Webtech Wireless Announces Shareholder Approval of Plan of Arrangement with BSM Technologies

Vancouver, British Columbia – September 23, 2015Webtech Wireless Inc. (“Webtech Wireless” or the “Company”) (TSX:WEW), a leading provider of GPS fleet management solutions, advises that the previously announced plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”) involving Webtech Wireless and BSM Technologies Inc. (“BSM”) has been approved by the shareholders of Webtech Wireless.

Webtech Wireless held a special meeting of shareholders (the “Webtech Wireless Meeting”) earlier today at which 74.35% of the shares represented at the Webtech Wireless Meeting by proxy voted in favour of the Arrangement. BSM also held a special meeting of shareholders earlier today at which BSM’s shareholders voted in favour of the transaction. On closing of the Arrangement, each shareholder of Webtech Wireless will receive 2.136 BSM common shares plus $0.52 in cash for each Webtech Wireless common share held.  Following completion of the Arrangement existing Webtech Wireless and BSM shareholders will own approximately 49% and 51% of the combined company, respectively.

Webtech Wireless expects to seek a final order approving the Arrangement from the Supreme Court of British Columbia on September 25, 2015.

Assuming all other terms and conditions to the Arrangement are met, it is expected that the Arrangement will close in late September, 2015.

About Webtech Wireless® (www.webtechwireless.com)

Webtech Wireless is a leader in providing fleet management telematics, GPS and automatic vehicle location (AVL) solutions that improve efficiency, accountability and reduce costs. Webtech Wireless’ end-to-end solutions automate record keeping and regulatory compliance, reduce fuel burn and idling, mitigate risk, and keep drivers safe. Customers trust Webtech Wireless to ensure people are accountable and vehicles are visible, through the cloud, in the office, or straight to mobile devices. Webtech Wireless’ Webtech Fleet Center™ software solution, and Webtech Wireless’ supporting product suite, including Webtech Driver Center™ and Webtech 511®, provides advanced fleet management capabilities for winter maintenance, public works and waste management fleets within government markets; and fleet performance, driver behavior, Hours of Service (HOS), and Electronic Logging Device (ELD) technology for commercial fleet operations and compliance. Please visit www.webtechwireless.com.

 

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For more information, please contact:

 

Andrew Gutman
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
(604) 434-7337
andrew.gutman@webtechwireless.com
Trevor Greene
Chief Financial Officer
(604) 628-5195
investors@webtechwireless.com

 

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