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Versatile Reports Second Quarter Results
Thursday, February 23, 2012

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Vancouver, BC, February 23, 2012--(T-Net)--Versatile Systems Inc. (TSX-V: VV.V)(AIM: VVS.L), announces its results for the second quarter of the 2012 fiscal year.


Revenue for the three months ended December 31, 2011 was $9,147,552 generating a gross profit of $1,951,833 or 21.3% of sales compared to $15,460,033 generating a gross profit of $2,968,137 or 19.2% of sales for the same quarter last year. The Net Loss for the quarter amounted to $244,831 ($0.00 per share) compared to Net Earnings of $178,965 ($0.01 per share) for the same period last year. The total comprehensive income for the quarter amounted to $103,019 compared to $320,380 for the same quarter last year.


"We are continuing to add new sales resources and obtain additional partnership opportunities with tier 1 technology companies such as Citrix, Hitachi Data Systems, NetApp, Red Hat, Splunk, and Symantec," said John Hardy, Chairman and CEO of Versatile. "We have cautiously increased R&D and marketing activities to respond to strengthening interest from partners and customers. We are focused on increasing sales of our proprietary technology and look forward to demonstrating Versatile's SmartSign™ at the Digital Signage Expo to be held in Las Vegas from March 6th to 9th, 2012."


Deferred revenue at December 31, 2011 was $5,671,777 (of which $5,202,720 is expected to be recognized in the next four quarters) compared to $6,320,199 at June 30, 2011.


The research and development expense for the quarter amounted to $275,847 compared to $278,909 for the same quarter last year. During the current quarter, the Company incurred $133,744 for research and development activities related to Mobiquity Route™, DEX and related mobile software products and $99,978 related to Self-service, Mobiquity Transaction Engine 3.0™ and Mobiquity Kiosk™.


The Company adopted IFRS in the first quarter of the current fiscal year. The Company has applied the transitional exceptions and exemptions to full retroactive application of IFRS in its preparation of an opening IFRS consolidated statement of financial position at July 1, 2010. The most significant changes include the reclassification of deferred contract costs to intangible assets and the reclassification of current deferred income taxes to long term. Further details of the conversion to IFRS are provided in Management's Discussion and Analysis and in the Notes to the Company's unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements, as at and for the six months ended December 31, 2011.


The following table provides a reconciliation of the Company's working capital under IFRS and under the previous Canadian generally accepted accounting principles:


                                   31-Dec-11       30-Jun-11       01-Jul-10
                              ----------------------------------------------
Current Assets - IFRS              9,838,049      12,501,790      16,478,255
Add back deferred contract                                                  
 costs                             4,544,253       4,469,066       5,793,180
Add back deferred income                                                    
 taxes                               539,701         546,252         721,975
                              ----------------------------------------------
Current Assets - Canadian                                                   
 GAAP                             14,922,003      17,517,108      22,993,410
Current Liabilities - IFRS                                                  
 and Canadian GAAP            -   11,355,176  -   13,502,342  -   18,740,864
                              ----------------------------------------------
Working Capital - Canadian                                                  
 GAAP                              3,566,827       4,014,766       4,252,546
                               ---------------------------------------------


"The gross profit improved from 19.8% last quarter to 21.3% in the current quarter," said Fraser Atkinson, CFO of Versatile. "The Company has taken a number of measures to reduce costs. These steps, combined with continuing improvement of the gross profit to the historical average of 22.5%, will have a positive impact on cash flow."


Revenue for the six months ended December 31, 2011 was $18,186,764 generating a gross profit of $3,742,211 or 20.6% of sales compared to $24,679,083 generating a gross profit of $5,071,964 or 20.6% of sales for the same period last year. The Net Loss for the period amounted to $604,742 ($0.00 per share) compared to Net Earnings of $89,651 ($0.00 per share) for the same period last year.


On January 3, 2012 the Company delisted its shares from trading on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange, which was approved by the shareholders at the annual general meeting held on November 17, 2011.


About Versatile


Versatile provides business solutions that enable companies to improve sales, marketing and distribution of their products. Versatile also provides information technology services for the implementation, maintenance and security of mission-critical computer environments. Versatile has the ability to architect solutions involving both proprietary and third party components. For more information: www.versatile.com.


Forward-Looking Statements


This document may contain forward-looking statements relating to Versatile's operations or to the environment in which it operates, which are based on Versatile's operations, estimates, forecasts and projections. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict or are beyond Versatile's control. A number of important factors including those set forth in other public filings could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. Consequently, readers should not place any undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. In addition, these forward-looking statements relate to the date on which they are made. Versatile disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


All amounts are expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated. © 2012 Versatile Systems Inc. All rights reserved.


---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Versatile Systems Inc. Consolidated Statements of Financial Position (Unaudited - Prepared by Management) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Expressed in U.S. dollars December 31, 2011 June 30, 2011 July 1, 2010 ---------------------------------------------- ASSETS Current Assets Cash and cash equivalents $ 132,128 $ 978,656 1,738,036 Investment in Equus 2,172,995 2,311,109 2,203,043 Accounts receivable 5,106,060 7,134,328 10,580,706 Prepaid expenses 279,232 228,062 236,993 Inventory 2,147,634 1,849,635 1,719,477 ---------------------------------------------- 9,838,049 12,501,790 16,478,255 Long-term accounts receivable 278,736 401,742 265,612 Capital Assets 264,608 270,437 519,391 Intangible assets 4,544,253 5,048,776 6,392,005 Deferred income tax assets 7,221,988 7,001,156 6,965,850 Goodwill 9,914,350 9,914,350 9,914,350 ---------------------------------------------- $ 32,061,984 $ 35,138,251 40,535,463 ---------------------------------------------- LIABILITIES Current Liabilities Line of credit $ 885,125 1,007,767 1,353,312 Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 5,267,331 6,823,643 9,955,342 Current portion of deferred revenue 5,202,720 5,670,932 7,432,210 ---------------------------------------------- 11,355,176 13,502,342 18,740,864 Deferred Revenue 469,057 649,267 710,269 ---------------------------------------------- 11,824,233 14,151,609 19,451,133 ---------------------------------------------- SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY Share Capital 54,433,709 54,433,709 54,433,709 Warrants 42,000 42,000 186,367 Equity Reserve 4,587,219 4,578,470 4,231,539 Deficit (37,669,340) (37,064,598) (36,965,836) Accumulated other comprehensive loss (1,155,837) (1,002,939) (801,449) ---------------------------------------------- 20,237,751 20,986,642 21,084,330 ---------------------------------------------- $ 32,061,984 $ 35,138,251 40,535,463 ---------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Versatile Systems Inc. Consolidated Statements of Operations and Comprehensive Income (Loss) (Unaudited - Prepared by Management) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Expressed in U.S. Three months ended December Six months ended December dollars 31 31 2011 2010 2011 2010 -------------------------------------------------------- SALES $ 9,147,552 $ 15,460,033 $ 18,186,764 $ 24,679,083 COST OF SALES 7,195,719 12,491,896 14,444,553 19,607,119 -------------------------------------------------------- 1,951,833 2,968,137 3,742,211 5,071,964 -------------------------------------------------------- EXPENSES Selling and marketing 1,098,187 1,327,878 2,118,118 2,336,445 General and administrative 827,851 1,051,897 1,788,978 1,942,347 Research and development 275,847 278,909 519,957 471,177 Non recurrring expenses - 37,503 - 58,171 Stock-based compensation 4,279 - 8,749 - Foreign exchange loss 27,957 (33,751) 28,781 (31,418) -------------------------------------------------------- 2,234,121 2,662,436 4,464,583 4,776,722 -------------------------------------------------------- OPERATING PROFIT (LOSS) (282,288) 305,701 (722,372) 295,242 Amortization of capital assets 38,092 48,108 86,511 119,269 Interest expense 7,594 666 12,817 15,636 Loss on sale of capital assets and investments 1,534 2,575 1,534 2,575 -------------------------------------------------------- EARNINGS (LOSS) BEFORE INCOME TAXES (329,508) 254,352 (823,234) 157,762 Current income tax expense (995) (995) (2,340) (1,990) Deferred income tax benefit 85,672 (74,392) 220,832 (66,121) -------------------------------------------------------- NET EARNINGS (LOSS) (244,831) 178,965 (604,742) 89,651 -------------------------------------------------------- EARNINGS (LOSS) PER SHARE (basic and diluted) ($0.00) $0.00 ($0.00) $0.00 -------------------------------------------------------- Net earnings (loss) (244,831) 178,965 (604,742) 89,651 Other comprehensive income (loss) Net change in fair value of available-for- sale investments 347,850 141,415 (152,898) (105,194) -------------------------------------------------------- Total comprehensive income (loss) 103,019 320,380 (757,640) (15,543) -------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Versatile Systems Inc. Consolidated Statements of Changes in Shareholders' Equity (Unaudited - Prepared by Management) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Expressed in U.S. dollars Share Equity Capital Warrants Reserve ------------------------------------------------ Balance, July 1, 2010 54,433,709 186,367 4,231,539 Net earnings Net change in fair value of available-for-sale investments ------------------------------------------------ Balance, December 31, 2010 54,433,709 186,367 4,231,539 ------------------------------------------------ Balance, June 30, 2011 54,433,709 42,000 4,578,470 Net loss Net change in fair value of available-for-sale investments Share-based compensation expense - - 8,749 ------------------------------------------------ Balance, December 31, 2011 54,433,709 42,000 4,587,219 ------------------------------------------------ Expressed in U.S. dollars Accumulated other comprehensive Deficit loss Total ------------------------------------------------ Balance, July 1, 2010 (36,965,836) (801,449) 21,084,330 Net earnings 89,651 89,651 Net change in fair value of available-for-sale investments (105,194) (105,194) ------------------------------------------------ Balance, December 31, 2010 (36,876,185) (906,643) 21,068,787 ------------------------------------------------ Balance, June 30, 2011 (37,064,598) (1,002,939) 20,986,642 Net loss (604,742) (604,742) Net change in fair value of available-for-sale investments (152,898) (152,898) Share-based compensation expense - - 8,749 ------------------------------------------------ Balance, December 31, 2011 (37,669,340) (1,155,837) 20,237,751 ------------------------------------------------ ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Versatile Systems Inc. Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (Unaudited - Prepared by Management) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Expressed in U.S. Three months ended December Six months ended December dollars 31 31 2011 2010 2011 2010 -------------------------------------------------------- OPERATING ACTIVITIES Net earnings (loss) $ (244,831) $ 178,965 $ (604,742) $ 89,651 Items not affecting cash Amortization of capital assets 42,491 63,597 95,000 137,849 Stock-based compensation 4,279 - 8,749 - Loss on sale of capital assets and investments 1,534 2,575 1,534 2,575 Unrealized foreign exchange gain (10,042) (20,886) (10,042) (20,391) Deferred income taxes (85,672) 74,392 (220,832) 66,121 -------------------------------------------------------- Cash flow used in operations before other items (292,241) 298,643 (730,333) 275,805 Net change in non-cash working capital (781,384) (564,840) (394,426) (391,733) -------------------------------------------------------- (1,073,625) (266,197) (1,124,759) (115,928) INVESTING ACTIVITIES Short term Investments (14,776) (309,556) (14,776) (309,556) Proceeds from disposition of capital assets 19,089 30,174 20,430 103,268 Intangible assets - contract cost additions (1,277,653) (1,125,332) (2,633,433) (2,754,526) Amortization of intangible assets 1,857,045 1,274,464 3,137,956 2,878,612 Purchase of capital assets (102,095) (38,799) (109,304) (78,624) -------------------------------------------------------- 481,610 (169,049) 400,873 (160,826) -------------------------------------------------------- FINANCING ACTIVITIES Proceeds from (Repayment of) line of credit 160,144 (104,426) (122,642) (537,457) -------------------------------------------------------- 160,144 (104,426) (122,642) (537,457) -------------------------------------------------------- Decrease in cash and cash equivalents (431,871) (539,672) (846,528) (814,211) Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period 563,999 1,463,497 978,656 1,738,036 -------------------------------------------------------- Cash and cash equivalents, end of period $ 132,128 $ 923,825 $ 132,128 $ 923,825 --------------------------------------------------------


The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


Contact:


Versatile Systems Inc.
John Hardy
Chairman and CEO
1-800-262-1633
International: 001-206-979-6760


Versatile Systems Inc.
Fraser Atkinson
CFO
1-800-262-1633
www.versatile.com


Versatile Systems, Inc.

Vancouver (InfoTech)
60 Employees In BC (60 Total)
Founded: 1955 | Revenues: $39.50 Million

Versatile Systems specializes in technologies that deliver compelling mobile and interactive experiences as well as world-class data center and software integration services.

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