Agility Health Closes Proposed Transaction with Alliance

Grand Rapids, Michigan, UNITED STATES

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Agility Health, Inc. (TSXV:AHI) (“Agility Health” or the “Company”) announced today that it closed its previously announced transaction with Alliance Physical Therapy Management, LLC (“Alliance”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alliance Physical Therapy Partners, LLC, which is a portfolio company of GPB Capital Holdings, LLC (“GPB”) whereby Alliance agreed to purchase 100% of its U.S.-based assets (the “Transaction”) pursuant to the terms of a definitive agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) which was signed on February 2, 2018.  The Transaction, which values the U.S. operations at USD$45 million (the “Purchase Price”), has received the requisite shareholder approval by written consent and final approval from the TSXV. Shareholders holding approximately 79% of the Company’s outstanding voting common shares and restricted voting common shares approved the Transaction.  

The Company intends to use the remaining available funds, estimated to be USD$1,000,000, for general working capital purposes and to provide capital to grow Medic Holdings Corp. (“Medic”), the Company’s Canadian subsidiary, that will constitute the primary business and asset of the Company post-transaction. Medic currently operates twelve outpatient foot care clinics in Ontario and Quebec and also manufactures orthotics and prosthetics.   Under the terms of the of the Purchase Agreement, Agility Health will not be able to engage in a business in the United States that is competitive with Agility’s former U.S. business for a period of five years.

“Selling Agility Health’s U.S. operations facilitates the restructuring of our capital structure in order to strengthen the Company’s financial position for sustained future growth,” stated Pierre G. Gagnon, Agility Health’s Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer.

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Wayne Cockburn
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