Western Announces Closing of its Acquisition of Foothills Creamery Ltd.

Western Announces Closing of its Acquisition of Foothills Creamery Ltd.

High River, Alberta (February 28, 2018)

The Western Investment Company of Canada Limited (“Western”) (TSX Venture: WI) is pleased to announce it has closed its previously announced acquisition of Foothills Creamery Ltd., pursuant to a share purchase agreement dated effective February 26, 2018. The transaction was an arm’s length acquisition, and no finders fees or commissions were payable by Western.

The total value of the acquisition is $27.6 million and is subject to typical post-closing adjustments

About Western (www.winv.ca)

Western’s strategy is to create a diversified portfolio of established Western Canadian businesses and create value through the identification and long-term ownership of companies with sustained cash flows and strong potential for organic growth.

CONTACT INFORMATION

The Western Investment Company of Canada Limited Scott Tannas
President and Chief Executive Officer
(403) 652-2663

stannas@winv.ca

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