If all conditions are met, the transaction will add about $8 million in
revenues and operational synergies
TERREBONNE, QC, Oct. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - PowerTech Corporation Inc. "Powertech" (PWB:TSX-V) or the "Company" announces that on October 2, 2009, it signed a letter of intent to acquire all issued and outstanding shares of a North-American company (the "Target") which supplies wear parts for construction, agricultural and other industries. Given the nature of the proposed transaction, the name of the Target will only be announced at closing.
The transaction is conditional to 1) obtaining appropriate financing 2) approval from competent regulatory authorities and 3) satisfactory due diligence in regards to legal, accounting, financial, technological and environmental matters as well as other preliminary conditions.
The offered price is $3,800,000, of which $3,300,000 will be payable at the closing date and $500,000 as holdback to cover closing adjustments, representation and warranty. Additionally, Powertech will issue 1,500,000 common shares at closing and the equivalent of $200,000 of common shares depending on the performance of the Target during the three fiscal years following the transaction.
For its fiscal year ended on April 30, 2009, the Target generated revenues of about $9 million as well as earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization ("EBITDA") of $1,4 million before corporate charges.
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About Power Tech (www.powertechci.com)
Power Tech is the only company in the world that manufactures and commercializes percussion technology with interchangeable tools and accessories for the construction, demolition and military industries.
Power Tech's percussion technology is a technological breakthrough that combines the power of a hydraulic hammer with the stripping force and manoeuvrability of a conventional bucket. Power Tech's products are marketed under the PicBucket (R) and PicHammer (R) names as well as under world renowned private label brands thru OEM agreements with large manufacturers.
The trademarks PicBuckets (R), PicHammer (R) and the Power Tech logo are registered trademarks of Power Tech Canada Inc.
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