BSM Technologies Announces Voting Results from Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders

Toronto, ON March 24, 2016 – BSM Technologies Inc. (“BSM” or the “Company”) (TSX: GPS), a leading provider of remote monitoring, fleet management, fleet diagnostics and automated vehicle security systems, today announced the voting results from its annual general and special meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”) held yesterday in Toronto.

A total of 46,983,057 common shares, representing approximately 52.84% of the Company’s outstanding common shares as of the record date of February 9, 2016, were voted in person or by proxy at the Meeting.

BSM shareholders voted in favour of all items of business, including the election of the following director nominees:

Director NomineeVotes ForVotes Withheld
Number%Number%
Andrew Gutman44,526,77296.321,700,1763.68
Frank Maw43,517,06094.142,709,8885.86
Aly Rahemtulla44,297,36995.831,929,5794.17
Pierre Bélanger44,311,24695.861,915,7024.14
John Gildner44,450,40596.161,776,5433.84
Leonard Metcalfe44,451,76196.161,775,1873.84

In addition to the election of the director nominees, BSM’s shareholders also approved:

  • The resolution approving the re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the auditor of the Company to hold office until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the Company, and the authorization of the directors of the Company to fix the auditor’s remuneration, with 46,936,685 (99.90%) total votes cast “FOR” and 46,370 (0.10%) total votes “WITHHELD”;
  • The resolution approving the replenishment of previously redeemed or cancelled restricted share units issued under BSM’s restricted share unit plan (the “RSU Plan”), certain amendments to the RSU Plan and all unallocated restricted share units issuable pursuant to the RSU Plan, the full text of which is set out in BSM’s management information circular, with 34,444,381 (74.51%) total votes cast “FOR” and 11,782,567 (25.49%) total votes “WITHHELD”;
  • The resolution approving the replenishment of previously redeemed deferred shares units issued under BSM’s deferred share unit plan (the “DSU Plan”), certain amendments to the DSU Plan and all unallocated deferred share units issuable pursuant to the DSU Plan, the full text of which is set out in BSM’s management information circular, with 37,389,086 (80.88%) total votes cast “FOR” and 8,837,862 (19.12%) total votes “WITHHELD”.

The Company has filed a report of voting results on all resolutions voted on at the Meeting under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About BSM Technologies Inc. (bsmwireless.com)
BSM Technologies Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a global top 20 commercial fleet telematics provider for automatic vehicle location (AVL) solutions that improve efficiency, accountability and reduce costs for fleet operators. BSM’s end-to-end solutions automate record keeping and regulatory compliance, reduce fuel burn and idling, mitigate risk, and keep drivers safe. BSM provides solutions for commercial and government units who manage and operate diverse assets and large fleets that utilize its integrated fleet tracking, fleet maintenance, and intelligent business engine which provides real time, web‐based tracking of mobile and fixed assets.

All amounts in Canadian dollars (CAD$) unless otherwise noted. The TSX does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

For more information please contact:
BSM Technologies Inc.

Aly Rahemtulla

 

President & Chief Executive Officer

BSM Technologies Inc.

(416) 675-1201

arahemtulla@bsmwireless.com

Conrad Seguin

 

Investor Relations

NATIONAL Equicom
(416) 586-9916

cseguin@national.ca