Zaio Announces Termination of Axis Merger
06 Nov, 2015, 09:17 ET
CALGARY, Nov. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Zaio Corporation (TSXV: ZAO) (the "Company" or "Zaio") announced today that its Board of Directors has determined that the previously announced merger with Axis Appraisal Management (Axis) is not in the best interest of Zaio shareholders at this time, and as a result, the transaction will not be closed.
"We have tremendous respect and admiration for the people at Axis. However the deteriorating economics of the transaction, including the precipitous decline of the Canadian dollar, prompted us to review this transaction," stated Joel Strickland, Chairman of the Board. "As we drilled down into the customer acceptance of the Valuation Vision products, we determined that our focus and resources were best applied to execute on the growth opportunities that are maturing out of Valuation Vision."
The Company plans to continue to build upon its business relationship with Axis through the marketing of shared products and generating other mutually beneficial opportunities.
About Zaio Corporation
Zaio Corporation was founded on the simple premise, that current real estate valuation technologies lacked the information necessary to deal with today's dynamic housing market. Zaio is disrupting what was thought possible by building powerful data and technology solutions that leverages the expertise of real estate and appraisal professionals at a massive scale. Every day our GSE, banking, and investor clients rely on our proprietary solutions to fund loans and value assets. At Zaio, our mission is to ensure that our solutions provide businesses and consumers unparalleled insight into their real estate assets. For more information, visit www.zaio.com.
Neither 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.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy and of the securities in the United States. The securities of the Company will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended the U.S. Securities Act, and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons except in certain transactions exempt from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act
Certain information in this press release is forward-looking within the meaning of Canadian securities laws as it relates to anticipated events and strategies. When used in this context, words such as will, anticipate, believe, plan, mandated, intend, target, and expect or similar words suggest future outcomes.
Forward-looking information in this press release, includes, among other things, information relating to the business relationship with Axis through the marketing of shared products.
These statements are based on certain assumptions and analyses made by the Company in light of its experience, current conditions and expected future developments and other factors it believes are appropriate. The material factors and assumptions used to develop these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to maintaining the business relationship with Axis and the ability to market shared products."
Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Forward-looking statements are provided for the purpose of providing information about management's current expectations, and plans relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. Zaio does not undertake or accept any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in Zaio's expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based, except as required by law.
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For further information: visit www.zaio.com or contact: Shane Copeland, CEO, Zaio Corporation, 760-208-6460, [email protected]; Babak Pedram, Investor Relations, Virtus Advisory Group Inc., 416-644-5081, [email protected]
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