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BROMONT, QC, Dec. 22 /CNW/ - AAER Inc. (("AAER") (TSX-V: AAE)) announced today that the securities regulatory authorities of Québec, Ontario and British Columbia have revoked the cease trade orders in effect in such provinces prohibiting trading in securities of AAER. Trading in AAER's common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange are scheduled to be reinstated, effective the opening, December 24, 2009.
This revocation follows the filing by AAER, on December 11, 2009, of its unaudited interim financial statements for the 3 and 9 month periods ended September 30, 2009, together with the related MD&A and certificates of its Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, all pursuant to National Instrument 52-109. These documents are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
AAER also announced that given the recent approval of a $5 million loan from Investissement Québec, of which $1.25 million has been disbursed to date, as well as its intention to complete an equity offering by way of short form prospectus for gross proceeds of at least $5 million as announced on December 11, 2009, AAER has elected not to proceed with an additional tranche of the private placement whose initial closing was announced on October 2, 2009.
About AAER Inc.
AAER is a wind turbine manufacturer located in Bromont, Quebec that manufactures and maintains high capacity 1 MW or more wind turbines principally for the North American market. Its strategy is to progressively build its products' components to provide a high level of reliability and competitive pricing to its customers. AAER uses a portfolio of proven European technologies to ensure the performance of its turbines in various wind conditions and terrains. Its stock is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V: AAE). Additional information is available on the Corporation's website at www.aaer.ca.
This news release contains certain forward-looking statements or forward looking-information. These forward looking statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties beyond the Corporation's ability to control or predict which could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties are disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Corporation's Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2008 and dated March 26, 2009. Further, forward-looking information is in addition based on various assumptions, including, without limitation, assumptions about: (i) general business and economic conditions; (ii) selection of the Corporation's client bids in different requests for proposals; (iii) the availability of financing on reasonable terms; (iv) the availability of key components for the assembly of wind turbines, (v) the costs of raw materials and parts; (vi) the Corporation's ability to attract and retain skilled staff; (vii) market competition; (viii) the technology offered by the Corporation's competitors; (ix) the Corporation's ability to meet contractual obligations and delivery dates; and * the Corporation's ongoing relations with employees and with clients. Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties materialize, or should the underlying assumption prove incorrect or different, actual results may vary materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. All forward looking statements speak only as of the date of this news release. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.
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