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Swvl Announces Initiation of Equity Analyst Coverage by Baird with “Outperform” Rating

Swvl Announces Initiation of Equity Analyst Coverage by Baird with "Outperform" Rating

Swvl Holdings Corp, a global provider of transformative tech-enabled mass transit solutions, today announced that Baird has initiated coverage on the Company with “Outperform” Rating and price target substantially higher than Swvl’s current trading price.

Copies of the full analyst report can be obtained directly from Baird.

Mostafa Kandil, Swvl Founder and CEO, said, “We are grateful to see institutional research analysts take notice of what we believe to be another record-breaking quarter in Q2 where we grew revenues 3.4x year on year while improving profitability in line with our expectation to turn cash flow positive in 2023 and we achieved multiple strategic milestones including organic SaaS launches in Kuwait and Brazil and completed our acquisitions of Urbvan, Volt Lines and door2door.”

Youssef Salem, Swvl CFO, said, “With a well-capitalized balance sheet after raising $29m in early Q3, a clear roadmap to cashflow generation next year, the completion of several recent acquisitions, integrated and significant revenue and cost synergies being realized, continued month-on-month organic growth, lock-up agreements extended by 31 shareholders and executives and now additional equity research initiation, we believe that we are at an inflection point in our shareholder value maximization journey. We look forward to additional research coverage initiation soon.”

All reports on Swvl prepared by analysts represent the views of such analysts and are not necessarily those of Swvl. Swvl is not responsible for the content, accuracy or timelines provided by analysts. Swvl does not expressly or by implication warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, assumption, data, forecast, price target, estimate or projection contained in the reports or industry notes provided by analysts, and the dissemination of such reports or industry notes does not necessarily constitute or imply the Company’s endorsement or recommendation.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements made herein are not historical facts but are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements generally are accompanied by words such as “believe,” “may,” “will,” “estimate,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “expect,” “should,” “would,” “plan,” “predict,” “potential,” “seem,” “seek,” “future,” “outlook” and similar expressions that predict or indicate future events or trends or that are not statements of historical matters. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding future events and other statements that are not historical facts.

These statements are based on the current expectations of Swvl’s management and are not predictions of actual performance. These forward-looking statements are provided for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to serve as, and must not be relied on, by any investor as a guarantee, an assurance, a prediction or a definitive statement of fact or probability. Actual events and circumstances are difficult or impossible to predict and will differ from assumptions. Many actual events and circumstances are beyond the control of Swvl. These statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties regarding Swvl’s business, and actual results may differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: general economic, political and business conditions, including but not limited to the economic and operational disruptions and other effects of the COVID-19 pandemic; the ability of Swvl to execute its growth strategy, manage growth profitably and retain its key employees; competition with other companies in the mobility industry; Swvl’s limited operating history and lack of experience as a public company; recent implementation of certain policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including with respect to anti-bribery, anti-corruption, and cyber protection; the risk that Swvl is not able to execute its portfolio optimization plan; the risk that Swvl is unable to attract and retain consumers and qualified drivers and other high quality personnel; the risk that Swvl is unable to protect and enforce its intellectual property rights; the risk that Swvl is unable to determine rider demand to develop new offerings on its platform; the difficulty of obtaining required registrations, licenses, permits or approvals in jurisdictions in which Swvl currently operates or may in the future operate; the fact that Swvl currently operates in and intends to expand into jurisdictions that are, or have been, characterized by political instability, may have inadequate or limited regulatory and legal frameworks and may have limited, if any, treaties or other arrangements in place to protect foreign investment or involvement; the risk that Swvl’s drivers could be classified as employees, workers or quasi-employees in the jurisdictions they operate; the fact that Swvl has operations in countries known to experience high levels of corruption and is subject to territorial anti-corruption laws in these jurisdictions; the ability of Swvl to maintain the listing of its securities on Nasdaq; Swvl’s acquisitions may not be beneficial to Swvl as a result of the cost of integrating geographically disparate operations and the diversion of management’s attention from its existing business, among other things; and other risks that will be detailed from time to time in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The foregoing list of risk factors is not exhaustive. There may be additional risks that Swvl presently does not know or that Swvl currently believes are immaterial that could also cause actual results to differ from those contained in forward-looking statements. In addition, forward-looking statements provide Swvl’s expectations, plans or forecasts of future events and views as of the date of this communication. Swvl anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause Swvl’s assessments and projections to change. However, while Swvl may elect to update these forward-looking statements in the future, Swvl specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Swvl’s assessments as of any date subsequent to the date of this communication. Accordingly, undue reliance should not be placed upon the forward-looking statements.

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