances are beyond the control of the Company.





These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including: our inability to continue to license third-party content and offer relevant quality and diversity of content to satisfy customer needs; our ability to attract new customers and retain and motivate an increase in spending by our existing customers; the user experience of the Company’s customers on its website; the extent to which we are able to maintain and expand the breadth and quality of our content library through content licensed from third-party suppliers, content acquisitions and imagery captured by our staff of inhouse photographers; the mix of and basis upon which we license our content, including the price-points at, and the license models and purchase options through, which we license our content; the risk that we operate in a highly competitive market; the risk that we are unable to successfully execute our business strategy; our inability to effectively manage our growth; the risk that we may lose the right to use “Getty Images” trademarks; our inability to evaluate our future prospects and challenges due to evolving markets and customers’ industries; the risk that our operations in and continued expansion into international markets bring additional business, political, regulatory, operational, financial and economic risks; the inability to expand our operations into new products, services and technologies and to increase customer and supplier awareness of new and emerging products and services; the loss of and inability to attract and retain key personnel that could negatively impact our business growth; the inability to protect the proprietary information of customers and networks against security breaches and protect and enforce intellectual property rights; our reliance on third parties; the risk that an increase in government regulation of the industries and markets in which we operate could negatively impact our business; the impact of worldwide and regional political, military or economic conditions, including declines in foreign currencies in relation to the value of the U.S. dollar, hyperinflation, higher interest rates, devaluation and significant political or civil disturbances in international markets where we conduct business; the risk that claims, lawsuits and other proceedings that have been, or may be, instituted against us could adversely affect our business; the inability to maintain the listing of our Class A Common Stock on the NYSE; the risk that the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to reduce its spread impacts our business, financial condition, cash flows and operation results more significantly than currently expected; the ability to recognize the anticipated benefits of the business combination with CC Neuberger Principal Holdings II, which may be affected by, among other things, competition and our ability to grow our business and manage growth profitably; changes in applicable laws or regulations; risks associated with our reliance on information technology in critical areas of our operations; and costs related to operating as a public company. If any of these risks materialize or our assumptions prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the results implied by these forward-looking statements.


These and other factors that could cause actual results to differ from those implied by the forward-looking statements in this press release are more fully described under the heading “Risk Factors “in the 424(b)(3) prospectus filed by the Company on September 16, 2022 and in our subsequent filings with the SEC. The foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. New risk factors emerge from time to time and it is not possible to predict all such risk factors, nor can the Company assess the impact of all such risk factors on the business of the Company or the extent to which any factor or combination of factors may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the foregoing cautionary statements. The Company undertakes no obligations to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. In addition, statements of belief and similar statements reflect the beliefs and opinions of the Company on the relevant subject. These statements are based upon information available to the Company, as applicable, as of the date of this press release, and while the Company believes such information forms a reasonable basis for such statements, such information may be limited or incomplete, and statements should not be read to indicate that the Company has conducted an exhaustive inquiry into, or review of, all potentially available relevant information. These statements are inherently uncertain and you are cautioned not to unduly rely upon these statements.






(In thousands, except share and per share amounts; unaudited)


   Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended 
   September 30,   September 30, 
   2022   2021   2022   2021 
REVENUE  $230,474   $237,021   $694,778   $679,635 
OPERATING EXPENSE:                    
Cost of revenue (exclusive of depreciation and amortization shown separately below)   64,040    62,598    191,052    183,142 
Selling, general and administrative expenses   91,571    94,459    280,255    273,929 
Depreciation   12,407    12,720    37,298    38,551 
Amortization   11,566    12,471    35,676    37,025 
Other operating expense (income) — net   532    (223)   4,096    (373)
        Operating expense   180,116    182,025    548,377    532,274 
INCOME FROM OPERATIONS   50,358    54,996    146,401    147,361 
OTHER EXPENSE, NET:                    
Interest expense   (29,397)   (31,006)   (88,983)   (92,173)
Gain on fair value adjustment for swaps and foreign currency exchange contract — net   5,672    3,728    22,777    12,493 
Unrealized foreign exchange gains — net   33,671    14,243    71,905    26,922 
Loss on extinguishment of debt   (2,693)       (2,693)    
Net loss on fair value adjustment for warrant liabilities   (161,339)       (161,339)    
Other non-operating (expense) income — net   (3,763)   157    (3,408)   457 
        Total other expense — net   (157,849)   (12,878)   (161,741)   (52,301)
(LOSS) INCOME BEFORE INCOME TAXES   (107,491)   42,118    (15,340)   95,060 
INCOME TAX EXPENSE   (10,625)   (8,489)   (38,974)   (19,162)
NET (LOSS) INCOME   (118,116)   33,629    (54,314)   75,898 
Net (loss) income attributable to noncontrolling interest   (62)   113    313    254 
Premium on early redemption of Redeemable Preferred Stock   26,678        26,678     
Redeemable Preferred Stock dividend   4,666    18,227    43,218    52,653 
NET (LOSS) INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO GETTY IMAGES HOLDINGS, INC.  $(149,398)  $15,289   $(124,523)  $22,991 
Net (loss) income per share attributable to Class A Getty Images Holdings, Inc. common stockholders:                    
Basic  $(0.47)  $0.08   $(0.52)  $0.12 
Diluted  $(0.51)  $0.08   $(0.59)  $0.12 
Weighted-average Class A common shares outstanding:                    
Basic   318,152,726    196,082,512    237,235,059    196,082,512 
Diluted   323,337,894    197,523,619    238,963,448    197,238,936 






(In thousands, except share and par value data, unaudited)


   September 30,   December 31, 
   2022   2021 
  Cash and cash equivalents  $71,869   $186,301 
  Restricted cash   4,533    5,228 
  Accounts receivable — net of allowance of $5,983 and $5,946   124,509    143,362 
  Prepaid expenses   11,864    12,778 
  Taxes receivable   2,644    11,992 
  Other current assets   8,986    15,368 
           Total current assets   224,405    375,029 
PROPERTY AND EQUIPMENT — NET   163,659    170,896 
RIGHT OF USE ASSETS   48,318     
GOODWILL   1,497,843    1,503,245 
DEFERRED INCOME TAXES — NET   7,785    8,893 
OTHER LONG-TERM ASSETS   50,257    41,092 
TOTAL  $2,401,010   $2,578,007 
  Accounts payable  $89,443   $94,993 
  Accrued expenses   48,339    66,569 
  Income taxes payable   1,307    10,502 
  Short-term debt - net       6,481 
  Deferred revenue   163,220    167,550 
           Total current liabilities   302,309    346,095 
LONG-TERM DEBT — NET   1,392,422    1,750,990 
DEFERRED INCOME TAXES — NET   43,960    24,595 
UNCERTAIN TAX POSITIONS   37,355    42,701 
           Total liabilities   1,830,722    2,191,342 
  Commitments and contingencies          
Redeemable preferred stock, $0.01 par value, 900,000 shares authorized, 677,484 shares outstanding at December 31, 2021 (aggregate liquidation preference of $685,350) No shares were issued or outstanding at September 30, 2022.       685,350 
Preferred Stock, $0.0001 par value; 1.0 million shares authorized; no shares issued and outstanding as of September 30, 2022 and December 31, 2021.        
Class A Common Stock, $0.0001 par value: 2.0 billion shares authorized; 394.8 million shares issued and outstanding as of September 30, 2022 and 196.1 million shares issued and outstanding as of December 31, 2021   39    20 
Class B Common Stock, $0.0001 par value: 5.1 million shares authorized; no shares issued and no shares outstanding as of September 30, 2022 and December 31, 2021.        
Additional paid-in capital   1,926,489    935,082 
  Accumulated deficit   (1,259,427)   (1,203,440)
  Accumulated other comprehensive loss   (145,182)   (78,403)
           Total Getty Images Holdings, Inc. stockholders’ equity (deficit)   521,919    (346,741)
  Noncontrolling interest   48,369    48,056 
           Total stockholders’ equity (deficit)   570,288    (298,685)
TOTAL  $2,401,010   $2,578,007 






(In thousands, unaudited)


   Nine Months Ended 
   September 30, 
   2022   2021 
Net (loss) income   (54,314)  $75,898 
Adjustments to reconcile net (loss) income to net cash provided by operating activities:          
Depreciation   37,298    38,551 
Amortization   35,676    37,025 
Unrealized exchange gains on foreign denominated debt   (64,283)   (27,951)
Equity-based compensation   5,937    4,826 
Non-cash fair value adjustment for common stock warrants   161,339     
Deferred income taxes — net   20,473    11,320 
Uncertain tax positions   (5,345)   (9,849)
Non-cash fair value adjustment for swaps and foreign currency exchange contracts   (21,256)   (13,652)
Amortization of debt issuance costs   4,623    5,007 
Non cash operating lease costs   9,425     
Impairment of right of use assets   2,563     
Loss on extinguishment of debt   2,693     
Transaction cost allocated to common stock warrants   4,225     
Other   3,507    (745)
Changes in current assets and liabilities:          
Accounts receivable   9,743    (4,901)
Accounts payable   3,606    1,256 
Accrued expenses   (14,598)   14,529 
Lease liabilities, non-current   (11,012)    
Income taxes receivable/payable   (4,323)   (3,218)
Interest Payable   (1,010)   (7,313)
Deferred revenue   6,607    4,489 
Other   (2,401)   4,312 
Net cash provided by operating activities   129,173    129,584 
Acquisition of property and equipment   (46,034)   (36,719)
Purchase of a Minority Investment   (2,000)    
Acquisition of a business, net of cash acquired       (89,206)
Other investing activities       (67)
Net cash used in investing activities   (48,034)   (125,992)
 Cash contributions from business combination   864,164    —— 
 Cash paid for equity issuance costs   (104,001)    
Payment of Redeemable Preferred Stock   (614,996)    
Repayment of debt   (307,800)   (14,849)
Cash paid for settlement of employee taxes related to option exercises   (6,267)   —— 
Proceeds from option and warrant exercise   267    —— 
Payment of contingent consideration   (10,000)    
Net cash used in financing activities   (178,633)   (14,849)
CASH, CASH EQUIVALENTS AND RESTRICTED CASH - Beginning of period   191,529    161,309 
CASH, CASH EQUIVALENTS AND RESTRICTED CASH - End of period   76,402   $148,502 





Non-GAAP Financial Measures


In order to assist investors in understanding the core operating results that our management uses to evaluate the business and for financial planning, we present the following non-GAAP measures: (1) Adjusted EBITDA, (2) Adjusted EBITDA Margin, (3) Adjusted EBITDA less capex and (4) Free Cash Flow. The presentation of this financial information is not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with U.S. GAAP.


The Company believes that these measures are relevant and provide useful information widely used by analysts, investors and other interested parties in our industry to provide a baseline for evaluating and comparing our operating performance, and in the case of free cash flow, our liquidity results. We also evaluate our revenue on an as reported (U.S. GAAP) and currency neutral basis. We believe presenting currency neutral information provides valuable supplemental information regarding our comparable results, consistent with how we evaluate our performance internally.


Reconciliations of these non-GAAP measures to the most comparable GAAP measures are provided below.


The Company does not reconcile its forward-looking non-GAAP financial measures to the corresponding U.S. GAAP measures, due to variability and difficulty in making accurate forecasts and projections and/or certain information not being ascertainable or accessible; and because not all of the information, such as foreign currency impacts necessary for a quantitative reconciliation of these forward-looking non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable U.S. GAAP financial measure, is available to the Company without unreasonable efforts. For the same reasons, the Company is unable to address the probable significance of the unavailable information. The Company provides non-GAAP financial measures that it believes will be achieved, however it cannot accurately predict all of the components of the adjusted calculations and the U.S. GAAP measures may be materially different than the non-GAAP measures.


Reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA Margin, and Adjusted EBITDA less capex


(in thousands)  Three Months Ended September 30,   Nine Months Ended September 30, 
   2022   2021   2022   2021 
Net (loss) income  $(118,116)  $33,629   $(54,314)  $75,898 
Add/(less) non-GAAP adjustments:                    
Depreciation and amortization   23,973    25,191    72,974    75,576 
Other operating expense (income) - net   532    (223)   4,096    (373)
Interest expense   29,397    31,006    88,983    92,173 
Fair value adjustments, foreign exchange and other non operating (expense) income 1   (35,580)   (18,128)   (91,274)   (39,872)
Loss on extinguishment of debt   2,693        2,693     
Net loss on fair value adjustment for warrant liabilities   161,339        161,339     
Income tax expense   10,625    8,489    38,974    19,162 
Stock based compensation expense   2,805    1,625    5,937    4,826 
Adjusted EBITDA  $77,668   $81,589   $229,408   $227,390 
Capex   15,663    11,372    46,034    36,719 
Adjusted EBITDA less capex  $62,005   $70,217   $183,374   $190,671 
Net (loss) income margin   (51.2)%   14.2%   (7.8)%   11.2%
Adjusted EBITDA margin   33.7%   34.4%   33.0%   33.5%


(1) Fair value adjustments for our swaps and foreign currency exchange contracts, foreign exchange gains (losses) and other insignificant non-operating related (expenses) income.





Reconciliation of Free Cash Flow


(in millions)  Three Months Ended September 30,   Nine Months Ended September 30, 
  2022   2021   2022   2021 
Net cash provided by operating activities​  $48.9   $42.6   $129.2   $129.6 
Acquisition of property and equipment​   (15.7)   (11.4)   (46.0)   (36.7)
Free Cash Flow​  $33.2   $31.2   $83.1   $92.9 




Revenue by Product


 (in thousands)  Three Months Ended September 30,   Increase / (decrease) 
   2022   % of Revenue   2021   % of Revenue   $ Change   % Change   CN % Change 
Creative   145,238    63.0%   148,426    62.6%   (3,188)   (2.1)%   3.2%
Editorial   81,845    35.5%   84,393    35.6%   (2,548)   (3.0)%   3.1%
Other   3,391    1.5%   4,202    1.8%   (811)   (19.3)%   (14.5)%
Total Revenue  $230,474        $237,021        $(6,547)   (2.8)%   2.8%


(in thousands)  Nine Months Ended September 30,   Increase / (decrease) 
   2022   % of Revenue   2021   % of Revenue   $ Change   % Change   CN % Change 
Creative  $440,305    63.4%  $441,190    64.9%   (885)   (0.2)%   3.9%
Editorial   243,543    35.1%   226,902    33.4%   16,641    7.3%   11.9%
○ther   10,930    1.6%   11,543    1.7%   (613)   (5.3)%   (1.9)%
Total Revenue  $694,778        $679,635        $15,143    2.2%   6.4%


Balance Sheet & Liquidity


($ millions)  Sept 30, 2022   June 30, 2022   Dec 31, 2021   Sept 30, 2021 
Cash & Cash Equivalents1  $71.9   $213.8   $186.3   $143.3 
Available under Revolving Credit Facility2  $80.0   $80.0   $80.0   $80.0 
Liquidity  $151.9   $293.8   $266.3   $223.3 
Term Loans Outstanding - USD Tranche  $690.0   $992.6   $997.8   $1,000.4 
Term Loans Outstanding - EUR Tranche3  $409.3   $438.9   $473.8   $485.1 
Total Balance - Term Loans Outstanding4  $1,099.3   $1,431.5   $1,471.6   $1,485.5 
Senior Notes  $300.0   $300.0   $300.0   $300.0 


1Excludes restricted cash of $4.6 million for periods ending in September and June 2022, $5.2 million for September and December 2021.
2Effective February 2019. Expires February 2024.
3Face Value of Debt is 419M EUR. Converted using the FX spot rate as of September 30, 2022 of 0.98, June 30, 2022 of 1.05. December 31, 2022 of 1.13, and September 30. 2021 of 1.16
4Represents face value of debt, not GAAP carrying value


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