Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding Ltd Has Been Granted Another 180-Day Extension by NASDAQ to Regain Compliance With Its Minimum $1 Bid Price Per Share Requirement
XI'AN, China, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding Ltd (Nasdaq: KONE) ("Kingtone" or the "Company"), a China -based developer and provider of mobile enterprise solutions, today announced that NASDAQ, by a letter dated June 20, 2012, granted the Company an additional 180 days, or until December 17, 2012, to remain listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market and to regain compliance with NASDAQ's minimum $1.00 bid price per share rule.
As mentioned in the Company's press release dated December 22, 2011, NASDAQ previously indicated to the Company that it had until June 18, 2012 to regain compliance with the bid price requirement but with a possibility to be granted a second compliance period if the Company meets the continued listing requirement for market value of publicly held shares and all other applicable requirements for initial listing on NASDAQ's Capital Market with the exception of the bid price requirement, and provides written notice of its intention to cure the deficiency during the second compliance period. As a result of NASDAQ's assessment at the end of the first compliance period, Nasdaq issued the letter granting the Company an additional 180 calendar days, to December 17, 2012, to regain compliance.
If at any time before December 17, 2012, the closing bid price of the Company's security is at least $1 per share for a minimum of 10 consecutive business days, the Company will regain compliance with the bid price rule. If the Company does not regain compliance by the end of this second grace period, its shares are subject to delisting with the option to appeal the delisting determination.
The Company intends to continue to actively monitor the closing bid price of its ADSs and will evaluate available options to resolve the deficiency and regain compliance with the minimum bid price rule.
About Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding Ltd
Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding Ltd (Nasdaq: KONE) is a China-based developer and provider of mobile enterprise solutions. The Company's products, known as mobile enterprise solutions, extend a company's or enterprise's information technology systems to include mobile participants. The Company develops and implements mobile enterprise solutions for customers in a broad variety of sectors and industries, to improve efficiencies by enabling information management in wireless environments. At the core of its many diverse packaged solutions is proprietary middleware that enables wireless interactivity across many protocols, devices and platforms.
For more information, please visit Kingtone's website at http: www.kingtoneinfo.com. The Company routinely posts important information on its website.
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