VAL-D'OR, QC, March 29, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Abitex Resources Inc. (TSXV: ABE) (the "Corporation" "Abitex") provides the following corporate update to its shareholders:
The Corporation's annual general and special meeting ("AGSM") was held
February 28th at the Corporation's offices in Val d'Or, Quebec. Proxy votes totalling
18.5M representing 19.45% of the total outstanding common shares of the
Company were cast at the meeting. All directors were elected with 85%
of admissible votes, nomination of auditors was approved with 99% of
admissible votes and re-approval of the stock option plan received
83.7% of votes. Two special resolutions were also approved by the
shareholders at the AGSM. The special resolutions proposing a
consolidation of the Company's share capital, which required approval
by no less than two-thirds of the votes cast, and a name change were
both approved with 97.5% support of admissible votes.
Share Consolidation and Name Change
Following the AGSM, the Board of Directors of the Company has decided to
proceed with the share consolidation and name change approved by
The consolidation of common shares of the Corporation will be done on
the basis of ten (10) existing shares for one (1) new common share. No
fractional shares will be issued; all fractional shares will be rounded
up or rounded down to the nearest whole number. Once the Share
Consolidation is implemented, the number of outstanding securities of
the Corporation will be 9,510,943 common shares.
The Corporation has also taken steps to change its name from "Abitex
Resources Inc." to "ABE Resources Inc.".
The consolidation and name change are subject to the approval of
regulatory authorities and should be effective within the next two
weeks. Documentation pertaining to the exchange of share certificates
will be mailed to shareholders shortly.
Management of the Corporation believes the share consolidation and name
change are in the best interests of the shareholders and will allow the
Corporation to access additional financing for the exploration of its
The Company's public documents may be accessed at www.sedar.com
For further information on the Company, please visit our website at www.abitex.ca or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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SOURCE: ABITEX RESOURCES INC.
For further information:
Yves J. Rougerie
President and CEO
Tel: (819) 874-6200 ext. 222