Reduction in Paid Up Captial and Distribution of $0.15
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 19, 2011) - WOODROSE CORPORATION (TSX VENTURE:WRS.H) (the "Corporation") July 19, 2011. The Corporation is pleased to announce that at the special shareholders meeting held earlier today, shareholders unanimously approved: (i) the sale of the Corporation's remaining assets, being a commercial building; (ii) a reduction in the stated capital of the common shares from $1,552,671 to $2,772 for the purposes of distributing approximately $0.15 per share, with such amounts to be determined by the board of directors in its sole discretion; and (iii) the consolidation of the outstanding common shares on the basis of a ratio within the range of one (1) post-consolidation share for up to five (5) outstanding pre-consolidation shares, with such ratio to be determined by the board of directors in its sole discretion. Shareholders also unanimously approved the election of Darryl Cardey, Darren Devine and Gary Calderwood as directors for the ensuing year.
Closing of the sale of the commercial building is expected to close on or about July 29, 2011 and if completed, the board of directors anticipates that the proposed distribution of $0.15 per share from the reduction in the paid up capital of the common shares and an additional one time special dividend of $0.05 will be paid on the common shares in approximately mid-August, 2011. The Corporation will issue a further press release confirming the dates of the proposed distribution, dividend payment and the final share consolidation ratio.
The Corporation is also pleased to announce that the holdback of $250,000 from the "Perfect Fry" asset sale transaction has been released to the Corporation.
The proposed special distribution, dividend payment and share consolidation are subject to the approvals of the TSX Venture Exchange.
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