Formula Systems Announces Filing of Annual Report for the Year Ended December 31, 2016


2016 20F file

Or Yehuda, Israel, May 16, 2017Formula Systems (1985) Ltd. (NASDAQ: FORTY), a global information technology holding company engaged primarily, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, in providing software consulting services and computer-based business solutions and developing proprietary software products announced today that it had filed its annual report for the year ended December 31, 2016 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 

The annual report, which contains the Company's audited consolidated financial statements, can be accessed on the SEC website at as well as via the Company’s website in the Investor Relations section under Financial Reports.

These are the Company’s first consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”). The date of transition to IFRS is January 1, 2015. For periods up to and including the year ended December 31, 2015, the Company’s consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with US GAAP. An explanation of the principal adjustments made in restating the U.S. GAAP financial statements, including the statement of financial position as of January 1, 2015 and the financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2015, is provided in note 21 to the consolidated financial statements.

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Formula Systems (1985) Ltd. is a global information technology company principally engaged, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, in providing software consulting services, developing proprietary software products, and providing computer-based business solutions.

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