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ChallengerX Plc - Amendment : Final Results

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23 December 2022

ChallengerX plc

(“ChallengerX”, “CX" or the "Company")

Amendment Final Results for the Period Ended 30 June 2022

ChallengerX  (AQUIS: CXS), the trading company with principal activity of employing both traditional and non-traditional marketing strategies to rapidly “professionalise” amateur and semi-professional sports clubs around the world announces its Audited Annual Report and financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2022 (the “Annual Report”). This new announcement amends the announcement released today at 12:59 pm.

An extract of the Company’s audited report and accounts can be found below. A full copy of the Annual Report, which should be read in full, will shortly be available from the Company’s website  and will be sent to all shareholders.

In accordance with Rule 4.3 of the AQSE Growth Market Access Rulebook, the Company will announce management statements within one month of the quarter end for each quarter until an audit report is published without modification.  Accordingly, the Company will release the following quarterly reports:

·      A report for the two quarters ended 30 September 2022 and 30 December 2022 by 31 January 2022

·      A report for the quarter ending 31 March 2022 by 30 April 2023

·      A report for the quarter ending 30 June 2023 by 31 July 2023

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of the UK Market Abuse Regulation and the Directors of the Company are responsible for the release of this announcement.

For further information, please contact:


ChallengerX plc
Olivia Edwards, CEO
John May, Chairman
Nicholas Lyth, CFO
First Sentinel Corporate Finance
AQSE Corporate Adviser Brian Stockbridge / Jenny Liu
+44 203 989 2222

Statement of Comprehensive Income For the period ended 30 June 2022


Administrative expenses (279)
Impairment of investment in subsidiary                    (839)
Impairment of loan (118)
Operating loss (1,236)
Loss before tax (1,236)
Loss for the financial year (1,236)
Total comprehensive loss (1,236)
(Loss) per share (pence) from continuing operations attributable to
owners of the Company – Basic & Diluted

Statement of Financial Position As at 30 June 2022


Current assets
Trade and other receivables 7
Cash and cash equivalents 385
Total current assets 392
Total assets 392
Current liabilities
Trade and other payables 110
Total current liabilities 110
Net assets 282
Capital and reserves
Share capital 288
Share premium 1,230
Retained earnings (1,236)
Total equity 282

The financial statements were approved by the Board of Directors on 21 December 2022 and signed on its behalf by:

Nicholas Lyth CFO

Statement of Changes in Equity

For the period ended 30 June 2022

Share capital Share premium Retained earnings Total
£’000 £’000 £’000 £’000
Loss for the year - - (1,236) (1,236)
Total Comprehensive Income - - (1,236) (1,236)
Issue of shares 288 1,230 - 1,518
Total Transactions with Owners 288 1,230 - 1,518
As at 30 June 2022 288 1,230 (1,236) 282

Statement of Cash Flows

For the period ended 30 June 2022

Cash from operating activities
Loss before tax (1,236)
Adjustments for:
(Increase) in trade and other receivables (7)
Increase in trade and other payables 110
Net cash used in operating activities (1,133)
Cash flows from financing activities
Proceeds from issue of shares (net of issue costs) 1,518
Net cash from financing activities 1,518
Net cash flow for the year 385
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period -
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 385
Net change in cash and cash equivalents 1,463
Cash and cash equivalents comprise:
Cash at bank and in hand 385

Notes to the financial statements

1.   General information

ChallengerX plc is a public limited company limited by shares and was incorporated in England on 1 October 2019 with company number 13440398. Its registered office is 16 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DG.

The Company’s shares are traded on the Aquis Stock Exchange Growth Market under symbol CXS and ISIN number


The Company was first incorporated on 7 June 2021 and so the period ended 30 June 2022 represents an approx. 13-month period.

The information above has been extracted from the final report and accounts for the period ended 30 June 2022. Accordingly, references to notes and page numbers will related to the final report and accounts which should be read in full.

2.   Basis of Preparation

The financial statements of ChallengerX Plc have been prepared in compliance with United Kingdom Accounting Standards, including Financial Reporting Standard 102, “The Financial Reporting Standard applicable in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland” (“FRS 102”) and the Companies Act 2006.

These financial statements are prepared on a going concern basis, under the historical cost convention, as modified by the recognition of listed investments at fair value.

The financial statements are presented in Pounds Sterling, which is the Company’s presentation and functional


The preparation of the financial statements requires the use of certain critical accounting estimates. It also requires management to exercise its judgment in the process of applying the Company’s accounting policies. The areas involving a higher degree of judgment and complexity, or areas where assumptions and estimates are significant to the financial statements are disclosed in Note 3 to the financial statements.

The financial statements have been prepared on the historical cost basis and are presented in £’000 unless

otherwise stated.

3.   Going Concern

As at 30 June 2022, the Company had cash of £0.385 million. As a newly established trading business, the Company has limited operating cash flow and is dependent on the performance of its trading and its cash balances for its working capital requirements. Annualised normal running costs of the Company are circa £0.225m. As at the date of this report, the Company had approximately £0.115 million of cash at bank.

The Directors continue to seek recovery of the sequestered funds held by the Administrator of it’s subsidiary, SportsX, which are believed to be £0.6m approx .

For this reason, it continues to adopt the going concern basis in preparing the financial statements.

4.   Earnings per share

Loss for the period (1,236)
Number of shares
Weighted average number of shares for the purposes of basic and diluted earnings per share
Earnings per share (pence) (0.047)

5.   Dividends

The Directors do not recommend payment of a dividend for the period ended 30 June 2022.

6.   Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The Company’s AGM is being held at 10.30am on Friday 30 December at 50 Jermyn Street, London, SW1Y 6LX.

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