VANCOUVER, Nov. 18 /CNW/ - CIBT Education Group Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE Amex & TSXV symbol: MBA) is pleased to report that it has entered into a joint engagement letter with two U.S based investment firms (the "Underwriters") recording the intention of the parties to raise US$15 million dollars from accredited and institutional investors only by way of a registered offering of common shares of the Company. In accordance with US securities laws, the registered offering can only be made by way of a prospectus, and it is anticipated that the prospectus will be filed with the applicable securities regulators in early 2010. The proceeds will be used to fund future acquisitions and working capital. The exact terms of the financing are subject to negotiation between the Company and the Underwriters and acceptance by regulatory bodies.
CIBT Education Group Inc.
Vice-Chairman, President & CEO
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This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in any jurisdiction.
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