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Rainmaker Entertainment Announces Termination of Agreement Proposing to Sell Animation Studio
Monday, September 17, 2012
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2012) - Rainmaker Entertainment Inc. ("Rainmaker") (TSX:RNK) announced today that it has terminated the asset purchase agreement dated June 27, 2012 pursuant to which Rainmaker Studios Inc. ("RSI"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xing Xing Digital Corporation, had proposed to acquire certain assets comprising substantially all of Rainmaker's animation studio assets (the "Transaction").
Rainmaker delivered its notice of termination because the parties were unable to close the Transaction on or prior to September 14, 2012 as had been agreed. The board of directors of Rainmaker felt that due to the delay in closing the Transaction, it was in the best interests of Rainmaker and its shareholders that the company focus on its existing business operations and on exploring alternative transactions.
About Rainmaker Entertainment
Rainmaker Entertainment Inc. is one of Canada's largest producers of CG animation for all media. The studio is currently in production on its first feature film Escape from Planet Earth which will be distributed by The Weinstein Company in February 2013. It is also producing several DVD films for Mattel and developing its own properties. For more information, go to www.rainmaker.com.
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