TORONTO, Ontario (December 19, 2023) — PowerBand Solutions (TSXV: PBX) (OTCQB: PWWBF) (Frankfurt: 1ZVA) (“PowerBand” “PBX” or the “Company”), a comprehensive e-commerce solution transforming the online experience to lease and finance vehicles, announced today that its common shares have been temporarily halted for trading by the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”).
Following the departure of three board members, announced on December 18, 2023, the Company no longer meets the requirements of the Exchange to have a minimum of three directors. As a result, the Exchange has temporarily halted trading of the Company’s common shares effective as of December 19, 2023, and has informed the Company that it has until January 5th, 2024 to appoint an additional director. If the Company is unable to meet this deadline, then its common shares will be suspended from trading.
The Company has commenced a process to fill the board vacancies as soon as practicable.
About PowerBand Solutions, Inc.
PowerBand Solutions Inc., listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the OTCQB markets, is a fintech provider disrupting the automotive industry. PowerBand’s integrated, cloud-based transaction platform facilitates transactions amongst consumers, dealers, and funders. PowerBand’s transaction platform – being trademarked under DRIVRZ™ – is being made available across the United States of America.
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This news release contains forward-looking statements relating to the Company and other statements that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements are often identified by terms such as “will”, “may”, “should”, “anticipate”, “expects”, “believes” and similar expressions. All statements other than statements of historical fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding future plans and objectives of the Company, expected benefits and results from operations, expected return to shareholders as a result of allocating growth capital and resources to the DrivrzFinancial platform, expected results of cost-saving initiatives, the resolution of lease repurchases with the financial institution, the ability of PowerBand to secure additional funding lines for DrivrzFinancial, and the ability of the Company to fill the board vacancies are forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.
The reader is cautioned that assumptions used in the preparation of any forward-looking information may prove to be incorrect. Events or circumstances may cause actual results to differ materially from those predicted, as a result of numerous known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Company. As a result, we cannot guarantee that any forward-looking statement will materialize, and the reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking information. Such information, although considered reasonable by management at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect and actual results may differ materially from those anticipated.
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