Company believes its common shares do not adequately reflect their underlying value and may purchase its common shares in the market
VANCOUVER, Feb. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - CounterPath Corporation ("CounterPath" or the "Company") (OTCBB: CPAH) (TSX-V: CCV), an award-winning provider of desktop and mobile VoIP software products and solutions,
today announced that the TSX Venture Exchange has accepted its Notice
of an Intention to Make a Normal Course Issuer Bid which shall commence
on March 19, 2012 and terminate on March 19, 2013, or such earlier date
if the maximum number of shares are purchased.
Under the Bid, the Company may acquire up to an aggregate of 1,995,414
common shares over the next 12-month period representing approximately
5% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company. There
were 39,868,297 common shares of the Company issued and outstanding as
of February 16, 2012.
CounterPath believes that its common shares currently trade in a price
range that does not adequately reflect their underlying value based on
CounterPath's business prospects and strong financial position. In
addition, CounterPath believes that such purchases will contribute to
the facilitation of an orderly market and be in the best interests of
the Company and its shareholders. Accordingly, depending upon future
price movements and other factors, the Company will purchase common
shares when it believes that the shares are undervalued at the then
current market prices based on its then current and future prospects
and provided that the repurchase of common shares at such market prices
continue to be an appropriate use of corporate funds.
Purchases subject to this Normal Course Issuer Bid will be carried out
pursuant to open market transactions through the facilities of the TSX
Venture Exchange or the OTC Bulletin Board by National Bank Financial
Inc. on behalf of CounterPath in accordance with applicable regulatory
requirements. All common shares purchased by the Company under the
Normal Course Issuer Bid will be returned to treasury and cancelled.
CounterPath's SIP-based VoIP softphones are changing the face of
telecommunications. An industry and user favorite, Bria softphones for
desktop and mobile devices, together with the company's server
applications and Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) solutions, enable
service providers, OEMs and enterprises large and small around the
globe to offer a seamless and unified communications experience across
both fixed and mobile networks. Standards-based, cost-effective and
reliable, CounterPath's award-winning solutions power the voice and
video calling, messaging, and presence offerings of customers such as
Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Verizon, BT, Mobilkom Austria, Rogers, Avaya,
BroadSoft, Cisco Systems, GENBAND, Metaswitch Networks, Mitel and NEC.
For more information, visit www.counterpath.com.
Disclaimer: 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
SOURCE CounterPath Corporation
For further information:
Chief Financial Officer, CounterPath
(416) 815-0700 x278