Recent DevelopmentsIFC loan Agreement – On May 15, 2013, the Company announced that it had signed a US$50 million loan package agreement with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group focusing on private sector development in emerging markets.
Share repurchase program – On October 9, 2012, the Company announced that its board of directors has approved the extension of its share repurchase program originally approved by the board of directors on September 30, 2011. During the first quarter of 2013, the Company repurchased 105,067 ADSs, representing 315,201 ordinary shares for a total $0.4 million, including commissions.
Through March 31, 2013, the Company has repurchased 2,293,808 ADSs, representing 6,881,424 ordinary shares, in the open market, for a total consideration of $8,068,225 (including commissions) under the share repurchase program. As of March 31, 2013, the Company had 18.9 million ADSs outstanding, representing 56.7 million ordinary shares.
First quarter 2013 results by segmentNetwork businessThe Company added one radiotherapy center in the first quarter of 2013, bringing the total number of centers in operation to 137 in 54 cities in China as of March 31, 2013. As of the same date, the Company had entered into agreements to establish 11 additional centers.
Net revenues from the network business were RMB111.7 million ($18.0 million) for the first quarter of 2013, representing an increase of 4.6% from the first quarter of 2012, primarily due to increase in number of patients in our existing centers as well as contribution from the new centers opened during 2012.
Gross profit margin of the network business was 55.4% for the first quarter of 2013, as compared with 58.4% for the first quarter of 2012. The lower gross profit margin was primarily due to increased compensation and
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