IPICO announces closing of $3.5 million financing



    
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    BURLINGTON, ON, Sept. 11 /CNW/ - IPICO Inc. (TSX-V: RFD) announced today
the closing of the non-brokered private placement announced on August 26, 2009
for gross proceeds of $3,500,000, of which $500,000 was subscribed for by
directors or other insiders.
    Each purchaser of debentures received on closing a commitment fee of 6%
together with four warrants for each dollar of principal purchased. The
debentures are secured, bear interest at a rate of 12% per annum, payable upon
maturity or earlier repayment, mature on the second anniversary of closing,
and are convertible at the option of the holder into common shares of IPICO at
a price of $0.25 per share. Each warrant entitles the holder to purchase one
common share of IPICO for a period of 24 months from closing at a price of
$0.25 per share. In addition, a further 350,000 common share warrants with the
same terms were issued to the sole holder of the Class A Preferred Shares of
IPICO in consideration of certain concessions granted in support of the
placement. Cash finder's fees totalling $140,000 were paid in connection with
the placement. All of the securities issued in connection with the placement
are restricted from resale for a period of four months and one day from
closing.

    ABOUT IPICO Inc.: IPICO Inc. is an RFID solution supplier with operations
in Canada, USA, South Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia. IPICO produces smart
labels and tags based on the IP-X communication protocol. IPICO's low
interference readers are designed to meet regulatory requirements in many
major markets, and allow for multi-reader rollout in close proximity. IPICO's
low cost RFID products excel at long read range, fast multi-read
anti-collision and high thru-beam read-speeds of dynamic tag populations.
These products are used to optimize the management of items, people, animals
and processes within the logistic supply chain and other value chains. For
further information, go to www.ipico.com

    
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For further information:

For further information: Gordon Westwater, President & CEO, IPICO Inc.,
Tel: (905) 631-6310, E: gordon.westwater@ipico.com; Ted Irwin, Chief Financial
Officer, IPICO Inc., Tel: (905) 631-6310, E: ted.irwin@ipico.com

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