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China TransInfo Technology Special Committee Selects Advisors

Mar 13, 2012 (05:03 PM EDT)
URL: http://www.techweb.com/show-press-release/X893592/china-transinfo-technology-special-committee-selects-advisors.html

BEIJING, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China TransInfo Technology Corp. (NASDAQ: CTFO) ("China TransInfo" or the "Company"), a leading provider of comprehensive intelligent transportation systems in China through its affiliate, China TransInfo Technology Group Co., Ltd. (the "Group Company"), today announced that the special committee of its Board of Directors (the "Special Committee"), formed to consider, among other things, the proposal stated in the letter received by its Board of Directors on February 19, 2012 from the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Shudong Xia, has retained William Blair & Company, L.L.C. as its financial advisor and Shearman & Sterling LLP as its legal counsel to assist the Special Committee in consideration of such matters.

There can be no assurance that any definitive offer will be made, that any agreement will be executed or that a transaction with Mr. Xia or any other transaction will be approved or consummated.

About China TransInfo

China TransInfo, through its affiliate, the Group Company and the Group Company's PRC operating subsidiaries, is primarily focused on providing urban and highway transportation management solutions and information services. The Company is a leading transportation information products and comprehensive solutions provider, and aims to be the largest real time transportation information service provider and major fleet management service provider in China. As the co-formulator of several transportation technology national standards, the Company owns nine patents and has won a majority of the model cases awarded by the PRC Ministry of Transport.  As a result, the Company is playing a key role in setting the standards for transportation information solutions in China. For more information, please visit the Company's website at http://www.chinatransinfo.com.

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Company Contact:

Investor Relations Contact:

Ms. Fan Zhou, Investor Relations Director

Mr. John Harmon, CFA, Sr. Account Manager

China TransInfo Technology Corp.

CCG Investor Relations

E-mail: ir@ctfo.com

E-mail: john.harmon@ccgir.com

Tel: + 86 10–5169 1657

Tel: +86 10–6561 6886 ext 807

 

Website: www.ccgirasia.com

 

 

SOURCE China TransInfo Technology Corp.