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Kinovo PLC

12 January 2022

12 January 2022

Kinovo plc

("Kinovo" or the "Company")

Disposal of Construction Division

Kinovo Plc (AIM: KINO), the specialist property services Group that delivers compliance and sustainability solutions, announces that it has entered into an agreement to sell the Company's non-core construction division, DCB (Kent) Limited ("DCB"), for a total deferred consideration of up to GBP5.0 million.

The construction division has been acquired by MCG Global Limited on the following terms, consisting of four constituent elements:

-- firstly, up to GBP1.9 million will be payable on the successful completion of current projects, most of which are due in the calendar year 2022;

-- secondly, up to GBP2.1 million will be payable on trade settlements relating to these current contracts; and

-- the third and fourth elements, upon which GBP0.5 million will be payable for each element, relate to the achievement of a GBP3.0 million profit before tax target, for each of the years ending March 2023 and March 2024 respectively.

For the year ending March 2021, DCB generated revenues of GBP20.82 million and delivered an operating profit of GBP0.26 million with profit before tax of GBP0.24 million.

David Bullen, Chief Executive Officer of Kinovo plc, commented:

"I am pleased to have concluded the disposal of DCB. This marks an important step for Kinovo, strengthening the foundation of our core business and enhancing our strategic commitment to focus on Regulation, Regeneration and Renewables. This commitment centres on the non-discretionary areas of compliance and regulatory work that offer long-term contracts, recurring revenues and strong cash generation."


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 Sangita Shah, Chairman                          +44 (0)20 7796 4133 
  David Bullen, Chief Executive Officer           (via Hudson Sandler) 
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  Jonathan Barr 
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