Siemens Announces Completion of Compulsory Acquisition of RuggedCom

Published: Apr 12, 2012

BURLINGTON, ON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Siemens Canada Limited ("Siemens") announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary (the "Offeror") has acquired the 314,477 remaining common shares of RuggedCom Inc. ("RuggedCom") not already owned by the Offeror, representing approximately 2.4% of the issued and outstanding common shares of RuggedCom, pursuant to a compulsory acquisition carried out under the provisions of the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) following the Offeror's previously announced successful tender offer. As a result of the acquisition of the remaining common shares, Siemens now owns 12,869,933 common shares of RuggedCom, representing 100% of the issued and outstanding common shares.

The common shares of RuggedCom are in the process of being de-listed from the Toronto Stock Exchange and applications will be made by RuggedCom to the relevant securities commissions for RuggedCom to cease to be a reporting issuer in all applicable jurisdictions as soon as practicable following the de-listing of the common shares from the Toronto Stock Exchange.

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