TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/07/13 -- China Green Star Agricultural Corporation (TSX VENTURE: GRE) ("Green Star") is pleased to announce that it has engaged Investor Cubed Inc. ("Investor Cubed") to provide investor relations and shareholder communications services effective January 31, 2013. Investor Cubed will assist with the creation, coordination and implementation of Green Star's investor relation plan with respect to producing and distributing effective marketing communication tools, and increasing investor awareness while introducing Green Star to private investors, analysts, brokers, money managers, newsletter writers and other financial professionals. The agreement with Investor Cubed is subject to TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") approval.
In connection with the engagement, Investor Cubed has been awarded a consulting contract paying $5,000 per month for a term of twelve months. The contract includes a standard provision for early termination. In addition, Investor Cubed has been granted options to purchase 160,000 shares of Green Star at a price of eighty cents ($0.80) per share. The options will vest quarterly over a period of one year and will be governed by the provisions of Green Star's stock option plan and policies of the TSXV.
None of Investor Cubed or its owners has any interest, directly or indirectly, in Green Star or its securities, or any right or intent to acquire such an interest, other than the above stock option grants.
Neil Simon, CEO of Investor Cubed comments: "We are pleased to be working with Green Star as they represent a unique opportunity for investors in the small cap / mid cap sector. As a rapidly growing agricultural and food processing company that recently announced a dividend, we believe Green Star, with its strong management team and board of directors, will be well received by our financial industry contacts and investors across North America."
Robert Macdonald, Green Star's Manager of Business Development, comments, "Green Star's management team is committed to raising market awareness for the Company. The appointment of Investor Cubed brings an experienced investor relations group with broad industry contacts to our team and their support in communicating the Company's message to the public markets will be important."
About Investor Cubed Inc.
Investor Cubed provides specialized consulting services to a select group of leading emerging and mid-capitalization companies, with an objective of taking our clients to the next level. Investor Cubed assists these companies in gaining exposure to an established national network of financial industry professionals. This broad network includes investment advisors, bank owned investment dealers and leading independent financial firms. In addition, Investor Cubed provides traditional investor relations services including tailored national marketing and communications strategies.
About China Green Star Agricultural Corporation
Green Star operates two main divisions, agricultural and food processing. The agricultural division is involved in the cultivation and harvesting of agricultural products such as fresh fruit and vegetables, for sale either directly as fresh fruit and vegetables or canned, and sold overseas and domestically. The food processing division is primarily involved in the processing of canned food which includes canned tomato paste, canned boiled bamboo shoots, canned oranges, canned peaches and various other types of fruits and vegetables.
The Company has been operating for over 18 years, and has focused on maintaining product and reputational excellence and a high standard of food quality, through the application of science and technology in production, quality control and assurance, business operations and management. Key assets include a well established management team, modern production facilities, and a close partnership with local farmers.
China Green Star Agricultural Corp. is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "GRE".
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 this news release.
China Green Star Agricultural Corporation
Investor Cubed Inc.
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