NaaS Technology Inc. Records Fifth Consecutive Month of Net Take Rate Growth

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  • Achieved a positive NTR of 0.75% in February 2024, records fifth consecutive month of Net Take Rate growth.
  • Showcased exceptional business expansion with an 80% increase in charging volume in 2023.

BEIJING, March 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- NaaS Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: NAAS) ("NaaS" or the "Company"), the first U.S. listed EV charging service company in China, today announced that the net take rate (NTR)[1]  for its interconnectivity services (as part of its charging services)  reached 0.75% in February 2024, following its first positive NTR in January.

NTR measures the Company's return from transactions arising from its interconnectivity services after adjusting for incentives paid to end-users [2] and provides useful insight into the Company's profit trajectory in this part of its business. Through operational excellence and tailored approach to promotions, NaaS has enhanced customer loyalty while fostering a positive network effect, supported by the expansion of its end-user pool and charging station ecosystem. In 2023, the Company witnessed an 80% year-over-year growth in charging volume for its charging services. Since September 2023, this momentum has been accompanied by consistent monthly increases in the NTR, achieving a positive NTR of 0.75% in February 2024:

2023

2024

September

October

November

December

January

February

NTR

-8.14 %

-6.17 %

-2.95 %

-0.92 %

0.02 %

0.75 %

The continued growth reflects NaaS' strategic focus on profitability and effective execution, which position the Company for sustained growth. NaaS remains committed to leveraging its expanding network to enhance shareholder value and maintain its leadership in the EV charging market.

Please note that the data presented in this press release are unaudited and therefore subject to adjustment.

[1] NTR is calculated by taking gross receipts from transactions, deducting transaction outgoings and incentives, and adding income from membership programs. This total is then expressed as a percentage of the total transaction value.

[2] We offer incentives to end-users through our partnered platform in the form of discounts and promotions to boost the use of our network.  

About NaaS Technology Inc.

NaaS Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: NAAS) is the first U.S. listed EV charging service company in China. The Company is a subsidiary of NewLink Technology Limited, a leading energy digitalization group in China. The Company provides one-stop solutions to energy asset owners comprising charging services, energy solutions and new initiatives, supporting every stage of energy asset's lifecycle and facilitating energy transition. As of September 30, 2023, NaaS had connected 767,611 chargers covering 73,710 charging stations, representing 41.6% and 50.0% of China's public charging market share respectively.

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