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First Global Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

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Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - January 23, 2019) - First Global Data Limited (TSXV: FGD) (OTC Pink: FGBDF) (FSE: 1G5) (the "Company") would like to announce the following changes to its Board of Directors (the "Board").

The Board has appointed Mr. Jack Froese as a new Board member. Following this appointment, Dr. Naresh Singh and Mr. Kevin Price resigned from the Board. Both Dr. Singh and Mr. Price have offered to be available to new Board members for transition and continuity purposes. The Company sincerely appreciates the contributions of Dr. Singh and Mr. Price.

About First Global Data Ltd. (www.firstglobaldata.com)

First Global is an international financial services technology ("FINTECH") company. The Company's two main lines of business are mobile payments and cross border payments. First Global's proprietary leading-edge technology enables the convergence of compliant domestic and cross border payments, shopping, Peer to Peer ("P2P"), Business to Consumer ("B2C"), and Business to Business ("B2B") payments. First Global enables its strategic partners and clients around the world with our leading-edge financial services technology platform.

For further information please contact:

First Global Data Limited
Email: ir@firstglobaldata.com
Tel: 416 504-3813

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The securities offered have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities offered in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

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