SAN JOSE, Calif. and TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Restoration Robotics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIR), a global leader in robotic hair restoration, and Venus Concept Ltd. (“Venus Concept”), a privately-held global aesthetic technology leader, provided an update on their pending merger and Restoration Robotics announced today its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. Venus Concept will separately announce preliminary unaudited second quarter and year-to-date results.

Merger Update

On March 15, 2019, Restoration Robotics and Venus Concept announced that they entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine the companies in an all-stock transaction.  The transaction is expected to close in either September or early October of 2019, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including the approval by the stockholders of each of Restoration Robotics and Venus Concept and the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals.  Restoration Robotics filed an amended proxy statement/prospectus on Form S-4 on July 29, 2019 responding to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reviewer comments.

Restoration Robotics Second Quarter 2019 Results

Restoration Robotics, Inc., is a medical device company developing and commercializing the ARTAS® and ARTAS iX™ Robotic Hair Restoration System.  Revenue in the second quarter of 2019 was $2.9 million, a 47% decline from $5.5 million in the second quarter of 2018.  Gross margin in the second quarter of 2019 was 42% compared to 54% in the second quarter of 2018.  The change in gross margin for the second quarter was driven by excess inventory charge in the period.  Net loss for the second quarter of 2019 was $(7.9) million, or $(0.19) per share, compared with a net loss of $(6.2) million, or $(0.21) per share, for the second quarter of 2018. 

Forward-Looking Statements
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RESTORATION ROBOTICS, INC.

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(Unaudited)
(in thousands, except for shares and per share data)

  Three Months Ended  Six Months Ended 
  June 30,  June 30, 
  2019  2018  2019  2018 
Revenue $2,931  $5,475  $8,325  $10,480 
Cost of revenue  1,711   2,514   4.168   5,699 
Gross profit  1,220   2,961   4,157   4,781 
Operating expenses:                
Sales and marketing  4,166   4,365   8,736   8,749 
Research and development  1,481   2,153   2,969   4,278 
General and administrative  1,574   1,617   3,566   3,968 
Merger related expenses  1,057      2,558    
Total operating expenses  8,278   8,135   17,829   16,995 
Loss from operations  (7,058)  (5,174)  (13,672)  (12,214)
Other expense, net:                
Interest expense  (816)  (500)  (1,582)  (858)
Other expense, net  (8)  (559)  (54)  (579)
Total other expense, net  (824)  (1,059)  (1,636)  (1,437)
Net loss before provision for income taxes  (7,882)  (6,233)  (15,308)  (13,651)
Provision for income taxes  10   11  24   24 
Net loss attributable to common stockholders $(7,892) $(6,244) $(15,332) $(13,675)
Net loss per share attributable to common stockholders, basic and diluted $(0.19) $(0.21) $(0.38) $(0.47)
Weighted-average shares used in computing net loss per share attributable to common stockholders, basic and diluted  40,843,166   29,080,414   40,798,338   29,038,730 


RESTORATION ROBOTICS, INC.

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(Unaudited)
(in thousands, except for shares and per share data)

  June 30,  December 31, 
  2019  2018 
ASSETS        
CURRENT ASSETS:        
Cash and cash equivalents $9,717  $16,122 
Accounts receivable, net  4,364   6,569 
Inventory  6,482   5,522 
Prepaid expenses and other current assets  998   1,278 
Total current assets  21,561   29,491 
Property and equipment, net  1,400   1,299 
Restricted cash  83   83 
Other assets  131   100 
TOTAL ASSETS $23,175  $30,973 
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY (DEFICIT)        
CURRENT LIABILITIES:        
Accounts payable $5,905  $3,815 
Accrued compensation  1,504   1,771 
Other accrued liabilities  1,988   2,337 
Deferred revenue  1,259   1,407 
Current portion of long-term debt, net  3,928   49 
Total current liabilities  14,584   9,379 
Other long-term liabilities  686   594 
Related party convertible promissory notes  5,000    
Long-term debt, net  15,887   19,418 
TOTAL LIABILITIES  36,157   29,391 
STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY (DEFICIT):        
Convertible preferred stock, $0.0001 par value; 10,000,000 shares authorized, and no shares issued and outstanding as of June 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018    
Common stock, $0.0001 par value; 300,000,000 shares authorized as of June 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018; 40,857,012 and 40,677,012 shares issued and outstanding as of June 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018, respectively  4   4 
Additional paid-in capital  195,559   194,841 
Accumulated other comprehensive loss     (50)
Accumulated deficit  (208,545)  (193,213)
TOTAL STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY (DEFICIT)  (12,982)  1,582 
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY (DEFICIT) $23,175  $30,973