SINGAPORE & MENLO PARK, Calif. – August 2, 2021 – Grab Holdings Inc., Southeast Asia’s leading superapp, today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021. Grab and Altimeter Growth Corp. (Nasdaq: AGC) today also filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) a draft registration statement on Form F-4 (the “Registration Statement”), in connection with their recently announced proposed business combination. While the registration statement has not yet become effective and the information contained therein is subject to change, it provides important information about Grab’s business and operations, proposed business combination with Altimeter Growth Corp. (“AGC”) and the proposals to be considered by AGC’s shareholders.
“We are pleased with our progress toward becoming a publicly-traded company, which we expect to occur in Q4 2021,” said Anthony Tan, Group CEO and Co-founder of Grab. “As we prepare to become a listed company, we’re sharing our first-ever quarterly financial results and we continue to deliver strong growth, despite the ongoing impact of COVID-19. Southeast Asian consumers trust Grab to meet their everyday needs in a growing number of ways, and we are excited about the emerging growth opportunities we see in our grocery delivery and financial services offerings.”
“We exceeded our internal targets for Adjusted Net Sales and Adjusted EBITDA for Q1 2021, and continued the strong growth momentum of our deliveries business,” said Peter Oey, Chief Financial Officer of Grab. “We saw robust topline growth, even compared to the first quarter of 2020 that saw limited impact from COVID-19, and took strides towards profitability. In the second quarter we saw the continuing resilience and strong performance of our business, combined with disciplined operational execution. We are confident that our diversified geographical and vertical footprint puts us in a strong position to capture the massive opportunity in Southeast Asia.”
Strong First Quarter 2021 Financial Results (for the three months ended March 31, 2021)
First Quarter 2021 Financial and Operational Highlights:
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