GBO files a notice of intention to make a proposal

STE-MARIE DE BEAUCE, QC, Sept. 9, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - GBO Inc. ("GBO" or the "Company") (TSXV: GBO), manufacturer of "Bonneville" windows and doors, announces that it has filed a notice of intention to make a proposal pursuant to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada). The Company will present, as soon as possible, a proposal setting out the terms of the restructuring of its debts and other obligations to its creditors.

The Company hopes to be in a position to quickly resume operations to satisfy its customers' orders. Suppliers of the Company for goods and services provided after the filing of the notice of intention will be paid in the normal course of business.

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Founded in 1946, GBO Inc. is an important Canadian window and door manufacturer. The Company designs, develops, manufactures, markets and distributes a selection of mid-range and high-end energy-efficient wood window arrangements, doors and accessories, sold primarily under the "Bonneville" and "Polar" brands. Recently, GBO launched a line of innovative fenestration products resistant to hurricanes and other impacts. The Company sells its windows and doors to the home improvement and construction markets mainly in Quebec, Ontario, the Maritimes and the Eastern and Southern eastern United States. GBO mainly serves independent building material distributors, distributors specializing in windows, doors and millwork, certain retailers, as well as construction and renovation contractors.

The statements set forth in this press release that describe GBO's objectives, projections, estimates, expectations or forecasts may constitute forward looking statements within the meaning of securities legislation. GBO would like to point out that, by their very nature, forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties such that actual results or the measures it adopts could therefore differ materially from those indicated or underlying these forward-looking statements, or could have an impact on the degree of realization of a particular projection. There can be no assurance as to the materialization of the results, performance or achievements as expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Unless required to do so pursuant to applicable securities legislation, GBO's management assumes no obligation as to the updating or revision of the forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or other changes.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This press release contains forward-looking statements based on the Company's the current outlook regarding the future. Such information involves a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Actual results and events could differ materially from those indicated or underlying the forward-looking statements.

SOURCE GBO INC.

For further information:

Source :   GBO Inc.
Contact : Christopher M. Wood, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
(418) 387-7723

 

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