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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 10-Q

 

 

QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the quarterly period ended September 30, 2021

 

 

TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the transition period from to

Commission File Number 001-34675

 

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SS&C TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS, INC.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Delaware

 

71-0987913

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

80 Lamberton Road

Windsor, CT 06095

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

860-298-4500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant: (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes ☒ No ☐

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Web site, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files). Yes ☒ No ☐

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Large accelerated filer

 

 

Accelerated filer

 

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☐ (Do not check if a smaller reporting company)

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

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SSNC

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There were 254,269,358 shares of the registrant’s common stock outstanding as of October 31, 2021.

 

 

 


 

SS&C TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS, INC.

INDEX

 

 

 

Page
Number

 

 

 

PART 1. FINANCIAL INFORMATION

 

 

 

 

 

Item 1. Financial Statements (unaudited)

 

3

 

 

 

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets at September 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020

 

3

 

 

 

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021 and 2020

 

4

 

 

 

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows for the nine months ended September 30, 2021 and 2020

 

5

 

 

 

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Stockholders’ Equity for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021 and 2020

 

6

 

 

 

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

 

8

 

 

 

Item 2. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

 

19

 

 

 

Item 3. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk

 

28

 

 

 

Item 4. Controls and Procedures

 

29

 

 

 

PART II. OTHER INFORMATION

 

 

 

 

 

Item 1. Legal Proceedings

 

30

 

 

 

Item 1A. Risk Factors

 

30

 

 

 

Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds

 

30

 

 

 

Item 6. Exhibits

 

31

 

 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

31

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

32

 

 

 

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., or “SS&C Holdings,” is our top-level holding company. SS&C Technologies, Inc., or “SS&C,” is our primary operating company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. “We,” “us,” “our” and the “Company” mean SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries, including SS&C.

This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. For this purpose, any statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. Without limiting the foregoing, the words “believes”, “anticipates”, “plans”, “expects”, “estimates”, “projects”, “forecasts”, “may”, “assume”, “intend”, “will”, “continue”, “opportunity”, “predict”, “potential”, “future”, “guarantee”, “likely”, “target”, “indicate”, “would”, “could” and “should” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. The important factors discussed under the caption “Risk Factors” in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 25, 2021, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by forward-looking statements made herein and presented elsewhere by management from time to time. We do not undertake an obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.

 

 

 

2


 

PART I

Item 1. Financial Statements

SS&C TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(In millions, except per share data) (Unaudited)

 

 

 

 

 

September 30,

 

 

December 31,

 

 

 

2021

 

 

2020

 

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$

351.1

 

 

$

209.3

 

Funds receivable and funds held on behalf of clients

 

 

2,493.1

 

 

 

1,227.4

 

Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $18.3 and $16.8, respectively

 

 

715.2

 

 

 

648.0

 

Contract asset

 

 

21.1

 

 

 

20.4

 

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

 

 

192.2

 

 

 

187.5

 

Restricted cash and cash equivalents

 

 

3.7

 

 

 

5.9

 

Total current assets

 

 

3,776.4

 

 

 

2,298.5

 

Property, plant and equipment, net (Note 2)

 

 

390.0

 

 

 

412.8

 

Operating lease right-of-use assets

 

 

307.4

 

 

 

350.8

 

Investments (Note 3)

 

 

179.4

 

 

 

183.5

 

Unconsolidated affiliates (Note 4)

 

 

219.7

 

 

 

225.6

 

Contract asset

 

 

81.4

 

 

 

82.0

 

Goodwill (Note 6)

 

 

8,041.9

 

 

 

8,078.7

 

Intangible and other assets, net of accumulated amortization of $2,753.8 and $2,655.6, respectively

 

 

3,937.8

 

 

 

4,291.7

 

Total assets

 

$

16,934.0

 

 

$

15,923.6

 

Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current liabilities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current portion of long-term debt (Note 7)

 

$

91.3

 

 

$

53.9

 

Client funds obligations

 

 

2,493.1

 

 

 

1,227.4

 

Accounts payable

 

 

27.5

 

 

 

28.1

 

Income taxes payable

 

 

33.5

 

 

 

9.3

 

Accrued employee compensation and benefits

 

 

260.0

 

 

 

311.5

 

Interest payable

 

 

 

 

 

27.5

 

Other accrued expenses

 

 

340.7

 

 

 

293.1

 

Deferred revenues

 

 

325.8

 

 

 

332.5

 

Total current liabilities

 

 

3,571.9

 

 

 

2,283.3

 

Long-term debt, net of current portion (Note 7)

 

 

6,049.4

 

 

 

6,388.5

 

Operating lease liabilities

 

 

283.6

 

 

 

323.6

 

Other long-term liabilities

 

 

273.2

 

 

 

287.9

 

Deferred income taxes

 

 

840.5

 

 

 

923.8

 

Total liabilities

 

 

11,018.6

 

 

 

10,207.1

 

Commitments and contingencies (Note 13)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stockholders’ equity (Note 8):

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preferred stock, $0.01 par value per share, 5.0 million shares authorized; no shares issued

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class A non-voting common stock, $0.01 par value per share, 5.0 million shares authorized;
   
no shares issued

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common stock, $0.01 par value per share, 400.0 million shares authorized; 267.3 million shares
   and
263.9 million shares issued, respectively, and 254.2 million shares and 257.6 million shares
   outstanding, respectively

 

 

2.7

 

 

 

2.6

 

Additional paid-in capital

 

 

4,791.9

 

 

 

4,544.0

 

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

 

 

(245.9

)

 

 

(201.0

)

Retained earnings

 

 

2,093.2

 

 

 

1,667.0

 

 

 

 

6,641.9

 

 

 

6,012.6

 

Less: cost of common stock in treasury, 13.1 and 6.3 million shares, respectively

 

 

(784.0

)

 

 

(296.1

)

Total SS&C stockholders’ equity

 

 

5,857.9

 

 

 

5,716.5

 

Noncontrolling interest

 

 

57.5

 

 

 

 

Total stockholders’ equity

 

 

5,915.4

 

 

 

5,716.5

 

Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity

 

$

16,934.0

 

 

$

15,923.6

 

 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated financial statements.

 

3


 

SS&C TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME

(In millions, except per share data) (Unaudited)

 

 

 

Three Months Ended September 30,

 

 

Nine Months Ended September 30,

 

 

 

2021

 

 

2020

 

 

2021

 

 

2020

 

Revenues:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Software-enabled services

 

$

1,069.9

 

 

$

958.4

 

 

$

3,170.4

 

 

$

2,892.9

 

License, maintenance and related

 

 

194.5

 

 

 

194.4

 

 

 

586.4

 

 

 

571.6

 

Total revenues

 

 

1,264.4

 

 

 

1,152.8

 

 

 

3,756.8

 

 

 

3,464.5

 

Cost of revenues:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Software-enabled services

 

 

563.7

 

 

 

551.6

 

 

 

1,742.0

 

 

 

1,685.0

 

License, maintenance and related

 

 

76.7

 

 

 

77.3

 

 

 

236.7

 

 

 

236.3

 

Total cost of revenues

 

 

640.4

 

 

 

628.9

 

 

 

1,978.7

 

 

 

1,921.3

 

Gross profit

 

 

624.0

 

 

 

523.9

 

 

 

1,778.1

 

 

 

1,543.2

 

Operating expenses:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selling and marketing

 

 

96.4

 

 

 

85.2

 

 

 

286.1

 

 

 

260.9

 

Research and development

 

 

97.7

 

 

 

97.0

 

 

 

306.4

 

 

 

298.7

 

General and administrative

 

 

89.8

 

 

 

84.7

 

 

 

263.5

 

 

 

266.5

 

Total operating expenses

 

 

283.9

 

 

 

266.9

 

 

 

856.0

 

 

 

826.1

 

Operating income

 

 

340.1

 

 

 

257.0

 

 

 

922.1

 

 

 

717.1

 

Interest expense, net

 

 

(50.2

)

 

 

(54.7

)

 

 

(152.6

)

 

 

(192.6

)

Other (expense) income, net

 

 

(44.9

)

 

 

15.1

 

 

 

(20.4

)

 

 

18.8

 

Equity in earnings of unconsolidated affiliates, net

 

 

2.0

 

 

 

0.2

 

 

 

1.9

 

 

 

(0.1

)

(Loss) gain on extinguishment of debt

 

 

(1.7

)

 

 

0.4

 

 

 

(3.5

)

 

 

(2.2

)

Income before income taxes

 

 

245.3

 

 

 

218.0

 

 

 

747.5

 

 

 

541.0

 

Provision for income taxes

 

 

60.6

 

 

 

58.6

 

 

 

198.1

 

 

 

112.9

 

Net income

 

 

184.7

 

 

 

159.4

 

 

 

549.4

 

 

 

428.1

 

Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest

 

 

(0.3

)

 

 

 

 

 

(0.3

)

 

 

 

Net income attributable to SS&C common stockholders

 

$

184.4

 

 

$

159.4

 

 

$

549.1

 

 

$

428.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic earnings per share attributable to SS&C common stockholders

 

$

0.72

 

 

$

0.62

 

 

$

2.15

 

 

$

1.67

 

Diluted earnings per share attributable to SS&C common stockholders

 

$

0.69

 

 

$

0.60

 

 

$

2.05

 

 

$

1.61

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic weighted-average number of common shares outstanding

 

 

254.7

 

 

 

256.7

 

 

 

255.8

 

 

 

256.3

 

Diluted weighted-average number of common and common equivalent shares outstanding

 

 

266.5

 

 

 

266.7

 

 

 

267.3

 

 

 

266.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income

 

$

184.7

 

 

$

159.4

 

 

$

549.4

 

 

$

428.1

 

Other comprehensive (loss) income, net of tax:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Change in unrealized (loss) gain on interest rate swaps

 

 

 

 

 

(0.1

)

 

 

0.3

 

 

 

(2.8

)

Foreign currency exchange translation adjustment

 

 

(55.7

)

 

 

70.7

 

 

 

(45.4

)

 

 

(45.9

)

Change in defined benefit pension obligation

 

 

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

0.2

 

 

 

 

Total other comprehensive (loss) income, net of tax

 

 

(55.6

)

 

 

70.6

 

 

 

(44.9

)

 

 

(48.7

)

Comprehensive income

 

 

129.1

 

 

 

230.0

 

 

 

504.5

 

 

 

379.4

 

Comprehensive income attributable to noncontrolling interest

 

 

(0.3

)

 

 

 

 

 

(0.3

)

 

 

 

Comprehensive income attributable to SS&C common stockholders

 

$

128.8

 

 

$

230.0

 

 

$

504.2

 

 

$

379.4

 

 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated financial statements.

 

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SS&C TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(In millions) (Unaudited)

 

 

 

Nine Months Ended September 30,

 

 

 

2021

 

 

2020

 

Cash flow from operating activities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income

 

$

549.4

 

 

$

428.1

 

Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

 

500.2

 

 

 

544.1

 

Equity in earnings of unconsolidated affiliates, net

 

 

(1.9

)

 

 

0.1

 

Cash distributions received from unconsolidated affiliates

 

 

10.0

 

 

 

8.0

 

Gain on bargain purchase

 

 

(3.2

)

 

 

 

Stock-based compensation expense

 

 

82.7

 

 

 

65.9

 

Net gains on investments

 

 

(17.3

)

 

 

(17.3

)

Amortization and write-offs of loan origination costs and original issue discounts

 

 

10.0

 

 

 

10.4

 

Loss on extinguishment of debt, net

 

 

3.5

 

 

 

1.3

 

Loss on sale or disposition of property and equipment

 

 

0.6

 

 

 

4.0

 

Deferred income taxes

 

 

(82.5

)

 

 

(115.9

)

Provision for doubtful accounts

 

 

6.5

 

 

 

6.0

 

Changes in operating assets and liabilities, excluding effects from acquisitions:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accounts receivable

 

 

(72.6

)

 

 

20.0

 

Prepaid expenses and other assets

 

 

15.8

 

 

 

(86.2

)

Contract assets

 

 

(1.1

)

 

 

(4.0

)

Accounts payable

 

 

(3.3

)

 

 

(9.5

)

Accrued expenses and other liabilities

 

 

(49.9

)

 

 

(80.9

)

Income taxes prepaid and payable

 

 

33.8

 

 

 

38.9

 

Deferred revenue

 

 

(35.8

)

 

 

(57.9

)

Net cash provided by operating activities

 

 

944.9

 

 

 

755.1

 

Cash flow from investing activities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash paid for business acquisitions, net of cash acquired

 

 

7.3

 

 

 

(113.5

)

Additions to property and equipment

 

 

(31.0

)

 

 

(25.4

)

Proceeds from sale of property and equipment

 

 

0.2

 

 

 

 

Additions to capitalized software

 

 

(65.2

)

 

 

(54.6

)

Investments in securities

 

 

(20.1

)

 

 

(60.8

)

Proceeds from sales / maturities of investments

 

 

42.3

 

 

 

50.8

 

Collection of other non-current receivables

 

 

8.3

 

 

 

7.6

 

Net cash used in investing activities

 

 

(58.2

)

 

 

(195.9

)

Cash flow from financing activities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash received from debt borrowings

 

 

370.0

 

 

 

286.0

 

Repayments of debt

 

 

(687.8

)

 

 

(616.3

)

Net increase (decrease) in client funds obligations

 

 

1,226.3

 

 

 

(949.2

)

Proceeds from exercise of stock options

 

 

124.2

 

 

 

129.6

 

Withholding taxes paid related to equity award net share settlement

 

 

(5.8

)

 

 

(8.1

)

Purchases of common stock for treasury

 

 

(487.9

)

 

 

(219.8

)

Dividends paid on common stock

 

 

(122.8

)

 

 

(99.9

)

Proceeds from noncontrolling interests

 

 

67.3

 

 

 

 

Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities

 

 

483.5

 

 

 

(1,477.7

)

Effect of exchange rate changes on cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash

 

 

(4.2

)

 

 

(2.0

)

Net increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash

 

 

1,366.0

 

 

 

(920.5

)

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash, beginning of period

 

 

1,337.9

 

 

 

1,789.4

 

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash and cash equivalents, end of period

 

$

2,703.9

 

 

$

868.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reconciliation of cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash and cash equivalents:

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$

351.1

 

 

$

184.5

 

Restricted cash and cash equivalents

 

 

3.7

 

 

 

6.0

 

Restricted cash and cash equivalents included in funds receivable and funds held on behalf of clients

 

 

2,349.1

 

 

 

678.4

 

 

 

$

2,703.9

 

 

$

868.9

 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated financial statements.

 

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SS&C TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CHANGES IN STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY

(In millions) (Unaudited)

 

 

 

Three Months Ended September 30, 2021

 

 

 

SS&C Stockholders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Stock
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accumulated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

of

 

 

 

 

 

Additional

 

 

 

 

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

Issued

 

 

 

 

 

Paid-in

 

 

Retained

 

 

Comprehensive

 

 

Treasury

 

 

Noncontrolling

 

 

Stockholders’

 

 

 

Shares

 

 

Amount

 

 

Capital

 

 

Earnings

 

 

(Loss) Income

 

 

Stock

 

 

Interest

 

 

Equity

 

Balance, at June 30, 2021

 

 

266.2

 

 

$

2.7

 

 

$

4,682.8

 

 

$

1,949.6

 

 

$

(190.3

)

 

$

(621.1

)

 

$