XPEL Technologies Announces Extension of Private Placement Financing and Early Warning Report by Mark Adams

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS–(Marketwired – March 9, 2017) – XPEL Technologies Corp. (TSX VENTURE:DAP.U) (the “Corporation“) is pleased to announce that, further to its press releases dated January 23, 2017, February 10, 2017 and February 27, 2017, it anticipates closing its second and final tranche of its non-brokered private placement of up to 2,097,903 of its Common Shares at a purchase price of US$1.43 for gross proceeds of up to US$3,000,000 on or before March 24, 2017. The TSX Venture Exchange has approved the extension of the outside date upon which final acceptance of the private placement will be granted from March 9, 2017 to April 10, 2017.

The Corporation also announces that in connection with its closing of its first tranche of the private placement offering of 1,659,182 Common Shares effective February 27, 2017, Mark Adams (the “Offeror“) acquired (the “Acquisition“) an aggregate of 1,250,000 Common Shares.

As a result of the Acquisition, the Offeror holds 3,049,921 Common Shares representing approximately 11.11% of the total issued and outstanding Common Shares of the Corporation.

The Offeror has acquired the above-noted Common Shares for investment purposes and the Offeror may, depending on market and other conditions, increase or decrease its beneficial ownership, control or direction over Common Shares or other securities of the Corporation, through market transactions, private agreements, treasury issuances or otherwise.

A copy of the early warning report in respect of this transaction has been filed with the applicable securities commissions and can be found at www.sedar.com.

The Common Shares to be offered have not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended or any U.S. state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, United States persons absent registration or any applicable exemption from the registration requirements of U.S. federal or state securities laws. This News Release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States, nor shall there be any sale of the Common Shares offered in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

This News Release is a joint News Release of the Corporation and Mr. Adams.

For more information concerning the Corporation, please refer to the Corporation’s profile on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com.

About XPEL Technologies Corp.

XPEL is the leading supplier of automotive paint, headlamp and window protection films with over 70,000 vehicle-specific applications and a worldwide network of trained installers. Using XPEL’s propriety software and patented materials, our professional design team develops products that deliver the ultimate in vehicle protection, meeting the demands of a broad range of makes and models. XPEL is the developer of the Design Access Program software, and manufacturer of XPEL™ Automotive Paint and Headlamp Protection Products. XPEL has forged the cutting-edge of automotive protection technology, and leads the industry in quality, technical support and customer service. Additional information can be found on XPEL’s website at www.xpel.com

Forward-Looking Information

Certain statements contained in this press release constitute forward-looking information. These statements relate to future events or future performance. The use of any of the words “intend”, “may”, “will”, “expect”, and similar expressions and statements relating to matters that are not historical facts are intended to identify forward-looking information and are based on management’s current beliefs or assumptions as to the outcome and timing of such future events. Actual future results may differ materially. In particular, this press release contains forward-looking information with respect to the anticipated timing of future closings under the offering of Common Shares. Various assumptions or factors are typically applied in drawing conclusions or making the forecasts or projections set out in forward-looking information. Those assumptions and factors are based on information currently available to XPEL. The material facts and assumptions include obtaining final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange of the proposed offering and the availability of certain prospectus exemptions in respect of the offering. The corporation cautions the reader that the above list of risk factors is not exhaustive. The forward-looking information contained in this News Release is made as of the date hereof and the Corporation is not obligated to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws. Due to the risks, uncertainties and assumptions contained herein, investors should not place undue reliance on forward- looking information. The foregoing statements expressly qualify any forward-looking information contained herein.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this News Release.

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Public Relations:
CommCore Consulting Group
Dale Weiss
[email protected]

Investor Relations:
Institutional Marketing Services (IMS)
John Nesbett/Jennifer Belodeau
[email protected]

Mark Adams
Austin, Texas
(210) 678-3700