DARTMOUTH, NS, July 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited (the "Company") (TSX: NCC.A, NCC.B) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Newcap Inc., has received approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") to acquire the assets of the radio stations CKEC-FM and CKEZ-FM located in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia owned by Hector Broadcasting Company Limited. As agreed by both parties, this transaction is expected to close after the completion of the plan of arrangement announced on May 2, 2018 under which Stingray Digital Group Inc. will acquire all the issued and outstanding shares of the Company. This is expected to occur in the next three to six months.
About Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited
Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited (TSX: NCC.A, NCC.B) owns and operates Newcap Radio which is one of Canada's leading radio broadcasters with 101 broadcast licences (72 radio stations and 29 repeating signals) across Canada. The Company reaches millions of listeners each week through a variety of formats and is a recognized industry leader in radio programming, sales and networking.
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SOURCE Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited
For further information: REF: Robert G. Steele, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Scott G.M. Weatherby, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary, Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited, 8 Basinview Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1G4, Tel: (902) 468-7557, Fax: (902) 468-7558, e-mail: [email protected], Web: www.ncc.ca