Pareteum Corporation Announces Review of Strategic Alternatives, Engagement of FTI Capital Advisors
NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pareteum Corporation (OTC: TEUM) (“Pareteum” or the “Company”), a global cloud Communications-Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) company, today announced that due to ongoing liquidity requirements it intends to evaluate a range of strategic alternatives. These strategic alternatives include, but are not limited to, a sale or other business combinations, financing, and/or restructuring transactions.
Pareteum has engaged FTI Capital Advisors, LLC to assist with the evaluation process.
Mary Beth Vitale, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Company, stated: “Our Board has determined that it is prudent at this time to undertake this strategic review to ensure all available alternatives for the Company are being evaluated. Pareteum will remain focused on our customers, vendors, employees, and other constituents, as well as continue to run the day-to-day operations as usual as it evaluates such alternatives.”
The Company has not set a timetable for the conclusion of its consideration of strategic alternatives, and it does not intend to comment further unless and until a specific course of action has been approved or the Company has otherwise determined that further disclosure is appropriate or required and in accordance with the requirements of applicable securities laws.
About Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum is a cloud software communications platform company with a mission - to Connect Every Person and Every(Thing)TM. As a global provider of Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) solutions with operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific regions, Pareteum empowers enterprises, communications service providers, early-stage innovators, developers, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and telecommunications infrastructure providers with the freedom and control to create, deliver and scale innovative communications experiences. The Pareteum platform connects people and devices around the world using the secure, ubiquitous, and highly scalable solution to deliver data, voice, video, SMS/text messaging, media, and content enablement. For more information, please visit www.pareteum.com and follow the company on LinkedIn.
Forward Looking Statements
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