TORONTO, May 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Mood Media Corporation (ISIN: CA61534J1057)
(TSX:MM / LSE AIM:MM), a global leader in creating in-store consumer
experiences, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement
to sell a substantial majority of the retail point-of-purchase assets
(the "Transaction") of its subsidiaries, Mood Media Entertainment Ltd.
and Mood Entertainment Inc. (collectively, Mood Entertainment"), to
Somerset Group, Ltd.
Mood Entertainment is a producer and distributor of specialty music and
DVDs sold to leading retailers and distributors through interactive
displays throughout the United States and Canada.
Somerset Group, Ltd. is a subsidiary of Allegro Corporation, dba Allegro
Media Group, Allegro Corporation is one of the premier independent
media companies in North America with a leading catalog of music and
video titles across a broad range of genres.
The Transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including
the receipt of regulatory approvals. The Transaction is expected to
close in the second quarter of 2013. The Transaction does not include
certain residual activities of Mood Entertainment, which will be exited
following the closing of the Transaction.
About Mood Media Corporation
Mood Media Corporation (TSX:MM/ LSE AIM:MM), is one of the world's
largest designers of in-store consumer experiences, including audio,
visual, interactive, scent, voice and advertising solutions. Mood
Media's solutions reach over 150 million consumers each day through
570,000 subscriber locations in over 40 countries throughout North
America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Mood Media Corporation's client base includes more than 850 U.S. and
international brands in diverse market sectors that include: retail,
from fashion to financial services; hospitality, from hotels to health
spas; and food retail, including restaurants, bars, quick-serve and
fast casual dining. Our marketing platforms include 77% of the top 100
retailers in the United States and 100% of the top 50 quick-serve and
fast-casual restaurant companies.
For further information about Mood Media, please visit www.moodmedia.com.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements. The words
"believe", "expect", "anticipate", "estimate", "intend", "may", "will",
"would" and similar expressions and the negative of such expressions
are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all
forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. These
forward-looking statements are subject to important assumptions,
including without limitation, completion of the Transaction. The
Transaction may not be completed or may not be completed on the same
terms as previously announced. While Mood Media considers these factors
and assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently
available, they may prove to be incorrect.
Known and unknown factors could cause actual results to differ
materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Such
factors include, but are not limited to: the impact of general market,
industry, credit and economic conditions as well as the risk factors
identified in Mood Media Corporation's management discussion and
analysis dated March 27, 2013 and Mood Media's annual information form
dated March 28, 2013, both of which are available on www.sedar.com.
Given these uncertainties, readers are cautioned not to place undue
reliance on such forward-looking statements. All of the
forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by
these cautionary statements and other cautionary statements or factors
contained herein, and there can be no assurance that the actual results
or developments will be realized or, even if substantially realized,
that they will have the expected consequences to, or effects on, Mood
Forward-looking statements are given only as at the date hereof and Mood
Media Corporation disclaims any obligation to update or revise the
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable laws.
SOURCE: Mood Media Corporation
For further information:
Mood Media Corporation
Tel: +1 (416) 565 9295
Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited
+44 020 7886 2500
North America Media Inquiries
Mood Media Corporation
Director of Communications
Tel: +1 (803) 242 9147