CIBT Received Amex Listing Approval
CIBT Education Group Inc. (TSXV: CPT; OTC.BB (US): CBTGF) reports that it has received approval from the American Stock Exchange (“Amex”) to list its common shares on the exchange under the symbol MBA. CIBT’s common shares are expected to commence trading on the Amex on Friday, April 11, 2008. Amex’s approval is contingent upon CIBT being in compliance with all applicable listing standards on the date it begins trading on the Amex, and may be rescinded if CIBT is not in compliance with such standards. Concurrent with its first trade on Amex CIBT will no longer be quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board.
“We look forward to extending our reach to US and global shareholders via our listing on the American Stock Exchange,” commented Toby Chu, President and CEO of CIBT. “Through wider distribution and increased exposure on the capital markets, we look forward to fulfilling our vision in becoming a prominent global education player with a niche focus in Asia.”
About the American Stock Exchange:
The American Stock Exchange (Amex) offers trading across a full range of equities, options and exchange traded funds (ETFs), including structured products and HOLDRSSM. In addition to its role as a national equities market, the Amex is the pioneer of the ETF, responsible for bringing the first domestic product to market in 1993. Leading the industry in ETF listings, the Amex lists 384 ETFs to date. The Amex is also one of the largest options exchanges in the U.S., trading options on broad-based and sector indexes as well as domestic and foreign stocks.
About CIBT Education Group Inc.:
CIBT is an education management and investment company with a special focus on the global education market. Its two subsidiaries, CIBT School of Business & Technology Corp. and Sprott-Shaw Community College possess a combined operating history of over 118 years in China and Canada’s education sectors. CIBT owns and operates a network of 44 business and language colleges with a presence in Canada, China, Vietnam, Jordan and the Philippines. CIBT delivers North American and Chinese accredited business and management degree programs, automotive, and diesel maintenance programs, IT programs, and career/vocational programs through its network of campuses across China and Canada. In 2006, CIBT initiated plans to aggressively expand its business presence to over 50 CIBT teaching locations in China by 2010 and to establish schools in other parts of Asia including South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia and India.
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