Melbourne IT reported a profit of $7.1 million for its half year ending June 30, following the sale of its Neulevel business, netting it a gain of $4.5 million for the period.
Profit excluding Neulevel was $2.6 million, up 21.8 percent on the same period last year.
The company’s direct sales division reported a 10 percent jump in revenue to $12.6 million, while its reseller business reported a 27.2 percent jump in revenue to $22 million.
The reseller division had 3.79 million domain names under management, the company said. Its corporate brand services division reported revenue of $6.6 million with a total of 350 customers.
Shareholders of hosting company WebCentral (WCG) earlier this week approved Melbourne IT’s $64 million acquisition of WCG with this acquisition expected to be completed by September 11.
During the six months to June 30, Melbourne IT said it expensed over $250,000 in due diligence costs relating to the WCG acquisition.
Melbourne IT reports $7.1m profit
By Staff Writers on Aug 23, 2006 1:47PM