Saratoga Electronic Solutions Inc.

Saratoga Electronic Solutions Inc.

December 20, 2007 14:20 ET

Saratoga Electronic Solutions Inc. Completes Purchase of a Building

MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwire - Dec. 20, 2007) - Saratoga Electronic Solutions Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SAR) ("SES") is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Saratoga ATM Corporation Inc. ("SAC"), has completed its previously announced purchase from Saratoga Multi-Media Inc. ("SMM") of the building located at 2975 Hochelaga, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (the "Building") in which the offices of SES are currently located. The purchase price for the Building was $1,420,000, and was paid by way of the issuance by SAC to SMM of non-voting, non-convertible, non-participating, non-retractable preferred shares of its share capital carrying an annual dividend of 8% and having an aggregate redemption value of $1,420,000.


SES is in the business of placing and operating automatic teller machines. In addition, SES has recently developed an infrastructure to support the international electronic remittance of funds designed to enable persons residing in Canada to electronically transfer funds to persons residing overseas. The initial launch of this service by SES has been focused on the needs of the Canadian Filipino community to send funds to the Philippines in an economical and secure manner.

SES has also entered into an agreement for the acquisition of Car-Tel Distributions Inc. ("Car-Tel"), a wholesale distributor of prepaid phone cards and point-of-sale activated prepaid phone PINs. Pending the closing of this transaction, SES has been managing the day-to-day operations of Car-Tel in return for an administrative fee.

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This news release contains certain forward-looking statements concerning our future operations, economic performance and financial condition. These statements are based on certain assumptions and analyses made by us in light of our experience and our perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors we believe are appropriate in the circumstances. However, whether actual results and developments will conform to our expectations and predictions is subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Consequently, all of the forward-looking statements made in this news release are qualified by these cautionary statements, and there can be no assurance that the results or developments anticipated by us will be realized or, even if substantially realized, that they will have the expected consequences to or effects on us and our subsidiaries or their businesses or operations. We undertake no obligation and do not intend to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable law.

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  • Saratoga Electronic Solutions Inc.
    Georges Durst