Vancouver, BC, Canada — December 19, 2019 — On December 16, 2019, CounterPath Corporation (NASDAQ: CPAH) (TSX: PATH) (the “Company” or “CounterPath”) received a letter from the listing qualifications department staff of the NASDAQ Stock Market (“NASDAQ”), notifying the Company that the stockholders’ equity of $1,922,675 as reported in the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended October 31, 2019 was below the minimum stockholders’ equity of $2,500,000. The minimum stockholders’ equity of $2,500,000 is required for continued listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market as set forth in NASDAQ listing rule 5550(b)(1), and as of December 13, 2019, the Company does not meet the alternatives of market value of listed securities or net income from continuing operations.
The Company has been provided 45 calendar days, or until January 30, 2020, to submit a plan to regain compliance with the minimum stockholders’ equity standard. If the Company’s plan to regain compliance is accepted, NASDAQ may grant an extension of up to 180 calendar days from the date of the notification letter to evidence compliance with the minimum stockholders’ equity standard.
The Company is considering its response to the letter and will provide further updates as required.
CounterPath Corporation (NASDAQ: CPAH) is revolutionizing how people communicate in today’s modern mobile workforce. Its award-winning Bria solutions for desktop and mobile devices enable organizations to leverage their existing PBX or hosted VoIP service to extend seamless and secure unified communications and collaboration to users regardless of their location and network. CounterPath technology meets the unique requirements of several industries, including contact center, retail, warehouse, hospitality, and healthcare verticals. Its solutions are deployed world-wide by 8×8, Airbnb, AmeriSave, BT, Citibank, Comcast, Fusion, Fuze, Liberty Global, Uber, Windstream and others. Learn more at counterpath.com and follow on Twitter @counterpath.
This news release contains “forward-looking statements”. Statements in this news release which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, outlook, expectations or intentions regarding the future, including statements regarding the Company’s plans to regain compliance. It is important to note that actual outcomes and the Company’s actual results could differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others: uncertainty whether the Company can come up with a plan to regain compliance or whether a plan, if any, to regain compliance submitted to Nasdaq will be accepted or if accepted, whether the Company will regain compliance with the minimum stockholders equity rule within the timelines required by Nasdaq, failing which, the Company’s securities will be delisted by Nasdaq; uncertainty whether the Company would appeal any delisting notice or whether any such appeal would be successful, failing which, the Company’s securities will be delisted by Nasdaq; the risk that delisting of the Company’s securities may have a material adverse effect on the Company’s share liquidity and trading price and on the Company’s ability to obtain financing and continue its business; and the risk of changes in business strategy or plans. Readers should also refer to the risk disclosures outlined in the Company’s quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, the Company’s annual reports on Form 10-K, and the Company’s other disclosure documents filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov and the Company’s interim and annual filings and other disclosure documents filed from time-to-time on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
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