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Heliospectra: Year End Report 2015, Heliospectra


"Increased sales by 340 percent and breakthroughs in the market "


* Net turnover was KSEK 9,709 (1,247)
* Operating profit/loss was KSEK -18,256 (-14,072), involving a
negative operating margin (neg)
* Profit/loss after tax was KSEK -19,717 (-14,068) or SEK -1 (-1) per
* Operating cash flow was KSEK -16,458 (-15,627). Total cash flow was
KSEK 11,621 (-17,431)


* Net turnover was KSEK 13,686 (3,110)
* Operating profit/loss was KSEK -32,360 (-32,901), involving a
negative operating margin (neg)
* Profit/loss after tax was KSEK -33,954 (-33,670) or SEK -2 (-2) per
* Operating cash flow was KSEK -16,458 (-15,627). Total cash flow was
KSEK 11,621 (-17,431)

Important events


* Heliospectra's CEO makes a presentation to investors in the US via
* The largest order ever equal to USD 672 thousand (SEK 5.7 million)
from growers in Las Vegas in co-operation with American Cannabis.
Installation during Q4.
* Heliospectra makes a presentation to investors at the well-known
MoneyShow in San Francisco.
* Heliospectra has a targeted new share issue - brings in SEK 25
million to the company.
* Leading analyst firm includes Heliospectra in new Greenhouse and LED
growing lamps report
* Heliospectra expands the Product portfolio - launches two new LED
growing lamps
* Heliospectra's patent application also approved in Europe
* Major shareholders Weland and Midroc utilise TO 1 for subscription to

October - December

* Result from subscription options add approx. SEK 22.5 million, 90%
utilisation rate
* Heliospectra is included in the OTCQB Index
* Heliospectra presents at the Viridian Cannabis Investor Symposium in
New York
* Heliospectra signs an order for the new product Lightbar for vertical
cultivation with a European grower worth approx. SEK 1.8 million.
* Heliospectra has chosen its nomination committee for the 2016 annual
general meeting.
* Heliospectra is awarded research grants of KSEK 450 for innovative
studies around the simulation of flavouring and nutrients in plants
using light.

Events after the period

* Redeye Corporate Finance launches a company analysis of Heliospectra
with the title "LED Lightning Strikes Growers"
* Heliospectra (publ) receives a grant of SEK 500,000 to develop energy
and water efficient cultivation of plants in the Middle East.
* Heliospectra carries out high-level recruitment of leading industry
manager in the US

CEO's comments:

Dear Heliospectra AB shareholder,

When we look back at 2015, we can see that this year has been the year of
Heliospectra's breakthrough in the market. We have more than quadrupled the
turnover from SEK 3.1 million to SEK 13.7 million (340%) and we sense a
strong momentum going into 2016.

During the end of 2014, we launched the LX60 and the RX30 series based on
the same technical platform. LX60 is primarily sold to traditional growers
of vegetables and flowers, as well as growers or medical cannabis. RX30 is
more focused on research-intensive customers such as universities,
institutions and large, international companies selling seeds, nutrients
and pesticides - so-called agtech companies. It is interesting to note that
researchers have now started to specify Heliospectra equipment when
applying for research grants.

LX60 accounted for the largest share of turnover in 2015 and the company
has increased production to meet the demand. The largest single order so
far was worth SEK 5.7 million and was for a grower of medical cannabis in
Las Vegas. The strategy is to meet customers at conferences and events and
then follow this up with smaller pilot schemes which result in larger
orders. As Heliospectra focuses on larger industrial volume clients, it is
important to have direct contact in parallel with the distribution and
sales channels that the company is establishing. An important aspect of the
sales process is having satisfied customers acting as references for new,
potential customers so that growers can talk to other growers. Overall,
this has been a successful strategy.

During the third quarter, Heliospectra launched the E60 series which is a
simplified version of LX60 and is based on the same technical platform,
primarily intended for greenhouse growers. At the same time, a so-called
lightbar was launched with is an oblong light fitting aimed at the
fast-growing market for vertical growing in a controlled indoor
environment. Just like LX60 and RX30, E60 and the lightbar has been
developed in close co-operation with international customers. One result of
this is that the company quickly received an order for lightbars worth SEK
1.8 million from an international greenhouse grower.

According to independent market analyses, all the markets Heliospectra
operates in are growing rapidly. The market for medical cannabis in the USA
is one of the fastest growing industries in North America. To date, Canada
and 23 US states have legalised the growing of cannabis for medical
purposes and a further four states will vote on this in 2016. Globally,
there has been legalisation in Israel, Uruguay and parts of Australia and
discussions are ongoing in many other countries. According to
MarketsandMarkets, the market for LED lights for cultivation is growing at
26% per year, from USD 589 million to USD 1,940 million from 2015 to 2020.
The traditional greenhouse market is still the largest but at the same
time, the markets for vertical and indoor growing are expanding quicker
and, put together, will be as large as the greenhouse market. Heliospectra
is highlighted as one of the most interesting companies on the market with
the right type of products.

The primary focus of the company is sales and all the surrounding
activities which drive the sales process. At the same time, Heliospectra
continues its innovative product development. Heliospectra has
market-leading products and it is important to develop these further. The
company's competence is mainly within product development and software
development which is why all hardware manufacturing is done by
subcontractors. The basis of the success is close co-operation with both
customers and suppliers.

Compared with many other listed development companies, Heliospectra has a
solid ownership structure with the three largest shareholders Weland,
Industrifonden and Midroc. This, along with competent staff, fast-growing
markets and world-leading products will ensure our continued success.

Staffan Hillberg, CEO, Heliospectra AB

The full report is available at

Gothenburg 26/02/2016

For further information:
Staffan Hillberg, CEO of Heliospectra, +46 (0)708 36 59 44,

Jan Tufvesson, Chairman of Heliospectra,, +46 (0)706-442460,
Håkan Bengtsson, CFO of Heliospectra, +46 (0)705-558902,
Michael Swartz, Senior Analyst Viridian Capital Advisors, +1 212 3330257,

G&W is the company's certified advisor -

The following documents can be retrieved from beQuoted
Heliospectra Pressrelease 2016-02-26 English.pdf

Heliospectra Year end report 2015.pdf

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