TORONTO, Dec. 27, 2013 – Tucows Inc. (NYSE MKT:TCX) (TSX:TC), a global provider of domain names and other Internet services, today announced that as previously disclosed in its news release on December 17, 2013, effective at the market open on December 30, 2013, its shares will begin trading on the NASDAQ capital market under the symbol “TCX”. In Canada, Tucows shares continue to be listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol “TC”.
In addition, effective at the market open on December 31, 2013, Tucows’ shares will begin trading on the reverse split-adjusted basis. As previously announced, Tucows’ board of directors approved a reverse stock split that consolidated every four Tucows common shares into one Tucows common share. As of the effective time of the reverse stock split Tucows’ common stock’s new CUSIP number will be 898697 20 6.
Shareholders who hold their shares in brokerage accounts or “street name” are not required to take any action to effect the exchange of their shares. Following the effective date of the reverse stock split, holders of share certificates should receive instructions from the Company’s transfer agent regarding the process for exchanging their shares. Holders of share certificates who do not receive such instructions within 10 days of the effective date of the reverse stock split should contact Tucows’ transfer agent, The Registrar and Transfer Company, by telephone at 1-800-368-5948 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional information regarding the reverse stock split can be found in the Company’s definitive proxy statements filed with the SEC on October 21, 2013 and the revised definitive proxy soliciting materials filed with the SEC on October 23, 2013.
Tucows is a global Internet services company. OpenSRS (http://opensrs.com) manages over fourteen million domain names and millions of value-added services through a reseller network of over 13,000 web hosts and ISPs. Hover (http://hover.com) is the easiest way for individuals and small businesses to manage their domain names and email addresses. Ting.com (https://ting.com) is a mobile phone service provider dedicated to bringing clarity and control to US mobile phone users. YummyNames (http://yummynames.com) owns and operates premium domain names that generate revenue through advertising or resale. More information can be found on Tucows’ corporate website (http://tucows.com).
This release includes forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, without limitation, our expected initial trading date on NASDAQ and the timing of the reverse stock split. These statements are based on management’s current expectations and are subject to a number of uncertainties and risks that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, regulatory approvals. Information about other potential factors that could affect Tucows’ business, results of operations and financial condition is included in the Risk Factors sections of Tucows’ filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements should be evaluated with the understanding of their inherent uncertainty. All forward-looking statements are based on information available to Tucows as of the date they are made. Tucows assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, except as may be required by law.
TUCOWS is a registered trademark of Tucows Inc. or its subsidiaries. All other trademarks and service marks are the properties of their respective owners.
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