Toronto, Ontario – February 19, 2020 – Data Deposit Box Inc. (CSE: DDB, OTC Pink: DDBXF,
Frankfurt: 2DD), a global provider of cloud backup and recovery technology, has signed a combination
agreement, following up on the binding letter agreement announced February 6, 2020, to be acquired by
HostPapa, Inc., a web technology company specializing in web hosting and cloud services for small
Subject to applicable conditions, Data Deposit Box will amalgamate with a subsidiary of HostPapa, Inc.
and Data Deposit Box’s shareholders will receive $0.012491639 per share in cash for each share of Data
After careful consideration and consultation with its financial and legal advisors, Data Deposit Box’s
board of directors has unanimously approved the proposal and recommends that its shareholders vote in
favour of the transaction at the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for March 13,
2020. The resolution approving the transaction must be approved by two-thirds of the votes cast by
shareholders who vote in person or by proxy at the shareholders’ meeting. The amalgamation transaction
is expected to close immediately following the Shareholder’s meeting, subject to shareholder and
regulatory approvals, as well as other customary closing conditions. The combination agreement and
information circular for the meeting are posted at www.sedar.com and the materials will be mailed to
shareholders on February 21, 2020.
About HostPapa Inc.:
HostPapa, Inc. is an established web hosting and cloud services company headquartered in Burlington,
Ontario, Canada, with a large base of small business customers around the world. HostPapa has been
accredited with an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau and garnered multiple industry awards since
its inception in 2007. More information about the company can be found at www.hostpapa.com.
About Data Deposit Box Inc.:
Data Deposit Box is one of the world’s leading cloud backup and storage providers for IT Resellers,
Managed Service Providers (MSPs), and Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs). The company’s
patented technology allows SMB’s to backup and manage an unlimited number of devices (including
Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, Synology and QNAP NAS) with one, easy to use app. For more
information about Data Deposit Box, visit www.datadepositbox.com.
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opinions and estimates of management at the date the information is provided and is subject to a variety
of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially
from those projected in the forward-looking information. For a description of the risks and uncertainties
facing the Company and its business and affairs, readers should refer to the Company’s Management’s
Discussion and Analysis. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking information
if circumstances or management’s estimates or opinions should change, unless required by law. The
reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information.
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