Annual Report 2014

Jargon buster

ASX
Australian Securities Exchange
EBITDA
Probably the best accounting acronym, and means earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation
F12
The financial year for the 12 months to 30 June 2012
F13
The financial year for the 12 months to 30 June 2013
F14
The financial year for the 12 months to 30 June 2014
Fairfax Media
Fairfax Media Ltd, the ASX-listed Australian company that used to own a stake in Trade Me
IPO
An "initial public offering" is selling shares in a company to the public
Jargon
Technical words and acronyms that drive readers crazy and often need explaining
Kevin
The kiwi who stars in the Trade Me logo and famously dresses up on the homepage in various guises
NetHui
An annual conference for people in and around the internet in NZ
NPAT
Net profit after tax
NZX
New Zealand Stock Exchange
TME
Trade Me's stock ticker
Trade Me
In this report, this generally refers to the company called Trade Me Group Limited, as opposed to the marketplace website called www.trademe.co.nz
WDCNZ
An annual conference for web developers
Webstock
An annual conference for everyone interested in the web