Distinction Group Inc.

Distinction Group Inc.

July 13, 2010 06:00 ET

GDI Acquires Cascadian Building Maintenance

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 13, 2010) - Distinction Group Inc. ("GDI" or the "Company")(TSX:GD), a trusted leader in the Canadian commercial building maintenance industry, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Cascadian Building Maintenance Ltd ("Cascadian") through its subsidiary Omni Facility Services Canada Limited ("Omni"). This acquisition will enable GDI to strengthen its service platform in the Greater Vancouver market and generate approximately $2 million in additional annual revenues. The transaction was completed on June 30, 2010.

"The acquisition of Cascadian will enable Omni to consolidate its position in the commercial office maintenance sector in downtown Vancouver," said Claude Bigras, President and Chief Executive Officer of GDI. "We are pleased to welcome Steve Norman and his team of skilled and experienced personnel to the GDI Family. Mr. Norman will be Omni's Vice-President of Business Development for Western Canada going forward and we wish him the greatest of success in his new functions."

About GDI (Distinction Group Inc.)

GDI is a Canadian leader in janitorial services. Through its subsidiaries, GDI provides a range of industrial janitorial, mechanical maintenance and other related services to various segments of the real estate industry.

Additional information on the Company can be found on the GDI website at www.groupedistinction.com and on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com.

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