EDMONTON, Dec. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - The Cash Store Australia Holdings Inc.
("Cash Store Australia" or the "Company") (TSXV:AUC) today announced
that effective today, Gary Holden has resigned as a Director of Cash
Mr. Holden and the board agreed in September 2012 that his management
services contract and his position as Chief Executive Officer of the
Company would not be extended past December 2012 and, as a result, over
the past three months he has been overseeing the transition of the
day-to-day management of the company to the Australian executive team.
This has now been completed and a new CEO will be announced in the
very near future.
The company wishes to thank Mr. Holden for his stewardship through a
challenging time as the company repositioned itself in the Australian
market and managed its way through comprehensive regulatory reform.
About Cash Store Australia
Cash Store Australia is the only payday advance broker in Australia
publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV:AUC). Cash Store
Australia operates 67 payday advance branches in the Australian States
and Territories of Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, Northern Territory,
New South Wales and South Australia under the banner "The Cash Store".
Cash Store Australia acts as a broker to facilitate payday advance
services to income-earning consumers who may not be able to obtain them
from traditional financial institutions.
Forward Looking Information
This News Release contains "forward-looking information" within the
meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking
information includes, but is not limited to, information with respect
to our objectives, strategies, operations and financial results.
Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of
forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects", or "does not
expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates",
"forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", or "does not anticipate", or
"believes" or variations of such words and phrases or forward looking
statements indicate that certain actions, events or results "may",
"could", "would", "might", or "will be taken", "occur", or "be
achieved". Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown
risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual
results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Cash Store
Australia, to be materially different from those expressed or implied
by such forward-looking information. All material assumptions used in
making forward-looking statements are based on management's knowledge
of current business conditions and expectations of future business
conditions and trends. Although we believe the assumptions used to make
such statements are reasonable at this time and have attempted to
identify in our continuous disclosure documents important factors that
could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in
forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause
results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Certain
material factors or assumptions are applied by us in making
forward-looking statements, include without limitation, factors and
assumptions regarding our continued ability to fund our pay day loan
business, rates of customer defaults, relationships with, and payments
to, third party lenders, demand for our products, as well as our
operating cost structure and current consumer protection regulations.
There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be
accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially
from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should
not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. We do not
undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in
accordance with applicable securities laws.
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: The Cash Store Australia Holdings Inc.
For further information:
on Cash Store Australia, please contact:
Bill Johnson, Chief Financial Officer
(780) 732-5695; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org