Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Summary of Material Definitive Agreement.
· The terms of the Amended Agreement are effective
June 30, 2019(a five-year initial term). In addition, Comcast has the option to extend the Amended Agreement for two consecutive one-year terms by exercising renewal options no later than January 1, 2019for the first extension option, and January 1, 2020for the second extension option.
Migration of Comcast Residential Customer Accounts
· The Amended Agreement modifies and adds pricing tiers above the level of
customer accounts we currently process for Comcast, which will provide Comcast lower pricing per unit for incremental customer accounts brought under the Amended Agreement.
· Initially under the Amended Agreement, Comcast plans to add approximately 2.3
million residential customer accounts onto ACP in early 2015. As a result, the Amended Agreement is not expected to have a material impact to our 2014 results of operations. We have the opportunity for additional customer account migrations to CSG as part of any future consolidation or standardization by Comcast of their residential business.
The timing of and the number of customer accounts to be migrated to CSG, if any, is at the discretion of Comcast. Therefore, there can be no assurances as to the timing and/or the number of customer accounts migrated to us by Comcast, or whether we will experience any material increase in revenues or profits under the Amended Agreement.
Issuance of Warrants
· As an additional incentive for Comcast to migrate new customer accounts to
ACP, the Amended Agreement includes the issuance of stock warrants (the "Warrant Agreement") for the right to purchase up to approximately 2.9 million shares of CSG common stock (the "Stock Warrants"). The Stock Warrants have a 10-year term and an exercise price of
· The Stock Warrants represent potentially dilutive shares to earnings per
share only to the extent the shares are "in the money" (under the treasury
stock method), and not subject to performance vesting conditions.
· Comcast's ability to exercise the Stock Warrants is tied primarily to the
number of customer accounts Comcast migrates onto ACP. The vesting of the
Stock Warrants is summarized as follows:
- Current Comcast Residential Business. Up to 1.9 million of the Stock Warrants
relate to Comcast's existing residential business and vest as follows:
§ The first 25% of these Stock Warrants (approximately 0.475 million Stock
Warrants) vest in
the above mentioned 2.3 million customer account migrations.
§ The next 25% of these Stock Warrants vest after the successful migration of
500,000 customer accounts.
§ The next 25% of these Stock Warrants vest only after 5 million additional
customer accounts are migrated onto ACP.
§ The last 25% of these Stock Warrants vest only after and proportionate to
approximately 5 million additional customer accounts are migrated onto ACP.
- Potential Future Comcast Acquired Residential Business. Should Comcast
acquire additional residential customer accounts in the future, up to one (1)
million additional Stock Warrants will vest proportionately should these
acquired customer accounts be migrated onto ACP from other providers' billing
platforms, with full vesting based on a target of 5 million newly migrated
A copy of the Amended Agreement, along with the Warrant Agreement, with confidential information redacted, will be filed as an exhibit to CSG's Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
Risk Factors Related to Forward-Looking Statements. Certain statements in this communication regarding the potential processing of residential customer accounts processed on other providers' billing platforms onto ACP, including any statements regarding the expected timetable for completing any such migrations and their financial impact on CSG and any other statements regarding CSG's future expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, financial projections, assumptions or future events that are not historical in nature are "forward-looking" statements made within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
These statements are often, but not always, made through use of words or phrases such as "may", "believe", "anticipate", "could", "should", "intend", "plan", "will", "expect(s)", "estimate(s)", "project(s)", "forecast(s)", "positioned", "strategy", "outlook" and similar expressions. All such forward-looking statements involve estimates and assumptions that are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results expressed in the statements.
Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements are the following: the timing of any migrations of residential customer accounts processed on other providers' billing platforms onto ACP; the risk with both parties' abilities to efficiently and effectively migrate residential customer accounts processed on other providers' billing platforms onto ACP; the risk that Comcast will execute on its currently planned intentions and consolidate and standardize its operations in the future; and the potential adverse impact of continued service provider consolidation within the communications industry.
The factors listed above are in no way intended to be a complete or exhaustive list of all the risks associated with our relationship with Comcast. Readers are encouraged to read additional information concerning these and other risk factors in CSG's respective filings with the
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
The following information is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 (Regulation FD Disclosure). This information shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or incorporated in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press release of
CSG Systems International, Inc.(CSG International Expands Relationship with Comcast) dated July 31, 201499.2 Summary Presentation: Comcast Extends and Expands Relationship with CSG International dated July 31, 2014