February 09, 2017 16:05 ET
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Feb. 9, 2017) - The North West Company Inc. (TSX:NWC) ("North West") has closed its previously announced acquisition of 76% of the shares of Roadtown Wholesale Trading Ltd. ("RTT") for a purchase price of approximately US$32 million. The acquisition is expected to contribute approximately US$5 million of annualized net income to North West.
About RTT and North West
RTT has seven retail outlets, one Cash and Carry, and one wholesale operation serving the British Virgin Islands. North West is a Canadian-based, widely-held publicly traded retailer that specializes in serving smaller countries and regions. North West's retail presence in the Caribbean includes Cost-U-Less stores in Cayman Islands, Barbados, Curacao, St. Maarten, St. Thomas and St. Croix.
The common shares of North West trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "NWC".
For RTT:Simon PotterChairman(284) 340-2263 (ext. 1002)email@example.comFor North West:Media Enquires, contact:Dan McConnellExecutive Vice-President & Chief Development Officer(204) firstname.lastname@example.orgInvestor Enquiries, contact:John KingExecutive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer(204) email@example.com
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