CALGARY, /CNW/ - Mosaic Capital Corporation ("Mosaic") (TSX-V Symbols: M, M.PR.A and M.DB) is pleased to announce that Place-Crete Systems LP ("Place-Crete"), a 75% subsidiary of Mosaic, has successfully completed the acquisition of the business being carried on by Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd. Based in Saskatchewan, Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd. is involved in the remediation of asbestos, mold and other related substances in Regina and surrounding areas. Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd. will provide Place-Crete with additional exposure in the growing Saskatchewan market. The acquisition, funded by way of cash and a vendor note, was below Mosaic's usual valuation range.
Place-Crete supplies, applies and finishes a variety of cement based toppings in the residential and commercial construction markets and provides waterproofing solutions to the civil infrastructure market. Products include gypsum floor underlayments used mainly in residential and commercial construction and waterproofing membranes which are applied to bridges, bridge approaches, plaza decks and parkades in both the new and restoration construction.
Troy Pearce, Chief Operating Officer of Mosaic, commented "We are always looking for opportunities to acquire smaller existing businesses that fit the Mosaic portfolio. Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd.'s solid market niche and marketing team will fit well with Place Crete's strong business model."
ABOUT MOSAIC CAPITAL CORPORATION
Mosaic is a Canadian investment company that owns a portfolio of established businesses which span a diverse range of industries and geographies. Mosaic's strategy is to create long-term value for its shareholders through accretive acquisitions, long-term portfolio ownership, sustained cash flows and organic portfolio growth. Mosaic achieves its objectives by maintaining financial discipline, acquiring businesses at attractive valuations, performing extensive acquisition due diligence, utilizing optimal transaction structuring and working closely with subsidiary businesses after acquisition.
This news release may contain forward-looking information and statements within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws (herein referred to as "forward-looking statements") that involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. All information and statements in this news release which are not statements of historical fact may be forward-looking statements. The words "believe", "expect", "intend", "estimate", "anticipate", "project", "scheduled", and similar expressions, as well as future or conditional verbs such as "will", "should", "would", and "could" often identify forward-looking statements. In particular, forward-looking statements in this news release include, but are not limited to: statements with respect to the terms of the acquisition by Place-Crete of a 100% interest in the business carried on by Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd. and management's belief that Place-Crete has substantial growth potential in the Saskatchewan market. Such statements or information are only predictions and reflect the current beliefs of management with respect to future events and are based on information currently available to management. Actual results and events may differ materially from those contemplated by these forward-looking statements due to these statements being subject to a number of risks and uncertainties.
Undue reliance should not be placed on these forward-looking statements as there can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which they are based will occur. By their nature forward-looking statements involve assumptions and known and unknown risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, that contribute to the possibility that the predictions and other forward-looking statements will not occur. Some of the assumptions made by Mosaic, upon which such forward-looking statements are based include, but are not limited to: the business operations of Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd. will continue on a basis at least consistent with prior years and future market conditions for Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd. will not be materially different than anticipated by Mosaic.
A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to: general business and economic conditions in geographic areas where Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd. has operations; pricing pressures and other competitive factors; third parties failing to honour their contractual obligations with Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd.; procurement and pricing issues with suppliers; unforeseen cost overruns on Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd.'s projects; legislative or regulatory developments; the continued availability and cost of qualified labour; the continued strength of the industries within which customers of Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd. operate; and the continued ability to secure new business. Should any of the risks or uncertainties facing Mosaic and its subsidiaries materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results, performance, activities or achievements could vary materially from those expressed or implied by any forward-looking statements contained in this news release. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of risks is not exhaustive. Additional information on these and other factors that could affect the operations or financial results of Mosaic and its subsidiaries are included in Mosaic's annual information form for the year ended , a copy of which is available under Mosaic's profile on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).
Although Mosaic believes that the expectations represented by any forward-looking statements contained herein are reasonable based on the information available to it on the date of this news release, management cannot assure investors that actual results, performance or achievements will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements herein contained are made as of the date of this news release and Mosaic does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new information, events or circumstances, except as required by law.
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