Vecima Networks Major Shareholder Sells 550,500 Shares
VICTORIA – (June 5, 2014) – Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX:VCM), an experienced designer and manufacturer of innovative technology in the broadband equipment market, is announcing today that Dr. Hugh Wood, a director and retired former COO of the Company, has sold 550,500 shares at an average price of $7.00 per share. Following the sale, Dr. Wood continues to hold 3,427,050 shares. After his retirement last year, the sale is a component of Dr. Wood’s estate planning.
“We’re pleased to see that over half a million shares will be added to the public float,” indicated Sumit Kumar, President and CEO. “Transactions like this can be helpful to create additional liquidity for the Company.”
Vecima shares hit a 52 week high of $7.65 on June 3, 2014 after trading within a range of $5.98 to $7.65 in the last thirty days.
About Vecima Networks
Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX:VCM) designs, manufactures and sells products that enable broadband access to cable, wireless and telephony networks. Vecima’s hardware products incorporate original embedded software to meet the complex requirements of next-generation, high-speed digital networks. Service providers use Vecima’s solutions to deliver services to a converging worldwide broadband market, including what are commonly known as “triple play” (voice, video and data) and “quadruple play” (voice, video, data and wireless) services. Vecima’s solutions allow service providers to rapidly and cost-effectively bridge the final network segment that connects the system directly to end users, commonly referred to as “the last mile”, by overcoming the bottleneck resulting from insufficient carrying capacity in legacy, last mile infrastructures. Vecima’s products are directed at two principal markets: Converged Wired Solutions and Broadband Wireless. The Company has also developed and continues to focus on developing products to address emerging markets such as Voice over Internet Protocol, fibre to the home and IP video. More information is available at our website at www.vecima.com.
Certain statements in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. These statements include but are not limited to statements regarding management’s intentions, belief or current expectations with respect to market and general economic conditions, future sales, future shipping volumes, future cash position, revenue expectations, future costs, future operating performance, plans to sell non-core assets, and plans to continue to explore opportunities to maximize shareholder value, including the possibility of future cash dividends and distributions. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict, and/or are beyond our control. A number of important factors could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, the current significant general economic uncertainty and credit and financial market volatility and the distinctive characteristics of Vecima’s operations and industry and customer demand that may have a material impact on, or constitute risk factors in respect of Vecima’s future financial performance, as set forth under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form dated September 26, 2013, a copy of which is available at www.sedar.com. In addition, although the forward-looking statements in this press release are based on what management believes are reasonable assumptions, such assumptions may prove to be incorrect. Consequently, readers should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. In addition, these forward-looking statements relate to the date on which they are made. Vecima disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
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