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TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Mercari Acquisition Corp. ("Mercari") announces that the previously announced letter of intent (the "LOI") dated April 25, 2011, as amended, between Mercari and Mogul Ventures Corp. ("Mogul") has expired, and as a result Mercari's proposed qualifying transaction with Mogul will not be proceeding.
Mercari will continue to pursue and evaluate other businesses and assets with a view to completing a qualifying transaction. Mercari cannot offer any assurances that a qualifying transaction will be completed.
Mercari intends to apply to have its common shares resume trading on the NEX Board of the TSX Venture Exchange and will announce the resumption of trading of the common shares once such approval has been received.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in any jurisdiction.
ANY SECURITIES REFERRED TO HEREIN WILL NOT BE REGISTERED UNDER THE U.S. SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 (THE "1933 ACT") AND MAY NOT BE OFFERED OR SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO A U.S. PERSON IN THE ABSENCE OF SUCH REGISTRATION OR AN EXEMPTION FROM THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE 1933 ACT.
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. ANY FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF U.S. SECURITIES LAW.
Investors are cautioned that trading in the securities of a CPC should be considered highly speculative.
Notice on forward-looking statements:
This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Mercari and its business, which may include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the resumption of trading of Mercari's common shares on the NEX Board of the TSX Venture Exchange and other factors. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "is expected", "expects", "scheduled", "intends", "contemplates", "anticipates", "believes", "proposes" or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved. Such statements are based on the current expectations of the management of Mercari. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release, including the resumption of trading of Mercari's common shares on the NEX Board of the TSX Venture Exchange, may not occur by certain specified dates or at all and could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting the company, including, but not limited to, economic factors, the inability to receive required approvals and the equity markets generally. Although Mercari has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Except as required by applicable securities laws, forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Mercari undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
Mercari is a CPC governed by the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange (as applicable) and the NEX Board of the TSX Venture Exchange. Mercari's principal business is the identification and evaluation of assets or businesses with a view to completing a qualifying transaction.
Neither the 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 release.
SOURCE: Mercari Acquisition Corp.
For further information:
Please contact Elena Masters, Director of Mercari Acquisition Corp. at 416-972-9993.