CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Mar 28, 2013) - CWC Well Services Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CWC) ("CWC" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") has accepted CWC's Notice of Intention to renew the Normal Course Issuer Bid (the "Bid") to purchase for cancellation, from time to time, as CWC considers advisable, up to a maximum of 7,755,795 common shares (the "Common Shares"). The maximum number of Common Shares to be purchased pursuant to the Bid represents approximately 5% of the outstanding Common Shares on the date hereof. Purchases of Common Shares will be made on the open market through the facilities of the TSXV. The price which CWC will pay for any Common Shares purchased by it will be the prevailing market price of the Common Shares on the TSXV at the time of such purchase. The actual number of Common Shares that may be purchased for cancellation and the timing of any such purchases will be determined by CWC.
The Bid will commence on April 1, 2013 and will terminate on March 31, 2014 or such earlier time as the Bid is completed or terminated at the option of CWC. The Company has retained Raymond James Ltd. as its broker to conduct the normal course issuer bid on its behalf.
Under its current Normal Course Issuer Bid, which will expire on March 31, 2013, CWC has purchased 928,000 Common Shares, representing less than 1% of the Company's outstanding shares on March 28, 2013 at an average price of $0.80 per Common share.
Management of CWC believes that, from time to time, the market price of the Common Shares may not fully reflect the underlying value of the Common Shares and that at such times the purchase of Common Shares would be in the best interests of CWC. Such purchases will increase the proportionate interest of, and may be advantageous to, all remaining shareholders. In addition, the purchases by CWC may increase liquidity to shareholders wishing to sell their Common Shares.
About CWC Well Services Corp.
CWC Well Services Corp. is a premier well servicing company operating in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin with a complementary suite of oilfield services including service rigs, coil tubing, snubbing and well testing. The Company's corporate office is located in Calgary, Alberta, with operational locations in Red Deer, Provost, Lloydminster, Brooks, Slave Lake and Grande Prairie, Alberta and Weyburn, Saskatchewan.
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Duncan T. Au, CA, CFA
President & Chief Executive Officer
CWC Well Services Corp.
Kevin Howell, CA
Chief Financial Officer
CWC Well Services Corp.
755, 255 - 5 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3G6