TORONTO, ONTARIO – JUNE 18, 2018 – Ellipsiz Communications Ltd. (formerly NXA Inc.) (TSXV: ECT) (the “Company” or “ECL”) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Open Decisions Inc. (“Open Decisions”) for total consideration of $848,000. Open Decisions is a corporation based in Markham, Ontario, with demonstrated expertise and a track record in providing IT products to customers in North America since 2009, including products in the telecommunications field. The Company will pay $398,000 in cash and issue 9,000,000 common shares of Ellipsiz at a price of $0.05 per share. The securities issued pursuant to this acquisition are subject to a four month hold period. The transaction is anticipated to close by June 30, 2018 subject to obtaining final approval from the board of directors.Sam Tan, CEO and Chairman of Ellipsiz, said, “This acquisition is a significant strategic advancement for the Company. Ellipsiz’s’s subsidiary in Taiwan and Open Decisions have similarities and complementary strengths in their businesses that will promote increased operating efficiencies and produce significant synergies. Most importantly, the geographical coverage of the Company’s services will be immediately and dramatically expanded to cover North America through leveraging the resources and relationships of Open Decisions. This is the first step in our ongoing North American expansion and we look forward to making further new announcements soon.”Mr. Benjamin Liang, currently CEO of Open Decisions, and part of the current team at Open Decisions, will continue their services and will work as part of the Company’s team to develop and execute strategies formulated by the Company.The acquisition and arrangement with Mr. Benjamin Liang is subject to acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange.
The Company also wishes to announce that Mr. Greg Wade has agreed to join ECL’s advisory board. Mr. Wade has over 28 years of experience as a technology executive and Chief Digital Officer. He was the Vice President- Enterprise Business of Samsung Electronics and Senior VicePresident & Regional Managing Director – Asia Pacific of BlackBerry. The Company anticipates that Mr. Wade will be able to provide strategic advice for the development of its business.
Finally, the Company wishes to announced that it has terminated its previously announced (see Press Release dated March 1, 2018) financing.
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For further information contact:
Eric Chan, CFO
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Andreas Curkovic, Proconsul Capital