SOURCE: Kobex Minerals Inc.

Kobex Capital Corp.

November 17, 2015 15:40 ET

Kobex Shareholders Reject Kingsway's Proposal to Remove Current Board

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - November 17, 2015) - Kobex Capital Corp. (TSX VENTURE: KXM) (OTCQB: KBXMF) (the "Company" or "Kobex") is pleased to announce that its shareholders have, at the special meeting of shareholders of Kobex held earlier today in Toronto (the "Special Meeting"), voiced their support for the current board of directors of Kobex (the "Board") by defeating resolutions proposed by Kingsway Financial Services Inc. ("Kingsway"). The Special Meeting was called by the Company in response to the meeting requisition received on September 17, 2015 from Kingsway.

"We thank shareholders for their support during this proxy contest, which has been very costly and disruptive to Kobex," said Paul van Eeden, Chairman of Kobex. "The Board and management of Kobex are committed to, and will now be able to return to focusing their attention on creating value for all shareholders. The Board and management of Kobex do not take lightly the trust placed in them by Kobex shareholders and will continue to explore and evaluate strategic opportunities in order to maximize shareholder value and to act in the best interests of Kobex and all of its shareholders."

Stikeman Elliott LLP acted as legal advisor to Kobex in connection with the proxy contest and D.F. King & Co. Inc. acted as its proxy solicitation agent.

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Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:
    Kobex Capital Corp.
    Philip du Toit
    President and CEO
    Tel: 647-818-2920