TORONTO, Aug. 16 /CNW/ - Effective at the opening today trading in the
Class A Voting Shares (Symbol: AAC.A) and Class B Non-Voting Shares (Symbol:
AAC.B) of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. will be halted and the shares
will remain halted until the close of business today, August 16, 2007, at
which time they will be delisted.
These actions result from the recently effected Plan of Arrangement
involving Alliance Atlantis, as provided for in an Arrangement Agreement
entered into between Alliance Atlantis and AA Acquisition Corp., a subsidiary
of CanWest Global Communications Corp. (Symbols: CGS and CGS.A).
Pursuant to the Arrangement, Alliance Atlantis shareholders will receive
Cdn.$53.00 cash for each Class A Voting Share and Class B Non-Voting Share of
It is understood that Letters of Transmittal were mailed on or about
July 6, 2007 to shareholders of Alliance Atlantis, requesting them to return
their completed and duly executed Letter of Transmittal, together with their
share certificates representing the Class A Voting Shares and Class B
Non-Voting Shares of Alliance Atlantis, to Computershare Investor Services
Inc. at its principal offices in Toronto, in order to receive the cash to
which they are entitled.
About TSX Group Inc. (TSX-X)
TSX Group operates Canada's two national stock exchanges, Toronto Stock
Exchange serving the senior equity market and TSX Venture Exchange serving the
public venture equity market, Natural Gas Exchange (NGX), a leading North
American exchange for the trading and clearing of natural gas and electricity
contracts and Shorcan Brokers Limited, the country's first fixed income
inter-dealer broker. TSX Group also owns The Equicom Group Inc., a leading
provider of investor relations and related corporate communication services in
Canada. TSX Group is headquartered in Toronto and maintains offices in
Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver.
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