NEW YORK, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BGS Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: BGSC) (the "Company") received written notice (the "Notice") on July 5, 2013 from the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market ("Nasdaq") indicating that the Company is not in compliance with Listing Rule 5550(a)(3) (the "Minimum Public Holders Rule"), which requires the Company to have at least of 300 public holders for continued listing on the exchange.
The Notice stated that no later than August 19, 2013, the Company is required to submit a plan to regain compliance with the Minimum Public Holders Rule. If Nasdaq accepts the Company's plan, Nasdaq may grant the Company an extension of up to 180 calendar days from the date of the Notice to evidence compliance with the Minimum Public Holders Rule. If Nasdaq does not accept the Company's plan, the Company will have the opportunity to appeal the decision in front of a Nasdaq Hearings Panel. The Company intends to submit a plan with Nasdaq on or before August 19, 2013 to regain compliance and maintain its Nasdaq listing.
About BGS Acquisition Corp.
BGS Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company incorporated as a British Virgin Islands business company with limited liability, formed for the purpose of acquiring or merging with an operating business in the United States or Latin America.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements preceded or followed by or that otherwise include the words "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "projects," "estimates," "plans," and similar expressions or future or conditional verbs such as "will", "should", "would", "may" and "could" are generally forward-looking in nature and not historical facts. Forward-looking statements in this release also include statements about business and economic trends. Investors should also consider the areas of risk described under the heading "Forward Looking Statements" and those factors captioned as "Risk Factors" in the Company's periodic reports under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or in connection with any forward-looking statements that may be made by the Company.
The Company also disclaims any duty to comment upon or correct information that may be contained in reports published by the investment community.
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Chief Executive Officer, BGS
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