21Vianet Group, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2012 Financial Results

4Q12 Net Revenues Up 31.3 % YOY to RMB417.8 Million

4Q12 Adjusted EBITDA Up 20.2% YOY to RMB78.3 Million

Live Conference Call to be Held at 8:00 AM U.S. Eastern Time, March 6, 2013

BEIJING, March 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 21Vianet Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:VNET) ("21Vianet" or the "Company"), the largest carrier-neutral Internet data center services provider in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2012. The Company will hold a conference call at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on March 6, 2013. Dial-in details are provided at the end of the release.

Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Highlights
  • Net revenues increased by 31.3% to RMB417.8 million (US$67.1 million) from RMB318.3 million in the comparative period in 2011.
  • Adjusted EBITDA 1 increased by 20.2% to RMB78.3 million (US$12.6 million) from RMB65.1 million in the comparative period in 2011.

Full Year 2012 Financial Highlights
  • Net revenues increased by 49.3% to RMB1.5 billion (US$244.6 million) from RMB1.0 billion in 2011.
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased by 40.7% to RMB294.2 million (US$47.2 million) from RMB209.0 million in 2011.

Mr. Josh Chen, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, stated, "We are extremely pleased with our achievements for 2012 which proved to be a pivotal year for 21Vianet. We significantly expanded the scale of our business, delivering growth of almost 50% in revenues. Moreover, we focused on making significant upgrades to our network backbone, to support our growth in data transmissions for 2013. These improvements have greatly increased the efficiency and speed of our network and further strengthen the foundation for our future growth."

"Looking forward, we are excited about the growth opportunities for 2013. Our recently announced partnership with Microsoft to launch Microsoft Azure and Office 365 services in China coupled with the construction of what will be one of the largest data centers in China, have provided us strong foundation for growth going forward. We believe that these efforts have better positioned us to take advantage of the growth trends taking place in China for internet and cloud infrastructure services, further strengthening our position as a leading internet infrastructure provider in Greater China."

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