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MercadoLibre, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Financial Results

February 26, 2019

Net Revenues of $428.0 million, up 61.8% on an FX neutral basis

$5.3 billion Total Payment Volume, up 68.5% on an FX neutral basis

$3.2 billion Gross Merchandise Volume, up 17.6% on an FX neutral basis

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Feb. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MercadoLibre, Inc. (Nasdaq: MELI) (http://www.mercadolibre.com), Latin America’s leading e-commerce technology company, today reported financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2018.

Pedro Arnt, Chief Financial Officer of MercadoLibre, Inc., commented, “I am pleased to report another quarter of solid performance in our business, across our key business units. During the 4Q’18 we have continued our efforts to re-calibrate our P&L with initiatives such as continued changes to our discounted shipping initiatives, and free listing caps, which allowed us to improved enhanced marketplace monetization. As a consequence our Net Revenues accelerated for the 3rd consecutive quarter, reaching 61.8% YoY on an FX neutral basis.”

Fourth Quarter 2018 Business Highlights1

-- Total payment volume through MercadoPago surpassed the $5 billion mark for the first time, reaching $5.3 billion, a year-over-year increase of 22.1% in USD and 68.5% on an FX neutral basis. Total payment transactions increased 71.7% year-over-year, totaling 125.6 million transactions for the quarter. -- MercadoPago experienced continued success in execution of off-platform payments (online and offline) through merchant services, mobile point-of-sale (“MPOS”) devices, and mobile wallet business. On a consolidated basis, off-platform total payment volume grew 90.1% year-over-year in USD and 172.2% on an FX neutral basis. -- For the first time ever, off-platform payments processed more than $2 billion in transactions, reaching almost 70 million payment transactions in a single quarter. -- MPOS business is still one of the fastest growing non-marketplace business units, representing 46.6% of total off-platform payment volume for the quarter. On a consolidated basis, total payment volume grew 365.3% year-over-year on an FX neutral basis. -- Our mobile wallet reached 4x more active payers during the fourth quarter than the same period of last year, while total payment volume from mobile wallet in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico is growing by triple digits year-over-year. -- We launched our asset management product, MercadoFondo, in Brazil, the second country in which we have begun to offer our entire suite of FinTech solutions: MPOS devices, QR code in-store payments, mobile wallet and asset management. -- Gross merchandise volume again surpassed the $3 billion mark, reaching $3.2 billion, a 10.6% year-over-year decrease in USD, and a 17.6% year-over-year increase on an FX neutral basis. -- Items sold reached 85.6 million, growing 5.4% year-over-year versus 57.5% during the same period last year. The decrease year-over-year is attributable to Brazil, where last quarter we launched a R$5 flat listing fee on items below R$ 120 and removed listings below R$ 6 as we shift towards incentivizing buyers to purchase higher ticket items. -- Unique buyers grew 7.5% year-over-year versus 9.4% in the third quarter. This declining growth rate is attributable primarily to pricing adjustments, including eliminating low-priced ticket items from our platform and making payments mandatory in Chile and Colombia, which also temporarily affected buyer growth. -- Live listings offered on MercadoLibre’s marketplace grew to 182.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2018, a 59.7% year-over-year increase, surpassing the 150 million mark for the third time. -- Mobile gross merchandise volume grew 42.5% on an FX neutral basis year-over-year reaching 60.9% of GMV. -- Items shipped through MercadoEnvíos reached 62.1 million, a 28.5% year-over-year increase, driven primarily by increases in our free shipping program. The number of items shipped in Argentina, Mexico, Chile and Colombia were highlights of the quarter, growing 84.0%, 88.3%, 72.0%, and 54.7% respectively year-over-year.

1 Percentages have been calculated using whole amounts rather than rounded amounts.

Adoption of ASC 606

Effective January 1, 2018, the Company adopted ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers related to revenue recognition (“ASC 606”) issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”). The Company has adopted ASC 606 using the full retrospective transition method and has accordingly revised its consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2017, and applicable interim periods within the year ended December 31, 2017, as if ASC 606 had been effective for those periods. Because the Company did not offer free shipping in 2016, net revenue for that year does not need to be recast.

As a result of adopting ASC 606, the Company must present net revenue net of amounts paid in connection with the Company’s free shipping initiative, when the Company acts as an agent, rather than including these amounts in the cost of net sales, as previously recorded. For the three-month period ended December 31, 2018 the Company incurred $108.1 million of shipping subsidies that have been netted from revenues.

As a result of adopting ASC 606, our net revenues for the periods indicated below have been recast as presented below. Our adoption of 606 does not affect our operating or net income/loss.

In Millions*** ------------------------------------------ YTD 2017* YTD Q4 Q4 2018** 2017* 2018** Gross Billings $ 1,398.1 $ 1,864.5 $ 437.0 $ 536.2 In Millions*** ------------------------------------------ YTD 2017* YTD Q4 Q4 2018** 2017* 2018** Adjustments (Decrease) $ (181.6 ) $ (424.8 ) $ (78.9 ) $ (108.1 ) In Millions*** ------------------------------------------ YTD 2017* YTD Q4 Q4 2018** 2017* 2018** Net Revenues $ 1,216.5 $ 1,439.7 $ 358.1 $ 428.0

*As Recast **As Reported ***The table above may not total due to rounding.

The tables below present our gross billing and amounts paid by us in connection with our free shipping service.

In Millions*** --------------------------------------- YTD 2017 YTD 2018 Q4 2017 Q4 2018 Brazil $ 831.4 $ 1,213.8 $ 262.1 $ 358.1 Gross Argentina $ 359.4 $ 402.1 $ 108.7 $ 99.0 Billings Mexico $ 86.5 $ 150.3 $ 28.2 $ 50.4 Venezuela $ 54.3 $ 0.0 $ 16.0 $ 0.0 Others $ 66.5 $ 98.3 $ 22.1 $ 28.7

In Millions*** --------------------------------------- YTD 2017 YTD 2018 Q4 2017 Q4 2018 Brazil $ (140.6 ) $ (347.7 ) $ (64.8 ) $ (92.7 ) Adjustments Argentina $ - $ (25.5 ) $ - $ (8.2 ) (Decrease) Mexico $ (35.2 ) $ (41.2 ) $ (10.4 ) $ (4.9 ) Venezuela $ - $ - $ - $ - Others $ (5.8 ) $ (10.5 ) $ (3.7 ) $ (2.3 )

In Millions*** ------------------------------------------ YTD 2017* YTD 2018** Q4 2017* Q4 2018** Brazil $ 690.8 866.2 197.3 265.4 Net Argentina $ 359.4 376.6 108.7 90.8 Revenues Mexico $ 51.3 109.1 17.7 45.5 Venezuela $ 54.3 0.0 16.0 0.0 Others $ 60.7 87.8 18.4 26.3

*As Recast **As Reported ***The table above may not total due to rounding.

Fourth Quarter 2018 Financial Highlights

-- Net revenues for the fourth quarter grew to $428.0 million, a year-over-year increase of 19.5% in USD and 61.8% on an FX neutral basis. -- Enhanced marketplace revenues increased 13.5% year-over-year in USD, and increased 51.9% on an FX neutral basis, while non-marketplace revenues increased 27.0% year-over-year in USD and 74.2% on an FX neutral basis. -- Gross profit was $204.8 million with a margin of 47.8%, compared to 56.8% in the fourth quarter of 2017. Most of the gross margin compression is attributed to an increase in free shipping subsidies. -- Total operating expenses were $205.6 million, down 23.3% year-over-year. As a percentage of revenues, operating expenses were 48.0%, as compared to 74.8% during the fourth quarter of 2017. -- Loss from operations was $0.8 million, down 92.6% from last quarter and 98.8% year-over-year in USD. As a percentage of revenues, loss from operations was 0.2%, compared to a loss of 18.0% during the fourth quarter of 2017. -- Interest income was $14.3 million, a 60.9% increase year-over-year, mainly attributable to the effect of a stable FX in Argentina, a significant rise in interest rates, an increase in volume managed in Brazil and the proceeds of the convertible note issued in August 2018, which generated more invested volume and interest gains. -- The company incurred $16.4 million in financial expenses in the fourth quarter of 2018, mainly attributable to financial interest related to the 2028 Convertible Notes and financial loans in Argentina, Uruguay and Chile. -- The foreign exchange loss for the fourth quarter of 2018 was $3.9 million, mainly as a consequence of a $4.7 million loss from the U.S. Dollar revaluation over our Argentine Peso net asset position in Argentina, which was partially offset by a $0.9 million gain arising from the appreciation of the Mexican Peso over our U.S. Dollar net liability position in Mexico. -- Net loss before taxes was $6.8 million, up 89.5% year-over-year. -- Income tax gain was $4.5 million during the fourth quarter, yielding a blended tax rate for the period of 65.8%. -- Net loss as reported for the fourth quarter was $2.3 million, resulting in basic net loss per share of $0.05. -- Operating cash flow was $34.8 million. Net decrease in cash, restricted cash and cash equivalents was $613.0 million during the fourth quarter of 2018.

The following table summarizes certain key performance metrics for the twelve and three months ended December 31, 2018 and 2017.

Years Ended Three months Ended December 31, December 31, ---------------------- - ------------------ (in millions) (*) 2018 2017 (**) 2018 2017 (**) ------------------------------------------------------ - -------- - --------- - -------- --------- Number of confirmed registered users at end of period 267.4 211.9 267.4 211.9 Number of confirmed new registered users during period 55.5 37.7 18.8 10.7 Gross merchandise volume $ 12,504.9 $ 11,749.3 $ 3,233.0 $ 3,617.7 Number of successful items sold 334.7 270.1 85.6 81.2 Number of successful items shipped 221.7 150.7 62.1 48.3 Total payment volume $ 18,455.9 $ 13,731.7 $ 5,302.1 $ 4,342.8 Total volume of payments on marketplace $ 11,274.5 $ 9,627.6 $ 2,950.4 $ 2,947.4 Total payment transactions 389.3 231.4 125.6 73.2 Unique buyers 37.4 33.7 19.0 17.7 Unique sellers 10.8 10.1 4.1 4.6 Capital expenditures $ 102.0 $ 83.5 $ 21.5 $ 31.4 Depreciation and amortization $ 45.8 $ 40.9 $ 11.9 $ 11.0

(*) Figures have been expressed using rounding amounts. Growth calculations using this table may not total due to rounding. (**) Data for 2017 includes Venezuelan metrics up to November 30, 2017 due to deconsolidation. Please refer to Note 2 of our audited consolidated financial statements for additional detail.

Table of Year-over-year USD Revenue Growth Rates by Quarter

Year-over-year Growth rates Consolidated Net Revenues Q4’17 Q1’18 Q2’18 Q3’18 Q4’18 ----- - ----- - ----- - ----- -- ----- -- Brazil 37 % 15 % 25 % 25 % 34 % Argentina 42 % 43 % 14 % (8 )% (16 )% Mexico 48 % 51 % 62 % 152 % 157 %

Table of Year-over-year Local Currency Revenue Growth Rates by Quarter

Year-over-year Growth rates Consolidated Net Revenues Q4’17 Q1’18 Q2’18 Q3’18 Q4’18 ----- - ----- - ----- - ----- - ----- - Brazil 35 % 19 % 40 % 56 % 58 % Argentina 62 % 80 % 68 % 68 % 77 % Mexico 41 % 39 % 71 % 168 % 170 %

Conference Call and Webcast

The Company will host a conference call and audio webcast on Feb 26th, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference call may be accessed by dialing (877) 303-7209 / (970) 315-0420 (Conference ID 3497822) and requesting inclusion in the call for MercadoLibre. The live conference call can be accessed via audio webcast at the investor relations section of the Company’s website, at http://investor.mercadolibre.com. An archive of the webcast will be available for one week following the conclusion of the conference call.

Definition of Selected Operational Metrics

Gross Billings - Total accrued fees, commissions, interest, and other sales received from users.

Foreign Exchange (“FX”) Neutral – Calculated by using the average monthly exchange rate of each month of 2017 and applying it to the corresponding months in the current year, so as to calculate what the results would have been had exchange rates remained constant. Intercompany allocations are excluded from this calculation. These calculations do not include any other macroeconomic effect such as local currency inflation effects or any price adjustment to compensate local currency inflation or devaluations.

Gross merchandise volume – Measure of the total U.S. dollar sum of all transactions completed through the MercadoLibre Marketplace, excluding Classifieds transactions.

Total payment transactions – Measure of the number of all transactions paid for using MercadoPago.

Total volume of payments on marketplace - Measure of the total U.S. dollar sum of all marketplace transactions paid for using MercadoPago, excluding shipping and financing fees.

Total payment volume – Measure of total U.S. dollar sum of all transactions paid for using MercadoPago, including marketplace and non-marketplace transactions.

Enhanced Marketplace - Revenues from the Enhanced Marketplace service, include the final value fees and shipping fees charged to the Company’s customers.

Items sold – Measure of the number of items that were sold/purchased through the MercadoLibre Marketplace, excluding Classifieds items.

Items shipped – Measure of the number of items that were shipped through our shipping service.

Local Currency Growth Rates – Refer to FX Neutral definition.

Net income margin – Defined as net income as a percentage of net revenues.

New confirmed registered users – Measure of the number of new users who have registered on the MercadoLibre Marketplace and confirmed their registration, excluding Classifieds users.

Operating margin – Defined as income from operations as a percentage of net revenues.

Total confirmed registered users – Measure of the cumulative number of users who have registered on the MercadoLibre Marketplace and confirmed their registration, excluding Classifieds users.

Unique Buyers – New or existing users with at least one purchase made in the period, including Classifieds users.

Unique Sellers – New or existing users with at least one new listing in the period, including Classifieds users.

About MercadoLibre

Founded in 1999, MercadoLibre is Latin America’s leading e-commerce technology company. Through its primary platforms, MercadoLibre.com and MercadoPago.com, it provides solutions to individuals and companies buying, selling, advertising, and paying for goods and services online.

MercadoLibre.com serves millions of users and creates a market for a wide variety of goods and services in an easy, safe and efficient way. The site is among the top 50 in the world in terms of page views and is the leading retail platform in unique visitors in the major countries in which it operates according to metrics provided by comScore Networks. The Company is listed on NASDAQ (Nasdaq: MELI) following its initial public offering in 2007.

For more information about the Company visit: http://investor.mercadolibre.com.

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Forward-Looking Statements

Any statements herein regarding MercadoLibre, Inc. that are not historical or current facts are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements convey MercadoLibre, Inc.’s current expectations or forecasts of future events. Forward-looking statements regarding MercadoLibre, Inc. involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause MercadoLibre, Inc.’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are described in the “Risk Factors,” “Forward-Looking Statements” and “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” sections of MercadoLibre, Inc.’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018, and any of MercadoLibre, Inc.’s other applicable filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Unless required by law, MercadoLibre, Inc. undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events after the date hereof.

MercadoLibre, Inc.Consolidated Balance SheetsAs of December 31, 2018 and 2017(In thousands of U.S. dollars, except par value)

December 31, December 31, 2018 2017 ------------- ------------- Assets Current assets: Cash and cash equivalents $ 440,332 $ 388,260 Restricted cash and cash equivalents 24,363 — Short-term investments (284,317 held in guarantee - see Note 4) 461,541 209,432 Accounts receivable, net 35,153 28,168 Credit cards receivable, net 360,298 521,130 Loans receivable, net 95,778 73,409 Prepaid expenses 27,477 5,864 Inventory 4,612 2,549 Other assets 61,569 58,107 - --------- - - --------- - Total current assets 1,511,123 1,286,919 Non-current assets: Long-term investments 276,136 34,720 Property and equipment, net 165,614 114,837 Goodwill 88,883 92,279 Intangible assets, net 18,581 23,174 Deferred tax assets 141,438 57,324 Other assets 37,744 63,934 - --------- - - --------- - Total non-current assets 728,396 386,268 Total assets $ 2,239,519 $ 1,673,187 - --------- - - --------- - Liabilities and Equity Current liabilities: Accounts payable and accrued expenses $ 266,759 $ 221,095 Funds payable to customers 640,954 583,107 Salaries and social security payable 60,406 65,053 Taxes payable 31,058 32,150 Loans payable and other financial liabilities 132,949 56,325 Other liabilities 34,098 3,678 Dividends payable — 6,624 - --------- - - --------- - Total current liabilities 1,166,224 968,032 Non-current liabilities: Salaries and social security payable 23,161 25,002 Loans payable and other financial liabilities 602,228 312,089 Deferred tax liabilities 91,698 23,819 Other liabilities 19,508 18,466 - --------- - - --------- - Total non-current liabilities 736,595 379,376 - --------- - - --------- - Total liabilities $ 1,902,819 $ 1,347,408 - --------- - - --------- - Equity: Common stock, $0.001 par value, 110,000,000 shares authorized, 45,202,859 and 44,157,364 shares issued and outstanding at December 31, 2018 and December 31, $ 45 $ 44 2017 Additional paid-in capital 224,800 70,661 Retained earnings 503,432 537,925 Accumulated other comprehensive loss (391,577 ) (282,851 ) - --------- - - --------- - Total Equity 336,700 325,779 - --------- - - --------- - Total Liabilities and Equity $ 2,239,519 $ 1,673,187 - --------- - - --------- -

MercadoLibre, Inc.Consolidated Statements of IncomeFor the years ended December 31, 2018, 2017 and 2016(In thousands of U.S. dollars, except for share data)

Year Ended December 31, Three Months Ended December 31, ------------------------------------------ -------------------------- 2018 2017 2016 2018 2017 - --------- - - --------- - - -------- - - -------- - - -------- - Net revenues $ 1,439,653 $ 1,216,542 $ 844,396 $ 428,019 $ 358,064 Cost of net revenues (742,645 ) (496,942 ) (307,538 ) (223,235 ) (154,701 ) - --------- - - --------- - - -------- - - -------- - - -------- - Gross profit 697,008 719,600 536,858 204,784 203,363 Operating expenses: Product and technology development (146,273 ) (127,160 ) (98,479 ) (38,963 ) (34,161 ) Sales and marketing (482,447 ) (325,375 ) (156,296 ) (140,035 ) (117,433 ) General and administrative (137,770 ) (122,194 ) (87,310 ) (26,605 ) (30,621 ) Impairment of Long-Lived Assets — (2,837 ) (13,717 ) — — Loss on deconsolidation of Venezuelan — (85,761 ) — — (85,761 ) subsidiaries - --------- - - --------- - - -------- - - -------- - - -------- - Total operating expenses (766,490 ) (663,327 ) (355,802 ) (205,603 ) (267,976 ) - --------- - - --------- - - -------- - - -------- - - -------- - (Loss) income from operations (69,482 ) 56,273 181,056 (819 ) (64,613 ) - --------- - - --------- - - -------- - - -------- - - -------- - Other income (expenses): Interest income and other financial 42,039 45,901 35,442 14,292 8,881 gains Interest expense and other financial (56,249 ) (26,469 ) (25,605 ) (16,443 ) (6,783 ) losses Foreign currency gains (losses) 18,240 (21,635 ) (5,565 ) (3,862 ) (2,157 ) Net (loss) income before income tax (65,452 ) 54,070 185,328 (6,832 ) (64,672 ) gain (expense) - --------- - - --------- - - -------- - - -------- - - -------- - Income tax gain (expense) 28,867 (40,290 ) (48,962 ) 4,496 (3,048 ) - --------- - - --------- - - -------- - - -------- - - -------- - Net (loss) income $ (36,585 ) $ 13,780 $ 136,366 $ (2,336 ) $ (67,720 ) - --------- - - --------- - - -------- - - -------- - - -------- -

Year Ended December 31, Three Months Ended December 31, -------------------------------------------- ------------------------------ 2018 2017 2016 2018 2017 - ---------- - - ---------- - ---------- - ---------- - - ---------- - Basic EPS Basic net (loss) income Available to shareholders per $ (0.82 ) $ 0.31 $ 3.09 $ (0.05 ) $ (1.53 ) common share - ---------- - - ---------- - Weighted average of outstanding 44,529,614 44,157,364 44,157,251 45,202,859 44,157,364 common shares - ---------- - - ---------- - ---------- - ---------- - - ---------- - Diluted EPS Diluted net (loss) income Available to shareholders per $ (0.82 ) $ 0.31 $ 3.09 $ (0.05 ) $ (1.53 ) common share - ---------- - - ---------- - Weighted average of outstanding 44,529,614 44,157,364 44,157,251 45,202,859 44,157,364 common shares - ---------- - - ---------- - ---------- - ---------- - - ---------- - Cash Dividends declared (per — 0.600 0.600 — — share) - ---------- - - ---------- - ---------- - ---------- - - ---------- -

MercadoLibre, Inc.Consolidated Statement of Cash FlowsFor the years ended December 31, 2018, 2017 and 2016(In thousands of U.S. dollars)

Year Ended December 31, ---------------------------------------------- 2018 2017 2016 - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - Cash flows from operations: Net (loss) income $ (36,585 ) $ 13,780 $ 136,366 Adjustments to reconcile net (loss) income to net cash provided by operating activities: Unrealized devaluation loss, net 11,131 28,463 4,967 Impairment of Long-Lived Assets — 2,837 13,717 Loss on deconsolidation of Venezuelan subsidiaries — 85,761 — Depreciation and amortization 45,792 40,921 29,022 Accrued interest (17,811 ) (20,192 ) (17,794 ) Non cash interest and convertible bonds amortization of debt 11,408 10,855 9,837 discount and amortization of debt issuance costs LTRP accrued compensation 27,525 35,719 22,983 Deferred income taxes (92,585 ) (24,575 ) (6,188 ) Changes in assets and liabilities: Accounts receivable (27,105 ) (21,817 ) (15,428 ) Credit cards receivable 42,655 (257,563 ) (180,592 ) Prepaid expenses (23,342 ) 8,670 (9,133 ) Inventory (3,015 ) (1,549 ) (787 ) Other assets (17,617 ) (54,780 ) (24,425 ) Accounts payable and accrued expenses 90,123 150,215 47,980 Funds payable to customers 175,398 242,037 164,060 Other liabilities 28,202 7,680 (45 ) Interest received from investments 16,733 22,548 15,719 - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - Net cash provided by operating activities 230,907 269,010 190,259 - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - Cash flows from investing activities: Purchase of investments (3,176,078 ) (4,553,649 ) (3,501,283 ) Proceeds from sale and maturity of investments 2,662,800 4,713,934 3,508,293 Payment for acquired businesses, net of cash acquired (4,195 ) (8,568 ) (7,284 ) Reduction of cash due to Venezuela deconsolidation — (27,230 ) — Purchases of intangible assets (192 ) (33 ) (431 ) Changes in principal loans receivable, net (57,232 ) (72,244 ) (6,599 ) Advance for property and equipment (4,426 ) (19,695 ) (8,412 ) Purchases of property and equipment (93,136 ) (55,156 ) (68,527 ) - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - Net cash used in investing activities (672,459 ) (22,641 ) (84,243 ) - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - Cash flows from financing activities: Funds received from the issuance of convertible notes 880,000 — — Transaction costs from the issuance of convertible notes (16,264 ) — — Payments on convertible note (348,123 ) — — Purchase of convertible note capped calls (148,943 ) (67,308 ) — Unwind of convertible note capped calls 136,108 — — Proceeds from loans payable and other financial liabilities 236,873 47,905 11,435 Payments on loans payable and other financing (123,822 ) (5,004 ) (6,684 ) Dividends paid (6,624 ) (26,496 ) (24,419 ) Payment of finance lease obligations (323 ) — — Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities 608,882 (50,903 ) (19,668 ) - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - Effect of exchange rate changes on cash, cash equivalents, (90,895 ) (41,346 ) (19,089 ) restricted cash and cash equivalents - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- - Net increase in cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash and 76,435 154,120 67,259 cash equivalents Cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash and cash equivalents, 388,260 234,140 166,881 beginning of the year - ---------- - Cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash and cash equivalents, $ 464,695 $ 388,260 $ 234,140 end of the year - ---------- - - ---------- - - ---------- -

Financial results of reporting segments

Year Ended December 31, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Brazil Argentina Mexico Other Total Countries ------------ ------------ ------------ ----------- -------------- (In thousands) Net revenues $ 866,175 $ 376,563 $ 109,096 $ 87,819 $ 1,439,653 Direct costs (762,636 ) (254,539 ) (164,637 ) (79,581 ) (1,261,393 ) Direct contribution 103,539 122,024 (55,541 ) 8,238 178,260 Operating expenses and indirect costs (247,742 ) of net revenues Loss from operations (69,482 ) - ---------- - Other income (expenses): Interest income and other financial 42,039 gains Interest expense and other financial (56,249 ) losses Foreign currency gains 18,240 Net loss before income tax gain $ (65,452 ) - ---------- -

Year Ended December 31, 2017 (*) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Brazil Argentina Mexico Venezuela Other Total Countries ------------ ------------ ------------ ----------- ----------- ------------- (In thousands) Net revenues $ 690,808 $ 359,357 $ 51,335 $ 54,327 $ 60,715 $ 1,216,542 Direct costs (471,588 ) (215,831 ) (107,408 ) (22,101 ) (53,201 ) $ (870,129 ) Impairment of Long-lived - - - (2,837 ) - $ (2,837 ) Assets Loss on deconsolidation of - - - (76,617 ) - $ (76,617 ) Venezuelan subsidiary - -------- - - -------- - - -------- - - ------- - - ------- - - --------- - Direct contribution 219,220 143,526 (56,073 ) (47,228 ) 7,514 266,959 Operating expenses and indirect costs of net (201,542 ) revenues Loss on Deconsolidation of Venezuelan’s Intercompany (9,144 ) balances - --------- - Income from operations 56,273 - --------- - Other income (expenses): Interest income and other 45,901 financial gains Interest expense and other (26,469 ) financial losses Foreign currency losses (21,635 ) Net income before income tax $ 54,070 expense - --------- -

(*)Excludes results of operations for Venezuela for the month of December 2017.

Three Months Ended December 31, 2018 ------------------------------------------------------------------ Brazil Argentina Mexico Other Total Countries ------------ ----------- ----------- ----------- ------------ Net revenues $ 265,353 $ 90,800 $ 45,529 $ 26,337 $ 428,019 Direct costs (218,497 ) (68,783 ) (63,550 ) (22,397 ) (373,227 ) - -------- - - ------- - - ------- - - ------- - - -------- - Direct contribution 46,856 22,017 (18,021 ) 3,940 54,792 Operating expenses and indirect costs of (55,611 ) net revenues - -------- - Income from operations (819 ) - -------- - Other income (expenses): Interest income and other financial gains 14,292 Interest expense and other financial losses (16,443 ) Foreign currency losses (3,862 ) Net loss before income tax gain $ (6,832 ) - -------- -

Three Months Ended December 31, 2017 (*) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Brazil Argentina Mexico Venezuela Other Total Countries ------------ ----------- ----------- ----------- ----------- ------------ Net revenues $ 197,300 $ 108,666 $ 17,717 $ 15,999 $ 18,381 $ 358,063 Direct costs (157,391 ) (65,215 ) (36,434 ) (5,260 ) (18,269 ) (282,569 ) Loss on deconsolidation of - - - (76,617 ) - (76,617 ) Venezuelan subsidiary - -------- - - ------- - - ------- - - ------- - - ------- - - -------- - Direct contribution 39,909 43,451 (18,717 ) (65,878 ) 112 (1,123 ) Operating expenses and indirect (54,346 ) costs of net revenues Loss on Deconsolidation of Venezuelan’s Intercompany (9,144 ) balances - -------- - Income from operations (64,613 ) - -------- - Other income (expenses): Interest income and other 8,881 financial gains Interest expense and other (6,783 ) financial losses Foreign currency losses (2,157 ) - -------- - Net loss before income tax gain $ (64,672 ) - -------- -

(*)Excludes results of operations for Venezuela for the month of December 2017.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

To supplement our consolidated financial statements presented in accordance with U.S. GAAP, we use foreign exchange (“FX”) neutral measures.

This non-GAAP measure should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for measures of performance prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP and may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies. In addition, this non-GAAP measure is not based on any comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles. Non-GAAP measures have limitations in that they do not reflect all of the amounts associated with our results of operations as determined in accordance with U.S. GAAP. This non-GAAP financial measure should only be used to evaluate our results of operations in conjunction with the most comparable U.S. GAAP financial measures.

Reconciliation of this non-GAAP financial measure to the most comparable U.S. GAAP financial measures can be found in the tables included in this quarterly report.

The Company believes that reconciliation of FX neutral measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measure provides investors an overall understanding of our current financial performance and its prospects for the future. Specifically, we believe this non-GAAP measure provide useful information to both management and investors by excluding the foreign currency exchange rate impact that may not be indicative of our core operating results and business outlook.

The FX neutral measures were calculated by using the average monthly exchange rates for each month during 2017 and applying them to the corresponding months in 2018, so as to calculate what our results would have been had exchange rates remained stable from one year to the next. The table below excludes intercompany allocation FX effects. Finally, this measure does not include any other macroeconomic effect such as local currency inflation effects, the impact on impairment calculations or any price adjustment to compensate local currency inflation or devaluations.

The following table sets forth the FX neutral measures related to our reported results of the operations for the three-month period ended December 31, 2018:

Three-months Period Ended December 31, (*) ------------------------------------------------------------------ As reported FX Neutral Measures -------------------------------- -------------------------------- (In millions, except percentages) 2018 2017 Percentag 2018 2017 Percentag e Change e Change ------------------------------------- - ------ - - ------ - -------- - ------ - - ------ - -------- Net revenues $ 428.0 $ 358.1 19.5 % $ 579.5 $ 358.1 61.8 % Cost of net revenues (223.2 ) (154.7 ) 44.3 % (309.3 ) (154.7 ) 100.0 % - ------ - - ------ - ------ - - ------ - - ------ - ------ - Gross profit 204.8 203.4 0.7 % 270.2 203.4 32.8 % Operating expenses (205.6 ) (182.2 ) 12.8 % (289.4 ) (182.2 ) 58.8 % Loss on Deconsolidation of Venezuelan — (85.8 ) -100.0 % — (85.8 ) -100.0 % Subsidiaries - ------ - - ------ - ------ - - ------ - - ------ - ------ - Total operating expenses (205.6 ) (268.0 ) -23.3 % (289.4 ) (268.0 ) 8.0 % - ------ - - ------ - ------ - - ------ - - ------ - ------ - Loss from operations (0.8 ) (64.6 ) -98.8 % (19.2 ) (64.6 ) -70.2 % - ------ - - ------ - ------ - - ------ - - ------ - ------ -

(*) The table above may not total due to rounding.

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