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Symbility Solutions Reports Revenue of $7.1 Million in Q2 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/15/14 -- Symbility Solutions Inc. (the "Corporation"), (TSX VENTURE: SY) a global provider of cloud-based and smartphone/tablet-enabled claims technology for the property and casualty and health insurance industries, today reported that revenue increased to $7.1 million for the three months ending June 30, 2014. This compares to revenues of $6.0 million in the same period last year, which represents an increase of 17% or $1.1 million. This brings the six month revenue total to $14.2 million versus $11.0 million for the first half of last year, representing a 30% increase year to date.

The net loss for the three months ending June 30, 2014 was $101,000 and represents a basic and fully diluted loss per share of ($0.00). This compares to net loss of $334,000 in the same period last year, representing a basic and fully diluted loss per share of ($0.00). The Corporation has a cash balance of $16.1 million as at June 30, 2014.

The Corporation believes adjusted EBITDA(1) is also a useful measure as a proxy for operating cash flow and facilitates period-to-period operating comparisons. Adjusted EBITDA for the three months ending June 30, 2014 was $610,000 compared to adjusted EBITDA of $635,000 in the same period last year.

"We are focused on expanding our reach in Europe, Asia Pacific and other parts of the world as well as offering new technology solutions to complement and enhance our existing array of products in the North American market. Along these lines, we have initiated several strategic partnerships which are generating new business opportunities that will help grow our customer base," stated James Swayze, Chief Executive Officer, Symbility Solutions Inc.

Selected Financial Information

                   Three months ended June 30,    Six months ended June 30,
                   ---------------------------  ----------------------------
                            2014          2013           2014          2013
Revenue             $      7,066   $     6,019    $    14,248   $    10,994
Cost of Sales       $      1,229   $     1,107    $     2,559   $     2,104
Expenses            $      5,978   $     5,275    $    12,564   $    11,254
Net Loss            $       (101)  $      (334)   $      (799)  $    (2,306)
Adjusted EBITDA     $        610   $       635    $     1,417   $       434
Loss per share (1)  $      (0.00)  $     (0.00)   $     (0.00)  $     (0.01)

As at June 30, 2014 and December 31, 2013, in
 thousands of dollars                                 2014              2013
Cash and cash equivalents                      $    16,109       $    12,173
Total Assets                                   $    37,531       $    33,613
Total long term liabilities                    $       347       $       350

The Corporation has provided a reconciliation of adjusted EBITDA to IFRS net loss in the following table:

                                Three months ended         Six months ended
                                          June 30,                 June 30,
                           -----------------------  ------------------------
                                  2014        2013         2014        2013
IFRS Net Loss               $     (101) $     (334)  $     (799) $   (2,306)
Finance income, net                (41)        (29)         (80)        (61)
Depreciation and
 amortization                      471         407          918         782
Stock-based compensation           280         591        1,374       2,016
Income tax expense                   1           -            4           3
Adjusted EBITDA             $      610  $      635   $    1,417  $      434

(1) Adjusted EBITDA is defined as earnings before interest income, taxes,
    depreciation and amortization, impairment losses, stock-based
    compensation, and other non-recurring gains or losses including
    transaction costs related to acquisition. Management believes Adjusted
    EBITDA is a useful measure that facilitates period-to-period operating
    comparisons. Adjusted EBITDA does not have any standardized meaning
    prescribed by IFRS and is not necessarily comparable to similar measures
    presented by other companies. Adjusted EBITDA should not be considered
    in isolation or as a substitute for net income (loss) prepared in
    accordance with IFRS as issued by the IASB.

(2) In Canadian dollars, rounded to the nearest cent.

About Symbility Solutions Inc.

Symbility Solutions® (TSX VENTURE: SY) is a global provider of cloud-based and smartphone/tablet-enabled claims technology for the property and health insurance industries. Designed to be flexible and easy-to-use, Symbility Solutions' two product suites, Symbility Property™ and Symbility Health™, empower insurers to collaborate across the entire claims processing workflow and reduce costs while delivering a market-leading claims experience. For more information, please visit or follow Symbility on Twitter at @symbility and on LinkedIn at symbility-solutions.

This press release should be read in conjunction with Corporation's consolidated financial statements and related notes, and management's discussion and analysis for the period ending June 30, 2014, copies of which can be found at

Except for historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially. Symbility Solutions Inc. will not update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. More detailed information about potential factors that could affect financial results is included in the documents filed from time to time with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities by Symbility Solutions Inc.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

All trade names are the property of their respective owners.

Symbility Solutions Inc.
Interim Consolidated Statements of Financial Position
(Unaudited - In thousands of Canadian dollars)

                                                        As at
                                           June 30, 2014   December 31, 2013
  Current assets
  Cash and cash equivalents                       16,109              12,173
  Accounts receivable and other assets             4,301               4,153
  Prepaid expenses and other assets                  635                 791
                                                  21,045              17,117

  Long-term assets
  Security deposits                                   50                  33
  Property and equipment                             883                 675
  Intangible assets                                8,782               9,017
  Goodwill                                         6,771               6,771
                                                  37,531              33,613
  Current liabilities
    Accounts payable and accrued
     liabilities                                   3,845               3,755
    Deferred revenue                               6,063               3,032
                                                   9,908               6,787
  Long-term liabilities
    Finance lease obligations                          2                   5
    Customer deposits                                345                 345
                                                  10,255               7,137

Shareholders' equity                              27,276              26,476
                                                  37,531              33,613

Symbility Solutions Inc.
Interim Consolidated Statements of Loss and Comprehensive Loss
(Unaudited - In thousands of Canadian dollars, except per share data)

                         Three-month period ended   Six-month period ended
                                 June 30                   June 30
                        ========================= ==========================
                                2014         2013         2014         2013

Revenue                        7,066        6,019       14,248       10,994

Cost of sales                  1,229        1,107        2,559        2,104

                               5,837        4,912       11,689        8,890

  Sales and marketing          2,478        2,401        5,615        5,135
  General and
   administration              1,703        1,794        3,649        3,989
  Research and
   development                 1,526        1,026        3,311        2,013
  Other operating
   (income)                      271           54          (11)         117
                               5,978        5,275       12,564       11,254

Loss before finance
 income, net and income
 tax expense                    (141)        (363)        (875)      (2,364)

Finance income, net              (41)         (29)         (80)         (61)
Income tax expense                 1            -            4            3

Net loss and
 comprehensive loss for
 the period                     (101)        (334)        (799)      (2,306)

Basic and diluted loss
 and comprehensive loss
 per common share              (0.00)       (0.00)       (0.00)       (0.01)

Weighted average number
 of common shares
Basic and diluted        209,061,193  205,070,400  207,405,740  204,523,466

Media Contacts:
Symbility Solutions Inc.
James R. Swayze
Chief Executive Officer
(647) 775-8603
[email protected]

Symbility Solutions Inc.
Blair R. Baxter
Chief Financial Officer
(647) 775-8608
[email protected]

Symbility Solutions Inc.
Lucy De Oliveira
Marketing Director
(647) 775-8607
[email protected]

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